| Feb 19, 2014
| 7:05 AM
A transformation is under way in Paradise that will integrate the community just east of the Baltimore Beltway with the rest of Catonsville, residents say.
The Baltimore County Council is requesting $3 million from the Maryland Department of...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 3:13 PM
The runup to this year's celebration of the "Star-Spangled Banner" bicentennial took a leap forward Tuesday with the rollout of a pair of websites — one of which shows live video of Fort McHenry offering views similar to what Francis Scott Key would...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 2:00 AM
While gun violence drove Baltimore’s homicide numbers up last year, the number of children shot and killed in the city dropped to the lowest level in at least a decade.
Three children under 18 were shot and killed in 2013, down from five the year...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:58 PM
The University of Maryland Medical System will provide management services to Union Hospital in Elkton, the latest in a series of partnerships state hospitals are forming as they prepare for changes in the health reimbursement system.
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Bill Schroeder, owner of a bustling Italian grocery on Westminster's Main Street, doesn't know Rep. Chris Van Hollen's voting history or many of his positions. But he knows his Democratic congressman lives in Montgomery County.
And he finds it...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Turning up the heat on local politicians over a contentious stormwater fee, Maryland officials warned Carroll County that it faces fines of up to $10,000 per day for refusing to impose the mandatory pollution cleanup charge, and cautioned two other...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Harford County could face stiff fines and other enforcement actions from the state and federal governments if county officials repeal a local stormwater management fee, also known as the "rain tax," the state government's top environmental official warned...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:38 AM
With the 2014 general election almost exactly one year away, at least five of Maryland's gubernatorial candidates are scheduled to debate environmental issues for the first time tomorrow in Annapolis. No doubt questions will range from smart growth to...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:46 PM
The deluge intensified Friday, with more than 3 inches of rain on top of the pools that formed across Maryland on Thursday, flooding roadways, clogging drains and requiring rescues from trapped vehicles.
The wet weather is forecast to stretch into the...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:40 PM
A federal judge has denied - for now, at least - Blue Water Baltimore's bid to intervene in the city's effort to delay its court-decreed deadline for fixing the pervasive sewage leaks that foul local streams and Baltimore's harbor.
In a brief five-...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Even in dappled autumn sunlight, Fear Avenue in Northwest Baltimore looks a bit desolate. People are scarce, homes and businesses can be counted on one hand, and the traffic that flows heavily on nearby Reisterstown Road seems but a trickle on this...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 5:24 PM
Shirley L. Meldrom, a former Baltimore Sun secretary who later became a Disney World sales associate, died Oct. 7 of liver failure at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis. She was 82.
The former Shirley Louise Smith was born and raised in Baltimore...