| Feb 15, 2012
| 10:44 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley says Maryland will have a tough time persuading the Navy to keep the USNS Comfort docked in Baltimore, but he expects forthcoming commerce to bolster the waterfront's vibrancy.
O'Malley said Wednesday he will work with the state's...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 6:47 AM
Five Carroll County residents, and three others, were recently inducted into the Green Terror Sports Hall of Fame at McDaniel College.
The new inductees were formally announced at McDaniel's homecoming game on Nov. 3 against Susquehanna.
The Sports Hall...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Baltimore's Office of Human Services mismanaged a $9.5 million federal grant for helping the homeless by failing to oversee programs and awarding cash for services that may not have been eligible, auditors announced Thursday.
The U.S. Department of...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 10:52 AM
Over the summer, Dulaney High School accrued many honors, and as of June the school was elevated to the status of a Model Green School.
This distinction, which is possible only for school that earn "Green School" designation two years, was bestowed based...
| Jan 24, 2010
The director of a Baltimore children's advocacy center says that in the light of Sarah Foxwell's abduction and killing on the Eastern Shore, people are looking for solutions to one of society's most hot-button issues: child sexual abuse.
"We can stack...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 3:09 PM
If you are a low- to moderate-income taxpayer and you shell out any money to have your taxes done, you're likely paying too much.
Nowadays, with all sorts of avenues for filers of modest means to get their taxes done for free, paying someone to do the...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 3:00 PM
Like a real-life episode of "Sesame Street," the lesson at The Ark preschool on a recent day was sponsored by the letter "S." Eight friends, as the teachers call the 3- and 4-year-old children, were buzzing like a hive of bees as they sounded out words...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 5:08 PM
When a load of bagged salad arrived at the Fishes & Loaves food pantry in West Baltimore recently, people scooped it up quickly.
Salad is a treat for the more than 100 people who come to the pantry each month but usually face a limited choice of high-...
| Nov 13, 2011
Robert Stone was a healthy baby until he was 13 months old. Then, over three or four days, he became unresponsive and lost the use of his limbs. His bewildered parents put him through one medical test after another, each yielding inconclusive results....
| Jun 29, 2011
| 8:29 AM
2004 was a bad year for the Village Learning Place.
With state and city funding and private grants dwindling, the community-run library and activities center in Charles Village laid off four of 15 employees and announced "a period of restructuring and...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 12:45 PM
Charles L. Schelberg, a retired Eastern Shore banker and a World War II veteran who served with the Navy in the Pacific, died June 19 of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
The Queenstown resident was 86.
Mr. Schelberg was born in Wilmington,...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 3:47 PM
An aging transportation building and garage in Baltimore has been restored into the $8 million Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Housing and Resource Center, adding to the growing complex of services for the homeless along the Fallsway.
The 24-hour facility...