| Jun 2, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Robert Lee Lyles Jr., who had two careers in his 69 years and excelled at each, died May 27 at his home in Annapolis.
A scientist, physician and state policy adviser, Dr. Lyles "was a modern renaissance man with a tremendous curiosity," said Gene Ransom,...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 5:15 AM
As a 2010 graduate of St. Mary's College of Maryland, I was quite disappointed by way the school was portrayed recently by commentator Anne D. Neal ("Cautionary campus tale," May 30). Her attack on St. Mary's educational standards was off-base and a...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 11:55 AM
A new study finds residential wells more likely to be contaminated when near drilling for natural gas using hydraulic fracturing.
Researchers led by Duke University's Robert Jackson report that although the vast majority of wells checked in northeastern...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 5:04 AM
With last week's announcement of Towson Row, a $300 million project that will include apartments, student housing, retail and office space in downtown Towson, area elected officials have ramped up efforts to introduce a circulator bus to stem an...
| May 30, 2013
| 7:09 AM
Six people will be added to the Edgewood High School Hall of Fame during afternoon and evening ceremonies to be held at the school on Wednesday, June 5. The six will join 20 others inducted during the first two years of the program which honors alumni,...
| May 24, 2013
| 11:08 AM
Construction has already begun on a new Howard County middle school, set to open in Hanover's Oxford Square development in August 2014. The system is already looking to how it will fill that school with students as the middle school redistricting...
| May 13, 2013
| 3:27 PM
The fight over the federal minimum wage is coming to Baltimore.
The head of the U.S. Department of Labor plans to swing into town Tuesday to talk to low-wage workers about how they make — or don't make — ends meet. Seth D. Harris, the agency'...
| May 16, 2013
| 1:41 PM
The Harford County Council passed a resolution Tuesday, by a 6-1 vote, criticizing the state's new gun safety bill.
The resolution says the Firearms Safety Act, which bans the sale of 45 kinds of rifles and magazines and requires "law-abiding citizens"...
| May 18, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Dr. Frederick L. Brancati, an internationally known expert on the epidemiology and prevention of type 2 diabetes who was director of the Division of General Internal Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, died Tuesday of...
| May 16, 2013
| 9:54 AM
In response to "Harford County Council passes resolution condemning state gun law" (May 15th, 2013): The article quotes a Harford County Councilman who questioned the objectivity of gun policy research at Johns Hopkins University because New York...
| May 18, 2013
| 11:00 AM
In reference to "Harford County Council passes resolution condemning state gun law" (May 15), the article quotes a Harford County councilman who questioned the objectivity of gun policy research at Johns Hopkins University because New York City Mayor...
| May 9, 2013
| 3:54 PM
The University of Maryland School of Medicine announced this week a $500 million fundraising goal — the Baltimore institution's largest campaign ever.
Donors already have given $339 million during the quiet phase of the campaign, dubbed...