| Dec 27, 2011
| 3:43 PM
As the sun began to set over western Howard County on Dec. 23, dozens of people standing around and driving through the traffic circle at Woodbine Road and Old Frederick Road in Woodbine gazed up toward the sky, their eyes focused on a massive,...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 9:54 AM
Jessica Nelson called her house on Dunmore Drive in Paradise where she has lived for six years, a "prime location" for accessing downtown Catonsville.
So when the Maryland State Highway Administration began a nearly three-year, $20 million project to...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 7:10 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley is expected to make a personal, perhaps quixotic pitch Wednesday for what could be the least popular proposal in Annapolis this year: raising the tax on gasoline.
The governor is scheduled to testify before House and Senate...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 1:01 PM
Work is under way on two state highway repaving projects in opposite ends of Harford County, the State Highway Administration said.
A $1 million project began Monday to repair damaged pavement along Route 7 (Philadelphia Road) in Joppa. Weather...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 12:01 PM
Over the past month, the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline has increased 25 cents in Maryland. As far as anyone can tell, the motorists of this state received no particular benefit from the change in price — aside from a lighter...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Harford County is one of top 25 counties in the nation in employment and wage gains, according to a new federal Bureau of Labor Statistics report.
During Wednesday's Economic Development Advisory Board meeting in Aberdeen, county Economic Development...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 4:30 AM
You editorial ("Pay now or later," March 14) provides two choices to deal with our the state's aging infrastructure: Raise taxes on gasoline or continue to face increasing hazardous road and bridge conditions and more gridlock for commuters.
| Mar 14, 2012
| 4:07 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley delivered a typically polished performance Wednesday as he appeared before three General Assembly committees to testify for his plan -- but he appeared to be putting on a show to an audience that had already tuned out.
| Jan 11, 2012
| 11:03 AM
Second in a two-part series
If you build it, they will come – and most will be in cars.
That's the reality facing planners at Fort Meade, the military installation in Anne Arundel County just east of the Howard County line that has seen major...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 11:05 AM
"If you repeat a fallacy often enough, it becomes accepted as fact." This time-tested tactic is being fully utilized in the drive to raise Maryland's gas tax.
Gas tax proponents claim, "We don't collect enough revenue to maintain our roads"; "investing...
| Dec 30, 2011
I am writing in response to the Dec. 28 letter regarding the traffic circle on Edmondson Avenue and Old Frederick Road ("Too much speed and too little courtesy at Old Frederick circle," Catonsville Times).
According to the Maryland Motor Vehicle...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 11:23 AM
The Maryland State Highway Administration will be starting two road projects in Bel Air in the coming weeks, both on heavily traveled streets in the downtown area.
The work will be done on Route 924 (South Main Street) from West MacPhail Road to Route 22...