| May 27, 2013
Breakers blank Spirit, 2-0, in NWSL
The Washington Spirit wrapped up a three-game road swing with a 3-0 loss to the host Boston Breakers on Saturday night in front of an announced 1,246 fans at a cold and rainy Dilboy Stadium in Somerville,...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:01 AM
James H. Eacker, a retired Rouse Co. executive who was active in environmental issues, died June 8 of heart failure at Howard County General Hospital. He was 79.
The son of the former president of Boston Gas & Electric Co. and a homemaker, he was born...
| May 29, 2013
| 7:49 AM
Baltimore is the 17th fittest metropolitan area in the country, according to the latest survey by the American College of Sport Medicine’s American Fitness Index.
The index measures the health and community fitness status of the 50 largest...
| Jun 1, 2013
John Williams has won just about everything there is to win in the music industry, including a slew of Grammys, Golden Globes, Emmys and no less than five Academy Awards — his record of 48 Oscar nominations is second only to Walt Disney.
| May 24, 2013
| 6:25 PM
Graduates of the Johns Hopkins University's master's program in science writing have explained the prospects of life on Mars, the promise of neuroscience research and the ethics of animal testing on the pages of Scientific American, Nature and Popular...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 9:55 AM
When Debra Buczkowski was 7, in 1976, NASA’s Viking space probes were landing on Mars and sending images of the red planet back to Earth as part of their $1 billion mission.
“I realized that no matter where I went on this planet, I couldn&...
| May 2, 2013
| 9:41 PM
Three UMBC women’s players were named to the All-America East conference teams, including defender Jamie Fahey, who was honored for the third straight year.
Fahey (Loch Raven) and midfielder Kirsten Bilney (Mount Hebron) made the first team...
| May 4, 2013
| 10:25 PM
Two Annapolis sailors, Jeff Borland and Tim Williams, took advantage of favorable winds on their home Chesapeake Bay waters to take the lead in their classes Saturday at the Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Regatta. Borland leads the nine-boat Etchells class...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 7:13 AM
The IRS says it will extend the tax deadline for filing and paying taxes to July 15 for Boston area taxpayers and others affected by the bombing on Monday, the tax deadline.
This three-month extension will automatically apply to taxpayers living in...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 6:30 AM
As the horror of the bombing in Boston shocked us and filled us with disgust, many people noticed the swiftness and efficiency of the first responders and were astounded ("Acts of humanity," April 17). How did it happen? As reported on the Israel21C...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Baltimore's spending panel on Wednesday unanimously approved $285,000 for city police to hire a Massachusetts-based consultant — the highest of five bidders — to recommend how the department should be run.
Despite the protests of competing...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 5:37 PM
The Baltimore Police Department is asking the city for $285,000 to hire a Massachusetts-based consultant — the highest of five bidders — to recommend how the department should be run.
But a city councilman is questioning the need for a...