| Oct 9, 2012
| 9:29 AM
COLLEGE PARK — For the first time, Prince George's County is using student feedback to evaluate teacher performance.
At most public schools in the county, evaluations are based on reviews of classroom instruction, teacher self-assessments and goal-...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 2:54 PM
The Board of County Commissioners will hold its public hearing on Tuesday, Oct. 30, regarding the proposal to designate English as the official language of Carroll County.
The hearing will be held at 7 p.m. at the New Windsor Community Building,...
| May 16, 2013
| 9:54 AM
The gas tax increase Gov. Martin O'Malley signed into law Thursday will pay for weekend MARC service between Baltimore and D.C., roads and bridges throughout the state and construction on the Red and Purple lines to begin as soon as 2015.
| Apr 29, 2013
| 10:49 AM
The Community College of Baltimore County will roast one of college's pioneers during a special event 6-9 p.m., Saturday, May 4, in the Q Lounge on the school's Catonsville campus, 800 S. Rolling Road.
Catonsville resident Jack Manley, one of the...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Maryland Republican Party interim chairman Diana Waterman fended off challenges and won election as head of the state GOP this past weekend, taking the reins as the party faces a shortened fundraising session for state lawmakers and challenges from...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Orlando Ridout V, a historian of early Maryland buildings who explored crawl spaces and attics for their social and architectural details, died of pancreatic cancer complications April 6 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The lifelong Annapolis resident...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 2:29 PM
On sparkling spring days, Ann Goldman Giroux enjoys tending her garden, planting vegetables and nurturing the lush roses and rare azaleas that adorn her family's home in Guilford.
Giroux, who typically plants 800 white tulips along the front walkway and...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Four young men, including a Kent Island firefighter, were killed in a head-on car crash on Kent Island Wednesday afternoon, the Queen Anne's County sheriff's office said.
Firefighter medics who rushed to the scene recognized the fireman who was killed,...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 6:40 AM
Accidents were bogging down the Thursday morning commute in the city and in Baltimore County, police said.
In the city, northbound traffic on Martin Luther King Boulevard was being detoured onto West Fayette Street after an accident between Fayette and...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 5:04 PM
The House of Delegates voted 78 to 61 Wednesday to approve a sweeping gun control bill. Senators and delegates now need to resolve differences.
Anderson, Curtis S. (D) Baltimore
Arora, Sam (D) Montgomery
Barkley, Charles E. (D) Montgomery...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Frank Simms Dudley Jr., an Eastern Shore real estate broker and property appraiser, died of complications after surgery March 3 at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The former Baltimore resident was 93.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Frank...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 8:44 AM
Maryland's healthiest residents live in Howard County, while those with the most health problems reside in Baltimore City, according to new rankings to be released today.
The health patterns among the two areas differ greatly, the report by the Robert...