| Aug 2, 2011
| 7:05 AM
The port of Baltimore has played host to some massive containerships in its time, but none larger than the MSC Sindy, which paid a call Monday at the Seagirt Marine Terminal.
More than 31/2 football fields long and capable of hauling 9,200 20-foot...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 12:40 PM
Pot holes are not liberal or conservative. Nor are bridges, sewer lines, roads, airports or tunnels. They are our infrastructure. And much of it is deteriorating, in Maryland and across the nation.
There is simply not enough money. At least, not enough...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 8:22 PM
As teachers at the Renaissance Institute, retirees Sidney Leibovitz and Gregory Halpin fascinate their adult students with history courses ranging from the Chinese Revolution to French Connections.
Their own histories are fascinating, too.
| Aug 24, 2011
| 7:52 AM
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11, Laurel officials have planned an evening of presentations that will provide information residents can use in the event of a catastrophe or terrorist attack.
On Sept. 8, Mayor Craig Moe, city officials and...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 7:19 PM
If it weren't for the community, there wouldn't be a memorial to dedicate Sunday.
It's been a long process for the Darlington Volunteer Fire Company to get its 9/11 memorial, which will be in front of its Dublin station, 1520 Whiteford Road, built. But...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 8:00 PM
The Harford County Council is getting set to move back to its original "Black Box" location sometime this summer.
Council members approved a letter to Harford County Executive David Craig at their Tuesday meeting, requesting that he allow the council...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 7:00 AM
It's hard to believe that 10 years have passed since the events of Sept. 11, 2001.
Yet, a decade later, the images from 8:46 a.m., when American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into north tower of the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan; and 9:03 a.m., when...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Your recent stories last week about the closing of Sparrows Point and the Maryland Port Authority's purchase of new cranes from China were sad in many ways ("Gloom hangs over Sparrows Point mill," June 5). This state does not care about manufacturing,...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Ten years later and we still can't forget.
More than 350 firemen and women, police officer, friends, relatives and nearby residents gathered inside the still-rather-new Darlington Volunteer Fire Company station, 1520 Whiteford Road, on the 10th...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 11:19 AM
It was just one headline among many of its kind in The Baltimore Sun during the 1980s and 1990s: "Baltimore loses round to Va."
The 1995 article noted that the shipping giant Maersk Lines was ending its service between South America and the port of...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 3:37 PM
Federal mediators will attempt to restart stalled contract talks between the union representing 14,500 East and Gulf coast dockworkers and the group representing their employers in an effort to avert the first strike in 35 years.
A strike would clot...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 4:16 PM
One afternoon in early June, Ken Mallette was in Jacksonville driving from a funeral when he got a text message about severe storms striking Maryland. One of the storms' 11 tornadoes had just ravaged nearby Fallston.
In his second week as executive...