| Oct 3, 2013
| 9:27 AM
Mount Airy's popular fall festival will celebrate its 28th year on Oct. 5 and 6 with a major change.
Due to the construction on new sidewalks on Main Street, the festival has been moved from its Main Street location to the Mt. Air Volunteer Fire...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:45 PM
When Sukhwinder Singh got the call at 6 a.m. Wednesday that his Dash In convenience store in Severn had sold a winning $189 million Mega Millions jackpot ticket, his reaction was understandable.
"I thought it was somebody joking with me," said the...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 5:05 AM
Del. Justin Ready, a Westminster Republican, announced his intentions to seek a second term in the House of Delegates Sunday at a campaign kick-off event at Sandymount Park in Finksburg.
In a news release sent Monday morning, Ready stressed his...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 6:12 AM
The State Highway Administration said on Tuesday that all traffic lanes are have been reopened on Interstate 95 North at MD 100 after the clearing of a two-vehicle accident involving an overturned truck that had blocked traffic in both directions.
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Dr. Jocelyn A. Farrar, who realized a childhood dream of becoming a nurse and then spent nearly four decades in the field, died Saturday of mesothelioma at a second home in Isle of Palms, S.C. The longtime Mount Airy resident was 61.
"She was a nurse's...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 8:40 AM
An 18-year-old Mount Airy man is in critical condition after a hit-and-run accident Saturday night in Taylorsville that the Maryland State Police is investigating.
Michael Hatfield is in critical condition at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:02 AM
The Mount Airy library and senior center will be closed Wednesday for electrical upgrades.
Electrical power to the building will be temporarily shut off in order to allow Pepco personnel to connect a new emergency panel, according to a county government...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 2:00 AM
OCEAN CITY — The high-rise towers of Maryland's Atlantic beach resort were blips on the horizon from 13 miles offshore. Except for a distant container ship coming out of Delaware Bay, the Scarlett Isabella was practically alone as it cruised...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 2:00 AM
School was poised to start in several area jurisdictions Monday, but Howard County officials got a head start Sunday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new $34 million Ducketts Lane Elementary School in Elkridge.
"It's truly a 21st-century...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Carroll County’s third annual Restaurant Week starts Sunday, Aug. 18, with 28 restaurants participating countywide.
The event showcases county eateries by offering patrons the opportunity to visit a new restaurant or try an old favorite at an...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Brenda DeCesare, who was the general manager for tennis at the Columbia Association, died of breast cancer Aug. 2 at her Ellicott City home. She was 56.
Brenda Derry was born in Baltimore and raised in Mount Washington. She was the daughter of James...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:55 AM
It wasn't a great time for Anne Pence.
The 56-year-old single mother from Baltimore had issues with past relationships, her house was damaged in a fire, she was unhappy with her job and was struggling to find answers for her daughter with attention-...