| Mar 27, 2014
| 2:47 PM
The principle of separation of church and state has been a pillar of American democracy since the country's founding, and most people think they know what it means. Yet in practice, the proper balance between freedom of religious expression and what is...
| May 1, 2014
| 2:40 PM
B.G. Purcell, owner of caramel maker Mouth Party, would like to stay where she is, in the Clipper Mill center of business and art studios.
"It's a great space," she said.
It didn't look so great on Thursday, however. Mouth Party, which recently...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 6:51 PM
Laurel Police Chief Richard McLaughlin warned residents to be aware after a nationwide phone scam where callers claim to be with the IRS has been reported in Laurel.
According to city officials, in the scam callers claiming to be with the IRS tell...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 5:13 PM
The Rawlings-Blake administration is set to give $200,000 to help H&S Bakery move its Harbor East distribution center to an industrial area of East Baltimore — sparking discussion of whether subsidies should be needed to help a successful business...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:34 PM
Forced to evacuate his rowhouse on East 26th Street after the street collapsed in a pile of dirt, asphalt and parked automobiles on the adjacent train tracks, Jack Temple said he's living in "limbo."
Temple and about 20 other Charles Village residents...
| May 3, 2014
| 4:56 PM
For nearly two centuries, Baltimore has been a railroad town, its great eastern port and once-thriving industries sustained by the network of freight lines running inland.
That legacy, however, ebbed over time as the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad was...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 12:42 PM
It's a shame Carroll County's board of commissioners felt it had to hold a formal vote in order to prevent members from violating a federal court order against sectarian or denominational prayers at the opening of its meetings. Is it too much to ask for...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 2:36 PM
For the first time, financial disclosure forms for nearly 1,900 Baltimore government officials will be online for public inspection, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Monday.
Individuals will be able to search online for loans, family income...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Writing more than 2,500 years ago in Greece, Aesop warned against procrastination in the story of the industrious ant who gathered supplies during the summer in anticipation of the coming winter and the fun-loving grasshopper who waited too long to...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 6:45 AM
It's not a terribly important story, is it? A few disgruntled truck owners parked in an ambiguously signed area on desolate Southwestern Boulevard receive costly parking tickets from Baltimore City ("Truckers say city ticketed them for parking in...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Officials with Amtrak are seeking the public's input as they begin a three-year study regarding the refurbishment – or replacement – of their 108-year-old railroad bridge across the Susquehanna River between Harford and Cecil counties....
| Apr 17, 2014
| 1:10 PM
I am a senior, lived in Harford County 37 years, the last 27 in Tudor Manor. In the last 5 years alone, the three mile distance from Route 1 to Route 22 on Route 543 has been ravaged by new development to the point we have to tolerate long backups and...