| Dec 16, 2011
| 3:46 PM
Maryland was one of nine states that won a federal competition Friday for early education funds intended to boost the quality of programs available to young children.
The state, which has been seen as a strong proponent of early childhood programs for...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 6:19 PM
The University of Maryland Medical System and LifeBridge Health are among five suitors vying for a partnership with St. Joseph Medical Center, though a deal will likely be complicated by the Towson hospital's poor financial situation.
St. Joseph has had...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 10:06 AM
"We're going to have to make some tough decisions with the priorities of the school system," Harford County Board of Education President Leonard Wheeler said Monday evening during a board business meeting.
Harford's school board took its first look at...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 5:11 PM
Church officials and other religious-based groups are gearing up to fight an order by the Obama administration that they include birth control in employee health plans — a requirement some say could threaten the protection of other moral beliefs and...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 3:16 AM
Drugs for chronic conditions such as Alzheimer's disease and diabetes would move through the Food and Drug Administration approval process more rapidly under a bipartisan bill Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski will unveil Thursday.
The legislation, which will...
| May 17, 2012
| 5:24 PM
The Harford Council voted Tuesday to remove outyear funding for 2014 to 2016 to replace Havre de Grace High School, criticizing County Executive David Craig for revising the school priority list.
Craig, meanwhile, fired back a short time later,...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 3:51 PM
One in 88 American children has an autism spectrum disorder, according to a new estimate from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The rate is 23 percent higher than one the agency released three years ago. Federal officials said some...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 4:04 PM
Cardinal-designate Edwin F. O'Brien said in a strongly worded letter that the Archdiocese of Baltimore will not comply with federal law requiring churches to offer birth control coverage even it means dropping health insurance for its 3,500 employees....
| Apr 10, 2012
| 7:53 AM
Harford County Executive David Craig's proposed capital budget for 2013 features some new projects that residents could see this year.
One project of interest in Havre de Grace is a long planned addition to the Susquehanna Hose Company's Number 3...
| Oct 20, 2011
It's been a local political football and a national cause célèbre, criticized for having a high cost-per-beneficiary using county dollars and lauded as saving lives.
Since its inception in 2008, the nonprofit organization Healthy Howard Inc., best...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 2:35 PM
Recently, Cardinal-designateEdwin F. O'Brienwrote a stirring letter to all those who worship in the Baltimore Archdiocese, calling on their help to "regain our religious freedom." The impassioned call to arms suggests the federal government has dealt a...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Dava Pharmaceuticals Inc. will pay about $11 million to settle federal claims that it misreported drugs prices so it could charge more of the state-federal Medicaid program, according to U.S. Attorney for Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein and others in the U.S....