| Dec 17, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Andrew Spang, the band director at Folly Quarter Middle School, is proud to announce the selection of several of his student musicians to elite ensembles.
Lance Mercy, playing trumpet, Jeffery Read, trombone, and Sam LeDoux, on bass, were chosen to...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 1:20 PM
The new school being built in the Oxford Square development in Hanover officially has a name. On Tuesday, the Howard County Board of Education unanimously approved the name, “Thomas Viaduct Middle School,” for the school that will open in...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 12:08 PM
I hope everyone has a great new year. The holidays came upon us so fast this year, what with Thanksgiving being so late. And the weather has been so strange — ice and snow before winter officially started, then on the shortest day of the year people...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 8:26 AM
A white Christmas came a day late after light snow showers passed through central Maryland on Thursday morning.
A dusting was expected to accumulate on roadways, with up to an inch of snowfall in some areas, according to the National Weather Service. As...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 1:39 PM
Baltimore police identified two men who had been on a docked research ship before their bodies were found in the Patapsco River early Sunday.
Edwin Rivera, 35, and Henry A. Vega, 29, died after authorities said the pair went swimming early Sunday. The...
| Oct 31, 2013
The planning is underway in Baltimore's $1 billion-plus, decade-long effort to bring public schools into the 21st century — in fact, there's a design expo at Morgan State University this weekend — which means we have entered a seminal period...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Howard County Board of Education members were literally all over the map at the first work session to discuss redistricting among the county’s middle schools.
Superintendent Renee Foose last week proposed moving 1,177 students among eight...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Julie Russell always dreamed of getting married on New Year's Eve.
It just seemed like the ideal way to start a life with her groom, Eric Gullett.
So when Russell and Gullett of Baltimore designed their Save the Date cards, it was all about...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Howard County’s newest middle school will have a name before it's fully built. As construction continues on the school in the Oxford Square development in Hanover, a committee presented its top three choices for the school’s name at the...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:21 AM
The votes are in!
Here are the winners of the Maryland Family Readers’ Choice Awards 2013:
Best story time
Irvine Nature Center (Owings Mills)
Howard County Library Miller Branch (Ellicott City)...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Frank Hamons, a trained biologist who for the past 30 years has led efforts to dredge the port of Baltimore's channels, has left the Maryland Port Administration for the private sector.
Hamons, 71, who worked his last day as deputy director for harbor...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:23 AM
Repairs to the Route 140 bridge at the Baltimore and Carroll county line will begin this week, but drivers shouldn't expect to see traffic delays until the spring, according to a news release from the State Highway Administration.
The $7 million...