| Aug 8, 2013
| 3:59 PM
When her husband of 30 years died in 2004, Rosalie Lijinsky decided she no longer wanted to live in the 3,000-square-foot home they had shared with their daughter in the Columbia neighborhood of Hickory Ridge.
She sold the house the same year for $720,...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Sheriff's office and state police reports:
Carman James Montague, 51, of the 400 block of Elmhurst Street, was charged Wednesday with failing to register as a sex offender.
A front door was open in the 1400 block of Wellspring Drive on...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 12:46 PM
To win the two-bedroom Canton condo Jillian Rimmer wanted, she offered to pay $75 more a month than the asking rent of $1,600.
It worked: The landlord chose her bid, and she and a roommate live there now.
"I was willing to pay that for the great...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 10:00 AM
In recent years it has become popular to mock the concept of neighborhood watch. Last summer's Ben Stiller comedy, "The Watch," followed four inept suburban crime watchers as they attempted to save their neighborhood from an alien invasion. The showdown...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 8:26 AM
The Baltimore housing department recently tried to give away some money — $1,105 to be exact.
That was the amount of a check sent to retired lawyer Constance Putzel in June, with a notation that the city was paying her for ground rent she held on...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 1:15 PM
It was early in the morning of Sept. 6 and Bruce Wood and his two-person recycling collecting crew had finished their route in Oella and were making their way through the residential neighborhoods of western Catonsville.
Normally, Wood and his crew pick...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 7:20 AM
As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, Sept. 19, 1963:
Ground was broken 50 years ago this week on the site for the future buildings of the Harford Junior College, at Schuck's corner on the former Prospect Hill Farm. The Honorable William...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Facing a flurry of lead paint lawsuits, a nonprofit company that provides affordable housing in Baltimore has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
City Homes Inc. and its subsidiaries, which operate more than 300 apartment units in what...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:39 PM
Grace Willis sat in her front parlor and told me that her neighborhood, sometimes called Barclay or Greater Greenmount, is "just a wonderful place to live." She would know, since she has lived at the corner of 22nd and Barclay for most of her life. She is...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 4:27 PM
With a new addition and dozens of amenities — including space for thousands of bottles of wine — the home at 14123 Mantua Mill Road in Baltimore County stands out.
"Brookfield is one of the most compelling properties in Worthington Valley,"...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 1:08 PM
An Aberdeen police officer has been placed on administrative leave after he shot a man who allegedly displayed a gun Monday night near the Economy Inn on Route 40, a city police spokesman confirmed.
The man allegedly produced a gun after patrol...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 6:15 PM
The relatives of five people who were killed in a Baltimore house fire last year sued a landlord and the city housing authority in Circuit Court on Wednesday, claiming that failure to fix a faulty furnace or install smoke detectors led to the fatal blaze....