| 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....
| Feb 21, 2014
| 5:10 AM
Howard County Council member Greg Fox told members at a Dayton community meeting Thursday night that he did not support a proposal for a compost and mulching facility off of Green Bridge Road.
Fox , a Republican, said he thought the composting...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 8:15 AM
As a former Baltimore City schoolteacher I read with interest your story regarding workers' compensation for teachers injured by students ("Painful lessons: Run-ins with students take toll on teachers, city finances," Feb. 16).
While I was never injured...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 6:36 AM
Carroll County police will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Friday night in the 2200 block of Hanover Pike in Hampstead, according to a Carroll County Sheriff's Office news release.
The checkpoint, designed to reduce the number of impaired and...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 2:00 AM
One day in February 2000, I sat in a police car on Poplar Grove Street in West Baltimore to observe a reverse sting: Instead of attempting to buy heroin from dealers, undercover officers were offering to sell it to users. They cleared out the regular...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 1:07 PM
Virginia B. "Ginnie" Bryant, a homemaker and former Roland Park activist, died Feb. 4 of heart failure at the Fairhaven retirement community in Sykesville. She was 90.
Virginia Bowen was born in Baltimore and raised in Hampden and Mechanicsburg, N.J. She...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 5:46 AM
Mike Martin, of Sykesville, started playing hockey at the age of 20 for one reason.
"The Olympics had everything to do with it," said Martin, who was inspired by the USA hockey team's 4-3 win over the heavily-favored Soviet Union team — a game now...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 3:39 PM
The Mercedes-Benz stood just less than $30,000 away from its admirers at Baltimore's auto show, where the sporty crimson sedan held its own among the competitors for looks, test sit-downs and aspirations of ownership.
"It's really an entry-level model,"...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Brandy King wants a judge to order her abusive ex-husband not to contact her ever again. But as Maryland law now stands, the courts can't do that.
King asked a state Senate committee Tuesday to change the law as she testified in support of legislation,...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 3:15 AM
Get a jump on spring by cleaning out your home, attic and garage now. The Marriotts Ridge Music Foundation needs gently used toys, books, housewares, clothing, and more for its annual Mustang Flea Market and will gratefully accept your donations, which...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:07 AM
The stranger showed up Tuesday morning at the Jacob family home in Sykesville in a black car with six chickens and a bundle of apologies.
The mystery of the Sykesville chicken heist was solved.
"I swear to you, you couldn't make this up," said Karen...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 12:05 PM
Ruut was destined to become a singer/songwriter.
One of four daughters born in Finland to parents who were classical musicians, Ruut DeMeo — who goes professionally by her first name, Finnish for Ruth, pronounced "Root" — spent her childhood...