| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:21 AM
Tens of thousands of Harford County Public Schools students in kindergarten through 12th grade will be heading back to school Monday for the 2013-2014 school year.
Students in grades one to 12 in Cecil County Public Schools went back Thursday.
| Aug 28, 2013
| 11:33 AM
U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, a Republican from North Carolina, told a reporter last month that threatening to shut down the federal government unless Congress agrees to defund Obamacare was "the dumbest idea I've ever heard." He was absolutely right. It wasn't...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Harford Community College's proposed operating budget for the 2014-2015 fiscal year includes a $12 per-credit-hour tuition increase, as college officials work to close what they say is a structural deficit and to offset flat state and county funding....
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:40 AM
As I write, dueling leaf blowers compete, a lawn mower powerful enough for a golf course grinds around a small grassy plot, a jack hammer dril-il-il-il-il-ils the surface of Roland Avenue, cars honk at the intersection, and a police car (one of dozens...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 5:22 PM
Marylanders, with the help of a catchy jingle and the Baltimore Ravens, will urge residents to sign up for new health insurance coverage available through federal reforms in an advertising campaign launching this month, health officials said Tuesday....
| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Sixty workers at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center lost their jobs last week after the hospital closed its skilled nursing facility division where patients go for rehabilitation after a hospital stay.
The hospital said its skilled nursing unit has...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 11:50 AM
More than 1 million men and women in Maryland have one thing in common: They are enrolled in Medicare or Tricare. These programs provide seniors, the disabled and military families the coverage they need to remain healthy and to access the care when...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Harford Community College students would see tuition rise $12 per credit hour under the school's proposed operating budget for next year, while Carroll Community College wants to raise tuition $5 per credit hour.
Officials at the Harford school said they...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Apple pie, apple cake, apple dumplings, applesauce — if it's made out of apples, then Marriotts Ridge High School Music Foundation probably offers it through the organization's annual Fall Apple and Bake Sale. All products come from Baugher's...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:09 PM
Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry can expect a forceful defense of Maryland from Gov. Martin O'Malley when Perry arrives here next week to try to lure businesses to Texas.
"Gov. Perry, frankly, has a lot more hat than cattle," O'Malley said told a...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Maryland regulators have released the details of the rates they have approved for the nine companies that want to sell policies on the state's new health insurance exchange as part of the Affordable Care Act, and the average rates for individuals buying...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:05 PM
The Howard County Board of Education signed a new agreement with teachers at its meeting Thursday, Sept. 12.
New contracts were signed with the Howard County Education Association-Education Support Professionals and the Howard County Education...