| Feb 6, 2014
| 8:18 AM
In the 2014 political campaign, Laurel's representatives running for re-election hold an advantage that is often held by incumbents.
District 1 County Council member Mary Lehman is eligible to run for another term, and all the members of the District 21...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Chesapeake Math and IT Academy in Laurel held its third annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Fair Saturday, Jan. 25 at the University of Maryland College Park.
Hundreds of students displayed projects in the fields of physics,...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:40 AM
The Lego Legends team from Triadelphia Ridge Elementary School has been chosen to attend the State Championship FIRST Lego League competition on Saturday, March 1. The team consists of members Sydney Alexander, Luke Dull, Alex Edwards Durand, Noah Hanson,...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:52 PM
The University of Maryland School of Medicine announced Wednesday that it has established a program that will do in-depth scientific research on the brain.
The hope is that research done from the Brain Science Research Consortium Unit can help in the...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 9:20 PM
Dr. Gordon Feldman, a Johns Hopkins physicist who contributed to discovery of the antiproton, died in his sleep Wednesday at Symphony Manor Assisted Living from complications of Alzheimer's.
The Baltimore resident was 85.
The son of a street peddler...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 3:00 AM
This article has been updated to reflect the correct field for visual arts professor Eric Smallwood.
Thirty years ago, U.S. colleges and universities awarded 37 percent of computer science bachelor's degrees to women. Today, when that number should...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 11:30 AM
When it comes to the potential for on-the-job dangers, few workers can match the risks faced by firefighters. That they willingly run into places the rest of us would flee in terror, all to save our lives and property, is nothing short of remarkable....
| Feb 27, 2014
| 5:46 AM
The John Carroll School campus might be closed for snow days, but that doesn't mean students aren't in class, albeit safe at home in their pajamas and with their laptops.
Officials at the independent Catholic high school instituted "cyber days" –...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 11:50 AM
"Freedom of expression is the heartbeat of our university," Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels and Provost Robert C. Lieberman declared in an email this month announcing a new Task Force on Academic Freedom that will formulate an...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:01 PM
President Barack Obama proposed a $3.9 trillion federal budget on Tuesday that calls for spending billions more on infrastructure, raising taxes on the wealthy and closing the gap between rich and poor that he has vowed to make a focus of his second term....
| Mar 5, 2014
| 9:48 AM
In an effort to be trendy and to tap into a market that appears ripe for the picking, toy companies are newly trying to attract a female audience to building toys, blocks and gears that can be put together to make buildings and inventions. Ostensibly, the...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 2:55 AM
Congratulations to Gracie Scheaffer. Gracie created a poster in her religion class for world peace. She was recognized about this time a year ago, but apparently, she won again and was recognized by the Lions Club and the City of Laurel for her poster...