| Jul 21, 2014
| 6:04 PM
The Prince George's County Council approved construction Monday of MGM Resorts' nearly $1 billion casino complex at National Harbor.
In an 8-1 vote, the council cleared MGM to apply for construction permits for the 23-acre site overlooking the Potomac...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Every day, hundreds of people walk or drive by an impressive, if somewhat understated, bronze tablet mounted on a large rock, "sacred to the men of Harford County who made the supreme sacrifice during The World War," that sits in front of the Gen....
| Jun 11, 2014
| 11:17 AM
Uh oh, dear readers!
It's Friday, the 13th. Beware of black cats, open ladders and broken mirrors, as your proceed through this day.
Enjoy a concert in Tydings Park tonight (Friday) at 7:30 p.m. as part of the HdG Arts Commission's Friday Concerts...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 3:00 AM
My former Baltimore Sun colleague Antero Pietila asks a big question on his Facebook page: "Who was the most influential Baltimorean of all time, and why?" It's a delicious ponderable, and the discussion it provoked has been going on for a week.
| May 7, 2014
| 6:21 PM
Anne Arundel County school officials conducted a national search that yielded more than 50 candidates to become the system's next superintendent, but it turned out the person for the job was already in the building.
George Arlotto, 50, the system's...
| May 9, 2014
| 3:15 AM
Happy Mother's Day, dear readers,
If you are a mom or a grandmother, you hopefully will celebrate Sunday surrounded by loved ones. Mother's Day is the single most popular day to dine out – how about a Havre de Grace restaurant – or make long...
| May 25, 2014
| 5:15 PM
— Fred Edwords remembers the first time he saw the giant cross rising over this small town in Prince George's County.
The Peace Cross, as it's known locally, commemorates the county's World War I dead. A plaque at the base of the 40-foot structure...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Most college basketball coaches would not have survived the string of losing seasons Coppin State's Ron “Fang” Mitchell had over the last decade of his career. Then again, most coaches had not accomplished nearly as much as Mitchell did in...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 7:35 PM
All Gary Williams ever dreamed of being was a high school basketball coach. After graduating from Maryland in 1968, Williams thought his dream had come true when he became the junior varsity and, later, varsity coach at Woodrow Wilson High in Camden, N.J....
| Apr 13, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The search for the next superintendent of Anne Arundel County's public schools has been an exercise filled with numbers.
It's been nine months since Kevin Maxwell left the job for a similar post in Prince George's County, and one month since interim...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Elizabeth T. Clark, who was deputy head of Baltimore City's Department of Legislative Reference for more than two decades, died Jan. 18 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at St. Agnes Hospital.
The 50-year Catonsville resident was 89.
| Feb 2, 2014
| 11:43 AM
Columbia resident Darryl Hill, the first African-American man to play collegiate football in the Atlantic Coast Conference, received a standing ovation Tuesday when he was honored by the Maryland General Assembly.
House Speaker Michael E. Busch...