| Nov 21, 2013
| 3:15 AM
The Democratic primary race is on in District 9B, where the two candidates for a newly drawn state delegate seat both held Ellicott City-based fundraisers within a week of each other earlier this month.
Tom Coale, an attorney, blogger and former...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Westminster High School Senior Chris Scott's distorted portrait project from art class this year will be hanging in Comptroller Peter Franchot's Annapolis office for the next two months, but if the comptroller has his way, he may end up owning Scott's...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 9:54 AM
The Board of Public Works gave its blessing Wednesday to an O'Malley administration plan to contract with a private sector partner to build, operate and help finance a $2.2 billion light rail line in the Washington suburbs.
The board action clears the...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 6:06 PM
President Barack Obama will make his case for reopening the federal government at a construction firm in Maryland on Thursday as a political solution to end the 2-day-old shutdown remains elusive.
Obama will visit the Rockville office of Baltimore-based...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:58 PM
The state Board of Public Works voted Wednesday to allow a Carroll County treatment center for juveniles to double its size to 96 beds — twice the state cap of 48 — despite a policy of sending troubled teens to smaller facilities for...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 1:17 PM
All Havre de Grace schools will have a school resource officer through the end of the school year.
After a split vote on the issue last time, the Havre de Grace City Council unanimously approved another budget amendment Tuesday night granting $63,200...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 5:42 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley predicted that Maryland will ban assault weapons during the General Assembly session that began Wednesday.
"Their sole purpose is not for sport; it is to kill human beings — as quickly and as many as possible, as effectively...
| May 6, 2013
| 4:45 PM
The Senate voted Monday to allow states to assess a sales tax on purchases from Amazon.com, eBay and other online retailers in a bipartisan measure that would also reduce the increase planned for Maryland's gas tax.
The bill, which passed 69-27, would...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Lisa Schlossnagle is accustomed to giving her time to Fulton Elementary School.
As a parent and volunteer, she spends time aiding teachers in her daughters' classrooms, representing the school as its PTA delegate, and attending countywide meetings...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 3:55 PM
In Howard County schools, there are good apples, and then there are golden apples.
A local mother and volunteer Thursday, March 21 received one of the first-ever Golden Apple Awards from State Comptroller Peter Franchot for her longtime volunteer work...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Towson University baseball coach Mike Gottlieb got the call March 8 at 9:07 a.m. — a time he has committed to memory.
We need you to meet with us at 9:45 a.m., athletic director Mike Waddell told him. Call your players and tell them to come, too,...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Personal representatives of estates watch out!
The Maryland comptroller is warning that a business calling itself IRFS in Annapolis is claiming to be collecting debts on behalf of the state. The business is sending out notices to personal...