| Apr 30, 2013
| 9:37 AM
The robber of the Benson post office on Connolly Road Saturday is believed to be the same man who robbed that post office in December 2012, police investigators say..
An attempted robbery that also occurred Saturday, at the Sovereign Bank branch just...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 5:15 AM
We average people vote but we don't get much respect from our government these days nor from some of our representatives. The government gives our taxpayer money and tax breaks to big companies and corporations that don't pay taxes and often don't pay...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 5:52 PM
An article in the April 19, 1913, edition of The Argus announced the return of familiar face on the rail cars.
Not content with sitting on a slow-moving auto truck, Charles Bujac of Catonsville, one of the oldest motormen in the employ of the United...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 8:13 AM
Maryland District 4 Rep. Donna Edwards spoke to constituents Saturday at the Montpelier Arts Center in Laurel, addressing economic concerns and outlining her current priorities.
Edwards, a Democrat who represents parts of Prince George's and...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The "average" federal employee salary is nearly $78,500, an amount that has risen by about $1,800 in the past two years despite a general freeze on salary rates, according to the Office of Personnel Management.
As of September, OPM reported last week,...
| Apr 7, 2013
Helping companies save money on postage can bring in the big bucks.
Baltimore-based Three Dog Logistics picks up mail from clients with high volumes, "commingles" it with other client mail going to the same ZIP code and delivers it closer to the end...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 10:27 AM
In Korea, back in the 1950s, a new commander arrived for the small military installation in Ulsan where I was stationed. One of his first acts was to issue a general order which read, "No stupid action will be taken by any member of this command."
| Aug 23, 2012
| 5:31 PM
It seems like Ellicott City has come in for an inordinate amount of disasters from floods, fires and railroad wrecks since its founding in 1772.
The latest incident occurred this week when a CSX train bound for Baltimore derailed, spilling coal from...
| Mar 15, 2012
Even as they turn 100, Washington's cherry trees in full bloom remain as wondrously beautiful as ever — which explains why more than a million people are expected to come gaze at them over the next five weeks.
D.C.'s annual Cherry Blossom Festival,...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 10:23 AM
The only way to reach Supai, Ariz. (population 208), is to hike or helicopter eight miles to the bottom of the Grand Canyon. TheU.S. Postal Servicedelivers mail and supplies there three days a week — by mule.
Although the country's steepest...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Rick Santorum deserves credit for his impressive primary victories in Mississippi and Alabama. Newt Gingrich led us to believe he would win both states. He didn't, but he has vowed to fight on as the "real" conservative candidate, as opposed to Mitt...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Your article on cost cutting at the Postal Service is an ominous indication of the progress of the far-right campaign to destroy the U.S. Post Office, which has served our nation since its beginning and is enshrined in Article I of our Constitution ("...