| Jul 10, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Dan Rodricks is right on with his article about doing better for at-risk kids than foster care ("Getting to Baltimore's at-risk kids," June 30).
However, the only surefire remedy for abused and neglected kids is to prevent their being born to 11-13- and...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 2:55 AM
Grace Sullivan, who recently graduated from 8th grade at St. Louis School, received the Knott scholarship, the Gateway Academic Achievement Award and Sister Helen Marie Duffy Scholarship.
The Knott scholarship provides full four-year tuition to Catholic...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 6:33 AM
"How many different kinds of disgusting do you have to be to boo a man who volunteered to fight and die for you?" -- Will McAvoy
"Willie Pete," the third episode of "The Newsroom's" second season, opened with a Will McAvoy rave-out during a comment...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Recently, some in the media have promoted the idea that the $85 billion sequestration cuts triggered on March 1 aren't causing drastic effects. CNN called the cuts "not as bad as advertised," and a Washington Post report found the cuts less "scary" than...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 6:50 AM
Over the past six years, Maryland has taken a balanced approach when it comes to fiscal policy — making responsible cuts to spending while prioritizing investments in jobs, opportunity, and a stronger middle class. Because of this balanced approach,...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 11:47 AM
Terri Stafford used to take Lulu, her border collie mix, to medical facilities as part of a Baltimore-based volunteer program that enabled her to share her beloved pet's affection with others in need of it.
"We did that for several years until Lulu...
| Mar 13, 2013
Pets with Irish names like Shamus, Michael and Amara are celebrating St. PAWtrick's Day at the Humane Society of Harford County on Sunday, March 17 from noon to 4 p.m. No matter whether you're looking for a companion as small as a leprechaun or one who...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 12:32 PM
A "breakdown" in how Baltimore Police officers handled an alleged pit bull attack in South Baltimore that sent a 7-year-old boy to the hospital last week is now the subject of an internal police review, after animal control was left in the dark about...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 3:30 PM
A Marylander has died of rabies for the first time since 1976, state health officials said Tuesday. It is not yet known how the person contracted the virus, which is found in animals across the state.
Officials are exploring how and where the person...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Johns Hopkins Medicine and Walgreens are collaborating on a new drugstore that is expected to open by the end of the year in East Baltimore, the partners announced Thursday.
"We'll hopefully use the store to develop programs, deliver them to the...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 10:01 AM
A man in north Ocean City was attacked on Tuesday by a raccoon that later tested positive for rabies.
According to the Worcester County Health Department, a citizen reported the attack by "an aggressive raccoon" near Northside Park at 125th Street and...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:20 AM
The Harford County Council's vote last week to establish a "healthy community planning board" makes a lot of practical sense, political prejudices about government involvement in health care notwithstanding.
Under the Harford County Charter, the...