| Feb 11, 2012
| 12:26 PM
The Mount Vernon house spent decades as one of several 19th-century millionaires' mansions. But in the last 25 years, the Patrick Allison House has found another mission.
Once a church office, it is now a sanctuary for the homeless where a neighboring...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 2:38 PM
This schedule will be in effect Monday:
Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard and Frederick counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis.
Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 1:08 PM
For years, Linda Stewart has spotted erroneous city water bills and posted them online, where she is known as WaterBillWoman. She has lodged complaints with City Hall about the widespread problems. She has attended hearings. She has demanded...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 12:37 PM
Much like I spent the months up to Christmas counting down the days, I am now wishing away each 30-degree day and clinging to our sporadic 50-degree ones. Don't get me wrong, winter is typically my favorite season, but a winter without snow is kind of...
| 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...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 2:54 PM
There's a new champion in Baltimore. Not a sports team, a tree. Tucked amid a clump of loblolly pines in Druid Hill Park stands Maryland's largest striped maple.
Acer pensylvanicum, as scientists know it, looks striking in winter, when its bare...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 8:27 AM
Sophie, the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore's resident snowy owl, died Saturday during surgery, zoo officials announced Thursday.
In death, Sophie, 4, joins her companion at the zoo, a 13-year-old male snowy owl named Wesley, who died in November.
| 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...
| 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.
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