| Jun 19, 2012
| 9:45 AM
J. Michael Collins and Roz Heid's critical letters on Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke's Monday statement regarding the bottle tax demand a response ("Clarke finally doing something for schools? Not really" and "Baltimore needs more than a new tax," June 12...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Dear helpful people, Other than the 32nd Street (aka Waverly) Farmers Market and the Baltimore Farmers' Market, what is your favorite area farmers market?I'm working on a directory to accompany a farmers market article and I wanted to be sure......
| Mar 6, 2010
| 4:22 PM
So the Securities and Exchange Commission claims in a lawsuit that "America's prophet" Sean David Morton is a big, fat fraud, which brings us, predictably -- at least for the real psychics out there -- to In-N-Out Burger and, more......
| Feb 22, 2011
| 4:07 PM
It was one of Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit's most famous inventions, in 1714. But after nearly 300 years on the market, the still-common mercury thermometer now appears headed for extinction.
While many Maryland residents probably still have them in their...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 2:33 PM
Lawrence Hubert "Larry" Taylor, a pioneering WMAR-TV broadcast engineer who was also an original Rodgers Forge resident, died July 15 of complications from a fall at Oak Crest Village retirement community.
He was 90.
Mr. Taylor, the son of a truck...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 6:12 AM
The second of two men charged in the shooting and killing of a 72-year-οld security guard whο worked fοr thе Afro-American newspaper was convicted of first-degree murder Wednesday evening.
After deliberating for two days, a Baltimore...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 2:22 PM
City Council member Mary Pat Clarke is so angry about a U.S. Postal Service proposal to close the post office in Waverly that she held a press conference there last month and publicly derided the plan, shouting, "Return to sender."
But that's what some...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 5:23 AM
When it opened in 1962, the Charles E. Miller branch was the flagship of Howard County's library system — the first and only permanent branch in the county
Nearly 50 years later, the Ellicott City location is once again leading a transition, as the...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 7:25 AM
Supporters of a less congested 32nd Street Farmers Market area have unveiled detailed conceptual plans for "Waverly Commons," envisioned as a redeveloped area with a traffic roundabout, a pedestrian promenade and a public plaza.
And a family that owns...
| May 30, 2011
| 5:37 PM
When Columbia was created more than 40 years ago, it was known as “the city without grandparents.”
Today, according to the Howard County Office on Aging, seniors have made the county one of the fastest-growing jurisdictions in Maryland in the...
| Jun 5, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Wanting some fresh strawberries to serve a friend last Saturday, I drove from my home in Dickeyville to the Waverly farmers market. The experience was bittersweet: The market is near the eastern edge of Charles Village, the neighborhood where my husband...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 1:18 PM
Sister Mary Ferdinand Tunis, a Sister of Mercy who taught parochial school mathematics before establishing the Sisters of Mercy Windsor Hills Project in the early 1970s, died June 7 of pneumonia at St. Joseph Medical Center.
She was 91 and had lived...