Gov. Martin O'Malley announced today that the Baltimore City Detention Center will no longer automatically honor requests from the federal government to hold immigrants for deportation — making it one of a handful of jurisdictions in the country to take a more discerning approach on the issue.
Ballet Theatre of Maryland concluded its 36th season and artistic director Dianna Cuatto's 11th with its 'Director's Choice' show last weekend. The performance was an excursion to the edge of classic and contemporary dance, allowing audiences to glimpse a future where intense levels of passion and beauty are portrayed.
Residents of Bel Air South urged Harford County officials to consider new traffic solutions as two residential projects, at Constant Friendship and Plumtree Road, move through the county's development review process.
Laurel Department of Public Works will hold its annual electronics recycling and paper shredding event April 18. Laurel Senior Friendship Club is hosting annual Spring Craft Show and Flea Market April 26 at Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center. Old Town's Main Street Festival will be held May 10, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Joyce Carter, owner of Shady Tree Daycare Center, 381 Main St., and her staff will be collecting torn and tattered American flags Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. Flags
AJ Styles chats before Ring of Honor's "Second To None" in Baltimore on Saturday. He talks about his return to ROH, his thoughts on TNA, as well as what we can expect from him and Ring of Honor in the future.
The Darlington Lions Club will have its annual Easter Flower Sale in the engine bay of the Darlington Volunteer Fire Company on Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, April 19 starting at 9 a.m until the flowers run out
For over 20 years, the Howard County Conservancy has provided environmental education programs to the county from its headquarters on Mt. Pleasant Farm, 10520 Old Frederick Road (Route 99), in Woodstock. Effective in May, however, the Conservancy will open an additional branch in the eastern part of the county, at Belmont Manor, 6555 Belmont Woods Road, in Elkridge.
Harford County is moving forward with plans for a four-story health department building and four-story parking garage next to the 2-year-old Harford County Sheriff's Office southern precinct in Edgewood.
The Baltimore County Education Foundation put on the superintendent's annual "State of the Schools" address this month, a luncheon for hundreds at Martin's West at Windsor Mill during which Dallas Dance highlighted successes and his plans for the coming year.
Local longshoremen went on strike at the port of Baltimore, their actions quickly rippled out into the international shipping trade with negative effects, and now the confusion and costs caused from Chicago to Cartagena to Freeport have taken center stage in their union's efforts to secure a new local contract.
The Baxter House in Parkton is one of eight properties featured in the Baltimore County portion of the historic tour. Prince George's, Talbot, Kent and Calvert counties will also be showcased over the pilgrimage's six weekends, from April 26 to May 31.
By By Marie Marciano Gullard and For The Baltimore Sun
Barbara M. Santamaria, a retired Veterans Administration nurse practitioner and a past president of the Maryland Nurses Association, died of congestive heart failure Wednesday at Franklin Square Medical Center. The Oak Crest Village Retirement Community resident was 83.
Perryville Presbyterian Church said farewell to one of its long-time members, as she left the U.S. to go back to live in her homeland of Scotland. Louise Fagan was honored by the members of the church with a brunch after their Sunday service. Pastor Allen Yuninger presided over the church service
— As the prime minster of Tunisia visits the White House today to discuss his nation's move toward democracy Maryland officials are pressing him to resolve a years-old international kidnapping case they say speaks directly to whether the country will honor rule of law.
A fifth-grade math and science teacher whose principal calls her the "cream of the crop" and whose students say makes them forget they're learning equations and elements was named Baltimore City's 2014 Teacher of the Year.
The area is currently enjoying two innovative productions of The Bard: Compass Rose Theater's "Romeo and Juliet" ¬— reviewed here last week — and Annapolis Shakespeare Company's "Hamlet," now playing at Bowie Playhouse.