| Dec 26, 2011
Soft-spoken Maria Broadbent didn't want to wear a badge and be a cop when she became Annapolis' director of the Department of Neighborhood and Environmental Programs. She wondered if there was a way to make her job easier and get residents to become...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 8:36 PM
Raymond A. Benson, a picture framer and former art gallery owner, died Dec. 29 of complications from an ulcer at St. Joseph Medical Center.
He was 65.
The son of an engineer and a homemaker, Raymond Alan Benson was born in Philadelphia and spent his...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 3:26 PM
Woodward Reese "Wood" Smith, a retired ironworker who during his nearly 50-year career worked on some of the nation's most notable bridges, died July 13 of pneumonia at his Loch Raven Village home.
He was 93.
The son of a construction superintendent and...
| Jan 8, 2012
Melissa Schehlein, a Towson native, walked the streets and byways of the Baltimore County seat in search of what was while documenting with her camera what is.
The result of her search was the recently published book, "Towson: Then and Now," a 96-page...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 9:43 AM
I love rankings, particularly when Baltimore or Maryland makes the cut by some outside group.
Who can forget when Baltimore was rated by a travel magazine as having the ugliest people.
In this latest rankings, Kiplinger magazine named Baltimore as one...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 7:45 AM
Passersby on Owen Brown Road are likely to notice something not often seen in a Columbia residential neighborhood — two horses standing in the front yard of a small Hickory Ridge home.
But inside the home is something even more unusual to the...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 3:00 PM
There were 23 fatalities on Harford County highways in 2011, a slight decrease from the previous year, but still too many, according to local police.
They're hoping a new countywide task force will prevent at least some fatal accidents.
"None of us want...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 2:47 PM
It's been a deadly month on Harford County highways with accidents killing four people, the most recent which occurred near Churchville shortly after midnight Tuesday, according to state police.
Around 12:37 a.m., a 1995 Honda Accord was being driven...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 6:55 AM
February may seem a little early to start thinking about summer jobs. But a "cultural exchange" program run by the State Department is already filling jobs in Ocean City and elsewhere — jobs that will not be available when American kids start...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 12:04 PM
Benjamin Glass, of Laurel, was named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Tufts University, in Medford, Mass.
Dustin Stout, of Laurel, was named to the dean's list for the fall semester at the University of Albany, in New York.
| Feb 22, 2012
Christine Shultz, of Lutherville and Isabel Galupo, of Towson have been named to the dean's list at Ithaca College, Ithaca, N.Y., for the fall 2011 semester.
Stephanie Hogge, of Baltimore has earned a degree in Industrial Engineering from the Georgia...
| Feb 24, 2012
The following is the 2012 State of the County Address delivered by Harford County Executive David Craig at the Feb. 21 county council legislative session:
Jefferson County, AL:
The State of Maryland:...