| Aug 24, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Blaine Young, the combative Frederick County commission president who took an early lead in fund-raising among Republican candidates for governor, said Saturday that he will not attempt to succeed Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley in next year's election....
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:19 PM
A smart, progressive event gets under way in Frederick County in about a week — a farm-to-fork promotion in 13 restaurants there. Starting Aug. 23, the participating establishments will offer home-grown food and wine; they'll buy enough products...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 6:20 PM
The director of the Maryland Republican Party resigned without notice. One of its state delegates was arrested for the second time on a serious alcohol-related charge. And a virtual civil war broke out over who should replace a leading senator who's...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 10:03 AM
A Columbia-based law firm accused of illegally collecting debts from Maryland residents has agreed to a class action settlement in U.S. District Civil Court resulting in the total distribution of $300,000 to approximately 4,000 state residents.
| Jul 5, 2013
| 6:13 AM
Maryland Department of Transportation officials say that as of 9:10 a.m, a disabled vehicle was on northbound I-295 north at I-195 in Anne Arundel County, but no lanes were reported being closed.
The Maryland Transit Administration reported that light...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 7:43 AM
If Gen. Benedict Arnold, Capt. Charles Boycott, Sen. Joseph McCarthy and Gov. Elbridge Gerry had a voice in the matter, their names, or variations thereof would not be part of our political vocabulary.
The last instance is more pertinent to Carroll's...
| Jul 10, 2013
Loyola University of Maryland Sellinger School of Business and Management graduate Matthew Marzicola, formerly of Bel Air, and now living in Frederick, didn't plan to achieve a 4.0 grade point average, the highest in his class of more than 800 people,...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Maryland Life's June issue will be its last because of insufficient advertising sales, the publisher of the Frederick-based tourism magazine said Monday.
"The current economic environment required a level of sales that was difficult to achieve with our...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 8:22 AM
Though there's plenty of reason to be critical about the stormwater fee, now widely known as the "rain tax," which Harford and other metro Maryland counties were obliged to levy as a result of action by the General Assembly, Harford County Executive David...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Taxpayers rarely react well to the notion of paying more, even when the reason is as seemingly altruistic as an environmental cause. The state's Watershed Protection and Restoration Program, known to opponents as "the rain tax," is no exception.
| Jun 27, 2013
| 1:21 PM
The Board of Carroll County Commissioners voted Thursday to allocate $3 million to its solid waste enterprise fund in a precautionary move should the county have to pay a penalty for withdrawing from a waste-to-energy incinerator project with Frederick...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 7:07 AM
A Frederick woman declared missing last week has contacted her family and is unharmed, bringing an intense investigation into her disappearance by police and community members to an end.
Teresa Lentz had gone to Virginia "willingly," and has been...