| Apr 8, 2013
| 3:10 AM
Twelve 11th-grade girls, one from each of Harford County's high schools, were honored for their achievements in math and science, as well as extracurricular activities, during the annual Dr. Judith Resnik Luncheon Saturday at Harford Community College....
| Apr 18, 2013
| 5:00 AM
On Wednesday, April 24, the students at Mount View Middle School will participate in their third annual Green Field Day.
Adults may remember traditional field days filled with outdoor games and competitions, but what makes a field day green? Well, the...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 12:24 PM
The young male elephant that fell ill with a deadly virus at the Maryland Zoo has been taken off medication and is expected to make a full recovery, zoo officials said Wednesday.
"We know from other elephant experts that he will have up and down days, as...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 9:45 AM
The Maryland Zoo's 4-year-old elephant Samson's serious illness with herpes is one example of how zoo breeding programs put elephants at risk ("Young elephant recovering from virus," March 14). This frightening disease causes massive internal...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 8:05 PM
He was the teenager who wasn't embarrassed to hug his mom at Severna Park High School while other students looked on, who pitched on the Falcons' 2009 state championship baseball team, and who matured into a Marine with a swallow tattoo on his right arm....
| Mar 21, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Samson, the young male elephant who was diagnosed with a deadly virus at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore late last month, has continued to recover in recent days and has "turned a very positive corner" in his treatment, according to zoo officials.
| Mar 13, 2013
| 5:39 PM
A deadly virus has stricken Samson, the only elephant born at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore in its 137-year history, but zoologists are hopeful that he will recover because the strain is thought to be less serious in his species. Samson also has...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 9:20 AM
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....