| 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...
| May 16, 2013
| 1:41 PM
The Harford County Council passed a resolution Tuesday, by a 6-1 vote, criticizing the state's new gun safety bill.
The resolution says the Firearms Safety Act, which bans the sale of 45 kinds of rifles and magazines and requires "law-abiding citizens"...
| May 10, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Two more bidders emerged Friday to compete against MGM National Harbor for the right to build a casino in Prince George's County.
Penn National Gaming submitted a proposal to the state's gaming control agency for a $700-million Hollywood Casino Resort at...
| May 8, 2013
| 1:25 PM
This is going to be the hardest columns I have written to date. It has always been exciting to report on all the fun activities, birthdays, anniversary and stories supplied by my readers for your reading pleasure.
Today I write in loving remembrance...
| May 6, 2013
| 3:16 PM
Table games at Maryland Live Casino generated $8.4 million in revenue in their first month at the Anne Arundel County facility, on top of $38.2 million from its slot machines, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency reported Monday.
| May 2, 2013
| 12:09 PM
A groundbreaking ceremony will be held May 30 to celebrate the construction of Towson University's satellite classroom building at Harford Community College.
The announcement comes about two weeks after the Maryland Board of Public Works approved a...