Two seniors in the automotive services technical program at Carroll County Career and Technical Center earned fourth place in the Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills state finals during a competition held Saturday at the Community College of Baltimore County's Catonsville campus.
Barring a spike in crude prices or disaster in the Gulf of Mexico disrupting refineries there, summer prices are expected to be as low or lower than they've been since 2009, perhaps even as low as 2005, acccording to a petroleum analyst with GasBuddy.com, which tracks prices.
There were 442 traffic fatalities in Maryland in 2014, the lowest number since 1948 and little more than half the 872 deaths seen in the state's deadliest year of 1968, state transportation officials announced Tuesday.
Each year, March marks the start of Maryland's "pothole season," as one local official put it — a rite of particularly bumpy passage in which melting snow reveals roads scarred by plows and crumbled by the freeze-thaw cycle.
A massive construction project to widen the southwest section of the Baltimore Beltway promises to ease congestion for drivers, but say those who live nearby, at the cost of more noise and disruption for their neighborhoods.
Three weeks ago, on January 28, the 392-room hotel and meeting center officially became a Wyndham Grand Hotel. The designation puts the Hunt Valley Inn, 245 Shawan Road, in the top tier of the Wyndham Hotel Group's brand.
Maryland's top transportation official on Thursday ordered immediate inspections of 27 aging, state-owned bridges after a chunk of concrete fell on a Prince George's County woman's car from the bottom of the Interstate 495 overpass in Morningside.
When Orkun Ayrac first started working downtown delivery routes for HomeSlyce Pizza Bar about a year and a half ago, he was filling his gas tank three times a week at nearly $60 a pop. Today, he crisscrosses Baltimore's streets for about 40 bucks a fill-up.
The upward trend in travel seen this year is expected to continue through the end-of-year holiday season, with nearly 100 million Americans expected to travel 50 miles or more between Dec. 23 and Jan. 4, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.
Baltimore's Inspector General on Thursday accused Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's former chief of staff of using inappropriately attempting to steer a lucrative speed camera contract to one of three firms bidding for the deal.
The 59th Carroll County Board of Commissioners has come and is nearly gone. During their four-year term, they dubbed themselves as the "Fighting 59th" citing their duty and desire to protect the residents of Carroll County, especially their rights as stated in both the state and federal constitutions.
Fliers arriving to the Baltimore region this holiday season may notice smoother descents into BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, while residents in Towson and other area suburbs might hear a bit less noise overhead.
Though temperatures neared a record high Monday, a wintry blast is coming on the busiest travel day of the year Wednesday, with a mess of rain turning to snow expected along Interstate 95 and more than six inches of snow possible further inland.
Though it's been more than six months since Old Man Winter taught Carroll County residents the true meaning of numbing cold, the memory still lingers. In preparation for this year's winter season, it pays to weatherize your vehicle now before the chill takes its toll, said Richard Cooney, mechanic and assistant manager at Westminster Car Care.
The long, controversial construction of several express toll lanes up the center of a congested, eight-mile stretch of Interstate 95 just north of Baltimore is set to conclude on Dec. 6 with their opening to traffic.
The freight train derailment and explosion that caused millions of dollars in property damage in Rosedale last year spurred National Transportation Safety Board officials on Wednesday to call for new laws banning the use of hands-free cellphone devices by drivers.
On Monday, the average price per gallon in Maryland stood at $3.08, 11 cents down from a week ago and 24 cents below a month ago, according to driver advocacy group AAA Mid-Atlantic. The last time Maryland's average gas price was this low was in January 2011.
Gas prices continue to shrink in Maryland and around the country, with the average price per gallon in the state dropping 11 cents in the last week to $3.12 a gallon Friday, according to driver advocacy group AAA Mid-Atlantic.