| Jan 22, 2014
| 12:00 PM
I read with interest your story on AP courses in public high schools ("Some parents, educators are rethinking role of AP," Jan. 18). My godson attends Boys' Latin. He is not an AP student. He is active in sports, the school chorus and the hand chime...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 12:39 PM
A panel of Baltimore County officials has selected a proposal featuring a Royal Farms convenience store and gas station as the winning bid for the Towson fire station and public works property at the corner of York Road and Bosley Avenue.
| Aug 15, 2013
| 5:34 PM
After a recent spree of thefts targeting $300,000 worth of copper wire and equipment from its facilities throughout the state, Verizon is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the thieves.
Thieves have taken copper wire...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Among the 52 calls for medical and fire-rescue service received by the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department during the period Aug. 18-25 were the following:
Interstate 195 between exits 3 and 4, 11:16 p.m. Aug. 21. Crews from the Arbutus volunteer station...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Shirley B. Howard, a former local TV personality who with her late husband co-founded the Children's Cancer Foundation and proceeded to raise millions of dollars to help children suffering from cancer, died Wednesday of respiratory failure at her...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 9:46 AM
The 2012-2013 school year at Westowne Elementary may have ended on a sour note, after a series of parent-led walkouts in June protesting the school's lack of air conditioning.
But Westowne's new principal, Shandra Patrick, is gearing up for a fresh...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 3:45 AM
An exciting science curriculum has been planned for students of both Halstead Academy and Pleasant Plains Elementary School for the 2013 -2014 school year. The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)and Education Outreach Facility of...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Much has changed for the last three generations of 17-year-old Charles Evans' family. His grandfather participated in the March on Washington, but he still dared not dream that a black man would become president, Evans said. When Evans' father later joked...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 9:34 PM
Ravens strong-side linebacker D.J. Bryant entered the preseason finale intent on making a statement that he belonged on the opening-week roster of his hometown team.
Instead, the former Randallstown standout was forced from the Ravens' 24-21 loss to the...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 6:12 PM
The race car — what's left of it — sits in a yard in Middle River, a rusty hulk entombed by weeds. The engine's gone; the tires rotted.
"It ain't very pretty to look at," Pete Kantorsky, Jr. said of the 1937 Ford. But one man's junk is...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:31 AM
After a rough day, holding a single brown egg laid by a pet hen brought a simple sense of joy to Baltimore County resident Lawrence Parr. And the sight of kids playing with "peeps" — "that's worth a million dollars," Parr told the County Council...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Too often, we take for granted the people we hire to guard our communities and apprehend those accused of wrongdoing. Baltimore County Police Officer Jason Schneider, a 13-year veteran of the force whose unit carried out some of the department's most...