| Jun 2, 2012
| 9:27 AM
Ron Schmelzer has been living and breathing the startup life since he was a college student at MIT in the mid-1990s — and at his monthly tech breakfasts in Baltimore, he wants others to live it, too.
The entrepreneur started his first company out...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 9:46 AM
1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve as mayor.
My passion is city planning. After graduating from MIT, I made Baltimore my home and went on to become the nation's youngest Director of City...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 11:12 AM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake took over leadership of Baltimore at a difficult time. She became the chief executive after Sheila Dixon's scandal-induced ouster from City Hall, just before a major snowstorm and in the midst of a deep budget crisis. She...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 1:37 PM
Otis Rolley is scrambling up porches in a quiet West Baltimore neighborhood, undaunted by a steady drizzle. He leaps over baby gates, dodges yapping poodles and asks voters to support him in the primary election.
A few years ago, few outside City Hall...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 5:15 PM
BREAKING NEWS ALERT:
Stephanie Rawlings-Blake glided to victory in the Democratic primary Tuesday, securing the nomination for a full four-year term in the office to which she was appointed last year.
Baltimore voters headed to the polls this...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 7:58 AM
Congressional wrangling over the future of the overdue, over-budget James Webb Space Telescope has split astronomers in a struggle over billions in funding.
Astrophysicists worry that action in the U.S. House to eliminate funding for the Webb project,...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 4:53 PM
More than anything else, in the wake of the elation and tumult accompanying Tuesday's announcement that he'd won a share of the 2011 Nobel Prize in physics, Johns Hopkins University astrophysicist Adam Riess wants to get back to work.
"I really want to...
| Oct 13, 2011
Bald eagle sightings are becoming more common in North County these days. And, the Webster family of White Hall can glance outside any day to spot a fine-feathered beauty.
The eagle they see is 10 feet high and wears a Boy Scout's Eagle badge on its...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 5:00 PM
Johns Hopkins University professor Charles L. Bennett has won many awards for research he led or contributed to investigating the creation and expansion of the universe. But one he earned recently stands above the rest.
Last month, Bennett and the team...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 11:47 AM
Few people on the street may be familiar with the World Bank. Yet, it plays a critical role in the U.S. effort to engage the world through its contribution to economic development in poor and post-conflict societies.
As current World Bank President...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 12:08 PM
Ronald A.J. Wilson, a retired accounting executive and Vietnam veteran, died June 30 from complications of pneumonia at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. The former Roland Park resident was 67.
The son of a chemist and hospital...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 7:11 PM
On July 8, the last day of the Great Heat Wave of 2012, the Howard County Striders held the annual Women's Distance Festival 5k at and around Howard Community College. Race-day entrant Anna Helt-Gosselin, from Vienna, Va., confessed she was "pretty used...