| Aug 27, 2012
| 12:53 PM
The news that a Southeast Pennsylvania utility company has suspended "smart meter" installations following reports that some have overheated and caused fires has prompted the Maryland Public Service Commission to schedule a public hearing Tuesday to...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 12:23 PM
Louise K. Smith, a retired Harford County public school kindergarten educator and longtime volunteer, died Aug. 27 at her Havre de Grace home from complications of recent surgery. She was 84.
A daughter of an artist and a homemaker, the former Louise...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:24 PM
— The fighting that killed or wounded 21,000 Americans in the rolling hills of Western Maryland was over in about 12 grisly hours.
But a century and a half after the bloodiest day in American military history, the struggle to preserve the ground...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Carl S. Hyman, an executive of a firm that tests students and assesses their achievement both in the U.S. and overseas who was also a Tuscany-Canterbury neighborhood activist, died of lung cancer Sept. 5 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. He was 57.
| Apr 23, 2012
| 12:17 PM
A Las Vegas man who claims the estate of William Donald Schaefer owes him $28,000 for restaurant checks he picked up and time he spent visiting with the former governor and comptroller for five years lost another round in court on Monday.
| Apr 27, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Former Gov. Parris N. Glendening's proposal to let voters decide whether to build transportation projects ignores the long history of disconnect between the state's plans and outcomes, which cannot be resolved by a simple yes or no by voters ("Voters will...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 2:46 PM
Vernon Harry Wiesand, a retired attorney and police magistrate who was a former city Recreation and Parks Board president, died of stroke complications May 26 at the Anchorage Nursing Home in Salisbury. The former Mount Vernon Place resident was 92.
| Jun 9, 2012
| 9:07 AM
One day after his death, Richard Dixon, 74, was the subject of tributes and accolades sweeping across all of Carroll County — where he was born and raised, built a family and served his community as a school board member, state delegate and Maryland...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 4:27 PM
Richard N. Dixon, a Carroll County custodian's son who combined financial expertise as a stockbroker with political savvy as a state delegate to become Maryland's first African-American treasurer, died Thursday after suffering a stroke two days earlier....
| Jun 18, 2012
| 10:56 AM
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland State Archives collection is among the largest in the country with nearly 400 years of history, including Colonial-era paintings, keepsakes of the state's governors, and thousands of land, court and genealogy...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 5:55 PM
After sinking millions of dollars into the dream of a world-class tourist destination in the mountains of Western Maryland, the state is poised to cut its losses and turn the Rocky Gap hotel and conference center over to a private company that plans to...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 8:28 AM
Forty years later, records from Tropical Storm Agnes still stand.
But the records barely tell the story. As measured at BWI Marshall Airport, June 1972 saw a record 9.95 inches of rain. June 21 and 22, meteorologists measured 2.19 inches of rain and 3.84...