| Oct 11, 2014
| 8:32 AM
In the beginning was a building. The rundown 19th-century gristmill in Monkton, some of its iron gear works moldering within the brick-and-stone structure, caught the attention of Curt Sherrer.
The winemaker and lawyer spent about 10 years restoring the...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 10:46 AM
He may no longer be the man in charge of Edgar Allan Poe's Baltimore legacy, but Jeff Jerome remains one of the best friends America's original master of the macabre ever had.
At 4 p.m. Saturday, he’ll serve as host for “Talking about Poe:...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 3:29 PM
For the first time in decades, the job of Anne Arundel County's top prosecutor is up for grabs, as two hard-charging lawyers vie to become the elected replacement for longtime State's Attorney Frank R. Weathersbee.
Democrat Anne Colt Leitess was...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 9:01 AM
More than 150 years after Edgar Allan Poe's death, the legendary American author and poet has been honored with a statue in his hometown, Boston. On Oct. 5, the life-size brass statue by artist Stefanie Rocknack was unveiled near a downtown Boston park....
| Oct 2, 2014
| 10:26 AM
Close on the heels of the Future Symphony Institute, organized by BSO musician Andrew Balio and held last weekend at the University of Baltimore, comes the "What's Next for Classical Music?" symposium, organized by Peabody Institute dean Fred Bronstein....
| Oct 1, 2014
| 4:21 PM
The University of Baltimore said Wednesday it will continue admitting underclassmen, rejecting a recent proposal to scrap the freshman and sophomore classes altogether and opting instead to strengthen its first-year program.
Last month, the university'...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 12:30 PM
William A. Fogle Jr., who served as Mayor William Donald Schaefer's executive assistant and all-purpose troubleshooter and later became secretary of the Maryland Department of Licensing and Regulation, died Wednesday at his Glen Rock, Pa., farm of...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Running the city of Baltimore isn't for the faint of heart.
Like Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, many of the city's chief executives over the past 100 years have worked their way into the hospital.
Rawlings-Blake's health scare came during the Star-...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:35 PM
— Marylander Thomas E. Perez, who has served as secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor for a little more than a year, is now being eyed for an even more prominent position in President Barack Obama's second-term Cabinet: successor to Attorney...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 6:46 AM
The campaign of Republican gubernatorial nominee Larry Hogan has taken down an advertisement that compared Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown to Pinocchio because it included a copyrighted image from the Walt Disney Co. without permission.
| Aug 12, 2014
| 3:00 AM
In two terms on the Baltimore City Council, William H. Cole IV has earned a reputation as an enthusiastic champion of downtown development.
That history — and his close ties to the business community — make him a great choice to jump-start...