| 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-...
| 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 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 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 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 28, 2013
| 10:25 AM
The Carroll County Sheriff's Office has arrested 31-year-old Christopher James Geary in connection to a residential burglary in Mount Airy early Tuesday morning.
Sheriff's deputies responded to the 5300 block of Lucus Drive in Mount Airy around 2:40 a....
| Sep 2, 2013
| 7:14 PM
A Mount Airy man was arrested Monday on suspicion that he might have fatally stabbed his father after a violent fight spilled onto the lawn of the home that the pair shared.
Joseph W. Pine, 31, of 706 Bridlewreath Way, was expected to be charged Tuesday...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:15 AM
A Mount Airy man has been charged with first- and second-degree murder in the death of his father Monday afternoon, according to Greg Shipley, a spokesman for the Maryland State Police.
Joseph W. Pine, 31, was charged early Tuesday morning after police...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Ten years ago, merchants along Mount Airy's historic Main Street hoping to drum up more business looked for something different.
"What it was decided to do was to learn about the history of our community," said Ellie Bonde, chairwoman of the promotion...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Residents of Baltimore were naturally jittery as news swept through the city 150 years ago that Confederate and Union forces were about to meet in an epic battle unfolding in Gettysburg, a small Pennsylvania farming village.
And when it was over, it...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 3:05 AM
If Mount Airy residents wanted to see fireworks on July 4, they had to drive to Columbia, Frederick or Westminster.
Not this year.
A group of business owners in the town have come together to fund the first Celebrate Independence Day event that will...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Carroll County Commissioner Haven Shoemaker announced his candidacy for state delegate in 2014 Monday in front of about 25 people outside of the Westminster Branch Library.
Shoemaker, a Republican serving his first term on the Board of County...