| Feb 21, 2013
| 2:30 AM
The Ellicott City Senior Center is one of the host sites for senior citizens in need of free tax preparation help.
The American Association of Retired Persons and the Internal Revenue Service are currently offering free personal income tax preparation...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 7:54 AM
Richard Ben Cramer, a former Baltimore Sun reporter who later became a Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent for The Philadelphia Inquirer and an acclaimed author chronicling the lives of politicians and legendary sports figures, died Monday of...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 9:57 AM
Abigail Schwartz of Perry Hall graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in business management and economics with a minor in psychology at Washington College’s commencement ceremony on May 19.
While at Washington College,...
| May 30, 2013
| 2:07 PM
My colleague, Candy Thomson, recently reported that a study will soon evaluate the structural condition and projected life left in the Bay Bridge, while also considering the possible addition of a third span to accommodate traffic demands that will soar...
| May 31, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Another innocent child murdered in Baltimore is a crying shame.
Baltimore came in fifth place nationally for its high murder rate. Maryland came in fourth place among the 50 states for the number of police officers killed (six) in the line of duty....
| May 30, 2013
| 7:26 AM
For local runners, the Memorial Day weekend offered three races on the Memorial Day theme.
The 18th Annual McVet 5K and 10K in Baltimore Sunday drew about 500 entrants, many of whom competed in both the 5K and 10K, which began an hour apart.
| Jun 3, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Seeing the article with the folks in Cherry Hill who prayed for the baby is heartbreaking ("Cherry Hill community asks for peace," May 30). Your paper refuses to address the real issues however.
Violence is out of control in America. The Los Angeles...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Richard Ben Cramer had the gift of a great writer: an agile mind that generated entertaining books and magazine articles in topics as disparate as Middle East politics and baseball.
The Chestertown, Md., resident, who died Monday at age 62, "had raw...
| Jan 17, 2013
Columbia student Benjamin Jarvis, a senior majoring in engineering, earned dean's list status at Messiah College, in Grantham, Pa., for the fall term.
Washington College, in Chestertown, announced that Rachel Thompson achieved dean's list recognition for...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 9:15 AM
The Internet is changing how leaders talk. Leaders from Rome to Beijing and beyond are helping usher in a new era of plain speaking. But American leaders are lagging behind, stuck in old patterns of windy and obfuscatory speech.
Around the globe, what's...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 8:54 AM
Twelve teams in Division III have yet to sustain a loss this season, and one of them is No. 4 Washington College. The Shoremen improved to 8-0 after Wednesday’s 11-10 win at Haverford, and coach Jeff Shirk doesn’t shy away from the hoopla...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 2:45 PM
Former Maryland congressional candidate Wendy W. Rosen was charged Thursday with illegally voting in two elections and faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted.
Maryland State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt charged Rosen, 58, with casting ballots in...