| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 15, 2013
Wedded: Jade Eaves and Christopher McArdle
Date: June 8, 2013
Her story: Jade Eaves, 27, grew up in Locust Point. She is a philanthropy associate at Sheppard Pratt. Her mother, Cindy Eaves, lives in Locust Point. Her father, Dan Macatee, is the...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 7:40 AM
With a federal shutdown in effect after Congress failed to reach a spending-bill compromise by midnight on Oct. 1, local officials and business leaders are trying to determine what the impact of a potential federal shutdown will be for Howard County....
| 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.,...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 9:57 AM
Republicans in the House of Representatives passed a government funding bill early Sunday that would delay the nation's health care law for one year — inching federal agencies closer to a shutdown that analysts predict would damage Maryland's...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 4:14 PM
The general who led the Pentagon's review of the largest leak of classified documents in U.S. history told a military judge Wednesday that their publication revealed tactics, strained relations with some allies and caused some Afghans to stop...