| May 16, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Six seats on the Harford County Board of Education will be filled in this year's election, the first time that's happened since state legislation passed five years ago setting up a board with six elected and three appointed members.
One board member...
| May 18, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Charlotte J. "Jean" Vieta, a former laboratory assistant who later earned a law degree, died May 5 of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at her Monkton home. She was 66.
The daughter of William Purdum, an...
| May 19, 2014
| 3:56 AM
Maryland's three Democratic candidates for attorney general are likely to debate how to enforce environmental laws, fight high-tech crime and crack down on home foreclosures at their first debate Monday night in a race that will likely determine who...
| May 19, 2014
| 6:44 PM
The two opponents of Del. Jon S. Cardin in his race for the Democratic nomination for attorney general chastised him during a debate Monday night for skipping almost 75 percent of his committee votes this year.
State Sen. Brian E. Frosh of Montgomery...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 12:57 PM
Janis Ahalt Riker, a retired attorney and business owner who also ran a Howard County antiquarian bookshop, died of cancer April 8 at her home in Portland, Ore. She was 69 and had lived in Columbia for many years.
Born Janis Kay Ahalt in Baltimore and...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:02 AM
The three Democratic candidates for state attorney general have scheduled two debates before the June 24 primary. The contenders will meet May 19 at the University of Maryland College Park and June 9 at the University of Baltimore School of Law.
| Apr 27, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Baltimore City Councilman Robert W. Curran is tired of hearing about motorists whose cars were towed for reasons he finds ridiculous — for being parked outside the white lines in a supermarket lot, for instance, or at a fast food restaurant when the...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 2:49 PM
The Maryland Film Festival, which for the first time this year will not be showing the majority of its films at a single location, will have shuttles transporting moviegoers among its seven venues.
Free shuttles will be running about every 10 minutes,...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:41 AM
A nearly 120-year-old retaining wall that has troubled Charles Village residents for decades collapsed Wednesday amid a month's worth of rain, dumping street lights, sidewalks and half a dozen cars onto the CSX rail tracks below.
No injuries were...
| May 2, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The Great Bay Wind Energy installation in Somerset County on the Lower Eastern Shore is a major construction project requiring additions to existing high voltage lines, the construction of access roads, and other support structures. It also presents an...
| May 2, 2014
| 7:06 PM
As Wendy Wu waited at the end of a Charles Village street to be escorted to her home Friday afternoon, a city police officer urged her and others to stay behind the yellow caution tape; small pieces of earth were still tumbling down the hill into a rail...
| May 3, 2014
| 9:30 AM
As the developers of the proposed Somerset County wind farm, we feel compelled to respond to the blatant — and seemingly intentional — factual misstatements put forth in recent letters to the editor by opponents of our investment.