| Aug 10, 2011
| 9:01 PM
Catherine Kelly and Sue Heether began their relationship in 1994, when both were teaching at a Baltimore-area Catholic school, and felt they had to keep the arrangement closely guarded for years.
But as same-sex couples became more visible over the...
| 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
| Jul 12, 2011
| 9:46 AM
The Anne Arundel County Charter Revision Commission will hold a second public hearing on redistricting Monday, July 25 at 7 p.m. in the County Council chambers at the Arundel Center, Calvert and Northwest streets, inAnnapolis.
The commission is...
| 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...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 6:39 PM
The number of same-sex couples in Maryland and throughout the country is lower than the U.S. Census Bureau previously said, the agency announced Tuesday.
In August, based on the 2010 census, the agency said Maryland had about 17,000 same-sex couples. The...
| Oct 6, 2011
As the Howard County delegation heads to Annapolis for a special session, we urge its members to put principle above party politics and oppose the gerrymandered mess the Democratic leadership is about to propose as the new congressional map in Maryland....
| Oct 6, 2011
| 3:17 PM
The Councilmanic Redistricting Commission has selected a map to send to the County Council that makes changes to all five council districts.
Nearly 26,000 residents, or roughly 9 percent of the county's population, according to the 2010 census data the...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 3:14 PM
ANNAPOLIS — State Sen. Joe Getty, a Republican who represents parts of both Carroll and Baltimore counties in the state's 5th Legislative District, this week said he will introduce a bill during the special session of the General Assembly to...
| 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...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 1:52 PM
With the growing demand for locally produced food and with area farmers' markets gaining popularity, now is a perfect time to evaluate Baltimore's city-owned markets — in particular, Lexington Market, the grandfather of them all.