| Dec 31, 2011
| 4:56 PM
At half past noon on New Year's Eve, slivers of yellow confetti littered the main lobby of the Maryland Science Center, where employees worked to sweep them up.
There, the ball had already dropped — long before the stroke of midnight which, for...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 1:01 PM
The holiday season is upon us. Why stay in this Christmas when there's so much to do? Quit roasting chestnuts and get old Jack Frost off your nose. Bundle up, pack your overnight bag and take a quick trip. We've found some of the best places in and around...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 7:23 AM
At the stroke of midnight New Year's Day in downtown Westminster, nothing dropped.
Not a brightly lit ball, or anything, for that matter.
As the crowd shouted in unison, "five, four, three, two, one; Happy New Year," a large American flag was raised...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 8:54 AM
Most of us have packed away the holiday decorations, but there's at least one more excuse to celebrate the season. Howard County's first all-professional chamber orchestra, the Orchestra of St. John's, is performing a Viennese New Year's Celebration on...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 2:41 PM
A Woodlawn man watches online videos of Osama bin Laden, posts about jihad on his Facebook page, and — according to federal prosecutors — agrees to a plot to detonate a bomb at a military recruiting center in Catonsville.
An Ellicott City...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 9:23 AM
Shocking bulletin from the Big Apple: New York is officially agog at the Jets signing of Tim Tebow. "Linsanity" is so yesterday. Now it's all about "Timsanity."
The New York media is reacting to the Jets' controversial signing in its usual under-stated...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 6:46 PM
The County Council voted unanimously on Monday to pass a revision of a bill that expands signage on the Towson City Center development on York Road at the Towson roundabout.
The initial bill had been proposed and passed at the request of 5th District...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 11:49 AM
As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, March 29, 1962:
Twenty-one hundred gallons of mash, dozens of empty 100-pound sugar bags and an undisclosed amount of moonshine whiskey were confiscated by officials in a raid on a farm near Abingdon....
| Dec 2, 2011
| 4:20 PM
Running of the Santas
Dress up as St. Nick and enjoy a day of holiday festivities. Get things started early with a pub crawl featuring $2 beers at several local venues. Then head to Finnigan's Wake to participate in the "Hottest Santa"...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 10:24 AM
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First Friday variety dance — Fri., Nov. 4, 7:30-10:30 p.m., Laurel-Beltsville Senior...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 7:33 PM
The holiday spirit was alive Friday evening in downtown Havre de Grace for the city's annual parade and Christmas tree lighting.
People gathered along Washington Street, bundled up in coats, scarves and hats to watch friends and neighbors march in the...
| Nov 5, 2011
Theodore R. "Ted" Jaffee, a veteran broadcaster whose career in both local radio and TV spanned nearly 40 years, died Monday from complications of a stroke at Aston Gardens, a Naples, Fla., assisted-living facility.
The former Lutherville resident was...