| May 2, 2014
| 6:48 PM
Washington College announced five finalists Friday, including two from the Baltimore area, for its annual Sophie Kerr Prize. The nation's largest undergraduate literary award is worth $62,900 this year.
The private liberal arts college in Chestertown...
| May 4, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Twenty-two years ago at the end of a semester of teaching an Intro to Philosophy course, I received an unforgettable wake-up call on the issue of plagiarism. During the reading period between the final class session and the final exam, I discovered two...
| May 5, 2014
| 8:25 AM
The South Region of the NCAA Division III tournament boasts a Maryland feel to it, as three area programs earned the top three seeds.
With an 18-1 record, Salisbury earned the top seed in the South Region and a coveted first-round bye. The Sea Gulls...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Picture a Victorian mansion in move-in condition that could function as a bed-and-breakfast, a home for a growing family, or just a place for anyone hankering for a bygone time. This 19th-century home at 114 Washington Ave. in Chestertown on the western...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
As a Maryland citizen who enjoys the autumn sailing season best of all, I thought people should consider that the hunting season affects those of us navigating the tributaries of the Chesapeake as well ("Blue laws fade, Sunday hunt proceeds," April 8)....
| Mar 7, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Five Queen Anne's County watermen have been charged with illegally taking 51 bushels of oysters from a protected area near the mouth of the Wicomico River in Tangier Sound, Maryland Department of Natural Resources officials said.
Acting on a tip,...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 10:30 AM
I am glad the legislature is considering a law for outpatient mental health commitment. ("Legislation pushes involuntary mental health treatment," March 10). It is understandable that there is opposition by some, including health organizations. But this...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 3:47 PM
In summer 2009, Alex Insel, now 24, and his friend Rich Rinaldi drove a small used Ford Ka 10,000 miles from London to Mongolia on a fundraising adventure known as the Mongol Rally. At the time, he thought it was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. He was...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Courtesy of Saturday’s 16-12 win against Centennial Conference rival Dickinson, No. 5 Washington College became the first team to earn a spot in the upcoming league tournament. But with two more conference games remaining, against No. 20...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 11:29 AM
On a recent trip to San Antonio, Texas, I was struck by a realization: Spanish is no longer merely a foreign language; it has officially become a domestic one.
Ordering a coffee at Starbucks, having a drink with colleagues at a local restaurant,...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 1:39 PM
Two tractor trailers collided on the westbound span of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge shortly after noon Wednesday, closing the span to traffic and bringing environmental officials to the scene for a fuel spill.
Hours after the crash, westbound traffic was...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Lewis C. Strudwick, a former partner in the Baltimore law firm of Ober/Kaler who had a penchant for drawing whimsical cartoons and a taste for culinary oddities, died Jan. 22 of complications from Parkinson's disease at Heron Point retirement community in...