| Apr 24, 2012
| 4:55 PM
Key senators reached a tentative agreement Tuesday to save a mail processing center considered significant to the Eastern Shore economy but left the fate of more than a dozen post offices in the Baltimore region uncertain as they considered a sweeping...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 7:20 AM
The word was tristeza. It's a disease of citrus trees, but more importantly, for Tobey Roland, it once scored 228 points for him in a game of Scrabble, he said.
Roland, 52, of Mount Washington, loves Scrabble and estimates he has played in 120...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 7:27 PM
A man was in critical condition Friday night after he was shot in the head in the Waverly neighborhood of Baltimore, police said.
The shooting occurred in the 3600 block of Old York Road, police spokesman Det. Vernon Davis said. The man, whose...
| 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...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 2:29 PM
The sight of a few ladders outside the Senator Theatre did not prepare me for the scope of the restoration project that is transforming this Govans-Belvedere Square landmark, a Baltimore treasure being taken apart and reassembled. There will be three...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Howard Gary Bass, whose career as a Baltimore District Court judge spanned nearly three decades and who was known as something of a judicial free spirit for his application of humor to the law, died Tuesday afternoon at Good Samaritan Hospital after being...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Baltimore is home to some generous souls. There are those who give time, others who share their ideas and plenty of people willing to open their wallets.
Over the years, a number of people have built reputations as philanthropists. Yet however...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 6:14 PM
The Baltimore City public school system is considering building a $28 million high school in Hampden as part of a 10-year, $2.4 billion plan to modernize city schools and infrastructure.
The proposed school would be built in 2014-15, the first year of...