| Jan 16, 2014
| 3:48 PM
The new $30 million Maryland House Travel Plaza along I-95 near Aberdeen will officially open to the public by midnight Thursday, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority and plaza manager Areas USA.
Around 6 p.m., last-minute details were...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
As a first term Member of the Maryland General Assembly, I joined a small delegation of elected officials on a mission to Israel in 1992. The trip was sponsored by the Baltimore Jewish Council. Such missions are regular occurrences for newly elected...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 5:25 AM
They might be a little snooty, but it would be hard to find a family more welcome in these parts than the Crawleys of “Downton Abbey” — at least in Owings Mills, home of Maryland Public Television.
Just as “American Idol” in...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 3:10 AM
After being off-limits to visitors for more than a year, the Maryland House Travel Plaza on I-95 is expected to re-open later this month.
The 50-year-old travel plaza, located just south of Aberdeen on the John F. Kennedy Memorial Highway, has been...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 8:48 AM
You can visit Spain without crossing the county line, courtesy of the Howard County Concert Orchestra's "Spanish New Year's Celebration" on Sunday, Jan. 12, at 4 p.m., at St. John's Episcopal Church in Ellicott City.
As with a Viennese New Year's-themed...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Members of the City Council are considering amending Baltimore's controversial new taxi tax, switching collection from the current per-passenger structure to a per-trip basis.
"Some of us think it might be more efficient and effective to do per trip,"...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Alexa Haymen says she has always been a fan of "The Sound of Music." Now, she will have the opportunity to visit Austria this summer as a member of the Children's Chorus of Carroll County.
Voce Viaggio, which means "Traveling Voices" in Italian, is a...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:03 AM
During the school year, Varsity Letters will periodically ask student-athletes from various sports to step in as guest bloggers. They will share their personal thoughts during pivotal stretches of a given season.
This week's guest is Arcchbishop...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 3:45 PM
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Soccer Association of Columbia is now registering players for the spring season, scheduled to begin the weekend of April 4. The league is open to...
| Jan 17, 2014
WXCY and the Community Fire Company of Perryville with Nashville recording artist Katie Armiger will have a "Salute to Heroes" benefit event concert for the David Barr Jr. Memorial Fund this Saturday at the Minker Fire Hall. Tickets are limited to the...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:34 AM
Was it all about the creative non-fiction or all of the secrets that Ali’s mysterious journal kept from the girls … and A?
After the girls confront Hanna about keeping the journal a secret since Ravenswood, they decide it’s time for...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 1:47 PM
It began as a casual search for a vacation home on the water.
Sue and Tom Graham's main residence was in Jacksonville in Baltimore County. Each had a demanding job, and they grew weary of spending long hours in a car driving to and from the beach on...