Reservoir High School senior Brian Shouse was nominated by the Social Studies Department to work as a student page at the Maryland General Assembly in Annapolis. Brian has a keen interest in government and politics. After being nominated, he was one of six Howard County students selected by a central office interview panel.
Fourteen-year-old Caitlyn Fernandes of Dayton has dreams of one day being an actress, but when she landed a role in a television special that will air this week on Maryland Public Television, it wasn't the bright lights that attracted her attention. It was the dolphins.
Attendance at the National Aquarium's Inner Harbor and Washington venues rose 2.4 percent last year, the first increase since the recession, thanks to an improving economy and a more interactive aquarium experience, CEO John Racanelli said.
This year, chefs from Laurrapin Grille (Havre de Grace), the Oregon Grille and Fleet Street Kitchen are headlining the series, which focuses on sustainable seafood choices available in the Mid-Atlantic region.
Thousands of people packed into Baltimore's Inner Harbor on New Year's Eve night to welcome 2013 with a bang of fireworks expected at midnight — a tradition for some and a new experience for others — as police scanned the crowds for threats.
By By Kevin Rector and Scott Dance and The Baltimore Sun
The National Aquarium was to open in three weeks. The mayor was in the seal pool to pay off a bet. Debbie Walker, then 23, was his hired "mermaid," and images from the bizarre spectacle gave her a brief and unexpected moment of international fame she says she'll always remember.
Osborne A. Payne, a former educator who became a successful trailblazing Baltimore businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist, died Tuesday from Alzheimer's disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
Ellicott City's George Grall, a freelance photographer for National Geographic magazine, will give a photo-heavy presentation Nov. 16 at the Howard County Conservancy on one of his favorite subjects, the reawakening of amphibians in spring's vernal pools.
After years of cleanup, the Maryland Port Administration has finally completed a new "nature area" at Masonville Cove, the second act in a $153 million restoration of a longtime dumping ground on the southern side of Baltimore's harbor.