| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:37 PM
For quite some time now, enthusiastic volunteers have been whacking brush, clearing debris and replacing ties and rails on the old Pennsylvania Railroad's Northern Central Division, one of the nation's most historic stretches of railroad, which courses 10...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:36 AM
Superintendent Renee Foose Thursday night announced more than 30 transfers and promotions among principals and assistant principals in the Howard County Public School System for the next school year.
Chief among the promotions is John Davis, current...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 4:30 AM
I am writing in response to Anne Neal's misinformed article criticizing St. Mary's College of Maryland ("Campus cautionary tale," May 30).
Rather than basing her judgment of St. Mary's College on biased reports that no one else seems to have heard of...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Anne Arundel County officials say projections for more tax revenue and a bump in fees from Maryland Live casino helped ease the budget process, which culminated Tuesday with approval of a $1.3 billion spending plan.
The budget, which goes into effect...
| May 22, 2013
| 6:18 AM
Last November, after months of campaigning — and millions spent on advertising for and against gambling expansion — Maryland voters decided the allure of live table games at local casinos was too enticing to ignore and Question 7 was...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Maryland Live brought in more than $38.3 million in revenue in February — a new record by $2 million — despite a shortened month and the temporary removal of 700 video lottery terminals to accommodate table games.
In all, Maryland's...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 2:21 PM
Susan Heisler, a retired grocery store merchandiser and recreational pool player, died of lung cancer March 3 at the Chesapeake Hospice's Mandrin Center in Harwood. The Glen Burnie resident was 55.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Bush Street, she was the...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 6:09 PM
Many were off work because of a snowstorm that never came, so they went to Hollywood Casino, tucked off Interstate 95, in search of games they thought they'd never see here: blackjack, roulette, craps and poker.
For the first time Wednesday and about...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 10:41 AM
Environmental matters dominated the attention of the Anne Arundel County Council this week, as members voted to add restrictions on development in the county's so-called "critical area" near tidal waters of the Chesapeake Bay and hosted a spirited...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Rocky Gap Lodge & Golf Resort, which will become the state's fourth operating casino when it opens later this year, will hold a job fair Saturday, Feb. 23 to fill about 250 full- and part-time jobs.
The fair will be held at Allegany College of Maryland'...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 4:07 PM
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman Thursday described Howard County as a "model for Maryland," citing its strong school system, business-friendly environment and financial commitment to the community.
"We make the right investments in education, open...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 3:09 PM
An information-security company expects to add 180 jobs in the next two years as part of an expansion in Howard County, the company said Thursday.
Denver-based Accuvant plans this spring to move its Maryland operations from Hanover in Anne Arundel...