| Jun 22, 2011
| 4:30 PM
With Blake Davis' decisive error in the fifth inning Wednesday, the Orioles had their defining play on a highly disappointing road trip and an easy scapegoat for another avoidable loss.
However, pinning it all on Davis' gaffe, which brought home the...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 10:30 AM
Reacting to the cheating on test scores at two Baltimore schools, city schools CEO Andres Alonso states that the system's "progress has been real" ("2011 scores will be clean, Alonso vows," June 24). I say, "real ugly."
How can kids in Baltimore...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 4:55 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter has spoken to his team on several occasions this season, but none of the speeches was as harsh or intense as the one he delivered late Wednesday night.
After the Orioles' 13-5 loss to the Texas Rangers, which completed a...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 5:02 PM
BOSTON — A day after four players were ejected in a benches-clearing incident that featured Kevin Gregg and David Ortiz throwing punches, the Orioles closer maintained that he had no regrets, while the Red Sox All-Star designated hitter apologized...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 5:54 PM
Designated hitter Vladimir Guerrero didn't hit cleanup for the Orioles on Thursday night, but it had nothing to do with his waning production in the first half.
Guerrero came into the clubhouse Thursday afternoon still feeling discomfort in his right...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 4:30 AM
The recent articles concerning Sheila Dixon ("Dixon at work behind the scenes," July 13) and Del. Joseph J. "Sonny" Minnick ("4 charged in tavern gambling raid," July 15 ) show how prosecutors deal with politicians accused of crimes.
Ms. Dixon was...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 6:00 AM
The Board of Commissioners for Frederick County has it all wrong in its effort to privatize services currently provided by public-sector employees ("Frederick County struggles over privatization proposal," July 16).
I have spent many days on Frederick...
| Oct 22, 2010
It is a matter of when, not if. That was the message Thursday at Providence High School in Burbank, where representatives of Chile's emergency services division joined local and state officials for a simulated earthquake response.
The drill was in...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 5:29 PM
We are all employees of Nicor Gas, based in Naperville. Our book club began in 1992 when a handful of employees decided to gather informally during lunch to discuss books. Our club has since expanded to 38 employees, including four retirees. We...
| Oct 23, 2011
"Friends" star Matthew Perry has put two homes up for sale and sold a condo in the last three weeks.
His contemporary-style house in the Sunset Strip area is priced at $5,695,000.
The 4,100-square-foot mid-century modern features disappearing walls of...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 5:15 AM
Interesting events in politics this past week. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake is reviewing 40 cabinet members. Are you kidding me, it takes 40 cabinet members to advise the mayor? No wonder the city is broke, closing rec centers and closing fire houses....