| Aug 14, 2013
| 11:05 AM
The University of Maryland College Park, which likes to tout itself as a leading public research institution, has added a little more green to its laurels.
Sierra Magazine ranks the state's flagship campus as the 13th greenest university in its latest...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:45 PM
When I was in high school, I had a friend over who happened to share an interest in video games. We were both engaged in a particularly rough game of "Dead or Alive," a fighting game. My mother walked in on us and commented on how we were glued to the...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 6:47 PM
The Cross Country Garden Club invites prospective members to a harvest luncheon at the Historic Waverly Mansion on Thursday, Sept. 12.
Enjoy a meal with fellow gardeners and garden enthusiasts to learn about the Club's Renewing and Revitalizing our...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 3:50 PM
In the back of a busy highway department depot near BWI Marshall Airport, sign makers tell Maryland motorists where to get off.
And lots of other things.
The State Highway Administration sign shop fabricates 8,500 to 9,500 signs a year,...
| Aug 17, 2013
For acclaimed mystery novelist Martha Grimes, the witches' caldron that nearly proved her undoing didn't contain the usual eye of newt and toe of frog.
Instead, it held 10 parts gin or sometimes vodka, a splash of vermouth, lemon peel, olive and onion....
| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Frostburg State University may have violated state ethics laws and university system rules by awarding a $2 million construction contract to a developer connected to a school advisory board member, according to the Office of Legislative Audits.
| Sep 8, 2013
| 6:30 AM
By now, most sports fans have heard about the $765 million settlement the NFL has reached with former players who have serious brain injuries plausibly caused by that contact sport during their professional careers ("Goodell: Settlement is great for all,"...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:20 AM
The University System of Maryland and its 12 member institutions raised nearly $300 million during fiscal year 2013 — more than $65 million above their collective goal and $57 million more than the previous fiscal year, according to a report...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 5:00 AM
U.S. District Court Judge Catherine Blake issued a long awaited, 60-page ruling this month in the case Coalition for Educational Equity and Excellence v. Maryland Higher Education Commission. The litigation was brought by supporters of Maryland's...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:15 AM
In the commentary by George La Noue ("Antiquated ruling on desegregation," Oct. 27), he criticizes the recent court decision in the lawsuit brought by supporters of Maryland's historically black institutions against the Maryland Higher Education...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Two longtime Carroll County wrestling coaches were recognized for their decades-long dedication to the sport Sunday in Annapolis.
Bill Hyson, wrestling coach at Francis Scott Key High School, and Dean Johnson, longtime regional wrestling tournament...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 10:00 AM
James Strickland and Colleen Baxley, both of Laurel and sophomores at Merrimack College, in North Andover, Mass,. were named to the dean's list for the spring semester.
The following students from Laurel were named to the dean's list for the spring...