| Jun 14, 2014
| 9:49 AM
Revelations that a former Catonsville doctor obtained his Maryland medical license despite having a rape conviction on his record is sparking a push for criminal background checks of physicians — a proposal that has failed and been ignored in recent...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 3:05 PM
The Maryland Board of Physicians upheld on Thursday its decision to suspend Dr. William Dando's medical license based on his indictment in Allegany County for an alleged sexual assault.
Dando appeared before the board Wednesday and was given the chance...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 1:35 PM
Maryland's Democratic and Republican contenders for governor are sparing no effort to pull every last supporter to the polls Tuesday in a primary for which many voters aren't ready.
Likely voters can expect a barrage of phone calls and a flood of...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Ellicott City's historic district has its first Main Street manager in more than two decades, the group charged with preserving and promoting the old town announced Wednesday.
Debra W. Korb has been hired for the position, which was created by the...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 5:53 AM
When Bob Maranto goes to work every day, he is surrounded by hundreds of neatly shelved books.
But he doesn't get as much reading done as he would like while he's there.
Maranto, 46, is manager of the Arbutus and Lansdowne branches of the Baltimore...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:53 PM
Visitors to Cunningham Falls State Park are being warned by the Frederick County Health Department that swimming, wading or splashing at Hunting Creek Lake could make them sick.
Heavy rainfall and storm-water runoff have affected the lake's water...
| May 26, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Frederick voters may notice a theme to their primary ballots next month: Young for state senator. Young for county executive. Young for county school board. Young for state delegate.
Politics, after all, is the Young family business.
"I was driving...
| May 8, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Writing as a retired street cop and a fierce enforcer of DUI laws, I am appalled that my colleagues in Maryland are not already trained to detect, test and arrest for non-alcohol DUI ("Authorities worried about drugged driving after new pot law takes...
| May 8, 2014
| 11:37 AM
In honor of Old Bay's 75th anniversary, Frederick-based Flying Dog Brewery collaborated with the Maryland seasoning company to create Dead Rise Summer Ale. The seasonal beer is available now until Labor Day.
The beer, which has an alcohol by volume...
| May 9, 2014
| 8:26 AM
Residents anticipating a prolonged discussion involving candidates for state delegate in District 44B did not have to endure sitting in library chairs at Edmondson Heights Elementary School for long on Thursday night.
The evening forum lasted an hour...
| May 9, 2014
| 12:20 PM
John L. Bell, a retired civil engineer who was a partner in the Baltimore engineering firm of Rummel, Klepper & Kahl, died April 28 of pneumonia at Anne Arundel Medical Center. He was 92.
The son of the Rev. John Wesley Bell, a Methodist minister, and...
| May 13, 2014
| 7:44 AM
Growing up in Laurel, our son Andrew did all the stuff most kids do. He attended the Main Street Festival every year, still mourns the loss of the Laurel Art Center and rode his bike everywhere.
Fast forward to now. We are sitting in a Thai restaurant...