| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:37 AM
When you think of Carroll County agriculture, business and employment, do you think of cigars?
Cigar manufacturing was once one of Carroll County's largest industries.
Let's start at the beginning, after the first business in Carroll County, fur-...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:29 AM
Restoration of Aberdeen's long-dilapidated historic Baltimore & Ohio Railroad train station might finally be moving forward with plans to construct a new foundation for the eventual relocation of the building.
The Historical Society of Harford County,...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 8:25 PM
LANDOVER — The South River girls and Long Reach boys both won their first state indoor track titles on Tuesday, but it wasn't easy for either team.
The No. 5 Seahawks won the Class 4A state title thanks to some balance and one first-place finish....
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Earth Day is April 26 and there are lots of ways available for us to reconnect to our commitment to be kind to Mother Earth. One of my favorites is the whiskey rain barrel give-away sponsored by the Ellicott City Historic District Partnership's Green...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 1:14 PM
The study of the Amtrak bridge replacement over the Susquehanna is a critical time for citizens, elected officials, and planning departments to get deeply involved. This project will have enormous implications for the future, and if done well, could...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Amtrak saw record ridership in fiscal year 2013, including tens of thousands of additional riders out of Baltimore's Penn Station, the company said Monday.
Total national ridership reached 31.6 million, about 400,000 more than in 2012, the company said....
| Nov 24, 2013
| 3:00 AM
In 1956, the world's first container ship, the Ideal X, sailed from New York harbor to the Port of Houston. Instead of sacks and crates stuffed in a musty hull, the ship carried 58 neatly packed containers on its deck. Shipping costs fell drastically...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 1:53 PM
A pedestrian was killed by a CSX Corp. train in Rosedale on Tuesday afternoon, in what local police believe to be the third suicide by train in Maryland in less than a month.
Baltimore County Police were dispatched to the 8800 block of Pulaski Highway...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 8:45 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's growing role in Democratic politics has given a boost to her national profile — and to her frequent-flyer miles.
A leader with the Democratic National Committee and the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Rawlings-Blake has...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 8:03 AM
The Maryland Transportation Authority said that wind warnings are in effect for the Bay Bridge at 11 a.m. on Wednesday.
Under wind warnings, sustained wind speeds or gusts of 30-39 mph persist, and operators of house trailers, box trailers, motorcycles...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 11:09 AM
An 18-year-old Cecil County woman was injured after the car she was driving slipped on an icy road and crashed into a CSX train, shutting down a Perryville road early Thursday morning, the Cecil County Sheriff's Office reported.
Patti Alexandria Ciara...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 8:02 PM
The snaking tunnel beneath West Baltimore where an Amtrak engine derailed Monday, disrupting travel for thousands of evening commuters, has been a source of concern for decades.
The narrow, two-track Baltimore and Potomac Tunnel twists 1.4 miles under...