Laurel resident Joan Anderson is the "gem" that former Laurel Director of Communications Peter Piringer credits with starting the passport services office at the Laurel Municipal Center, which serves as City Hall.
The Board of Public Works gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a land-swap deal that would give the University of Baltimore 2.5 acres in the heart of its campus area in exchange for finding a new location for a U.S. Postal Service truck repair facility.
If you are among America's 68 million people who can't, won't or just don't do business with private banks, the post office wants you. Recognizing a need for affordable banking services among the nation's lower-income consumers, the U.S. Postal Service also sees a way to bolster its own bottom line.
Members of Maryland's congressional delegation, saying constituents have complained of lengthy mail delays, pressed the U.S. Postal Service Friday to resume regular delivery — even as the agency reported it was not aware of any significant problems.
All in all, it's a busy holiday season unto itself. Still, the winter holiday season just doesn't seem to have the cache of the one that spans Thanksgiving to the turn of the new year. Maybe we're too partied out to really put that much into it.
Coppin State University's president said this week the college has accomplished about half the goals of a long-term plan conceived last year that's intended to boost its graduation rates and enrollment, strengthen its academic programs and improve the way it operates.
Facing a backlash from veterans, lawmakers in both parties — including several in Maryland — are reconsidering a cut to military retiree pensions that they approved last month as part of a rare bipartisan budget agreement.
The printed Santas, silver bells and snowy villages were tucked away in cabinets at downtown Baltimore's Enoch Pratt Free Library for longer than anyone can remember. Now, for the first time in decades of safekeeping, some 450 cards, historic and otherwise, are now on display.
It's hard to argue that we're fighting a War on Christmas when so many combatants don't know what they're fighting for. How are we supposed to understand why maintaining Christmas as part of our culture is important, when we don't understand what Christmas represents?
Howard County police and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service are advising residents to take precautions after several reporter incidents of theft of outgoing checks from home mailboxes have been reported.
There will be a post office in downtown Columbia for the foreseeable future, whether it stays in the American City building on the lakefront or moves to a location nearby, a United States Postal Service official told community members in a meeting Nov. 5.