| 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...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 8:18 AM
Badu the lioness and Kesi the giraffe have taken up permanent residence in Charm City.
The newest critters to call the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore home are going on public display for the first time this week.
Kesi (rhymes with Jesse) was obtained from...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 4:41 AM
WEATHER: Partly sunny, high near 65. Tonight is expected to be mostly cloudy, low around 50.
TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues.
Postal inspectors focus on Calif.-Md. delivery of drugs: Search warrants unsealed...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 9:00 AM
I was utterly thrilled by your story about the new animals arriving at the zoo ("Maryland Zoo welcomes new lioness, giraffe," Dec. 3). However, I wish there had been as much in the article about the lioness, such as her age and weight, as there was...
| 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....
| Aug 11, 2012
In Sparrows Point, bankrupt RG Steel's delinquent city water bills have risen from about $3.5 million in 2009 to nearly $7 million today, according to city records.
Chemical giant W.R.Grace & Co. owes almost $500,000 — even after recently...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:04 AM
This schedule will be in effect Monday:
Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties; and in Annapolis and Baltimore City.
Closed in all jurisdictions.
Open in Anne Arundel...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 1:22 PM
Steve Dombroskie has always been devoted to animals — alive and extinct.
"I wanted to be a zookeeper since I was about 4 years old," the 26-year-old Mount Washington resident said. "My back-up plan was to work at Jurassic Park, but that kind of...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 10:41 AM
Bunny, a 22-year-old chimpanzee at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, gave birth to a stillborn baby Thursday, the Zoo announced today.
The Zoo's chimpanzees were given "mourning time" with the stillborn baby, according to Zoo officials.
"This was Bunny's...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 3:38 PM
A colobus monkey was born in an exhibit Saturday at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore.
Zoo officials did not know for certain that one of their female colobus monkeys, 14-year-old Keri, was pregnant, the zoo's general curator, Mike McClure, said in a...
| 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...