How the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra found itself in trouble
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has been in turmoil this month. Here's what you need to know.
Donald G. Hammen, former Baltimore City Council member, dies
Donald Hammen served on the City Council from 1976 until losing a race for re-election in 1987.
Democrats push Hogan to release money for school construction, community colleges, rape kit testing
Democrats ramp up calls for Gov. Larry Hogan to release more than $200 million of spending the General Assembly amended into the state budget.
Carroll County aiming to add electric vehicle chargers, to be supplied by BGE
Electric vehicle chargers could pop up in Carroll County this summer after applying for charging stations that would be installed by BGE.
R. Clayton Mitchell, former Maryland House speaker, dies at 83
Former Maryland House Speaker Roy Clayton Mitchell Jr. died Thursday. He was 83.
Former Maryland Sen. Frank Kelly resigns from UMMS board amid shake-up
Former state Sen. Francis X. Kelly resigned from the University of Maryland Medical System Board of Directors Friday, days after he had been asked to return.
The BSO's financial situation was much worse than most people realized, documents and interviews reveal
Financial documents and interviews reveal that the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s efforts were predicated on the thinnest of margins and wishful thinking.
Baltimore County to host free July concert featuring BSO musicians; Hogan unlikely to release BSO funds
Baltimore County officials announced a free July 3rd concert featuring Baltimore Symphony Orchestra musicians to replace a cancelled BSO performance.
Hogan, lawmakers outraged over UMMS 'self-dealing' report
Gov. Larry Hogan and influential Democratic lawmakers are reacting with outrage to the latest revelations of self-dealing and no-bid contracting at UMMS.
Havre de Grace hosts state leaders for opportunity zone summit, visit to tourist sites
Maryland's Opportunity Zone task force recently met at the Opera House in Havre de Grace and heard from elected and appointed officials.
Baltimore withdraws lawsuit aimed at seizing Pimlico racetrack, says talks to begin with owners
Baltimore officials have withdrawn a lawsuit against the owners of Pimlico Race Course, saying the two sides had a productive discussion during the Preakness.
Charter, code home rule, commission — which form of government is right for Carroll County?
Charter, code home rule and commission are forms of government available to Maryland counties — but which is the best fit for Carroll?
After Tubman, how about fixing 'Maryland, My Maryland' state song?
If Harriet Tubman gets her due, then perhaps Maryland can also adopt a less racist state song.
Md. law makes it difficult to employ ex-offenders
Not enough employers are giving Maryland’s formerly incarcerated population a second chance. But when you look at the reasons behind that, you can't blame them
Harford schools offices to be closed June 19 for systemwide critical incident training
The Harford school system will continue its efforts next Wednesday to have all staff trained to response to a critical incident.
Baltimore County adjusts 2019-20 school calendar: post-Labor Day start, longer spring break, later finish
Public schools in Baltimore County will begin after Labor Day, but end a little later next school year than originally planned.
Gov. Hogan wants Tubman on the $20. He can do something much more persuasive than writing a letter.
Here's how Maryland can pressure the Trump administration to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 with Harriet Tubman.
Editorial: Tonight's forum a chance for Carroll countians to learn about forms of government, possible change
Turn out or tune in to the government forum being held Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Room K100 at Carroll Community College.
Maryland medical cannabis regulators extend application period as errors mar process aimed at diversification
The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission is offering a 14-day extension for companies that want to apply new growing and processing licenses.
Community invited to learn about forms of county government at Tuesday night forum
Experts will present information on the forms of government and answer questions at a forum Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Carroll Community College.
Maryland Senate President Miller: Health news is 'largely good'
Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, who has prostate cancer, told his colleagues that “the news is largely good" regarding his health.
Hogan and the legislature are on a school funding collision course. Here are five things to keep in mind as the Kirwan debate unfolds
Gov. Larry Hogan and the Democrats in the legislature appear on a collision course over school funding.
Why are we so afraid of single payer in Maryland?
Despite interest from advocacy groups and legislators, we are still working to establish some traction for single payer in Maryland. What are we afraid of?
Overdose prevention sites overdue in Maryland
Maryland could save hundreds of lives each year by moving forward with overdose prevention sites.
Carroll Yesteryears: Roadwork requires relocation of historic milestone
Milestone 31 is one of the few remaining early 19th century historical resources in Carroll County marking the route of the Baltimore-Reisterstown Turnpike.
Baltimore Sun's 2019 Business and Civic Hall of Fame honoree: Paul S. Sarbanes
The cerebral senator from Salisbury was Maryland's original policy wonk.
Four top executives resign at UMMS amid controversy over board member contracts
The University of Maryland Medical System resignations and retirements follow an investigation into controversial deals worth millions of dollars.
On 75th anniversary of D-Day, Carroll commissioners express 'sincere appreciation' for World War II veterans
The soldiers who stormed the beaches of Normandy, France, were honored by Carroll County officials Thursday — 75 years after many gave their lives.
Given UMMS profits, critics ask why it's seeking to raise rates at flagship hospital
The University of Maryland Medical System, under fire for lucrative contracts given to its board members, appears to have had the extra money to pay. A
'I just want to work': BSO musicians say threatened job cuts could disrupt lives, jeopardize needed healthcare
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra musicians are facing numerous challenges in the wake of the news that the summer season may be cancelled.
72 lawmakers call on Gov. Hogan to release money for Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
18 senators and 54 delegates signed the letter asking Gov. Larry Hogan to release $1.6 million to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.
Howard Community College appoints former delegate Frank Turner to board of trustees
Howard Community College has appointed Frank Turner, the former longtime Howard County delegate, to its board of trustees.
Legislative leaders call on Gov. Hogan to release funding for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Maryland legislative leaders are calling on Gov. Larry Hogan to release $1.6 million in funding set aside for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.
Rodgers Forge scrubs racist covenants from land records, becoming first Maryland neighborhood to do so
The Towson neighborhood filed paperwork Tuesday to remove racist restrictions from 85 land records.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan names new members of handgun board
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is nominating five men to the state’s Handgun Permit Review Board, which is likely to exist only for a matter of months.
Danielle McCray, former aide to Baltimore Councilman Brandon Scott, is nominated to replace him
A nominating committee recommended Daniel McCray, a former aide to now Council President Brandon Scott, replace him as District 2's council member.
Carrots and sticks to keep the Preakness in Baltimore
Baltimore needs to keep the pressure on The Stronach Group over the fate of Preakness at Pimlico — but it needs to keep communications lines open, too.
Baltimore legislators seek to spur Maryland Racing Commission to examine Stronach Group's operation of Pimlico
The leaders of Baltimore’s delegation to the General Assembly are calling upon the Maryland Racing Commission to investigate The Stronach Group.
Scanlan: Perennial budget fight between county, school system like something out of Twilight Zone
Year in, year out we go through the same political exercise. Carroll County Public Schools comes up with a strategic plan, every year the budget gets trimmed.
Baltimore County School Board joins condemnation of state delegate's 'hang them high' Facebook post
Baltimore County NAACP is calling on Maryland House of Delegates officials to look into a state lawmaker's Facebook comment they say evokes lynching.
'Women Against Private Police' faces deadline this week in effort to stop Hopkins police force in Baltimore
A group of Baltimore residents fighting the creation of a Johns Hopkins police force face a deadline this week in their effort to put the issue on the ballot.
Maryland's approach to abortion not 'extreme'
Maryland law regarding abortion rights is not 'extreme' but does recognize the rights of women.
Md.'s divided loyalties during the Civil War complicate its memory
Maryland will continue to be at the forefront of conversations about commemorating the Civil War because of its divided attitude toward the Confederacy.
Hogan was wrong to veto the Handgun Permit Review Board repeal
Governor's veto means Maryland State Police decisions about handgun permits are destined to be undermined again.
Letters: On Maryland tax reform; correcting misconceptions about county fire services
Letters to the editor appearing in the May 28, 2019 Carroll County Times.
Maryland House Speaker Adrienne Jones: Civil War plaque should be removed from State House
Maryland House of Delegates Speaker Adrienne Jones wants a plaque removed from the State House that pays tribute to both sides of the Civil War.
Maryland's new laws: banning foam food containers, raising tobacco-buying age, reforming UMMS board
Maryland lawmakers passed hundreds of bills this year. Here’s a look at which ones became law and which ones were vetoed by Gov. Larry Hogan.
UMMS chief meets with Governor Hogan and Speaker Jones, pledges 'significant changes' at hospital network
The acting chief executive of UMMS went to Annapolis Thursday and pledged to make “significant changes” to senior staff.
Document: Maryland House Speaker Adrienne Jones requests Civil War plaque be removed from State House
Maryland House of Delegates Speaker Adrienne Jones' letter requesting the removal of a plaque in the State House that pays tribute to Confederate soldiers.
University of Maryland hospitals paid $127 million to Whiting-Turner, whose executives sit on their boards
The University of Maryland Medical System reported paying $108 million since 2012 to Whiting-Turner Contracting Company while its CEO held board seat.