| Oct 29, 2012
| 8:56 AM
The following cancellations and closures have been announced in anticipation of severe weather conditions from Hurricane Sandy:
* Public schools are closed in Baltimore and in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford and Howard counties,...
| May 1, 2012
| 1:40 PM
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore now welcomes Oscar, Niles and Sandy from their winter home in North Carolina. Visitors to the zoo can take an exhilarating ride on one of Maryland's summer resident camels.
Until July 31 and throughout the month of...
| May 8, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Here’s a twist on buying Mother’s Day gifts, whether a meal out or a box of chocolates.
Pick from more than 2,600 online retailers and dozens of Baltimore area restaurants that make a donation to a favorite nonprofit charity for every...
| May 10, 2012
| 6:15 AM
Joe Queenan is nobody's Mr. Nice Guy.
But the deliciously cutting columnist has a soft side for, of all things, Baltimore.
In fact in the Wall Street Journal, Queenan rides like a white knight to the city's defense after what he sees as slight after...
| May 9, 2012
| 10:56 AM
The English Consul Volunteer Fire Department, 2827 Michigan Ave., hosts the annual shrimp feast from 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday, May 12, costing $35 per person. A DJ will provide music.
In addition to steamed shrimp, shrimp soup and shrimp creole,...
| May 25, 2012
| 2:07 PM
This schedule will be in effect Monday:
Government offices, courts and libraries
Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard and Frederick counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis.
Closed in all jurisdictions....
| Nov 7, 2012
| 8:51 AM
Baltimore voters were poised to approve four charter amendments Tuesday, including one to move city elections to the same years that the nation chooses a president.
The city would hold its next election in 2016, under one of the changes leading by...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 4:55 PM
Baltimore's clerk of the Circuit Court announced plans Monday for a class action lawsuit to force the city to collect delinquent water bills from businesses and other large customers.
Circuit Court Clerk Frank M. Conaway cited a Baltimore Sun report that...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore has paid the majority of its $130,000 overdue water bill, city records show.
Jane Ballentine, a spokeswoman for the zoo, alerted The Sun to the payment this weekend.
"The checks have cleared, so we consider the water bill...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 9:58 AM
Wedding Date: October 6, 2012
Her story: Lacey Morley, 32, grew up Fork, Md., and currently lives in Federal Hill. She is a member of the leasing team for St. John Properties. Her parents, Paul Morley and Barbara Morley are accountants and partners in...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 11:19 AM
A chimpanzee, born yesterday around 9:45 a.m. at The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, has died, Zoo officials announced today. The baby chimp was born to Joice (pictured), the matriarch of the Zoo's chimpanzees.
"During overnight checks, the keeper staff...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 11:17 AM
The forecast isn't pretty, with highs predicted in the high 90s, and thousands of people are without power. What's a parent to do to keep cool?
Here's a roundup of some places with air conditioning that are open (subject to change, of course, and...