| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:10 PM
Col. Brian P. Foley assumed command of Fort Meade during a ceremony Thursday morning.
Foley, the 84th commander of the Army base in Anne Arundel County, succeeds Col. Edward C. Rothstein, who is retiring after 30 years in the military, the last two as...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Earth Day may be in April, but you can get a jump on being "green" by attending the Chesapeake Ecology Center's annual celebration and native plant sale fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Adams Academy at Adams Park, 245 Clay St.,...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Leonard Kirk, a German prisoner of war for more than seven months during World War II, knows all too well that freedom isn't free.
"Many of us have sacrificed. Some of us came home without limbs and some of us returned with the horrors of war etched...
| 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 16, 2013
| 2:27 PM
Fifty years ago, parishioners at Community United Methodist Church in Maryland City were worshiping in the basement of a home on Urbana South. A lot's changed since then.
"This is a milestone to be celebrated," said the Rev. Michelle Thorne Mejia. "We'...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 7:33 AM
Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman has scheduled a series of public meetings on the implementation of a stormwater fee, while at the same time the County Council is considering an amendment to the fee that would essentially exempt all nonprofit...
| 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 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 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.,...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Whitney Wiggins attended Laurel High School for a year and then enrolled in the Duke Ellington School for the Arts in Washington.
But after two years at Ellington she headed for the small central Virginia town of Lynchburg. That move helped propel her...
| 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 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...