| 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...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 2:47 PM
With high temperatures soaring above 90 degrees across the Baltimore region in recent weeks, it wouldn't be surprising to see high school students relaxing in their air-conditioned homes for the entire summer, playing video games and other indoor...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 12:45 PM
I am always bemused and bewildered when the Maryland Zoo is included in articles about delinquent water bills ("Businesses behind in water bills by millions," Aug. 12). The zoo has paid its water bills on time for the past five years.
The only time there...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 11:50 AM
Chuck Wienckowski of Bel Air arrived at the top of his age group in two ways Sunday as the 2012 triathlon season neared its conclusion.
He finished first in the 60-64 age group in the Marshman Sprint Triathlon in Downington, Pa., opening a lead in the...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 5:53 AM
Baltimore County officials unveiled a trio of new features at Robert E. Lee Park on Thursday, including an outdoor art exhibit from the Walters Art Museum that matches the park's bucolic setting.
"I think that the icing on the cake today is going to be...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 12:54 PM
Michelle Damareck's 3-year-old daughter has been singing "The Itsy-Bitsy Spider" in Hebrew, and her 5-year-old son has been learning the lessons of the Ten Commandments, thanks to a program that delivers Jewish-themed books and CDs to their home every...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 2:54 PM
Nancy R. Frenkil, a horsewoman and avid gardener who enjoyed entertaining family and friends, died Saturday of cancer at Nancy Lee Farms, her Worthington Valley home.
Mrs. Frenkil was 75.
The daughter of a carpenter/home builder and a homemaker, Nancy...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 1:40 PM
Harford County Public Library's Summer Reading Program has been in full swing since June 11 at all 11 branches and more than 15,500 children of all ages have already signed up to spend the summer reading and celebrating this year's theme, Dream Big, READ....