| Dec 13, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Gary Skulnik's environmental work history includes stints at Greenpeace and the Sierra Club. These days he's selling electricity — the renewable kind.
He co-founded Clean Currents, which buys wind and solar power from producers and resells it to...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:25 AM
When St. Louis Catholic School first opened its doors in October 1923, 43 students in seven grades studied in a three-classroom schoolhouse off Route 108 in Clarksville. A lot has changed since then.
For one, that schoolhouse was torn down in 1989 and...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:53 AM
In an interview with TMZ, WWE superstar Darren Young revealed that he is gay. This makes the Prime Time Players tag team member the first openly gay WWE superstar in history.
Though he is not the first pro wrestler to come out, he is the first to do...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 12:45 PM
The Catholic Church and other religious institutions should stop complaining about paying their fair share of the burden we all bear to clean up our environment ("Churches seek break on city stormwater fees," June 12).
If they weren't already exempt...
| May 3, 2013
| 7:21 PM
"In the name of my savior, I pray," is how one Carroll County commissioner concluded his prayer to open a recent meeting of the county's governing board.
Now two county residents are asking a federal judge to end what they say is the board's regular...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 6:55 PM
A Tarot card might have foretold that Ellwood "Bunky" Bartlett would win $32.6 million in the 2007 lottery.
Unfortunately, the spirit world provided no omens that might have helped the 45-year-old practicing Wiccan better manage his good fortune.
| Jan 7, 2012
| 12:21 PM
For a group deeply worried about mankind's survival in a world racked by escalating environmental problems, Earth Forum of Howard County takes an approach that dovetails nicely with the county's campaign for civility.
While the four-year-old church-...
| Oct 20, 2012
Keeping your opinions to yourself at work might not be easy in today's supercharged political climate.
With the general election just weeks away, political discussions naturally come up in offices, on campuses and at job sites throughout the Baltimore...
| Mar 11, 2012
The Center Club is known as one of Baltimore's most exclusive private clubs, where executives, lawyers, doctors and other civic leaders socialize and conduct business.
But in 1962, when the club was founded, it had a simpler goal in mind: to provide an...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 7:05 PM
A 21-year-old Baltimore County man, whose Facebook postings about jihad gave way to discussions with an FBI informant about how to kill American soldiers, was arrested Wednesday after authorities say he tried to blow up a Catonsville military recruiting...
| May 5, 2011
| 9:07 AM
In his article about Christian environmentalism ("Confluence of Good Friday, Earth Day a reminder of our duty to protect God's creation," May 3), Bishop John R. Schol, alluding to "Green Dragon" views of environmentalism as "actively anti-Christian,"...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 4:43 PM
A federal district court judge has ruled Prince George's County must once again consider the application of Reaching Hearts International for sewer service on the church's West Laurel property, saying the County Council's decision in September to grant...