| Dec 24, 2011
| 11:50 AM
Lillie Chappell was up about $50, then down about the same, and was into her third hour playing a video game — pressing a button on the computer screen and watching tumbling four-leaf clovers, bars, horseshoes, numeral sevens. Compared with slot...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 10:55 AM
The Greater Towson Council of Community Associations is a part of Towson's "shadow government," according to Mike Ertel, a former president of the organization.
He notes that Towson may be the Baltimore County seat. But it is not an incorporated...
| Jan 11, 2012
Sonic is planning to open its first Harford County eatery, on Route 924 south of Bel Air, this spring, according to its Facebook page.
The drive-through, fast-food chain had originally expected to set up shop near Plumtree Road in October 2011, but...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 8:59 AM
Chik-fil-A is joining McDonalds and other restaurants in offering a healthier kids meals by cutting the calories in the meals by more than half
Today the fast food chain began offering grilled-chicken nuggets instead of the typical fried. Applesauce in a...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 1:48 PM
The idea for this column came, as many things do, from a recent trip to Klein's ShopRite.
Now that our office is on North Main Street, ShopRite is pretty much the most convenient place to go for a wide variety of things.
Besides food, clearly, the walk...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:42 PM
Perryville's mayor and board of commissioners continued to consider a change to the town's zoning code during an Oct. 16 work session, following requests from one commissioner in favor of the change and a recommendation from the planning commission...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 2:55 PM
He was a gritty 6-foot-3 guard from the Bronx with boundless energy and a long, sweet jumper that seemed to kiss the Civic Center's ceiling before finding its mark.
"Bullseye!" Baltimore Bullets broadcaster Jim Karvellas would exclaim as Kevin Loughery...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 11:42 AM
Anne Arundel County Police this week released photos of a driver and a car they are trying to identify in connection with two armed robberies of individuals in Laurel.
In the first incident, police said a man was walking on Russett Green West on Oct....
| May 22, 2012
| 3:41 PM
Social studies, a subject that had been demoted in Maryland schools in recent years, will regain some of its past educational stature under a bill signed Tuesday by Gov. Martin O'Malley.
Under the legislation — one of hundreds of bills O'Malley...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 10:27 AM
Anne Arundel County police say a person found dead in the bathroom of a Glen Burnie McDonald's Friday afternoon died as a result of medical reasons.
The body was discovered shortly after 3 p.m. in the bathroom of a McDonald's restaurant on Baltimore-...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 5:30 PM
Linda Kemphfer held out overnight as the power, heat and water went out, but grew frightened as it became apparent she was trapped in her home deep in the woods of Garrett County.
"We were going to freeze to death," she said of her decision to call 911...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 8:34 AM
School is in session and for tweens and teens the pressure is on to fit in. Appearances count. My sons suddenly care about the way their hair is cut and the kind of clothes and shoes they wear. Advertising agents, recognizing the power of the tween...