| Sep 2, 2013
So, do Republicans have any chance of winning the governor's mansion back next year?
Let's look at the circumstances in place when the last two GOP governors (Spiro Agnew and Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.) won, and when Ellen Sauerbrey came within 6,000 votes...
| Aug 21, 2013
As I read The Sun's editorial, "One week and counting" (Aug. 19), I was disappointed with how disconnected it seemed with the conversations I've had with countless families and small business owners about a post-Labor Day start to the public school...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Between Egypt and disgraced politicians, August has proven itself a more robust month for news than usual this year, yet there's always room in the summer doldrums for the wacky and off-beat. And for generations, few individuals have proven themselves...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Ellen R. Brown, a retired church secretary and volunteer, who with her husband cared for a historic Northeast Baltimore chapel, died June 29 of complications from dementia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
She was 84.
The daughter of an...
| May 8, 2013
| 7:30 AM
The Hollywood Diner has had a turbulent history in Baltimore.
Here's a look back.
1981 — Location scouting begins for the MGM production “Diner,” which is to be filmed in and around Baltimore. The Hilltop Diner, the northwest...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:52 PM
"How can a man who collects taxes," Gov. William Donald Schaefer asked at Louis L. Goldstein's 81sth birthday party in 1994, "be so popular?" That is perhaps the greatest achievement of this great Marylander, who was born 100 years ago, and who died 15...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 6:45 AM
While we're "Regulating farms with certainty" (March 18) as The Sun editorializes, let's be certain that we hold the University of Maryland Environmental Law Clinic accountable for their own litigation runoff. It's "outrageous" (your word, not mine)...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 10:06 AM
Leonard Sachs and Lainy LeBow-Sachs have turned their world outside-in.
The renovations and additions to the Baltimore power couple's Reisterstown home make it ideal not only for entertaining large groups, but for entertaining birds, too.
Fond of plants...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:49 AM
Deborah Seymour lives in Federal Hill. But working at Laureate Education Inc. and shopping and dining in Harbor East means much of her life happens on the other side of the harbor.
"Between the restaurants and the retail, it is a place where you can...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:05 AM
Throughout its history, Laurel's location between two major metropolitan cities has made the town a target for eager developers. Two super-sized projects were proposed, one in the 1970s and one in the 1990s, and both were ultimately defeated after...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Seeds 4 Success, a program in Annapolis's Eastport community, was recognized this week for its volunteer programs that help children and their families.
The five-year-old program received the William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award, created by...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 6:05 AM
Desteny Monahunt, one of about 100 inner city children who went fishing for the first time April 13, was philosophical about the experience.
"Nature is where you came from, where you get born at," said the Cherry Hill girl, who fished for rainbow...