Gov. Martin O'Malley will not call a special session of the General Assembly to fix what he and most other Democrats see as a devastating hole in the state budget until the leaders of the Senate and House agree on a plan to fix it.
Howard County doesn't have the cache of Paris, New York or Tokyo, or even of some of the more local tourist haunts. It's not the sailing capital, as Annapolis bills itself, or home of the Preakness, which Baltimore boasts, nor does it have the wide-selection of museums as Washington.
Camden Yards, the stadium that changed baseball and Baltimore, turns 20 this year. The innovative ballpark changed the way stadiums were designed and played a key role in keeping the Orioles in Baltimore.
Unfortunately, as long as the train station is the filthy, dimly lighted and potentially frightening place it has been for the past 20 years, it will continue to be worth driving to Baltimore, Wilmington or Philadelphia at the start of a long excursion.
A $215,000 request to help build a 1-acre playground at Robert E. Lee Park, with an outdoor theater, climbing and swinging equipment and activity stations, scheduled to be heard March 10 in Annapolis as part of the state's review of bond bill requests.
Judge Francis M. Arnold, who earlier had a business career and after earning his law degree served as both a District and Circuit Court judge, died Wednesday of esophageal cancer at his Westminster home. He was 82.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
The construction of the Red Line would address many of Baltimore's long-standing transit deficiencies, but the city should take matters one step farther and create a true hub on the current site of 1st Mariner Arena.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's nominee for city finance director spent a tumultuous three years as Richmond's top financial official, during which he oversaw the forced ejection of the school board from City Hall and was sued by the Richmond City Council, according to news reports.
Democratic leaders in Annapolis have compiled a "To Do" list for the next 90 days that includes raising taxes, changing the definition of marriage, closing off big chunks of Maryland to development and opening even more casinos in the state.
Isaac Cate Lycett, a retired engraver of social stationery who produced the invitations for Bill Clinton's presidential inaugurations, died Tuesday of a heart attack at his Delta, Pa., home. He was 84 and had a second home on Mount Vernon Place.
The 40th annual lighting took place Thursday evening and thousands of people attended the event. Fireworks lit up Mount Vernon Place, the sound of choirs echoed off of town houses and laser lights illuminated the chilly air.
William E. Hewitt, the longtime Senator Theatre projectionist and movie house manager who was a cinema technology expert, died of pneumonia Monday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Hamilton resident was 75.