| 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...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Monday was National 2-1-1 Day.
2-1-1 may be the best service you have never heard of. Last year, 2-1-1 Maryland, a statewide 24/7 information and referral service, answered more than 266,000 calls for help from individuals facing crises. And here in...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Harford County, get ready for another demonstration of Power to the Purple!
Bel Air's super Purple Pride Ravens Rally is coming up Friday from noon to 2 p.m. in the county government's parking lot at the corner of South Main Street and Churchville Road....
| Feb 1, 2013
| 4:29 AM
The final big rally for the Ravens in Harford County before the Super Bowl is being held today (Friday) at noon in Bel Air.
The super Purple Pride Ravens Rally will be held in the county government's parking lot at the corner of South Main Street and...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 10:04 AM
The United Way of Central Maryland's Access to Healthy Food Initiative distributed more than 2.8 million pounds of groceries — enough to fill 56 tractor trailers — to low-income individuals and families, the organization announced Tuesday....
| Apr 4, 2013
| 8:48 AM
The text messages were pinging to and from Gov. Martin O'Malley's BlackBerry. It was the latter part of October, and Election Day was just around the corner.
He and top advisers traded messages that touched on three referendum questions, all approved by...
| 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 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...
| 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,...