| Jun 11, 2013
| 8:38 AM
Ask a native son to write a love letter to Maryland and among her many virtues, Old Bay will surely be extolled.
We local folk are fiercely prideful about the quirky bits of living in our state that encompass the saying, "It's just a Maryland thing." We...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Long before Karoline Hurd became involved with the Great American Backyard Campout, she and her young children would pitch tents and make s'mores behind the family's suburban home.
"That's not the norm anymore," said Hurd, the senior manager of...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Tropical Storm Andrea dropped several inches of rain on the Baltimore area Friday and could bring several inches more, causing some flooding and road closures.
The rain started Thursday night, and is forecast to continue into early Saturday. As much...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 2:28 PM
Like most other high school graduates, Perryville High School's Class of 2013 will no doubt find their commencement ceremony unforgettable, not just for reaching an important milestone in their lives, but also for it having taken place in the midst of...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 6:09 PM
A growing revolt in rural counties against the state's new gun control law has spread to far Western Maryland, where the Garrett County sheriff declared the measure unconstitutional this week and said he would enforce only the provisions he believes are...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 11:50 AM
Beginning next month, drivers crossing the I-95 bridge or Thomas J. Hatem Memorial Bridge into Cecil County will see some changes in their tolls.
The annual cost for the Hatem-only E-ZPass will double to $20 on July 1, the Maryland Transportation...
| May 31, 2013
A friend of mine sent me a note recently and I wanted to share it with you even though Memorial Day has past.
Let us give thanks to those who have given so much so that we can live this life as we do in freedom. We will never forget the sacrifices...
| May 28, 2013
| 5:59 PM
Royal Farms has agreed to pay a $600,000 penalty for fuel leaks at two of its Maryland outlets and to check dozens more for possible problems, the state Department of the Environment said.
The Baltimore-based convenience store chain, in a settlement that...
| May 22, 2013
| 6:23 PM
Gambling started Wednesday afternoon at the Rocky Gap Casino Resort right after the state approved the opening of its fourth casino, one that Western Maryland leaders hope will lure not only gamblers but also their families to a region eager for more...
| May 21, 2013
| 5:59 AM
One lane and one shoulder of westbound Route 100 in Anne Arundel County are closed at WB&A Road due to a crash that happened at 8:46 a.m., according to the State Highway Administration.
A four-car crash on the outer loop of the Baltimore Beltway at...
| May 20, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Last week presented the sort of opportunity that elected officials crave. As Gov. Martin O'Malley signed the gas tax increase into law, he announced a slew of new Maryland transportation projects — $1.2 billion in all — that can now move...
| May 16, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Maryland's MARC commuter trains, which have always operated Monday through Friday, will begin offering weekend service between Baltimore and Washington on the Penn Line in coming months.
The expansion — put on hold in 2008 when the recession hit...