| Jan 3, 2013
| 6:26 PM
The landscape of Howard County's "rural west" — the chunk of the county roughly west of Route 108 and Centennial Lane — is set for the moment, and most owners hold the right to develop their land, or not, as they wish.
This could change,...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 2:01 PM
Alleyn Wagandt Moore, a gardener who was a judge in national horticultural competitions, died of cancer Nov. 21 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The North Baltimore resident was 92.
Born Alleyn Hays Wagandt in Baltimore, she was a great-granddaughter of...
| May 24, 2013
| 7:52 PM
Maryland's largest gun manufacturer has decided not to leave the state just yet.
Beretta USA threatened to abandon its home on the Potomac if Maryland passed a strict new gun-control law, but after the law was signed the company announced that its...
| May 6, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Federal investigators began examining Monday the wreckage of a two-seater, home-built airplane that crashed Sunday in Virginia, killing a man from Davidsonville and his son from Westminster, the father of 10 children.
On Saturday, experimental...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 3:31 PM
Protenergy Natural Foods Corp. expects to add as many as 100 workers to its Eastern Shore operations by next spring, the state announced Tuesday.
The Canadian food processing company, which currently employs 53 in Cambridge, is ramping up faster than...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 4:53 PM
Traffic was backed up for three and a half miles on southbound I-95 near Washington Boulevard early Monday afternoon, due to a multi-vehicle collision that temporarily left a BMW dangling over the guardrail of an overpass on I-95.
As of 2 p.m., the...
| Oct 10, 2012
The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Mondays. We prefer email (email@example.com). We do not accept results by phone. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 12:17 PM
Stephen Baxter, a retired travel agent, died of liver disease Oct. 2 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Mays Chapel resident was 66.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Samuel Baxter and Lola Annen Baxter. He lived on Barclay Street and in Anneslie. He...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:36 PM
The federal Food and Drug Administration identified 89 medical facilities in Maryland that bought drugs from the Massachusetts manufacturer being investigated for a national fungal meningitis outbreak.
The facilities are among more than 3,000 in numerous...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 6:31 AM
The Deputy State Fire Marshal is calling for the public's help as officials work to solve a series of suspected arsons in the Cambridge area of Dorchester County.
The latest fire occurred 10:17 p.m. Friday, April 5, and involved a two-story, vacant...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Trapped in a steel cage barely big enough to hold her, the large squirrel was not happy, pawing at the bars and trying them with her teeth.
Matt Whitbeck and Cherry Keller of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service were glad to see her, though. The furry...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Leading a tour of the Soldiers Delight area of western Baltimore County on Sunday afternoon, Paula Becker, an ecologist with Maryland's Department of Natural Resources, was pleased to report the first blooming of serpentine chickweed — a plant as...