| Sep 24, 2013
| 3:00 AM
County Executive Laura Neuman will host the second of three town hall meetings on stormwater management fees on Thursday, Sept. 26, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Heritage Office Complex, first floor training room, 2660 Riva Road, Annapolis.
| Sep 25, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Volunteering and donating in the community always provide a smile to someone: people in the organization you are helping, a student, a teacher, even yourself. The actions, no matter how big or small, deserve the recognition and thanks of those of us in...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Maryland lost about 21,000 jobs as a result of the automatic federal spending cuts known as the sequester, state officials say, and they expect another 4,000 federal positions to evaporate over the next two years.
New state estimates peg the job...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:30 AM
The specially modified, intelligence-gathering C-47 plane lifted off from Vientiane, the capital of Laos, March 23, 1961, and headed north toward Xieng Khouangville, a Communist-held area. The experienced Air Force crew was accompanied by Army Maj....
| Sep 10, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Grizell T. Parsons, a retired civilian employee of the Army Intelligence Command and a neighborhood activist, died Sept. 4 of a cerebral hemorrhage at her West Baltimore home. She was 88.
The former Grizell Haynie was born and raised in Heathsville, Va.,...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Janice Drakeford, of Aberdeen, remembers the last time the federal government closed for business, in 1995.
She had a very young son, and "it affected me back then," she recalled as she walked into Aberdeen's Panera Bread on the morning of another...
| Oct 6, 2013
At least 100 federal workers usually crowd the Salsa Grill in Woodlawn for lunch. By Friday, the fourth day of the partial federal government shutdown, their numbers dwindled to three.
The Peruvian eatery — across from the Social Security...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:35 AM
Junior Girl Scout Troop 2352 from Lisbon was the top selling troop for Girl Scout cookie sales in Howard County for the second consecutive year.
The Troop is led by Suzanne Clemons and Stacie Stolba. The Scouts set a goal for selling 3,500 boxes of...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Half a century ago, the Baltimore Bullets came into the world without much fuss. There was no parade for the city's new National Basketball Association team. The opening night crowd fell far short of a sellout. And the Bullets bowed meekly to the world...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Area military installations increased their security while police searched for additional shooters at the Washington Navy Yard.
The Navy, meanwhile, issued an "order to account" for all Naval personnel assigned to commands in the Washington metro area....
| Oct 15, 2013
| 3:45 PM
Come one; come all to the Anne Arundel County Fair's 24th annual Halloween Happening starting on Friday, Oct. 18 on Fridays and Saturdays from 7 to 10 p.m. and Sundays 7 to 9 p.m. at the fairgrounds in Crownsville for their haunted barn...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 1:11 PM
Though the federal government shutdown ended last week, the economic impact is likely to be felt in Maryland for months, dimming prospects for a robust holiday shopping season.
With Congress funding the government only through Jan. 15 — raising...