| Dec 6, 2011
| 12:51 PM
For the 22nd year, Main Street's sidewalks were filled Sunday with revelers eager to take in the annual Bel Air Christmas Parade.
The celebration of all things Christmas got under way with plenty of marching bands, animals, baton twirlers and local...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 5:06 AM
An article in the Sept. 30, 1911, edition of The Argus reported that an area all-boys Catholic high school decided to drop its football program after the death of one of the players on the team.
One of the first of Maryland colleges to cut out American...
| May 11, 2011
| 4:29 PM
Could the Preakness join the Super Bowl and the final round of the Masters as a member of the must-watch Sunday sports scene?
It's worth discussing a move from Saturday afternoon to raise the profile and the profits of the second leg of racing's Triple...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 1:53 PM
R. George Hopkins, a retired Anne Arundel County funeral director who filled his lawn each year at Christmas with handmade decorations he created and his basement with admirers of his model railroad empire, died Dec. 6 of cancer at Baltimore Washington...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 5:43 AM
When Mario Pino got his first look at his mount for the second race at Laurel Park on a brisk fall afternoon last month, he wasn't impressed.
Sizing up the field of nine, the Ellicott City jockey thought Torcello was unlikely to bring him any closer...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Maryland horse racing may be on shaky ground, but Laurel Park in winter is still appealing to a number of trainers from outside the state.
With the 48-day winter meet set to begin at Laurel Park on Jan. 4, and the weather growing colder up north,...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 5:53 PM
Proposals to modify the county's zoning regulations, including one aimed at helping the county's cash-strapped nonprofit swim clubs, highlight the County Council's legislative agenda this month.
The council introduced three zoning regulation amendments...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 11:51 PM
Bold Affair quickly opened a lead on her way to an easy victory over filly and mare rivals in the $75,000 Conniver Stakes on Saturday at Laurel Park.
Owned by Charles Reed and Mike Zanella and trained by Howard Wolfendale, Bold Affair left the gate as...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 12:24 PM
Swim club property taxes and rural zoning matters are among the pieces of legislation being discussed by the Howard County Council this month.
County Councilwoman Courtney Watson is again pursuing a measure to aid six county nonprofit swim clubs whose...
| Mar 17, 2012
The Manor Tavern sits in the in the thick of beautiful Monkton, where the land is big but the community is tight, and folks know the names of their neighbors' ancestors, children, horses and hunting dogs.
Change, when it comes here, comes slowly, which...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 6:50 AM
Spring brings all kinds of new life. The Assateague Island Alliance reports two foals born recently to the wild horse herd that roams the National Seashore near Ocean City.
The little filly pictured here was born last Friday to an 8-year-old mare...
| Jan 8, 2012
Melissa Schehlein, a Towson native, walked the streets and byways of the Baltimore County seat in search of what was while documenting with her camera what is.
The result of her search was the recently published book, "Towson: Then and Now," a 96-page...