| May 5, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Even after 31 years, Gunpowder Elementary School fifth-grade teacher Anne Cross feels like her career is just beginning.
Cross, who has taught at the school in Perry Hall since 1991, was recognized by Baltimore County school officials as the 2014-2015...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Developer Patrick Turner got more time to find an investor for his ambitious Westport waterfront project after a creditor filed an involuntary bankruptcy petition Friday against a company that owns part of the property, blocking a scheduled foreclosure...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 12:30 PM
If all goes according to plan, the Patapsco River Valley will soon become the 13th certified heritage area in Maryland.
"We're very excited about this plan," said John Slater, president of Patapsco Heritage Greenway. "If we take care of what we have...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Monica Snodgrass was a brave woman to invite more than two dozen 7-year-olds into her home for her son’s birthday party. But with spot-on entertainment planned, it wasn’t the headache one might envision. The Clarksville mother of three had...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:04 PM
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman released his capital budget for fiscal year 2015 on April 1, a $259.9 million spending program that he says prioritizes funding for schools, parks, water-quality improvements and expansion of a new intracounty broadband...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 7:18 AM
Is it just me, or is the amount of garbage strewn about along roadways in Harford County and beyond getting out of hand?
The weather could be affecting my impression of the situation. I can't remember a time in my nearly five decades in Maryland when...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman released his capital budget for fiscal year 2015 April 1, a $259.9 million spending program that prioritizes funding for schools, parks, water-quality improvements and expansion of a new intercounty broadband network....
| Apr 2, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The plan described in the article headlined, "Organization creates plan to preserve Patapsco River Valley" (March 26), is for Patapsco Heritage Greenway, Inc. to become the "managing entity" of a new heritage area, eligible to receive $100,000 a year in...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:05 AM
Runaway VW bus
"Martha W. Comstock, 16, of Smithsburg and Petra R. Hewett, 17, of Hagerstown were slightly injured Saturday when the Volkswagen Bus in which they were riding ran off the shoulder of Route 40 near the Fair Grounds. As the...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 8:17 AM
As Maryland legislators begin the final day of voting before the 2014 session comes to a close at midnight tonight, most Howard County-specific bills are on track to passing or have already passed.
According to Howard County delegation chair Del. Guy...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 6:55 AM
At long last it seems safe to revel in daffodils, tulips and crocuses. The day after our last surprise snow fall at the end of March, I was delighted to see crocuses blooming where just the day before there was a pile of snow.
If, like me, you are...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Two very different perspectives on urban life are on view in the exhibit "The City: Paintings by Robert Tennenbaum and Linda Press" at Howard Community College's Rouse Company Foundation Gallery.
Tennenbaum's aerial views of various cities are from so...