| Mar 9, 2012
| 6:02 AM
The Baltimore area has been playing host this week to an unusual visitor from up north - a harp seal. Oran Warner said it was spotted around noon Tuesday sunning itself on the end of his dock in Edgemere.
When he first spotted it, Warner said, "we...
| May 3, 2012
| 4:34 PM
The National Aquarium's eight dolphins are no longer a show unto themselves.
After two decades of dramatic leaps and crowd-pleasing stunts, aquarium officials are eliminating the 20-minute dolphin shows in favor of a more open-ended exhibit. Beginning...
| May 3, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Harford County high school students got the opportunity to play in the dirt, walk through the woods and look at animals at the 4-H camp at the Rocks Thursday morning.
Far from a day away from school work, the kids were there as part of the annual...
| May 4, 2012
| 3:48 AM
Today's forecast calls for clouds early, gradually becoming sunny and a high temperature near 83 degrees. Friday night is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a low temperature around 68 degrees.
Check our traffic updates for this...
| 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 10, 2012
| 12:51 PM
The Bel Air High School After Prom Party committee would like to thank the following area businesses and/or individuals for their generous donations, which helped to make our after prom party, held at the Bel Air Athletic Club April 28– 29 a...
| 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....
| May 22, 2012
| 3:30 AM
People aren't the only ones at risk from eating mercury-contaminated fish, since coal-burning power plants have liberally sprinkled the toxic metal across the earth's waters. But it appears that captive dolphins have a little less to worry about in...
| May 23, 2012
| 5:08 PM
The Rev. John F. Guidera, a Jesuit missionary who lived in India for six decades while retaining close ties with his Maryland benefactors, died of septicemia May 16 in Jamshedpur. He was 86.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Govans, he was a 1943 Loyola...
| May 26, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Those trying to celebrate what is traditionally considered an annual rite of summer — catching crabs to feast on — are reminded that those tasty critters typically can be found in the same waters as the state's reptile, the diamondback...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Every few years, Baltimore City residents are called upon to vote on any number of bond initiatives, wherein the city uses its credit card to fund any number of projects. The city then repays the money with interest at some future date.
This is common...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 6:05 AM
Crisfield, the hub of Maryland’s crab industry, was severely damaged by Superstorm Sandy.
The owners of Golden Ring Transportation, with some assistance of the Maryland Office of Tourism Development, are putting together a grassroots relief...