| Oct 2, 2013
| 1:30 PM
State Sen. Ulysses Currie, who was censured by by his peers in 2012 over an ethics scandal, has drawn an opponent to his 2014 re-election from within his district delegation.
Del. Melony G. Griffith, a four-term lawmaker, said Wednesday that she will...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:03 AM
The Laurel City Council's monthly work session scheduled for Oct. 2 has been changed to Wednesday, Oct. 9 to accommodate a special meeting of the Laurel Ethics Commission, city officials announced today.
The Ethics Commission will meet Wednesday, Oct. 2...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 2:40 PM
All three challengers in the Laurel City Council race required to resubmit campaign forms have done so before the extended deadline of 5 p.m. Thursday, according to clerk of the City Council Kimberly Rau.
Ward 1 challenger John Smith, Ward 2...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 1:55 PM
The Laurel Board of Election Supervisors Monday night unanimously voted to extend the submission deadline of financial disclosure forms for the three challengers in the Laurel City Council election after the Ethics Commission found the submissions...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:10 AM
Cases involving establishments that may have been operating in violation of city liquor laws, outside the parameters of their specific license or without a proper license at all are among the hearings listed on the Sept. 26 docket of the Board of Liquor...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:58 AM
It was a hot day in Reyhanli, a small town on the Turkish-Syrian border. "Tell Obama we don't want him to intervene," a Syrian woman yelled to me in Arabic. "We do not want to be another Iraq!" She was half joking, but her 19-year old daughter added on...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's cousin locked up a one-year contract for $65,400 to work as a project manager in Baltimore's Department of General Services last week.
The city's spending panel — controlled by the mayor — approved the...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Frostburg State University may have violated state ethics laws and university system rules by awarding a $2 million construction contract to a developer connected to a school advisory board member, according to the Office of Legislative Audits.
| Aug 22, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Josh Pons, president of the Maryland Horse Breeders Association and a two-time Eclipse Award winning writer, shares his remarks delivered at Monday's funeral in Havre de Grace for his fellow horseman and Harford County resident Allen Murray.
| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:16 AM
Del. Joseph F. Vallario Jr., the Prince George's County Democrat who chairs the House Judiciary Committee, is the frequent target of accusations that his public role and private interests conflict. That criticism usually boils down to a disagreement...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 5:20 PM
The Baltimore County Ethics Commission said Tuesday it will not file a complaint against a Dundalk councilman who for years did not disclose his outside employment — including a stint at a company that did business with the county schools —...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Shirley D. Patterson, a retired chemist who taught at what is now Community College of Baltimore County at Essex, died July 15 of heart failure at her Chattanooga, Tenn., home. She was 68.
The daughter of an educator and a homemaker, Shirley Dale...