| Apr 21, 2012
| 11:16 AM
The Baltimore Sun was named Newspaper of the Year — and recognized as having the best website among the competitors — Friday in the annual Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association awards contest.
The Sun has been chosen Newspaper of the...
| 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.
| Sep 21, 2012
| 11:15 AM
Robert Moses told Baltimore to put a highway through Mount Vernon Square. Aren't you glad Baltimore did not listen?
William Donald Schaefer and every public official in Maryland wanted to put an interstate highway through Fell's Point that would have run...
| Sep 23, 2012
Baltimore's Fraternal Order of Police is celebrating what is, at most, a Pyrrhic victory in its effort to reverse the pension reforms Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and the City Council enacted two years ago. Federal Judge Marvin J. Garbis' ruling that...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 11:05 AM
Tony Tochterman, who along with his wife, Dee, owns Tochterman's Fishing Tackle, the city's oldest bait and tackle store, remembers it well.
Tony and Bob Wall, division chief of Baltimore's Recreation and Parks Department, helped introduce area...
| Oct 6, 2012
At Tark's Grill, diners arrive early for a shot at Table 601, with views of the patio scene and the goings-on at the bar. At Hampden's hot new Food Market, regulars have started zeroing in on the two quiet tables by the front window.
And at Kali's Court,...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:32 PM
Benjamin C. Whitten, a prominent Baltimore educator and community activist who served as president of the Baltimore Urban League, died Sept. 21 of cancer at Good Samaritan Hospital. The Morgan Park resident was 89.
"Ben was a true giant in the...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 11:03 AM
Maryland energy regulators will grill Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. officials on their cleanup after the June 29 derecho storm in a hearing scheduled for Sept. 13.
Eight public hearings will meanwhile take place across the state in August, the...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 2:23 PM
Judge Alfred L. Brennan Sr., who served both as a district judge and a circuit judge for Baltimore County, died Saturday of esophageal cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson.
The former longtime Lutherville resident was 83.
"He had great insight as to...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 9:31 AM
The Maryland Public Service Commission will hold four public hearings in August for residents to share their thoughts on Baltimore Gas & Electric's response to the violent June 29 derecho storm that caused 748,000 customers to lose power — including...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 6:31 AM
William Donald Schaefer left $1.4 million to a civic fund that will make dozens of grants each year for neighborhood improvement projects in the city and Baltimore County, the Baltimore Community Foundation plans to announce today.
The late governor...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 2:56 PM
Richard Lelonek Sr., a retired railroad office worker and veteran Belair-Edison community activist, died July 21 at Maryland Shock Trauma Center of internal injuries related to an auto accident. He was 86 and lived in Northeast Baltimore.