| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:36 PM
The federal Food and Drug Administration identified 89 medical facilities in Maryland that bought drugs from the Massachusetts manufacturer being investigated for a national fungal meningitis outbreak.
The facilities are among more than 3,000 in numerous...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 11:18 AM
On Thursday, the U.S. Senate will hold a confirmation hearing on Gina McCarthy, President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Over her decades of public service, Ms. McCarthy has demonstrated a strong commitment to...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Steven Leibowitz is trying to run as fast as he can, but the trail is muddy and tree roots are hiding under the soil, slowing him down. Now there's a stream blocking his path, with no way to cross, save a few widely spaced rocks. But Leibowitz can't...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 10:47 AM
Speed-limit signs on the Intercounty Connector will be changed from 55 mph to 60 mph at the end of the week, the Maryland Transportation Authority announced Wednesday.
The 18.8-mile, all-electronic toll road connects Interstate 270 in Gaithersburg to I-...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 7:16 PM
Republican Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett, who has represented Maryland's 6th District for nearly two decades, lost his bid for an 11th term Tuesday to a Democratic businessman who cast the closely watched race as a battle of different economic visions for the...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 7:23 PM
Another week of blind auditions on NBC’s “The Voice,” and another two hours to boil down into a single blog post. A nice change of pace this week for the audience: Instead of clipped montages of contestants who didn’t make the...
| Dec 6, 2010
| 4:22 PM
Mirtha Stadler, in Gaithersburg, has finally provided an explanation for the snowfalls we seem to see each Dec. 5 in Central Maryland. Ms. Stadler's father, Bernardo Sapcariu was 78 when he died in September 2002. He had been very close to......
| Mar 7, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Noticed a few cars during the commute this morning that had some snow on their hoods and roofs. We had only a sprinkle of flakes, or sleet, on the WeatherDeck. But some locations across Maryland really did get measurable snow......
| Aug 9, 2011
| 4:58 AM
Here's the list of physicians and other medical professionals who were sanctioned by the Maryland Board of Physicians in May. Stay tuned for those sanctioned in June in a post later today:
Phyllis K. Barson, M.D.
Area of Practice:...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 6:57 AM
As promised earlier, here's the list of physicians and other medical professionals sanctioned by the Maryland Board of Physicians in June:
Michael Adam, P.A., No License
Area of Practice: Physician Assistant (Martinez, GA)
| Sep 4, 2011
The surgery on Don Hayden's son was successful. The only lingering complication: a bill for $23,000.
The Gaithersburg family, surprised that insurance didn't cover the cost, spent about a year fighting the charge from the medical clinic — even...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 6:00 PM
The National Aquarium has revamped its main dining facility, and the new space has a fresh and local focus that is "in perfect harmony with the Aquarium’s green business practices and conservation education mission."
Operated by the Gaithersburg,...