| Sep 26, 2013
| 12:00 PM
And what, you might ask, kept your favorite football mind from nailing down his second straight week of perfect picks? Only a potential game-winning, overtime field goal being blocked. North Harford, the team I had picked to beat Loyola, had a shot at...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Harford County Executive David R. Craig wants to roll back state environmental laws that protect the Chesapeake Bay. He says it's not clear in his mind that these laws have been effective.
The facts are indisputable: our efforts to decrease...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:52 AM
As one highway ramp in Brooklyn reopens, another is set to close.
A ramp designed to carry South Baltimore traffic onto the northbound lanes of Interstate 895 that has been closed for nearly six months is set to reopen on Saturday, according to the...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:32 PM
A judge has agreed to downgrade the misconduct convictions of two former Baltimore police officers accused of picking up a pair of teenagers and leaving them far from home.
The judge's decision to grant probation before judgment opens the way for...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:45 AM
Over the past few months, the Simkins Paper Mill on River Road has been reduced to a skeleton of its original, massive structure.
When driving past the 70,000-square-foot mill six months ago, one could see the expansive concrete building — much of...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Reenactors from as far away as Ontario are set to gather at Fort Howard Park on the North Point Peninsula this weekend to mark Defender's Day.
They will reenact the War of 1812's Battle of North Point, which occurred in 1814 when British troops were...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Most checking accounts pay little or no interest, and fewer and fewer are free.
But at Patapsco Bank in Dundalk, checking customers can earn about 2 percent a year in a free account or choose cash back or even iTunes rewards. And members of Money One...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 1:55 AM
Do you know what a baroque trumpet is? Recently, Brandon Portnoff told me all about the instrument. As a member of the Centennial High School baroque trumpet ensemble — likely the only high school group of its kind — he know all about the bass...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 6:23 PM
A family-run crime enterprise carried out a series of high-wire burglaries, swiping entire safes, cracking open ATMs, and cutting power and phone service to businesses before rushing in, according to federal charges unsealed Thursday.
But the flashy...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 7:50 AM
It was 60 years ago this summer that Baltimore City began plans to fill what we now know as Liberty Reservoir. The 9,200 acres of the Liberty Reservoir tract are owned by Baltimore City and on July 27, Baltimore's Department of Public Works will hold...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 4:00 AM
A lifetime resident of Elkridge, Connie Bauman recently hosted the annual 1949 Elkridge High School Class Reunion.
According to Bauman, "Next year will mark our 65th … you do the math. We've been getting together every year since our 50th,...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 3:52 PM
More free parking has come to historic Ellicott City.
All 234 spaces in Lot D, located off of Main Street next to the tourism center, are now free, County Executive Ken Ulman announced Aug. 28.
Previously, 58 of the parking spots had been metered. Lot...