| Apr 17, 2012
| 3:35 AM
The purloined gift cards. The fur coats. The bicycling tours of the city with staffers. And, of course, the famous shoe incident.
Former mayor Sheila Dixon's tenure in City Hall is ripe with material for comedians. On Thursday, seven comics and local...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 3:40 PM
The groundbreaking for a Main Street-style shopping center on a 25-acre parcel just south of Brewers Hill is set for the middle of August, the developer said Monday.
Preparatory work on below-grade utilities recently began at the Canton Crossing site,...
| Aug 5, 2012
Gloomy economic news has cast a pall over the dorm room daydreams of college kids for several years now, but those who track retail sales figures think this might be a breakout season.
More of America's children are going away to college this year than...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 2:14 PM
Hundreds of people flooded Patterson Mill High School's auditorium Thursday evening, the vast majority to protest the proposed Walmart on Plumtree Road.
Several attendees, who came despite the rain, carried small hand-held signs that read "No 9/24...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 11:45 AM
Usually just a spot to get a chicken sandwich or waffle fries, Chick-fil-A also became a place to make a political stand in Harford County Wednesday.
Droves of local supporters came to the Abingdon Chick-fil-A, near the Route 24/I-95 interchange,...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 1:37 PM
Here at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, four-time IZOD IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti and two-time champion and Chip Ganassi teammate Scott Dixon had breakfast Friday -- from boxes with their pictures on them.
"This is so cool," Franchitti said,...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 4:12 PM
Towson Area Citizens on Patrol is asking residents to turn out to support the theme — "Crime is not welcome in Towson" — on National Night Out, Tuesday, Aug. 7.
The group is also hoping to trigger some food for thought — and in return...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:23 PM
Local police agencies are gearing up for Tuesday's 29th Annual National Night Out crime and drug prevention event.
Harford County residents are being asked to participate in the National Night Out Tuesday by turning on their porch lights between 7 and...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 1:52 PM
Six-year-old Madelynn Shue was ready to head to first grade as she stood in Aberdeen's Target, quietly holding the teal-and-black backpack with a big, glittery heart that she had picked out for herself.
With the help of a Salvation Army volunteer,...
| Aug 14, 2012
One of the largest business expenses for Santoni's Supermarket in Highlandtown is interchange fees — what the grocer pays a bank to process customer's credit card transactions.
Even so, Santoni's has no plans to charge shoppers more for paying with...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 12:25 PM
Parents and kids in Harford County got ready to head back to school with plenty of shopping over the weekend, as the state-sponsored week of tax-free shopping also encouraged residents to make their purchases by Saturday.
There's not much time left to...
| May 11, 2012
| 9:56 AM
With so many home mortgages underwater, perhaps it's little wonder that interior designers have found inspiration in the murky depths of the sea. Let's call it turning a negative into a positive.
The rustic, woodsy themes of the fall and winter have...