| 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...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 7:54 AM
William Donald Schaefer sang Baltimore's praises loudly, so it's only fitting that a new musical should be singing his.
The title of "Do It Now!" — music by Baltimore Symphony Orchestra member Jonathan Jensen, book by Baltimore-born playwright Rich...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 11:39 AM
For years, the routine never changed. Glenmont resident Bill Heneck would sign off from his "second family," his co-workers at the West Baltimore firehouse where he served as a paramedic and firefighter for 28 years, and come home to his wife, Eunice, and...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 7:12 PM
Anne Arundel County's beleaguered police force will be commanded by a former Maryland State Police superintendent and political survivor who has led the county department once before.
Larry W. Tolliver will take over as chief on Tuesday, more than a...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 3:27 PM
Reminiscent of those steamy summer evenings when the hottest cars in town gathered at local burger joints and drive-ins, the Elkridge Adult Athletic Association (EAAA) and the Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks will host the annual...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 9:31 AM
Aug. 4, 1996: Earl Weaver, the irascible Orioles manager who led the club to 1,480 victories, four American League pennants and the 1970 world championship, is enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame. "I'm proud of my record," Weaver tells the crowd in...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 1:26 PM
Baltimoreans who witnessed his odyssey unfold will remember the first 12 years of the 21st century as the Michael Phelps era. If you mark the life of this community by our shared experiences and our heroic figures — the sources of civic pride that...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Your article about Michael Phelps' prospects for being on Baltimore's Mount Rushmore of athletes made me think who else could be compared to its towering figures ("Make room on our Rushmore," Aug. 5).
James Rouse would be George Washington, Thomas...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 5:43 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley signed legislation Wednesday asking voters to approve expanded gambling in Maryland as supporters and opponents prepared for what could be a bruising referendum campaign this fall.
The governor's action capped a whirlwind special...
| Apr 25, 2012
Jeanne DeBoy would like to thank all those who participated in, assisted with and supported Elkridge Elementary School's second annual Elkster 5k, which was held on Sunday, April 15 on the school grounds. A total of 142 students, parents, staff and...