| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:02 AM
A 150-pound watermelon was reported stolen Friday from the garden of a northern Harford County family known for growing prize-winning oversized watermelons.
The Harford County Sheriff's Office reported the theft on its Facebook page Saturday afternoon....
| Sep 7, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Weekend passenger train service will be a boon for travelers flying in and out of Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
Airport officials welcomed last week's announcement by Gov. Martin O'Malley that weekend MARC train services...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 10:04 AM
After more than four inches of rain fell, Harford County area farmers said last week's heavy rainfall may have done more harm than good for their crops following a recent dry spell at the beginning of the month.
Paula Harman, co-owner of Harman's Farm,...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Young people are showing interest in buying insurance through Maryland Health Connection, the state marketplace created as part of federal health care reform, with those under 35 making up a third of those exploring the organization's website, officials...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 3:00 AM
While plenty of Hereford High School teams have won county or state championships over the years, it took a group of engineering students to bring national recognition to the school.
Five students — four seniors and one junior — won the...
| Sep 12, 2013
School is back in session and it's hard to believe that the easy, breezy days of summer have given way to schedules, appointments, and activities to fill the calendar. That's not the case for Barbara Cohen, of Owings Mills, because, after 40 years of...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 3:10 AM
The new Common Core State Standards Initiative brings with it more than a new curriculum in Howard County. It also brings a change in philosophy.
“Teachers are no longer the sage on the stage, but rather the guide on the side,” said Fran...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 3:05 AM
Join the St. Peter's Episcopal Preschool community on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., to commemorate the school's 40th anniversary with an Autumn Celebration.
This family-friendly event includes carnival games, food, pony rides, moon bounces,...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Janice Drakeford, of Aberdeen, remembers the last time the federal government closed for business, in 1995.
She had a very young son, and "it affected me back then," she recalled as she walked into Aberdeen's Panera Bread on the morning of another...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 3:07 AM
The wetlands area behind Dunloggin Middle School is already a unique learning space, but last week the outdoor classroom became even more interesting with the help of some four-legged environmental machines.
Twenty-three goats, part of the sustainable...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Kroger Co.'s planned acquisition of Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc. will allow it to capitalize on Harris Teeter's growing presence in the Baltimore-Washington market, but consumers will see few, if any, changes in existing stores.
Kroger, the biggest U....
| Sep 3, 2013
Each year, Allstate Insurance Co. issues a report on the "best drivers" in the nation, and each year, Baltimore drivers fare poorly. The good news is that the company's 2013 ranking has Baltimore moving up to No. 193. The bad news is that they only looked...