| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:08 AM
The good news as Labor Day approaches: Jobs are returning. The bad news: Most of them pay lousy wages and provide low, if not nonexistent, benefits.
The trend toward lousy wages began before the Great Recession. According to a new report from the...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 6:00 AM
You don't have to be a Marxist to conclude that the working conditions of millions of American workers today are akin to wage-slavery ("Jobs are coming back, but they don't pay enough," Aug. 27).
According to columnist Robert Reich, the shareholders...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 10:43 AM
The Carroll County Sheriff's Office has arrested three men in connection with a Sunday morning burglary at New Windsor Liquors.
Two of the three men have also been connected to at least six commercial burglaries in the county over the last three months,...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 5:18 AM
In the video for their breakthrough hit, "What Makes You Beautiful," the five Brit heartthrobs of One Direction cavort on the beach, looking wind-swept, clean-cut and ink-free.
Yet, there they were — well, three of them, anyway — on a recent...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 7:22 AM
The Westminster Police Department is attempting to identify two individuals wanted for committing smash-and-grab burglaries at two locations in Westminster during the early morning hours of June 6.
Police released video surveillance images of the two...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 1:28 PM
"Thank You" from the Patterson Mill High School Class of 2013!
The Patterson Mill High School PTSA Chemical Free Events Committee worked hard to FUNdraise over $20,000 for Chemical Free After Prom and After Graduation Parties for the Class of...
| May 14, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Matthew Ashford, 25, of the first block of Liberty Street, was charged Friday with possessing marijuana, drug paraphernalia and a drug other than marijuana.
Justin Michael Goins, 22, of the 700 block of Cronin Drive, was charged Monday with...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Update, June 27 — 4:47 p.m.: One Direction members Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson were "ideal clients," according to Tattooed Heart Studios owner John Garancheski. He tattooed Zayn, while another artist who declined to comment worked on Louis'...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 9:49 PM
At one minute past midnight on Sept. 16, a state landmark known by millions of motorists will go dark.
Employees will say their goodbyes before the doors and off-ramps are barricaded at Maryland House, the Interstate 95 travel plaza in Harford County...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 2:54 PM
The Maryland House Travel Plaza on I-95 near Aberdeen will close for reconstruction on Sept. 15 for at least a year, the Maryland Transportation Authority said Thursday.
When the Maryland House closes at midnight on Saturday, Sept. 15, the Chesapeake...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 11:50 AM
Homes and businesses around Old Town were without power following severe winds and a rainstorm that struck the area in the late evening hours of June 29. The lucky few didn't wait long for the return of electricity. Most in the area were without the...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 4:27 AM
I know I will probably never hear a seriously negative word about the NFL on its owned and operated cable channel. But I have to admit, I almost always enjoy watching the Baltimore Ravens on the NFL Network.
I was reminded Thursday again of what a...