| Nov 6, 2012
| 11:56 AM
Polls opened in Laurel at 7 a.m. today, with parking lots full and voters greeting a cool morning, with temperatures below freezing.
At Laurel Woods Elementary, the lines were long and things were a "little tense" in the first hour after election...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 7:30 AM
About 1,500 customers, most in Anne Arundel County, remained without electricity Sunday morning in the wake of wind-whipped thunderstorms that swept through Maryland Saturday, but BGE said it expects to have power restored to them by late Sunday...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 10:21 AM
Residents can share their thoughts about the future of parks and recreation in Prince George's County and learn about the county's master plan, known as Formula 2040, at an open house Thursday, Sept. 20 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Deerfield Run Community...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 7:18 PM
After nearly five years of litigation, a coalition representing Maryland's historically black public colleges and universities has agreed to discuss a settlement with the state, which it accused in a 2006 lawsuit of discriminatory practices and multiple...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 5:53 PM
Jo Keller relies on her Kindle when she travels so she can forgo lugging hardback books, but when it comes to her children's reading habits, she feels differently.
She has squirreled away many of the books she read as a child growing up in England and is...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 6:36 PM
If the three Maryland public school educators want to hold onto a sense of normalcy after Tuesday's announcement that they are splitting a share of the record-breaking Mega Millions jackpot, experts say they should stay tight-lipped.
For now, "The...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 5:43 PM
Since Baltimore schools CEO Andrés Alonso took the helm four years ago, only about one-quarter of the system's principals have remained in their posts, a high turnover rate that has rankled education advocates who say they are concerned that leadership...
| Dec 20, 2010
| 5:39 PM
On the eve of the Maryland Racing Commission's last scheduled meeting of the year, the owners of the state's two major thoroughbred tracks and horse-racing industry representatives were trying to hammer out a last-minute deal to ensure live meets can be...
| Dec 21, 2010
| 6:21 PM
The future of live thoroughbred racing in Maryland — along with the Preakness Stakes —is in jeopardy once again after a state commission on Tuesday rejected a proposed racing schedule contingent on several conditions that horse owners and...
| 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
| 2:22 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley has appointed Danette Howard, a former director of research analysis for the Maryland Higher Education Commission, to become the interim secretary for higher education, according to a statement released Tuesday by the governor's...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 4:36 PM
The Baltimore County school board unanimously voted Tuesday night to adopt a new policy that gives community organizations and the public more access to using school facilities.
The old policy had been the subject of criticism by community groups and...