| Oct 2, 2012
| 10:14 AM
Whenever proponents of Maryland's new congressional districts make their pitch, there is something missing: the map itself. The gerrymandered map of Maryland's congressional districts produced by Gov. Martin O'Malley and a majority of the General Assembly...
| 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 25, 2011
| 3:46 PM
A routine traffic stop by a police officer in Georgia led authorities in Maryland to a suspected identity theft scheme in which state unemployment benefits totaling $170,000 were falsely obtained in the names of dozens of unwitting people.
None of the...
| Jul 16, 2010
| 2:15 PM
On June 29, Jason and Tammi Lewis sold their home at 731 Chessie Crossing Way in Woodbine, Md., to Mark Thomas Schaeffer for $595,000.
Mark Schaeffer is owner and president of Schaefer Construction Management Inc., which is based in Gaithersburg, Md....
| Feb 22, 2011
| 4:07 PM
It was one of Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit's most famous inventions, in 1714. But after nearly 300 years on the market, the still-common mercury thermometer now appears headed for extinction.
While many Maryland residents probably still have them in their...
| Feb 11, 2011
Drive along Snowden Farm Parkway in Clarksburg and you can catch a glimpse of two completely different worlds. On one side, a landscape of narrow roads snaking their way around rolling hills, still snow-covered and dotted with farm equipment and red...
| 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...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 2:38 PM
Motorists saw the man jump off the pedestrian bridge, but not the driver of a passing tractor trailer on which the victim landed. By the time police caught up with the truck and its gruesome cargo, the unsuspecting driver had traveled 11 miles down I-95...
| 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,...