| May 2, 2014
| 6:48 PM
Washington College announced five finalists Friday, including two from the Baltimore area, for its annual Sophie Kerr Prize. The nation's largest undergraduate literary award is worth $62,900 this year.
The private liberal arts college in Chestertown...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:09 PM
The idea for the business came to Greg Vetter shortly after a friend swiped a two-liter bottle of his mom's homemade lemon-garlic salad dressing from his refrigerator.
Inspired by the lengths someone would go to for a dressing by "Tessemae," his mom's...
| May 14, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Eleanor Louise Taylor, a retired Johns Hopkins Hospital chemist, died of coronary artery disease May 6 at the institution where she worked. The Catonsville resident was 90.
Born Eleanor Louise Harnishfeger in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Louis...
| May 15, 2014
| 1:35 PM
In the aftermath of Washington College’s 12-11 upset of 2013 national champion Stevenson in an NCAA tournament quarterfinal Wednesday night, coach Jeff Shirk was too amped to sleep. And he hoped that this would be a rare case of where the players...
| May 4, 2014
| 12:21 AM
Even a three-goal performance from Kara Burke (Dulaney) wasn't enough for the No. 11 Loyola Maryland women's lacrosse team as No. 2 host Syracuse scored the last five goals and won in overtime, 14-12, on Saturday.
The Greyhounds (15-5) trailed for...
| May 5, 2014
| 8:25 AM
The South Region of the NCAA Division III tournament boasts a Maryland feel to it, as three area programs earned the top three seeds.
With an 18-1 record, Salisbury earned the top seed in the South Region and a coveted first-round bye. The Sea Gulls...
| May 9, 2014
| 9:13 AM
Washington College’s 13-6 rout of Eastern in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Wednesday unfolded despite the absence of faceoff specialist Michael Trapp, and it isn't clear whether his pulled hamstring will make the junior miss Saturday&...
| May 13, 2014
| 7:07 PM
Growing up on the Eastern Shore afforded Alex Stinton plenty to describe. The subjects surrounded him: the sounds, the wildlife, the water.
The boy who grew up reading in the bayfront community of Wittman, and later dug into William Wordsworth, has...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 12:51 PM
Washington College in Chestertown has named Jack Griswold, an investment executive, as the interim president of the college, according to a press release issued Monday.
Griswold — an emeritus member and former chair of the college's board of...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Terence T. Finn, a retired NASA executive who boosted the Space Shuttle program and whose passion for military history fueled four books on the subject, died June 27 of a blood platelet disorder. The Eastern Shore resident was 71.
Dr. Finn, a New York...
| Jul 18, 2014
Harry C. Rhodes, former Queen Anne's County schools superintendent who oversaw the peaceful integration of that county's schools and who played a pivotal role in the community college movement in the state, died Monday of heart failure at the University...