| Aug 27, 2014
| 3:15 AM
Like turning a battleship around in the ocean, steering unsafe public behavior in a different direction can seem an agonizingly slow process. When the behavior is intolerable, it is all the more frustrating.
This is the case with the frequency of a...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 3:45 AM
The calendar may say there is nearly a month before the first day of Fall, but we all know summer is over when school is back in session. Labor Day is as early as possible this year. My summer has definitely ended. How about yours?
The fall season...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:00 AM
This week, youngsters across Maryland will board the "big yellow cheese wagon," as it's sometimes called, and head back to school. And chances are high (aside perhaps from those teary-eyed moms and dads waving good-bye to their kindergartners for the...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 7:40 AM
On Sept. 19, bands and beers from Baltimore and Washington will converge at the Fillmore Silver Spring for the first Local Beers Local Grooves event, presented by On Tap Magazine.
Maryland breweries participating include Rockville's Baying Hound Ales,...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 11:50 AM
Boys' Latin football coach Ritchie Schell is not one to exaggerate. So when Schell says his defense could be even better than last year’s dominating unit that gave up only 75 points in nine games, you tend to believe him.
Nine returning starters...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 3:25 AM
As a student at Atholton Elementary and Clarksville Middle schools, Mary Catherine Cochran said her eyes glazed over when teachers explained Civil War battles.
It's not that she didn't appreciate history. She did — just on a more local level.
| Aug 20, 2014
| 11:38 AM
Severe thunderstorms were moving through Western Maryland on Wednesday afternoon and could bring periods of heavy rain and damaging wind gusts to the Baltimore area later.
Boonsboro and Hagerstown in Washington County and parts of northern Frederick...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 9:58 AM
A second patient at a Western Maryland urgent care center is accusing Dr. William Dando, a former Catonsville family practitioner, of sexually assaulting her, according to a lawsuit filed in Allegany County.
A woman from Keyser, W.Va., said she...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Those entering Catonsville from Interstate 695 may have noticed the brick wall of Perfect Touch Hair Salon & Day Spa on Frederick Road being coated by colorful brush strokes of paint over the past few weeks.
The once blank wall now has illustrations...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 6:09 AM
All lanes are closed on MD 97 in Cooksville due to a collision at Old Frederick Road at 8:27 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
A two-vehicle collision on the inner loop of Interstate 695 at the MD (Arundel Expressway)...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Governor Martin O'Malley, on behalf of Chesapeake Bay watermen and the True Blue program that promotes Maryland Blue Crab sustainability, accepted a donation of $10,270 from Flying Dog Brewery and Old Bay on Wednesday at the beer company's Frederick...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 5:12 PM
Public health officials have just one tactic to battle the unrelenting Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa — quarantine — but as the disease continues to spread, scientists in Maryland are among those close to discovering other weapons....