| Feb 7, 2015
Mary L. Seward-Miller, a noted Baltimore watercolorist who was known for her cityscapes, whimsical country scenes, winterscapes, Maine seascapes and still lifes, died Jan. 29 at Stella Maris Hospice of complications from a fall. She was 86.
| Jan 23, 2015
| 8:08 PM
Robert H. Chambers III, whose tenure as the seventh president of Western Maryland College was marked by a renovated campus, increased enrollment and expansion abroad, died Jan 15 at John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Indio, Calif., of complications from...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 8:13 PM
Date: Sept. 27
Her story: Catherine "Catie" Anne Boone Simanski, 28, was born and raised in Baltimore. The Villanova University and University of Baltimore School of Law graduate works as an associate at the law firm of Rollins, Smalkin, Richards &...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 4:27 PM
With the next General Assembly starting in January, more than 100 community members demanded Saturday that state lawmakers toughen laws holding police officers more accountable for misconduct.
During a public hearing on Saturday at the University of...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
I read with a sense of chagrin and exasperation reporter Ian Duncan's article on Maryland resident Alan Gross who is incarcerated in Cuba ("Wife of jailed contractor and White House plea for his release," Dec. 3).
The spokesman for the State...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 6:24 PM
Gov.-elect Larry Hogan said Wednesday that he is likely to push for changes to make it easier to open and operate charter schools.
"We're going to do everything we can to expand the use of charter schools. It's a great idea," Hogan said, adding that...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 5:09 PM
On a recent cold night, I stepped inside Liam Flynn's Ale House in the North Avenue Market building.
I was curious about the jazz guitarists on the bill. Their playing was charming, but I was more amazed by the audience. Many patrons there that night...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 3:00 AM
While many around the world are shocked to witness increasing numbers of radicalized young people running off to join the brutal would-be caliphate of Islamic State, little attention is paid to their more pacific and principled counterparts who leave...
| Dec 21, 2014
We're heartened by Gov.-elect Larry Hogan's recent remarks suggesting he wants to make charter schools a priority of his administration. Maryland currently has one of the weakest charter school laws in the nation, which has left parents here with fewer...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 11:57 AM
Confident that the Ravens will do their namesake's author proud, Poe House curator emeritus Jeff Jerome has made a wager with his counterparts in Boston.
If the Ravens, a team that took its name from one of Poe's most famous works, win Saturday's AFC...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 2:02 PM
Thaddeus J. "Ted'" Hense, an attorney and decorated World War II veteran who flew 25 bombing missions over Germany, died of undetermined causes Jan. 3 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Towson resident was 96.
Born in Baltimore and raised on South...