| Feb 7, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Gwen Darwin McDade, a retired architect who worked on the Johns Hopkins medical campus and later designed structures for the State Highway Administration, died of heart disease Saturday at his Glen Arm home. He was 87.
Born in Verona, Pa., he was the son...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Backed by an affirming legislative session and soon to be flush with transportation money, state officials went to Washington on Monday to assure the administration that Maryland has both the means and the will to build two light rail systems.
| Feb 19, 2013
| 2:46 PM
As the General Assembly nears the halfway point in its 90-day session, Gov. Martin O'Malley and key legislators have yet to agree on a plan to pay for new roads, bridges and transit lines — a decision many consider critical to Maryland's economy....
| Jan 31, 2013
| 9:03 PM
Talk of Gov. Martin O'Malley's presidential ambitions for 2016 is plentiful.
But, at this early stage, donors are not.
With three years to go before the first primaries and uncertainty about whether outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Henry S. Baker Jr., a retired banker and community leader, died Saturday from complications of a tumor at Keswick Multi-Care Center. The longtime Monkton resident was 86.
The son of Henry S. Baker Sr., treasurer of the Johns Hopkins University, and...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 6:49 AM
Lt. Brad Snyder holds the acoustic guitar in his arms for the first time, strumming a few random chords, then moving into a sampling of Neil Young.
The sounds take him back to the nights when he was deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan and sat around a...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 5:39 AM
Development has been under way for years on the 809-acre Turf Valley property near Ellicott City, but one of the key parcels will get a high-profile addition next week when a new 48,000-square-foot Harris Teeter supermarket opens Tuesday in Turf Valley...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 7:33 PM
It is a wet day in Carroll County — not too welcoming.
But in the kitchen of Pete Truby's Sykesville house, the scenario is considerably cozier.
For starters, there are his dogs — a beagle named Molly and a vizsla known as Murphy — who...
| May 17, 2011
| 4:22 PM
A BGR The Burger Joint is now open in Columbia. This is the second BGR in Maryland; the first is in Bethesda. The new 40-seat, no-reservations, order-at-the-counter restaurant is located at 6250 Columbia Crossing Circle. The phone number is 4430-319-5542....
| May 1, 2011
Walk the streets of downtown Baltimore, and you might feel the presence of its corporate ghosts. On Gay Street, perhaps you'll meet Alexander Brown, the Irish immigrant who started the nation's first investment firm here more than 200 years ago.
| Dec 3, 2011
| 4:09 PM
Analysts with the National Security Agency see the threats coming at corporate America: viruses, worms and other malware targeting the computer networks that serve the nation's banks, utilities and businesses.
But the 64-year-old law that established the...
| Jun 22, 2011
Three Harford County high schools have placed on The Washington Post's 2011 America's Top High Schools list.
Patterson Mill, C. Milton Wright and Bel Air high schools all placed on the list, which grades public high schools around the nation based on how...