| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:27 PM
We thank the nameless graffiti artist in Carroll County who spray painted a denunciation of an aborted plan to house some of the thousands of unaccompanied minors who have crossed the southern U.S. border in recent months at a military facility near...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 9:19 AM
I landed my first summer job when I was 16.
The qualifications were straightforward — possess strong decision-making skills, the ability to negotiate and compromise with colleagues, and the strength to maintain a calm demeanor in the face of...
| May 14, 2014
| 10:57 AM
Frontier Airlines, the low-cost carrier based in Denver, is offering introductory one-way fares as low as $39 for people flying between Washington, D.C., and Orlando who book by May 17.
The new service to Washington Dulles International Airport from...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 8:55 AM
In Severna Park, candidates repeat two words again and again this primary season: rain tax.
County Councilman Dick Ladd, a Republican who represents Severna Park, Arnold and Broadneck in the 5th District, is being targeted by six challengers, most of...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 3:25 AM
Mid-week socializing used to involve bowling shoes or secret handshakes. Now bowling leagues and fraternal associations have some serious competition. Trivia Night.
The Towson area is home to more than 20 of them. For two hours a week, at restaurants...
| Jun 15, 2014
Maryland's economy has grown almost without fail in the last quarter-century, ticking up year after year.
But not in 2013.
That's according to early estimates from the U.S. Department of Commerce, which showed Maryland's gross domestic product...
| May 9, 2014
| 3:15 AM
Happy Mother's Day, dear readers,
If you are a mom or a grandmother, you hopefully will celebrate Sunday surrounded by loved ones. Mother's Day is the single most popular day to dine out – how about a Havre de Grace restaurant – or make long...
| May 6, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Baltimore is in many respects a charming city, with its row houses, historic neighborhoods and miles of waterfront.
But our city also has a not-so-charming problem with trash. And a major contributor is the plastic bags that pollute the landscape....
| May 9, 2014
| 10:58 AM
A renewed effort is underway in Baltimore to impose a fee on most plastic bags handed out in city stores — and supporters believe that charging a nickel for each bag, rather than a dime, will allow the measure to gain enough backing to become law....
| May 11, 2014
At 16, Dorant Wells has experienced the complexities of what Brown v. Board of Education, the landmark school desegregation ruling, has wrought: He attended a middle school full of students of different colors and nationalities, but one where he sometimes...
| May 12, 2014
| 10:27 AM
The bag tax is back, and we must admit it's current incarnation is a lot less objectionable than the earlier attempts. The proposal that's getting shopped around the Baltimore City Council (including at a public hearing to be held Tuesday morning at...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Last month, former Maryland assistant and current Penn State football coach James Franklin came to the area and declared the Nittany Lions would treat Maryland as its home state — even though it’s already someone else’s home state....