| Jun 22, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Seventy years ago today, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a bill that transformed the economic and social structure of the United States and paved the way for the post-war boom. It was called the GI Bill of Rights.
One of its many unintended...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Last in a series of profiles of gubernatorial candidates.
As Anthony G. Brown runs for governor, he often appears to be walking a political tightrope.
If the lieutenant governor tips too far in the direction of independence, he risks looking...
| May 24, 2014
| 12:53 PM
The annual Memorial Day observance at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens, where officials, veterans and family members come together to honor the state's war dead, is traditionally a somber affair.
This year's ceremony will maintain that tone, but carry...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 6:54 AM
As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, April 9, 1964:
The Junior Chamber of Commerce of Bel Air distributed surveys to area residents 50 years ago this week. The results Were to be made available to all governmental, educational and civic...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 6:28 AM
Laurel resident Lisa Willis is looking forward to wearing a royal blue and lime green ribbon to brighten the spring landscape during the Limb Loss 5K Community Walk/Roll at Granville Gude Park on Saturday.
Organized by the newly formed Amputee...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 5:52 PM
It's a typical scene at fire departments everywhere: lockers lining the garage, with coats hanging and boots at the ready for quick changes when an emergency calls.
But at the Odenton Volunteer Fire Company one boot has a leg sticking out of it....
| Mar 10, 2014
| 2:02 PM
For 24 straight hours next weekend, hockey players will be passing, checking and taking shots on goal during an end-of-season fundraiser to benefit wounded members of the military.
"Hockey for Heroes" was the brainchild of Amy Hitt, an Annapolis hockey...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Teresa Hicks' career in the Navy stretches back 24 years, with assignments on land and sea, and deployments around the world as both an enlisted sailor and an officer.
Fresh out of the military, Hicks now is navigating a sea of a different sort: the...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 5:22 PM
The automatic distress signal came in to the Coast Guard about 10:30 p.m. Thursday: A D.C. Air National Guard pilot had ejected from a fighter jet some 35 miles off Chincoteague Island in Virginia.
As a rescue team sprang into action, another fighter...
| Aug 26, 2013
Maryland has made a major step forward in encouraging hospitals to go 'baby-friendly' in support of breast-feeding ("Hospitals agree to state's breast-feeding standards," Aug. 5; "Progress on breast-feeding," Commentary, Aug. 21). In her report, Andrea...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:30 AM
The specially modified, intelligence-gathering C-47 plane lifted off from Vientiane, the capital of Laos, March 23, 1961, and headed north toward Xieng Khouangville, a Communist-held area. The experienced Air Force crew was accompanied by Army Maj....
| Sep 16, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Area military installations increased their security while police searched for additional shooters at the Washington Navy Yard.
The Navy, meanwhile, issued an "order to account" for all Naval personnel assigned to commands in the Washington metro area....