| May 1, 2014
| 7:27 PM
The Baltimore Sun Media Group announced Thursday it has purchased The Capital in Annapolis, the Carroll County Times and other area publications and websites, a move that expands its journalistic footprint in Maryland.
The financial terms of the...
| May 2, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Jack McT. Dibler, a much-revered Howard County chemistry teacher who was also an avid Washington Capitals fan, died Tuesday of esophageal cancer at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He was 63.
The son of a truck driver and a housekeeper, Jack...
| May 2, 2014
| 2:09 PM
When Joe Marsala was a kid in Texas, an excitable neighbor would call him over regularly to see a special new plant she had found. After a career as a computer scientist and a mathematician, primarily for the Department of Defense, the Lothian retiree can...
| May 5, 2014
| 5:55 PM
The Anne Arundel County Council killed a bill Monday night that would have set up a special fund for construction projects — including the possibility of funding another public high school.
By a 3-4 vote, the council defeated a bill from...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Devin Tucker is no stranger to Anne Arundel politics.
The Russett community advocate and owner of a philanthropic consulting business has run for office twice before – in 2006 for County Council, and then, four years later, for a state delegate...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 8:26 PM
It was billed as the "Greatest Show in Fallston," and while I might be a little biased, the pre-school circus lived up to its billing.
On March 25, my son, Henry, and his 19 classmates at Fallston Country Pre-K put on a wonderful performance of circus...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Qualifying for the Boston Marathon was not on Michelle Hollingsworth's radar when she broke into a jog at the start of the Marine Corps Marathon in 2012, but it sure was 3 hours and 36 minutes later.
The 47-year-old hadn't expected to cross the finish...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 4:49 AM
Anne Arundel County police said there are no signs of foul play after a man was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound inside a vehicle in Crofton Monday morning.
Police were called at 6:27 a.m. to the area near Conway Road and Professional...
| Feb 7, 2014
February is American Heart month. The Anne Arundel Department of Health offers kits and fact sheets about heart disease, its risk factors and prevention on the website learntolivehealthy.org.
The Department of Health is...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 11:32 AM
Efforts to create an elected school board for Anne Arundel County are likely dead for 2014.
Anne Arundel's state senators have voted 3-2 to kill Senate Bill 0148, which would have created a school board with five elected members and four appointed...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 4:52 PM
Rep. Elijah E. Cummings urged state lawmakers Monday to raise Maryland's minimum wage to $10.10, arguing that lower wages will continue to strain government programs that help the poor.
The Baltimore Democrat added his voice to a chorus of Democratic...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 2:00 AM
The Crofton birthplace of Johns Hopkins, which once anchored hundreds of acres of farmland in Anne Arundel County, soon may see its territory shrink once more.
A developer has proposed building an assisted-living center on the 10.5-acre lot next door to...