| Sep 16, 2011
| 12:47 PM
As summer's fleeting charms begin to fade, fall swirls into view in a burst of kaleidoscopic color. Relish autumn's arrival with 50 nifty travel ideas for the Mid-Atlantic region: from leaf peeping and leisurely drives, to museum-hopping, fall-inspired...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 3:16 PM
Bridget K. Healy, a second-year George Mason University student who had also been a member of the Special Olympics team at the university, died Thursday of a pulmonary thromboembolism at St. Joseph Medical Center.
The Towson resident was 24.
| Feb 16, 2012
| 1:53 PM
If you're a fan of the hit TV series "Downton Abbey," you may have thought about incorporating elements of the Crawley family's mansion into your own home.
The setting is decidedly English country, and the house — in real life, a historic estate...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 2:47 PM
The day has finally arrived, Wegmans fans. The chain's first store in Harford County opened its doors to a warm — and packed — reception.
The Abingdon Wegmans has been a long time coming, taunting shoppers that would exit off or head toward...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 11:14 AM
As the New Year dawns, many people will look around and realize that it's time for a little freshening up at home.
Putting away the holiday knickknacks is a good start, but more substantial dramatic changes require a little more effort — although...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 2:40 PM
Riley William Davis, whose sunny personality and quick wit sustained him and his family through his four-year battle with leukemia, died Wednesday at Johns Hopkins Children's Center. He was 13.
Diagnosed with cancer at 9, Riley's life was turned upside...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 11:24 AM
Early on a wintry Saturday morning, Phil Mitchell stood watch over his pride and joy: a black and orange 1989 Lotus Esprit.
Like any well-versed car buff, he proceeded to reel off bullet points regarding his handcrafted machine from England —...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Growth at Fort Meade, the ever-expanding Army base across the border in Anne Arundel County, has been beneficial for Howard County. But as an article in today's issue makes clear — the second in a two-part series — unless something is done...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 3:00 PM
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell announced Monday that Silver Spring-based Acentia will move its headquarters to Fairfax County where the company will invest $3.1 million and create 60 new jobs.
"Fairfax County gives us access to the highly-skilled technical...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Country fans have a lot to choose from this Spring. In addition to Miranda Lambert at 1st Mariner in January and Brad Paisley in March, Blake Shelton is now on the road as well.
Shelton is on his "Well Lit & Amplified Tour" to promote "Red River Blue,"...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 6:58 PM
Fifteen candidates, including three incumbents and one former board member, have filed for the 2012 Howard County Board of Education elections. The last candidate to file by Wednesday's 9 p.m. deadline was Mary Jo Neil of West Friendship.
The influx of...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 5:06 PM
'Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage'
This exhibition of one of America's best-known living photographers showcases more than 70 photographs taken between April 2009 and May 2011. The display is unusual because unlike much of the artist's works,...