| Sep 27, 2012
| 4:22 PM
The Carroll County commissioners introduced a proposal Thursday to make English the county's official language and will schedule an evening public hearing to give all residents the opportunity to speak.
"We need good public input on this issue,"...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 4:56 PM
An Anne Arundel County judge sent a man to prison Wednesday for a series of paving scams in the county, calling Tommy Clack a "shameless swindler" who preyed on unsuspecting consumers.
Clack, 40, was sentenced to two years in prison and five years...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 4:05 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley's retooled proposal to limit development on septic tanks gets a hearing in Annapolis today, along with his other major green initiatives - increasing the "flush fee" to fix wastewater treatment plants and providing ratepayer subsidies...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Health officials said 8 more heat-related deaths occurred in Maryland, bringing the total for 2012 to 31.
The deaths, reported to the state between July 17 and July 24, include three men between the ages of 45 and 64, one each in Prince George's, Queen...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 9:12 PM
Gov.Martin O'Malleyhas requested federal disaster relief for 13 counties in the state that have experienced "widespread crop losses" this year due to drought and extreme heat.
In a letter dated Tuesday, O'Malley asked Tom Vilsack, secretary of theU.S....
| Aug 17, 2012
| 3:49 PM
Six Queen Anne's County residents have been diagnosed with a strain of swine flu that has been infecting people across the country, including many who have been attending state and local agricultural fairs, according to state health officials.
| Mar 3, 2012
| 7:34 PM
Class 4A-3A Championship Round
106 - Salvo (PEH) md Smith (THS), 8-0
113 - Leadbeter (NOC) d Savage (TUS), 5-4
120 - Harrell (BDN) d Colbert (NHG), 3-2
126 - Kraisser (CTN) md Alley (SRI), 14-4
132 - T. Goodwin (ARU) d Taylor (BAR), 9-4
138 - Sutton...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 3:16 PM
Former state Sen. Walter M. Baker, who had served in the legislature representing the upper Eastern Shore for more than two decades and also had been a Cecil County attorney, died Tuesday of complications from diabetes at Christiana Hospital in Delaware....
| Dec 19, 2012
| 3:09 PM
Thirty-four immigrants who had been convicted of crimes and were wanted by law enforcement agencies were arrested this week in Annapolis and on Maryland's Eastern Shore in a two-day "targeted enforcement operation" involving federal immigration officials....
| Dec 13, 2012
| 9:11 AM
Residents of Carroll County filled the public hearing room at the County Office Building on Dec. 11 to voice opposition, support or in some cases indignation over the county's proposal to render English as the official language of the county.
| Nov 27, 2012
| 4:30 AM
A conservation group is warning that many of Maryland's counties are skirting a new state law requiring them to rein in development of rural lands.
1000 Friends of Maryland says that more than a third of the state's 23 counties have done little or...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 4:02 PM
In the days following last month's nationally televised announcement that Texas twins Andrew and Aaron Harrison had chosen Kentucky over Maryland, there was a lot of message board chatter about Mark Turgeon possibly losing out on other top recruits,...