| Nov 1, 2013
| 10:52 AM
State regulators are holding a series of meetings next week to get public feedback about Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.'s pending requests for a rate increase and monthly surcharges on gas and electric customers.
The meetings, which all begin at 7 p.m.,...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 12:59 PM
I have been scratching around for something from the annals of Maryland politics that matches that bizarre story out of New Jersey, but I just don't have it.
Nothing beats Republican Gov. Chris Christie's aides conspiring to cause a four-day traffic jam...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Angelo J. Nopulos, co-owner for nearly 30 years of the popular Double T Diner in Catonsville, where people from all walks of life rubbed elbows with society swells, judges, businessmen, politicians and celebrities, died Saturday of a heart attack at his...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Regarding Del. Dan K. Morhaim's recent commentary on the shortage of hospital medications, once again the value and importance of having doctor-legislators has been proven ("Medication crisis," Jan. 5).
Who, other than a doctor, would have such...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Bishop Lee Robinson Sr., the city's first African-American police commissioner who began his 50-year law enforcement career with the Baltimore Park Police and went on to lead two state agencies, died Monday of Alzheimer's disease and dementia at Gilchrist...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 7:41 PM
Helga "Lollo" Lieselotte Pennewell, who escaped Soviet-occupied East Germany with her family for Maryland's Eastern Shore, where she spent 52 years as an educator and nationally acclaimed activist, died last week. She was 84.
Ms. Pennewell was born to...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 8:15 AM
While I would have preferred that Dan Rodricks would have let Gov. William Donald Schaefer rest in peace instead of using him in his column on the New Jersey bridge scandal, I now have a bit of advice for him ("Despite competition from Maryland, Christie'...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 11:20 AM
The 1970s corruption investigation known as Abscam, celebrated in "American Hustle," one of the holiday season's hottest movies, had its roots in Baltimore. It was in Charm City that the FBI tested the sting-style operation that marked Abscam as a...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 3:26 PM
About 5 p.m. on a recent afternoon, Kevin Leslie and Chris Zorn, both 28, hopped off a small boat onto a short pier at the Canton waterfront, headed for happy-hour drinks at nearby Claddagh Pub.
The friends had met after work — Leslie at Wells...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.'s third request for higher rates in as many years brought out zero customers — angry or otherwise — to offer their opinions to state regulators Monday night.
The hearing in Annapolis was the first of five...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Bill Schroeder, owner of a bustling Italian grocery on Westminster's Main Street, doesn't know Rep. Chris Van Hollen's voting history or many of his positions. But he knows his Democratic congressman lives in Montgomery County.
And he finds it...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 12:04 PM
Be honest: You don't go to the Inner Harbor as much as you think you do. You go when you have visitors from out of town. You go when there's a big event, such as last year's Star-Spangled Sailabration, with all those tall ships and the Blue Angels. You...