| Jun 17, 2014
| 2:49 PM
The U.S. Department of Interior has awarded more than $7 million to four projects in Maryland aimed at guarding Chesapeake Bay shoreline and habitat against future severe storms. The funding is part of $107 million in "coastal resilience" grants...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 8:00 AM
On a recent Sunday at Gorman Farm in Laurel, Alex Sanchez-Henry gently pushed a handful of green leaves aside as he peered at the ground beneath him.
With his other hand, the 9-year-old Ellicott City resident reached toward the ground and pulled out his...
| Jun 25, 2014
Volunteers from 73 Baltimore County public schools were honored at a special breakfast event in Cockeysville on Thursday morning as the first-ever BCPS Volunteer of the Year was announced.
"This is our first time bringing all of the volunteers...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 1:26 PM
The threat of rain that hovered over the area in the morning had dissipated by the time the annual Fourth of July Parade through Arbutus was to begin Friday.
"This was the best," said Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, one of many politicians in...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 3:59 PM
The August 2012 derailment of a coal train in the heart of historic Ellicott City likely began at a small break in the rail line several hundred feet from where two 19-year-old women were seated next to the tracks.
The presence of the break, made public...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 1:05 PM
A man having trouble breathing was rescued Tuesday from a fishing boat off the coast of Ocean City by Coast Guard helicopter.
The man, 41, was fishing on a boat approximately 45 miles off Ocean City at about 3:30 p.m. when another crew member aboard the...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:24 PM
The parents of two young women killed in a 2012 coal train derailment in Ellicott City criticized CSX Transportation for the first time Tuesday — blaming the railroad for their daughters' deaths.
"The families and our attorneys are determined to...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 4:56 AM
Maryland State Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in shallow water in Patapsco Valley State Park in the Brooklyn Park area on Wednesday.
Police said the man was found in about two feet of water in the Patapsco River near...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 8:55 AM
The towns of Marriottsville, Sykesville and Woodstock all span the Patapsco River and thus are in two or more counties. Although this column focuses on Howard County, our day-to-day lives do not stop at the county line. Sometimes I like to include...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 6:14 PM
State Highway Administration bridge inspectors closed the westbound Interstate 70 between I-695 and Route 29 on Friday at 4 p.m. shortly after finding the beginning of a small crack in a steel girder under the I-70 bridge over the Patapsco River,...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 4:07 AM
Three Catonsville area business owners and volunteers with the Arbutus Arts Festival were among the winners Wednesday night at an award ceremony held in Pikesville for businesses and individuals who have contributed to the county's Commercial...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 7:43 PM
The I-70 Bridge carring traffic west over the Patapsco River at the Baltimore-Howard County line was reopened around 4 p.m. Sunday after undergoing weekend repairs, the State Highway Administration said.
The ramps from the inner and outer loops of the...