| Mar 19, 2014
| 12:16 PM
George L. "Len" Novotny, a retired telecommunications company manager who was active in youth lacrosse for three decades, died Sunday of cancer at Lorien Mays Chapel and Skilled Nursing. He was 73.
George Leonard Novotny was born and raised in East...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 4:40 AM
The Board of Public Works gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a land-swap deal that would give the University of Baltimore 2.5 acres in the heart of its campus area in exchange for finding a new location for a U.S. Postal Service truck repair facility....
| Mar 23, 2014
Fewer than one in 10 students at the University of Baltimore graduates within four years of being admitted as a freshman. That costs those students and the university dearly: For the school it means spending more resources on instruction and other...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Though I applaud any effort to support students as they attempt to achieve a college diploma, as a long-time faculty member at the University of Baltimore, the proposed plan to provide financial incentives to students toward the end of their college...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 8:47 AM
I've written a lot in this column, usually after I've picked an All-Harford team and am feeling lousy about having to have left off a couple of deserving athletes, about not depending on other people, or accolades and awards, for a sense of satisfaction....
| Mar 22, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Holding a whiteboard, the University of Maryland, College Park students scrawled their complaints and posed for a picture.
"My name is Justin and I spent $114 on ONE textbook," a student wrote. "My name is Jeff and I spent $736 on textbooks," wrote...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 5:23 PM
The University of Baltimore will offer free tuition to college students in their final semester if they can finish their degrees in four years, the school announced Tuesday.
The unusual break could boost the college's flagging graduation rates and...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 3:12 PM
When Tuesday's Maryland Day ceremony was relocated to the Baltimore Basilica because of the snow, several speakers noted the significance of the location.
As the first Catholic cathedral in the country, in a state with a history of religious tolerance,...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 5:09 PM
The Johns Hopkins gynecologist suspected of surreptitiously recording patients had more than 1,200 video clips and images depicting them in states of undress, according to prosecutors, a collection investigators believe he amassed over the course of eight...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 3:44 PM
The number of jobs in downtown Baltimore topped pre-recession levels for the first time last year, according to an annual report to be released Thursday.
Downtown employment rose to about 122,000 in 2013, up 8 percent from 2012 and 7 percent since 2007,...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Springwell Senior Living in Mount Washington plans to build a second building exclusively for independent living, at an estimated cost of roughly $20 million, officials told the Baltimore City Urban Design and Architectural Review Panel on March 27.
| Mar 29, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Bob Mayes was gardening in his Northeast Baltimore front yard this week when Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler launched himself down Berkshire Road, crisscrossing the block at a full-out run.
"Nice to see you! Thank you!" Gansler bellowed to one of...