| May 3, 2012
When it comes to playoff time, St. Vincent Pallotti coach Pat Courtemanche wonders if the real Panthers will stand up and be counted.
While the club has been stellar at times, beating top-notch competition like Loyola Blakefield, 5-4, Annapolis Area...
| May 2, 2012
| 8:38 AM
The first Mother's Day was celebrated during 1908 at a small church in West Virginia. By 1915, though, the event was so popular, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed it a national holiday.
Back then, too, carnations were a popular gift to give moms. But...
| May 15, 2012
| 4:52 PM
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...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 12:58 PM
Even though there's no promise of construction money, the state is pushing ahead to draft blueprints for Baltimore's $2.2 billion Red Line light rail project.
The Maryland Transit Authority has asked a regional transportation panel to approve $55.6...
| May 20, 2012
| 1:39 PM
State Sen. Jamie Raskin likens the prospect of being called back to Annapolis for another special session to the plight of a middle school student being told on the last day of classes that he has to attend summer school.
But the Montgomery County...
| May 28, 2012
| 2:51 PM
It's not hard, after visiting National Harbor, to see what the fuss is all about.
The sprawling, gleaming development along the Potomac River in Prince George's County boasts expensive stores, a half-dozen hotels, highway access and convention traffic ...
| May 30, 2012
| 8:00 PM
A Marine from Edgewater has died in Afghanistan, defense officials said Wednesday.
Sgt. Julian C. Chase, 22, died Monday while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, the Pentagon said.
Chase was assigned to the 5th Air Naval...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 5:51 PM
Hundreds of Green Party members arrived Thursday in Baltimore to pick a candidate for president, even as the party has been forced to scramble for a spot on Maryland's ballot this fall.
The national convention, which is taking place at the University...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 4:23 PM
A Massachusetts physician was formally nominated to be the Green Party's contender for the U.S. presidency Saturday afternoon at the downtown Baltimore Holiday Inn hotel.
Jill Stein, who was the expected nominee, beat out actress Roseanne Barr handily....
| Jun 8, 2012
Wave it proudly, dear readers,
Thursday, June 14 is Flag Day. "Flag Birthday" was originally observed June 14, 1885, by school teacher B.J. Cigrand and the students in the Fredonia, Wis., Public School District 6. The year 1885 was the 108th...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 7:09 PM
A 120-year-old water main that broke and flooded downtown streets will disrupt traffic for at least three weeks, said city officials who reminded residents that such disruptions are frequent because of the aging infrastructure beneath Baltimore.
| Jun 15, 2012
| 10:20 AM
The developers of National Harbor announced Friday they have reached an agreement with Las Vegas giant MGM Resorts International to develop a luxury casino at the proposed gambling site on the Potomac River.
Under the agreement between the Peterson Cos....