| 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...
| 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,"...
| 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 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 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 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 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 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 27, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Columbia birth pangs
From a Times story about taxes and Columbia: "It appears certain that there will be no proposal for legislation to set up a special tax district for Columbia, introduced in this year's session of the Maryland General...
| Mar 3, 2014
Buckwheat pancakes are not found on every Shrove Tuesday menu.
But at Zion United Methodist, the yeasty cakes are a mainstay.
"We had a couple requests for it," said Barbara Bollinger, as she mixed flour and sugar in preparation for the annual feast...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 5:45 AM
A $4.2 million addition and renovation at the Lutherville Volunteer Fire Company that will more than double floor space and improve conditions for the company's 100-plus volunteers will begin in mid-March, Mullan Contracting Co. announced in a statement...