| Apr 16, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Maryland Live officials often tout the Hanover facility's standing as the highest-grossing casino in the Mid-Atlantic when only slots revenue is taken into account.
In fact, the casino has been generating 25 percent more slots revenue than the second-...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 9:42 AM
The sixth annual Peep Show at Carroll County Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster, will be open for viewing March 31, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. 410-848-7272.
Taneytown Library, 10 Grand Drive, Taneytown,...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 11:39 AM
Howard County boasts a wealth of nonprofits serving a wide array of needs.
Some of the organizations are assisting people in crisis, others are providing specialized services for underserved demographic groups, and many are offering educational...
| Mar 17, 2012
100 Years Ago
A fine Ford in E.C.
"Quite a number of young people of our neighborhood attended the play in the Masonic Hall, Mt. Airy, on last Friday night.
Mrs. Annie Wheeler of Washington spent the week end with relatives in the neighborhood.
| Mar 13, 2012
| 6:42 AM
In response to your March 8 editorial, "It's a terrible time to raise gas taxes…" I think, though it's a little fuzzy, that you are saying that you agree with the governor's basic approach of raising taxes on gasoline to help the state's Highway...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 2:32 PM
The Rev. Mary-Patricia N. Ashby, a retired Episcopal priest who had been rector of a Frederick County church, died Wednesday of a cardiac arrest at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
The Mount Airy resident was 71.
The daughter of a career naval officer and a...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 3:22 PM
Stop by the Red Rooster, a 10-seat joint just off Main Street in this rural community an hour west of Baltimore, and you can order a burger, some barbecue or the fried chicken that some locals claim is the best on the East Coast.
But don't bother...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 1:07 PM
Just as they do every April, the fruit orchards at Larriland Farm have donned their spring finery.
The plum trees at the pick-your-own place in western Howard County sport brilliant white blossoms, while the peach trees are decked out in bright pink....
| Mar 22, 2012
| 3:08 PM
Nearly all of the toxic pollutants in Maryland's waterways come from the watershed that enters the Chesapeake Bay near Baltimore, according to a report released Thursday by an environmental watchdog group.
The Gunpowder-Patapsco Watershed, which...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 11:19 AM
They started at the Cornucopia. Filled with blankets, water, bread, matches and a variety of other objects, those supplies were soon depleted as the 15 participants raced to take the objects they deemed necessary for survival.
As the game started, many...
| Mar 26, 2012
There were times around mid-day outside the polling place at the Westminster Senior Center on March 24 when the campaign volunteers — all three or four of them, standing in the misty rainy chill — easily outnumbered the voters.
| Apr 5, 2012
| 10:43 AM
In the wake of the April 3 primary election, the closest race in Carroll County proved to be the Board of Election, but elections officials said Thursday that it appeared to be settled.
Seven candidates were vying for two open seats on the board, and...