| Nov 13, 2013
| 12:45 PM
The Maryland Transportation Authority is planning more toll increases for the near future. The latest is a backdoor increase by eliminating all of the cash collection tolls and replacing them with video tolling. A snapshot of your license plate is taken...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Bill Schroeder, owner of a bustling Italian grocery on Westminster's Main Street, doesn't know Rep. Chris Van Hollen's voting history or many of his positions. But he knows his Democratic congressman lives in Montgomery County.
And he finds it...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Most Americans believe that a person should not be discriminated against in the workplace because of sexual orientation. Polls have shown this consistently and strongly for years. So it shouldn't be too much of a shock if the U.S. Senate this week...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 11:57 AM
As has long been his practice, Del. Pat McDonough, who represents Western Harford in the Maryland House of Delegates, recently made some rather prescient observations about education policy in Maryland and across the U.S. and then took the opportunity...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Hal and Chuck Donofrio deserve the praise they received for their innovative media program to reduce unwanted teen pregnancy ("Abstinence with an attitude," Sept. 9).
Their efforts began with an ideologically bipartisan effort of state legislators....
| Sep 9, 2013
| 9:10 PM
In 1964, The John Carroll School in Bel Air opened its doors to its first students. On Monday, the school held a special Mass and rededication of one of its buildings to kick off several months of 50th anniversary events lasting into next year.
| Oct 23, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Carolyn Jacobi's broad-brimmed hat and cape stood out bright red against a gray afternoon recently at Rosa Bonheur Memorial Park in Elkridge, a combined pet and human cemetery, the latest stop in her 18-year national crusade for the buried dead and...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:45 AM
The latest unfortunate incident in a long line of police-involved shootings — the death of 25-year old Donte Bennett who was shot and killed by officers in the courtyard of Douglass Homes — speaks to the immediate need for mounted cameras to...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:01 AM
One day last summer, a former Navy reservist phoned police in Newport, R.I., to say someone was using a "microwave machine" to send vibrations through his body to keep him from sleeping.
Six weeks later, the same man took a shotgun into the Washington...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Two new judges will be ruling on the benches in Harford County as Gov. Martin O'Malley appointed David E. Carey and Yolanda L. Curtin to judgeships on Thursday.
"I am pleased to appoint such an accomplished and diverse group of candidates," O'Malley said...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 3:15 AM
The old Main Street jailhouse, which once served as the primary jail for the county but has been empty since the early 1970s, will be torn down soon.
At its meeting in Bel Air Thursday morning, the Harford County Board of Estimates awarded a $108,501.96...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 3:20 AM
About 60 people from Baltimore, Cecil and Harford counties gathered Wednesday to participate in the next step of turning Harford's former HEAT Center into a university park that's a regional hub for technology.
"We've got to create a . . . sense of...