| May 2, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Alexander M. "Marty" Todd Jr., a retired Eastern Shore vegetable farmer who was an 11th-generation member of the family that settled a farm that is now Todd's Inheritance Historic Site in North Point, died Sunday of respiratory failure at Gilchrist...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:03 PM
A driver was killed after his pick-up truck went off a bridge carrying Interstate 95 over the Patapsco River between Baltimore and Howard counties Monday, according to the Howard County Department of Fire & Rescue.
Emergency responders were dispatched to...
| 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...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Earth Day is April 26 and there are lots of ways available for us to reconnect to our commitment to be kind to Mother Earth. One of my favorites is the whiskey rain barrel give-away sponsored by the Ellicott City Historic District Partnership's Green...
| 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...
| 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 23, 2014
| 3:25 AM
It's another rainy day in Elkridge as I write this; and, my brother, Adam Lippa, says that the "May flowers are going to come up with swimmies on."
Perhaps he's right; but, with all this water falling around, I am reminded of how lucky we are to live in...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:39 PM
Out with the outdoors and in with the new.
In September, the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company will officially open the doors of its new home at Redwood and Calvert streets. The company plans to move to the former Mercantile Trust and Deposit Co....
| Feb 25, 2014
| 6:50 AM
As a man actively involved in the community for years, it's difficult for Kit Valentine to sit in the large brown recliner he has named "King Tut."
But that's the only way he's able to get any relief from the constant pain in his back.
| Feb 18, 2014
| 3:11 PM
The music accolades continue this week with good news from Mount View Middle School. Band director Shelly Williams and orchestra director Matt DeBeal would like to recognize their students who auditioned and earned acceptance into select music groups....