| Feb 28, 2014
| 5:50 AM
The Board of Carroll County Commissioners voted Thursday to amend a resolution approved in June that maps their exit from the waste-to-energy incinerator project with Frederick County.
Instead of withdrawing from the project once permits were issued,...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 7:09 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed increase in Maryland's minimum wage to $10.10 cleared its first hurdle Monday night as a House committee approved the bill and rejected a proposal to set a different standard for rural areas.
The House Economic Matters...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Meteorologists and utility officials cautioned of possible power outages Wednesday night as wind gusts up to 50 mph blow through the region, along with possible thunderstorms and then a burst of cold air.
The combination of high winds and saturated soil...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 7:26 PM
Democrats vying to be governor found reasons for optimism Sunday after a Baltimore Sun poll showed that 40 percent of primary voters had not settled on a candidate.
With four months until the June 24 primary election, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 7:41 PM
COLLEGE PARK — All season, the undefeated City boys basketball team had been careful not to look past the next game, safely keeping the ultimate goal of winning the Class 3A state championship at arm's length.
In Thursday's state semifinal against...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 6:17 AM
At 9 a.m., there appear to be few issues remaining related to the morning commute. The Maryland Department of Transportation is still reporting an accident in Baltimore City on I-95 north at Exit 52 with the Baltimore-Washington Parkway, but it's off to...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 11:57 AM
At a time when income inequality is one of the nation's most-discussed issues, the tax that appears to have the best chance of being cut in heavily Democratic Maryland this year is one that is only paid by millionaires.
Senate President Thomas V. Mike...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 1:24 PM
The field of candidates vying to represent Carroll County in the House of Delegates just became more crowded.
Westminster Mayor Kevin Utz is the latest candidate to file for one of three District 5 seats.
Utz, who filed Jan. 31, is now one of seven...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 6:47 AM
Three local roads, including two in Harford County, have been shut down in both directions as motorists tackle a Wednesday morning commute hampered by a wintry mix.
The state Department of Transportation said debris on MD 165 has closed the roadway in...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:05 PM
A Carroll County plan to pay for state-mandated stormwater remediation projects through property tax proceeds — instead of through a direct fee to land owners decried by critics as Maryland’s “rain tax” — has been given a...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, a leading candidate for the Democratic nomination for governor, sharply criticized one of his rivals Wednesday for supporting a proposal to cut Maryland's corporate income tax.
The Brown campaign released a statement saying...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown asked state lawmakers Wednesday to endorse a key plank in his platform for governor: increasing access to pre-kindergarten classes.
State legislators are weighing a small expansion of Maryland's program, which already...