Make a Difference Day is coming up, so the South Carroll Lioness-Lions Club is working on a project to benefit the Humane Society of Carroll County: From 9 a.m. until noon Oct. 25, the club will collect cash donations, gift cards and pet-related items at the Eldersburg Veterinary Hospital.
By By Nancy McKenzie and Neighborhoods correspondent
A diverse coalition of businesses groups, organized labor and transit advocates is coming together to urge Maryland voters to put a constitutional "lockbox" on state transportation funds, making it harder for governors and the General Assembly to divert the money to other purposes.
Looking for another hitter to use off the bench, the Orioles promoted catcher Steve Clevenger from Triple-A Norfolk today and sent starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen to the club's Rookie-level Gulf Coast League affiliate.
Nearly 35 million Americans are expected to travel for Labor Day weekend this year, a slight increase over last year and the most since recession-driven declines began in 2008, according to driver advocacy organization AAA Mid-Atlantic.
Across Maryland and much of the northeast on Wednesday, homeowners dialed their insurers about flooded basements, while vehicle owners rung their insurers and their mechanics about water finding its way into engines and interiors.
As today's computer-powered vehicles become increasingly connected to drivers and their lives and capable of transmitting data to the outside world, civil liberties organizations and driver advocacy groups have begun raising concerns with regulators, legislators and industry leaders.
The speed camera company blasted in Baltimore for issuing tickets to people who weren't speeding is now facing criticism in Howard County, where it submitted a year's worth of inaccurate data about the program there.
On Tuesday night, Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez shut down the highest scoring lineup in the major leagues for seven innings and fell one out short of his third straight eight-inning outing in a 4-2 win over the Los Angeles Angels in front of an announced 35,353.
Driver advocacy organization AAA Mid-Atlantic, known for its roadside assistance and insurance and travel services, is heading headlong into a new market in Maryland: automotive repair and maintenance.
Analysts are projecting the most expensive July 4th holiday weekend for motorists since 2008, attributing much of the rise to a surge of violence in Iraq. Gas in Maryland Monday averaged $3.69 per gallon, three cents more than the national average of $3.66, according to AAA, which tracks transactions throughout the state.
As summer swings into view and the lengthening days and higher sun push the mercury to brow-sweating levels outside, the AAA Mid-Atlantic auto club would like motorists to think about how hot it can get inside a car, according to spokeswoman Christine Delise.