| Mar 25, 2012
| 8:50 PM
Growing Baltimore's population will take much more than lowering property taxes, said organizers and participants at the Greater Homewood Community Corp.'s fifth annual Neighborhood Institute.
"We need to turn renters into homeowners. And buy art!"...
| 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...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 5:54 PM
Voter turnout, like the rain, was a pretty steady trickle on Saturday, as people made their way to the Towson University Administration Building for the first day of early voting in Maryland's 2012 primary election.
"There's no throng, but it's been...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 2:47 PM
We all knew this was coming. The 2010 Census revealed that Baltimore continued to lose population over the past 10 years — albeit at a slower pace than in previous decades — and with Maryland's decennial redistricting process under way, it...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 1:15 PM
Kabatwa, a silverback mountain gorilla, carries her twins in the Virunga Mountains, just outside Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. The babies were born in February. According to a 2010 census, the total number of mountain gorillas has increased by a...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 6:26 AM
Laurel Mayor Craig Moe was sworn into a third term, and newly elected and re-elected City Council members officially took office during the Monday, Nov. 28, City Council meeting.
After a formal swearing-in ceremony, presided over by Laurel resident...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 10:52 AM
WESTMINSTER —Carroll County's Delegation in the General Assembly will hold its annual public hearing on proposed county legislation on Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m. at the Carroll County Office Building, room 003, 225 N. Center St, Westminster
| Dec 5, 2011
| 6:56 PM
David Marks' steady routine involves beginning of his day at his downtown Towson council office before heading home to Perry Hall at 2:30 p.m. to get his children off the bus.
Then, after enjoying dinner with his family, it's often back to Towson for...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 12:03 PM
The culmination of the Carroll County Redistricting Committee's three months of deliberation and public input will be presented to the county's delegation to Annapolis on Dec. 13 as part of legislators' annual review of pending issues for the upcoming...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 1:57 PM
Carroll County's Delegation to Annapolis was presented this week with a pre-holiday wish list of proposed legislation — some old, some new — to introduce during the 2012 General Assembly.
At a hearing on Dec. 13 at the County Office Building...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 11:28 AM
The newest advance at Howard County General Hospital is neither a large and expensive medical device nor an improvement in surgical procedures, but rather a computer screen — and a service — that allows medical providers and patients to...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 12:16 PM
Howard would have another delegate representing the county in the General Assembly if a state legislative redistricting plan created by the Governor's Redistricting Advisory Committee is adopted.
The committee released its plan — which redraws...