| May 19, 2014
| 8:04 AM
A runaway goat that sparked a school closure, rammed a car, leaped several fences to evade apprehension and triggered plenty of buzz in the Sykesville area for nearly a week has been captured and is resting comfortably at an animal shelter in Westminster....
| Jun 30, 2014
| 3:28 AM
While other Baltimore suburbanites may look at Catonsville's Fourth of July celebration and parade as corny and anachronistic, the folks who faithfully line the parade route from Montrose to Bloomsbury avenues every Independence Day don't give a hoot what...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:42 PM
A Sykesville man was seriously injured after he jumped off the bow of a 22-foot rental boat and was then run over by the vessel on Isle of Wight Bay in Ocean City Monday, police said.
John Scott Hauf, 26, had lacerations to his left shoulder, neck and...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Summer break began last week, and local churches are registering students now for vacation Bible school.
St. James United Methodist Church, at 12470 Old Frederick Road (Route 99) in Marriottsville, is trying something different this year: its VBS,...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 12:00 PM
I'm writing in response to the letter "Maryland needs Mizeur's death with dignity law" (April 27) by Alan D. Eason.
Mr. Eason makes a very controversial statement when he says that "Maryland law should be changed to allow mentally competent,...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Last fall, when Dennis and Misty Glorioso renovated the Sykesville home they bought from Misty's father, one of their immediate priorities was to add hardwood floors.
The house, which was built in the early 1980s, was chopped up into several small rooms...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 9:50 AM
It’s been a couple of growing seasons since the Enchanted Garden at Howard County’s Miller Branch Library has taken root, its trees and bushes branching, perennials spreading, annuals blossoming and edibles bursting with nutrients and flavor....
| Apr 30, 2014
| 2:55 PM
As rain continues to fall throughout the region, Carroll County officials were reporting that as of 4:20 p.m. Wednesday, 19 roads were closed across the county due to flooding.
Roads affected by closures included Johnsville and Hoods Mill in the...
| May 3, 2014
| 5:18 PM
Gary Rasnake leaned against the starboard side of the boat, arms crossed, hoping for a bite.
The retired Army sergeant first class had been waiting about four hours on the Chesapeake Bay waters, much of it in the same position, for the telltale jerk...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:41 AM
Huddled around a conference table on a recent Friday afternoon, four best friends joked around as teenagers do.
Mason Gainer, 13, took an up-close photo of 12-year-old Aiden Marceron, and wondered aloud if he should post it to Instagram. Louey Peraza,...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 9:00 AM
I read the commentary by Richard E. Vatz ("Stigma can be a good thing," April 8) in which he claimed that some mentally ill deserve a stigma. I wish I can say that I enjoyed his views, but I am very disappointed that someone employed as a professor at...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 8:23 AM
It began with a simple bluebird house Gina Felter built on the North Carroll High School campus in her first year as assistant principal at the school.
On April 22, Felter and the rest of the Panther community learned their environmental awareness had...