| Apr 16, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Fighting for a berth in the Centennial Conference tournament, No. 12 Washington College could have used a week to dissect last Saturday’s 15-10 loss to No. 2 Dickinson and prepare for Saturday’s road contest against Gettysburg. Instead, the...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 6:58 PM
For Maryland's building industry, the good times may be coming back.
The construction sector, which has been in the tank for the better part of five years, is on the verge of receiving a sizable infusion of money from recent decisions in Annapolis....
| May 21, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Shirley H. "Mickey" Hutton, a homemaker and artist, died May 12 from complications of dementia at Heron Point retirement community in Chestertown.
The former Ruxton resident was 92.
Shirley Herring was born in Baltimore and raised on Aigburth Road...
| May 14, 2013
| 7:50 PM
As the five young writers sat with bated breath, Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post book critic Michael Dirda told them that a life of wordsmithing would bring them pain.
One of them would soon win the nation's most lucrative literary award, the...
| May 16, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Targeting tea party groups is an ironic act on the part of the Internal Revenue Service ("Taxing the tea party," May 14). Examples of bullying tactics, corruption and neglect keeps cropping up all over the map of America. In the midst of this, why pour...
| May 17, 2013
| 9:45 AM
City schools CEO Andrés Alonso's performance was marked by, "a series of cheating scandals — found by the state to have taken place during the year the district's progress was most celebrated" and further under his tenure, "The system had paid $14...
| May 15, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Congratulations to Tim Marcin, winner of Washington College's Sophie Kerr Prize, worth $61,192 this year.
The 22-year-old from Wilmington, Del., who is headed to Northwestern University, plans to pursue a sports writing career. That's a worthy goal --...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 2:06 PM
After two years of comfort-testing its new jets on human bodies of all shapes and sizes, Southwest Airlines was ready to let 153 of its most important bodies — paying customers — aboard Wednesday morning at BWI Marshall Airport.
| May 7, 2012
| 11:37 AM
Karen Russell from Bryan, Texas, was looking for a recipe for cream of crab soup similar to the one she had at a restaurant in Chestertown when visiting the area a few years ago.
Cream of crab is a popular menu item at restaurants all around the...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Candidates in the 6th Congressional District ran from polling place to polling place this morning, confronting particularly low turnouts despite the sunny, warm weather.
Still, the candidates were confident in their get-out-the-vote operation and...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 12:53 PM
A bomb threat closed all eight Kent County public schools Tuesday morning and forced Maryland State Police and local officers to search the buildings with bomb-sniffing dogs.
The schools were closed soon after classes began and approximately 2,500...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 9:16 PM
A wealthy Potomac businessman whose very candidacy challenged state Democratic leaders won a hotly contested congressional primary in Western Maryland on Tuesday, setting up a battle for the seat in November that will help decide control of the House of...