| Mar 7, 2013
| 12:38 PM
The U.S. Army Aberdeen Test Center, U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground plans to conduct several large detonations beginning on or about March 11 and ending on or about March 22.
These detonations are likely to generate...
| Nov 9, 2012
Sunday, Nov. 11
'Amber Brown is Not a Crayon' The Candlelight Concert Society presents the musical based on the book by Paula Danziger at 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. at Howard Community College's Horowitz Performing Arts Center, Smith Theatre, 10901 Little...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 8:03 AM
One of the pleasures in blogging is the ability to point people to other sources, other writers, building a sense of community in the audience. Today has been ripe with posts to recommend.
Jan Freeman explores the pleasures people take in peeving about...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Shaped like a teardrop and carved out of the eastern bank of the Bush River, the UNDEX Test Facility at Aberdeen Proving Ground has earned the nickname "Super Pond" for its unusual properties.
Viewed from above, the man-made pond looks much darker...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 12:25 PM
Evelyn Mogren lets the chips fall where they may nearly every day.
After pull-starting her gas-powered chain saw, she deftly applies the tip to a parrot’s wing, a fox’s tail or a rabbit’s fur coat, and their hides and claws begin...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 4:18 PM
The Federal Transit Administration has given its blessing to the environmental impact assessment for Baltimore's proposed Red Line, clearing the way for final design but adding new urgency to finding the means to pay for the $2.5 billion light rail...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 3:24 PM
More than a decade has passed since Jim Fish's first conversation about a future library branch in Owings Mills.
Now that the Owings Mills Branch is due to open March 21 at the long-awaited County Campus at Metro Centre at Owings Mills on Grand...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 2:44 PM
H. Samuel Case, who taught human physiology and exercise science at what is now McDaniel College for four decades, died Aug. 22 of complications from leukemia at Carroll Hospice Center's Dove House in Westminster.
The longtime Westminster resident was...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 2:18 PM
Days after undergoing gastric bypass surgery, Brenda Maker's diabetes was gone — her body producing enough of the hormone insulin to turn sugar into fuel.
It's a phenomenon seen in recent years by doctors who increasingly are using the operation...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Charles H. Latrobe III, a retired Koppers Co. executive who was a highly decorated World War II Navy night fighter pilot, died Feb. 16 of complications from pneumonia at Roland Park Place. He was 90.
"He was a very private person who had the highest...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Owls can rotate their heads a dizzying 270 degrees, allowing them to see what's happening behind them while perched on a tree branch or barn beam.
This evolutionary adaptation helps the birds keep their fixed-socket, binocular eyes trained on the...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 3:29 PM
For about eight decades, the 258-foot Melvale Gas Holder has towered above northern Baltimore. In seven seconds Sunday morning, the storage tank will be brought to the ground.
BGE plans to implode the steel structure, which hasn't been used since 1997....