| May 7, 2012
| 7:12 PM
The County Council Monday unanimously passed a bill that will prohibit a property owner from obtaining a county rental license if they are more than 30 days behind on their condominium association or homeowner association fees.
"The key is that we want...
| May 20, 2012
David D. Igla lost out on three Ellicott City homes in the past few months before he finally beat the competition and had an offer accepted.
What kind of so-called buyer's market is this, he wondered?
Some houses zip off the market —...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 2:39 PM
At the recent Governor's Housing Conference in Baltimore, the blue logo of a house with rays of light emanating from behind the roof was ubiquitous.
It's the emblem of one of the conference's main sponsors, Enterprise, and to the roughly 800 people in...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 12:16 PM
Kaitlin Zembower had gone deer hunting with her father Jerry countless times over the years near their Frostburg home, but the experience they shared during last year's annual Maryland black bear hunt was much different.
Though Jerry Zembower had seen...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 12:50 PM
There was a time before the three heart attacks, before he was effectively paralyzed in the lower half of his left leg, when Army Spc. Stephen Ramsey wouldn't do much on his Georgia farm other than pick cotton and peanuts, and hunt.
Actually, he can...
| May 20, 2012
The reports that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cut its threshold for lead poisoning from 10 micrograms per deciliter to 5 micrograms were something of a simplification. What the CDC said, after years of study and discussion, was that no...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Even before the lights began blinking Saturday night on West 34th Street in Hampden, there was a clear audience favorite among this year's over-the-top neighborhood Christmas display.
Clusters of people were stopping well before dusk to admire an...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 4:07 PM
Donnie Edward Beck Jr., 36, of the 700 block of Custis Street, was arrested Tuesday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with marijuana possession.
Sara Louise Montgomery, 30, of the 200 block of Center Deen Avenue, was arrested...
| Sep 9, 2012
No one in Tracie Edmondson's immediate family is in the military, but they live on an Army base.
At Aberdeen Proving Ground, that's far from unusual.
Civilian federal workers and military retirees are living in 44 percent of the installation's...
| Nov 14, 2012
An article in the Nov. 16, 1912, edition of The Argus reported a Sunday showdown in the streets over love was shut down by police.
Thistle, a milling village near Catonsville, had an exciting Sunday afternoon when Dorsey Harrison, 17 years old, and...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 3:34 AM
As I've mentioned before, we've been undergoing an adventure in house-hunting. Now that we've found our dream home, it's time to sell our current one.
What could possibly go wrong with that?
Our sales philosophy is simple: Keep the house immaculate...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:48 PM
Fewer children were poisoned by lead-based paint in 2011 than in any year since Maryland began tracking cases nearly two decades ago, prompting the state to expand its focus to newer rental properties and owner-occupied homes.
A survey released...