| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:36 AM
Like many Baltimoreans, we were saddened by the recent announcement that Santoni's Supermarket in Highlandtown plans to close its doors at the end of the month and lay off more than 80 employees. Santoni's has been a venerable neighborhood institution...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Like the mayor, I'm no grocer, but I am nonetheless skeptical of owner Rob Santoni Jr.'s explanation of why he is closing his Highlandtown supermarket ("Santoni's closing Highlandtown store," Oct. 13).
To claim that the city's bottle tax is the sole...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:46 AM
Sara Gail Clagett, a retired Harbor Tunnel toll collector and a gardener, died of pulmonary disease Sunday at her son's Charles Village home. The longtime Highlandtown resident was 72.
Born Sara Gail Friesland in Pine Swamp, N.C., she was the daughter...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:54 PM
Smokers looking to light up socially haven't been able to in Maryland's bars and restaurants since 2007, when the General Assembly banned smoking in most public places.
Enter the state's growing number of hookah lounges, where patrons smoke flavored...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Santoni's Supermarket closed its doors on Tuesday after operating in Baltimore for 83 years.
The Highlandtown store blamed its demise on the city's tax on bottled beverages, which more than doubled to 5 cents per bottle in July. The store said its sales...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 4:53 PM
The federal Affordable Care Act is expected to provide access to medical coverage to hundreds of thousands of Maryland's uninsured, but one group said that doesn't go far enough.
The group, Healthcare is a Human Right-Maryland, led a rally Saturday in...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 3:39 PM
Anne Arundel County police say Baltimore Police Officer Christopher Lee Robinson, 37, shot his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend before turning the gun on himself Sunday.
Robinson was having a hard time moving on from the end of the relationship,...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 7:28 PM
Christopher Robinson was struggling to accept the end of his relationship with Marie Hartman, continuing to send her text messages and flowers even as his relatives told him he needed to move on.
Early Sunday morning, Robinson, a Baltimore police...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 12:07 PM
This quirky island, snug in the wine-dark northern Aegean Sea, came alive with tantalizing tales my grandmother spun when I was young. The narratives, some real, others not so much, were a balm.
On school nights, they kept me up past my bedtime....
| Feb 4, 2014
| 5:36 PM
The teen homicide suspect stood with his head hung low Tuesday as his attorney pleaded unsuccessfully for a judge to take his youth and learning disabilities into consideration and grant him bail.
Allen Pinkney, wearing the distinctive black-and-white T-...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 3:47 PM
Wearing matching bowler hats and pink ties, the four McKenney brothers huddled nervously in the lobby of the Baltimore Convention Center, waiting for their turn to audition for "America's Got Talent."
Their parents, Kevin and Pamela McKenney of...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Baltimore Police arrested two teenagers Sunday in the beating death of a 51-year-old Highlandtown woman who was found dead inside her home Friday.
Commissioner Anthony W. Batts held a news conference at police headquarters to announce the arrests of...