| Apr 27, 2012
| 4:33 PM
State banking regulators closed two Maryland banks Friday, the first two bank failures in the state since 2010.
The Maryland Commissioner of Financial Regulation shut down the Bank of the Eastern Shore in Cambridge and appointed the Federal Deposit...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 12:41 PM
As Maryland contemplates passing one of the nation's strictest gun laws, at least seven other states have courted its gun manufacturers, offering tax incentives and open arms elsewhere.
The governor of Texas, West Virginia's House speaker and an Illinois...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Abolitionist Harriet Tubman's struggle to help roughly 70 slaves escape to freedom using the Underground Railroad was remembered on Saturday at the groundbreaking of a Maryland state park in her honor.
An escaped slave herself, Tubman toiled in bondage...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 10:23 AM
I read with great interest your article Jan. 31 about Laurel's first bank robbery by John Morgan. Sadly, this was not our last bank robbery and just as sadly, not the last 19-year-old to go to prison from our county. A quick review by the state archivist,...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 12:11 PM
John Leck will never forget the look on the face of the paralyzed boy sitting in his wheelchair. When the arrow left the bow that had been strapped onto the eighth-grader's arm, a mixture of wonder and excitement was apparent as he watched it sail...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 2:05 AM
100 Years Ago
Quoth the Raven
"The Poe literary society of the Ellicott City High School was called to order Jan. 8, 1913, by the president, William Holman.
"The minutes of the preceding meeting were read and approved. After transacting business the...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 4, 2011
| 1:42 PM
State officials are seeking a developer to build a mixed-use project on 12 waterfront acres in Cambridge on the Eastern Shore.
The state's Department of Transportation, which owns the site off Route 50 on the shores of the Choptank River, issued a...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 5:07 PM
The state's top health official laid out new oversight measures Thursday aimed at better policing taxpayer-funded drug treatment and mental health providers.
Among the steps Health Secretary Joshua M. Sharfstein presented to lawmakers: monitoring the...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 10:21 AM
Shoppers Food & Pharmacy is moving ahead with plans to open a new store in Ellicott City next month now that a bankruptcy judge has approved its plans to take over the location now owned by Superfresh.
Shoppers expects to take over the store on North...