| Feb 8, 2013
| 7:44 PM
A 250-year-old grist mill near the mouth of the Susquehanna River has sat mostly vacant since the end of the Civil War, its thick stone walls serving no purpose but the protection of a few old tools.
Though the building is historic — it was listed...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 8:00 AM
In the summer of 1989, the Baltimore Harbor Promenade opened officially. It began with a 3-mile walk from the Canton Waterfront Park and concluded at Rash Field in the Inner Harbor. "The Promenade was designed as a permanent public pedestrian walkway with...
| Mar 29, 2013
Chloe A. Gudmundsson is a senior at Eastern Technical High School in Essex, and at the suggestion of her English teacher, she decided to research a paper on Maximilian Godefroy, the quirky architect who designed Baltimore's Battle Monument to...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 6:43 PM
That big collective sigh you heard late Sunday came from Ravens Nation, which was in full-scale panic mode and exhausting the region's supply of Xanax until the news of Elvis Dumervil's deal came down.
What a heist Ozzie Newsome pulled off, something on...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 6:13 AM
At 9 a.m., the Maryland Department of Transportation was reporting a disabled vehicle in the roadway at I-95 at the Fort McHenry Tunnel in the city. Three vehicles were involved and two of the four southbound lanes were reported closed.
| Mar 15, 2013
| 5:53 AM
Although workers building express toll lanes have become a common sight on I-95 in eastern Baltimore County, Harford County residents should not expect to see the same thing on their side of the Little Gunpowder Falls for many years, state highways...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 2:32 PM
So misunderstood is the historical context of the War of 1812 that Piotr Ilich Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture has become something of a standard at American concerts of patriotic music.
Actually, it was written by the Russian composer in honor of his...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 2:39 PM
Bob Turley, a hard-throwing right-hander who won the Orioles’ first home game, died of liver cancer early Saturday morning, according to his son Terry Turley. He was 82.
Turley pitched one season for the Orioles in 1954, their first in Baltimore,...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Ballet Theatre of Maryland's production of "Frontier: The War of 1812 on the Chesapeake" comes to the Chesapeake Arts Center at 3 p.m. March 17 as part of the Performing Arts Association of Linthicum. The show continues the association's season bringing...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 6:37 AM
Three local traffic incidents, including two in Baltimore County, hampered traffic toward the end of Thursday morning's rush hour, according to the state Department of Transportation.
A two-vehicle collision in Baltimore County on the inner loop at...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Port officials have asked the state Public Utilities Commission to set a flat rate for taxi services to and from the cruise ship terminal and three popular city locations.
James White, executive director of the Maryland Port Administration, said...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 3:03 AM
A 15-star, 15-stripe War of 1812 commemorative American flag was raised in front of the Harford County administrative building in Bel Air Thursday afternoon, one of five that will fly over county government buildings for the next 22 months.