| Dec 19, 2012
| 5:48 PM
The Town of Perryville is close to signing an agreement with a local company to operate its boat tour business originating at Lower Ferry Pier. Town officials, however, still have lingering questions that will need to be answered before January's town...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 11:39 AM
Karen Lewand, a preservationist and educator who launched a series of walking tours while establishing programs for children to learn about architecture, died of cancer Dec. 20 at her home in the Radnor-Winston section of North Baltimore. She was 67....
| Jan 4, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Proponents of pedaling Maryland's streets and trails say they've covered a lot of ground in their efforts to increase bicycling opportunities, but there's also much more to do.
"I'd give the city a B-plus and the state a B," said Carol Silldorff,...
| Dec 22, 2012
The new green at Maryland's state parks is cash, and lots of it.
This has been a banner year for the 66 parks, which logged nearly 11 million visitors by early December, 1.1 million more than at the same point last year. Long the destination of day...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Famed Orioles baseball manager Earl Weaver died early Saturday aboard a cruise ship after spending nearly a week sailing the Caribbean surrounded by fans, friends and family.
The 82-year-old Weaver was taking part in The Original Baltimore Baseball...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 2:15 PM
SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK, Va. — The ridge-top Skyline Drive offers lots of panoramic views.
The curvy 105-mile drive from Front Royal on the north to Waynesboro in the south offers 75 scenic overlooks in the 197,000-acre national park that was...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Steven Leibowitz is trying to run as fast as he can, but the trail is muddy and tree roots are hiding under the soil, slowing him down. Now there's a stream blocking his path, with no way to cross, save a few widely spaced rocks. But Leibowitz can't...
| Apr 5, 2013
It's April, dear readers!
April is Young People's Poetry Month, Multicultural Communication Month, Autism Awareness Month, Archaeology Month and the Month of Mathematics Education. Traditionally, April brings us showers to produce May flowers. We'll see....
| Mar 27, 2013
| 7:10 AM
The sixth annual Daffodil Days celebration at Whipps Cemetery Garden is coming up on Saturday, March 30, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The garden is at 3651 St. John's Lane.
The event features a special sale of daffodils, hyacinths, tulips and bluebells....
| Mar 23, 2013
| 11:46 PM
A high school boys lacrosse game that was supposed to be a warm-up act for the two college games that followed played more like a main event at the seventh annual Konica Minolta Face-Off Classic at M&T Bank Stadium on Saturday.
Justin Guterding scored...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 11:04 PM
With first place on the line, Penn State (9-3, 4-0 Colonial Athletic Association) used a 6-1 run to take a four-goal lead in the third quarter that it would not relinquish en route to a 10-8 win over visiting Towson on Saturday.
The Tigers (7-6, 3-...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 5:46 PM
President Barack Obama set aside 480 acres on the Eastern Shore on Monday as a national monument to honor Harriet Tubman — a victory for advocates who have long sought to memorialize the abolitionist's role in leading dozens of slaves to freedom....