| Feb 18, 2013
| 3:32 PM
There's a Starbucks and an Outback Steakhouse and a growing young tech company. Soon, a Harris Teeter grocery store and a Target will be built. All are helping to draw new residents to Canton.
But where to park?
"I don't know of any small part of Canton...
| Oct 3, 2012
A bag of carrots, a gallon of milk and a pound of chicken go a long way at Hillcrest Elementary School.
The groceries helped transform 10 classroom chalk boards at the school on Frederick Road into new, multi-use whiteboards.
At Catonsville High School,...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Since the beginning of the republic, there has been a dynamic tension between constantly expanding diversity driven by immigration and the relentless homogenizing force of common American culture. And there's nothing like a long drive on an interstate...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 4:34 AM
The Target opening this fall in Canton at one of the city's largest new retail developments will be joined by a Harris Teeter grocery store and a lineup of stores and restaurants that includes Old Navy, Michaels, Loft, ULTA Beauty and Red Robin Gourmet...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 7:18 PM
Vernon L. Hackett's latest stint at the Howard County Detention Center ended early last month after 54 days awaiting trial on a misdemeanor theft charge that was eventually dropped. The 41-year-old from Baltimore City says he's been in and out of the jail...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 11:06 AM
Giant Food has removed Talenti chocolate peanut butter cup gelato from its shelves after the manufacturer recalled the product, citing the possibility of salmonella contamination in the peanut butter.
Giant said Monday the recall includes all sell-by...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 5:39 PM
Ravens fans in Harford County have gone absolutely nuts over the team's shirts, hats and other gear this week.
After the team's win over New England Patriots in the AFC Championship on Sunday, it was a foregone conclusion that the Ravens bandwagon would...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 12:15 PM
Ice cream and granola bars are the latest products to be linked to widespread manufacturer recalls of some peanut butters and other nut products that started last month.
In the past week, at least five manufacturers have recalled peanut butter flavored...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Consumers plan to spend the same or more than last year on holiday shopping, new consumer research shows.
A holiday spending survey by market research firm The NPD Group shows that 10 percent of consumers expect to spend more than last year, while 67...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 12:16 PM
Halloween doesn't scare Melanie Brzozowski into a fit of random decorating. She treats the holiday with the approach she takes to other seasonal events.
Two weeks ago, Brzozowski switched out the blue seascape decor from the warmer summer months in favor...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 4:13 PM
The owner-operator of a cosmetics company in Beltsville pleaded guilty Thursday to income tax evasion, prosecutors said.
Bae Soo "Chris" Chon, 49, funneled revenue from Mirage Cosmetics Inc. into foreign bank accounts in Hong Kong and Seoul and...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 8:32 AM
Best Story Time
WINNER: Howard County Library
Central, East Columbia, Elkridge, Glenwood, Miller, Savage
Best Museum for Families
WINNER: Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
600 Independence Ave. Southwest...