| Dec 9, 2012
| 1:48 PM
Frank James MacArthur always said what was on his mind.
But sometimes, his sister told him, that wasn't the best idea.
"Frank is the kind of person who once in a while you wish he would lie because it wouldn't get him in trouble," Jean Arthur said....
| Nov 27, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Shoppers who lined up at Sears on Thanksgiving and braved Walmart before dawn on Black Friday might want a change of pace, city officials are hoping.
With the Miracle on Main Streets campaign, the city hopes to encourage holiday shopping in Baltimore's...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 2:26 PM
Sister Louis Mary Battle, a medical administrator who was called the vision behind the expansion of care for the elderly, dementia patients and the dying at Stella Maris in Timonium, died Friday of complications from autoimmune disease and...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 3:06 PM
Janet Browne, a retired designer who outfitted the interiors of colleges and banks during a lengthy career collaborating with her architect husband, died of congestive heart failure Oct. 12 at the Pickersgill Retirement Community in Towson. The longtime...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 12:06 PM
Thomas Inglesby is no stranger to power outages in the unit block of Beechdale Road in Roland Park. He's had dozens since he moved there in 2000, and they've come more frequently in recent years, he said.
But he's always been in the dark about why the...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 4:12 PM
Samantha Armacost, 27, grew up a country girl in Hereford.
"There's not even sidewalks where my parents live," said Armacost, nicknamed Sam.
But she was always thrilled when her mother took her on the light rail to Baltimore City to see Orioles...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 8:02 AM
Four volunteers, all graduates of Smith College in Northampton, Mass., spent a glorious Sunday cooped up inside a small warehouse in Timonium.
They were preparing more than 1,300 boxes of used books for moving trucks to deliver this week to the Maryland...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 4:58 PM
A dozen neighborhood volunteers will spend their Presidents Day turning around a former city recreation center that new sponsors envision reborn as an education and community center.
After 32 years, the Barclay Recreation Center shut down in August, a...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 4:42 PM
The rhythmic thud of the drum filled the air of Baltimore's Waverly community, alerting residents that something special was taking place in the neighborhood.
The joyous sound of children's laughter and eventual singing reinforced the sense of...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Lanny Gans had not heard, until she went to the Roland Park post office Wednesday, that the financially struggling U.S. Postal Service plans to end Saturday service in August, in an effort to save $2 billion a year..
"I hate to see anything like that...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 6:55 AM
When Andrea Nugent visited family and friends in her native Philippines in 2010, it was her first visit in three decades — and the first visit ever for her American-born daughter, Michelle.
For Michelle Nugent, one of the most memorable sights of...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 12:36 PM
Vote totals hung on a board above the voting machines at Medfield Heights Elementary School on Tuesday morning.
And the winner by a landslide was ... fajita chicken.
Fajita chicken garnered 184 votes, compared to 12 votes for turkey and cheese...