| Oct 29, 2012
| 7:41 AM
Several recent editorials and commentaries criticize the new congressional districts. The opposition primarily focuses on the odd shapes of districts, without considering any of the other variables that come into play when drawing district lines. Simply...
| May 16, 2012
| 2:16 PM
ANNAPOLIS—Sitting in your electric car, sipping organic tea from a biodegradable cup, you pull up to your bank's drive-through window quite proud of your environmental awareness and saved dollars.
Then you see the silver Litespeed brand bicycle...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 12:21 PM
As Columbia's infrastructure deteriorates and the community's population demographics change, the Columbia Association board will have to move away from the time-tested practices of the past in favor of a more innovative business model.
That's what CA...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 5:59 PM
Lawyers for the state defended Maryland's new General Assembly districts Wednesday, telling Maryland's highest judges that while the map may not please everyone, it's legal and proper.
"Somebody can always draw a better map. That's not the issue,"...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 4:04 PM
I noticed a moving truck outside the old St. Alphonsus parochial school in the west side of downtown Baltimore on Saratoga Street. Someone was moving into an apartment in this Victorian building, once home to a school that made a a valiant attempt to...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 1:41 PM
Members of the city's Census and Ward Boundary Review Committee will hold a public meeting to gather input on proposed adjustments to the boundaries of Laurel's two voting districts on Wednesday, June 20 at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at the Laurel...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Construction of new residential units in the southern part of the city of Laurel over the past decade has led to increased population in election Ward 2 and the need to shift some of that population to Ward 1.
Every decade, following the release of U.S....
| Jun 13, 2012
| 8:44 AM
Baltimore is brainy. And that's a good thing — nerds come out ahead.
A study released recently by the Brookings Institution ranks metro areas by number of college graduates, and the Baltimore-Towson area comes in 14th, with 35 percent of adults...
| Apr 22, 2012
Women make considerably less money than men in Maryland: 83 cents to the dollar, according to a study released last week.
Windsor Mill resident Alison Assanah-Carroll was not surprised by the finding from the National Partnership for Women & Families,...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 4:01 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court affirmed Monday a lower court's ruling upholding Maryland's new congressional redistricting plan, which counts inmates as living at their last-known addresses instead of in their prison cells. But it may not be the last word on...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 4:09 AM
Baltimore lost about 1,500 people from April 2010 to July 2011, according to estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Baltimore's population now hovers around 619,500, according to the estimates — which showed that the populations...
| Mar 14, 2013
Baltimore, coming off six decades of population decline, grew by 1,100 residents in 12 months, according to government estimates released Thursday.
"It's such amazing news. … It's huge psychologically," said Seema D. Iyer, a former research chief...