| Sep 22, 2011
| 6:48 PM
The Maryland Transportation Authority gave final approval Thursday to the largest package of toll increases in the state's history, which will double the cost of a round trip through the Baltimore harbor crossings to $8 by July 2013.
In another move, the...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 6:54 AM
As of 9:30 a.m. Monday, traffic was slow on I-83 southbound at Northern Parkway, due to an accident involving three vehicles.
Accidents were slowing traffic at Liberty Road and Klee Mill Road in Sykesville and Snowden River Parkway and Snowden Square...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 6:06 AM
As of 9 a.m. Monday, traffic was slow on the inner loop of the Baltimore Beltway at I-95, due to an accident.
Accidents were blocking traffic at northbound I-95 prior to Exit 64, U.S. 1 (Conowingo Road) at Allibone Road in Harford County, Old Court Road...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 7:30 AM
The proposed Maryland congressional districts should not put current representation at risk by further fracturing the continuity of districts ("Two maps emerge in redistricting discussions," Sept. 30). The current districts fairly and accurately represent...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 8:07 PM
Housing vacancies increased at a faster rate along much of Maryland's Eastern Shore over the last decade than in the nation as a whole, according to a report released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Baltimore's supply of vacant homes, though,...
| Jul 16, 2011
Christine O'Neill is petrified by sharks. But when she came across a school of them recently, hungry for food, she knew what she had to do.
"Facing My Fears I and II" are two paintings that O'Neill created to capture her encounter with the sharks. They'...
| May 1, 2011
| 2:31 PM
Last month's horrific crash that threw a 70-year-old retired sportswriter off the Bay Bridge and killed him underscores the fact that long bridges and tunnels are an especially dangerous place for drivers to be on less than their best behavior.
| Aug 3, 2011
| 4:59 PM
From his blue clapboard and brick home overlooking Herring Bay in the southern Anne Arundel County community of Rose Haven, Mark Curl has views of some of Maryland's iconic sites: the Bloody Point Lighthouse and the Bay Bridge.
But a small patch of...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 3:26 PM
Woodward Reese "Wood" Smith, a retired ironworker who during his nearly 50-year career worked on some of the nation's most notable bridges, died July 13 of pneumonia at his Loch Raven Village home.
He was 93.
The son of a construction superintendent and...
| May 12, 2011
| 11:26 AM
Two years ago, Ocean City debuted a sunny, slightly absurd ad campaign starring a lifeguard named Rodney, who "rescued" people from their daily lives and whisked them away to the beach.
With summer just around the corner, the ad series is back for...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 1:34 PM
Sometimes, you get your wish. Saturday was that day for the Barnes family of Upper Marlboro.
Like hundreds of families before them, they learned about the magic of the Wish-A-Fish Foundation, which brings together recreational anglers and special needs...
| May 22, 2011
When the Weiss family dreams of escape, a breezy vacation with water, boat rides and luxurious views, they can be kicking their shoes off within 40 minutes.
And they live in Howard County.
To do it, the Weisses have forsaken the Atlantic, turned their...