| Nov 15, 2011
| 5:40 PM
The most controversial of four proposed sites for a Baltimore-area center for transferring cargo between trucks and trains carries the lowest cost estimate, while one that has virtually no close neighbors would cost nearly twice as much, according to...
| Nov 27, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Woodrow Wilson once observed: "Congress in committee is Congress at work." But what was once a keen observation is now little more than an anachronism describing a Congress that no longer exists. In theory, the committee structure is crucial to a...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 5:24 PM
Executives of Caesars Entertainment, the leading bidder for a slots parlor in Baltimore, gave lawmakers explicit assurances Friday that their company will not abandon the city for Prince George's County if the General Assembly approves a casino there....
| Dec 29, 2011
| 6:43 PM
Five state-owned toll bridges will be getting an $11 million security upgrade, including new lighting, sensors to detect stopped vehicles and cameras to peer above and below the spans.
Work on the bridges — Bay, Key, Nice, Tydings and Hatem —...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 6:37 AM
For 15 years the best girls and boys basketball teams in Baltimore City have tipped off against the best of Washington, D.C. in early December. To see some of the best public school basketball of the young season, head over to Lake Clifton Friday and...
| 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.
| 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...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 3:00 AM
The general rap against the Occupy Wall Street movement is that it has no clear leadership or goals. And a complaint of some Democrats against President Obama is that he hasn't found a way to get in front of it and harness its energy to work for his re-...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 3:01 PM
Bruce Page Wilson, former president of Mercantile-Safe Deposit & Trust Co., who earlier had been president of the old Baltimore & Annapolis Railroad, died July 5 of complications from a stroke at Nubbin Ridge, his Green Spring Valley home, where he had...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley says he still hopes to convince the legislature to raise money for highway and transit projects — possibly by adding another penny to Maryland's six-percent sales tax and dedicating the extra revenue to transportation.