| May 3, 2013
| 2:55 PM
With all three seats open in District 12 of the Maryland House of Delegates, candidates are starting to come forward for the 2014 election.
Del. Elizabeth Bobo, who represents Howard County in District 12B, announced her retirement in September 2012....
| Jul 3, 2013
| 7:44 AM
I kept reading the Howard County Times' review of Chesapeake Shakespeare Company's production of "Taming of the Shrew" waiting for the punch line. Just like the production, which I saw with my family on June 23, I waited patiently through all the...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 11:49 AM
The power? That blunt-force ability to lay wood to a baseball and propel it 400, 420, 450 feet? He had it even when he was a boy. Came from God, as far as he's concerned.
Harnessing it? Well, that's the work of Chris Davis' life.
| Jun 29, 2013
| 2:18 PM
If there's one work that economically and poetically encapsulates the theme of the new exhibit "Ashe to Amen," it's a black-and-white photograph of a well-thumbed Bible, flipped open and lying atop an African drum.
The 1989 gelatin print by Chester...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 5:52 AM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Comptroller Joan M. Pratt spent the better part of last year in heated political disputes, but by Christmastime, the two city leaders exchanged gifts.
They just can't agree on what was exchanged.
The mayor reported...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 9:19 AM
Hospitals and other health care interests spent more than $3.6 million on lobbying in Maryland during the first half of the year, more than any other industry, according to an analysis by Common Cause Maryland.
The group, which advocates for...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 1:33 PM
As a two-time All-Metro first-team midfielder, Severna Park's Morgan Torggler excelled on both ends of the field and will conclude her high school career in the Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic on Saturday at Towson University's Johnny Unitas...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake acknowledged Wednesday that she spent Memorial Day weekend at the Delaware beach house of a top lobbyist, Lisa Harris Jones.
The mayor defended the excursion as a harmless beach getaway by two close friends and their...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The General Assembly voted to repeal the death penalty Friday, calling for an end to Maryland's 375-year history of capital punishment and joining a growing number of states outlawing the practice.
After nearly two hours of impassioned debate, the House...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 5:25 PM
As soon as the Super Bowl ended and quarterback Joe Flacco signed a long term contract, the real business was going to begin as far as reshaping the Ravens.
Several of the team's big name free agents were going to ask for more money, and there wasn't...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:19 AM
Nearly a month after submitting a letter to the Columbia Association board of directors requesting revisions to the transparency provisions for the Inner Arbor Trust Inc., a separate corporation set up by the board to manage the development of Symphony...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 6:58 PM
Former Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold was led out of a courtroom Thursday with his wrists handcuffed behind his back and his head lowered, bound for the county jail after being sentenced for his misconduct in office conviction and...