| Aug 29, 2013
| 2:10 PM
As Colonial Players Inc. opens its 65th season, the all-volunteer Annapolis-based theater group is planning a season that celebrates the past and seems to foretell a bright future.
The Players' humble beginning was launched when a group of Annapolitans,...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 2:41 AM
The Town of Bel Air is taking small steps to create a pedestrian path connecting Rockfield Park with Bel Air High School.
One of the first steps toward that goal was taken Tuesday evening when members of the Board of Town Commissioners approved an...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Former Ravens defensive lineman Lamar Divens was allegedly assaulted by San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks.
Following a June 8 dispute outside of Brooks' home where Divens urged an intoxicated Brooks not to drive and refused to give him his car...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Gary Gakenheimer lives in the Chestnut Hill Cove neighborhood on one side of the Stoney Creek Bridge in northern Pasadena.
On the other side of the bridge: his barber, his grocery store, several fast-food restaurants.
For five weeks starting Monday,...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 8:03 PM
Following a Welcome by Ila Christenbury of the Greater Kingsville Civic Association, the opening ceremonies was held at 11 a.m. at the judges viewing stand with master of ceremonies Bruce McCubbin presiding.
The Aberdeen Proving Ground Color Guard led...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:15 AM
Although the season seems barely under way in early July, the Independence Day holiday separates the beginning of summer from the inevitable ending of summer. Planning what you'd like to do or see this summer is fine before the 4th of July. After...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Talking about gas can be dangerous. People can get pretty emotional about the stuff they put in their cars.
A couple of years ago, I got chewed out by somebody on Facebook after I mentioned that raising the price on gas seemed like a logical idea.
| Jun 18, 2013
| 5:48 PM
A federal appeals court overturned the sentence of a Baltimore police officer convicted of taking kickbacks from a tow truck company, ruling that a lower court was wrong in how it assigned a dollar value to the scheme.
The Fourth Circuit Court of...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Get ready to help pay for road construction elsewhere in Maryland. The tolls are going up at the state Transportation Authority's two Susquehanna River bridges – I-95 and Route 40 – and it's pretty clear the money will be used to subsidize...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 5:49 PM
A pair of high school students in Baltimore County placed third this week in a national competition that sought to test how quickly the youths could diagnose and repair car troubles.
Anthony Critcher and Brik Wisniewski of Eastern Technical High...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Joseph Ellsworth Smith, a longtime auto mechanic and a Baltimore County school bus driver for 35 years, died Wednesday at HeartFields Assisted Living at Bowie.
He had suffered from dementia and kidney failure. He was 87.
Mr. Smith had worked at...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Howard County's new U.S. 1 meets the old near the Route 175 intersection, where the Jessup Plaza features a deli that offers breakfast all day, along with money orders, a shiatsu massage parlor and Jimmy G's Check Cashing.
Just north of that, though,...