| Feb 8, 2012
| 5:45 PM
For the fourth year in a row, Maryland ranked No. 1 in the nation in the percentage of its graduating seniors who successfully passed the rigorous Advanced Placement exams, leaping further ahead of other top states.
Twenty-nine percent of last year's...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 6:10 AM
Monday morning is not usually a great time. The phone rings non-stop. My own “to call” list is a mile long. This Monday, temperatures started to climb into the 90’s, so I had to water the garden more than usual before starting my day....
| Aug 27, 2011
| 2:00 PM
Gail Pickering of Baltimore put some gasoline aside last winter when her snow plow broke down. Months later she tried giving it away but found out it was too old to use.
Pickering finally parted with the petrol on Saturday, dropping it off at the city...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 11:02 AM
1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve on the City Council.
Growing up, my mother was my guiding light and she always stressed education as a top priority. Because of my mother's wisdom and...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 4:28 PM
Nick Mosby bounded along a row of ninth-grade boys at Baltimore's Civitas School with the energy of a football player about to dart onto the field. Citing his own upbringing by a single mother, he urged the young men to aim higher than the temptations...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 1:48 PM
It was a church service at which Baltimore's Kortneigh McCoy, a 19-year-old Frostburg State University physics major known for her lovely voice, was supposed to sing.
But instead, more than 500 students and faculty jammed the Lane University Center...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 5:52 PM
— Police said a Frostburg University student stabbed another student during an off-campus party after first pulling a knife on a third student who "would not get out of the way" in a crowded kitchen.
The suspect, Shanee Liggins, 23, of Waldorf, was...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 2:48 PM
Harry Ratrie Jr., a World War II and Korean War veteran who became a leading businessman in Maryland's highway construction industry, died Dec. 8 of a heart attack at a hospital in Naples, Fla.
The longtime Baltimore County resident, who moved to Florida...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 9:05 AM
Yes, the Baltimore Farmers' Market is done for the season. It won't be back until April 7.
But you get fresh eggs from the Hen's Nest all winter long. The New Windsor farm will be bringing cartons and cases of its brown and white eggs down to...
| Aug 24, 2012
Singer/songwriter Dave Tieff shares his message that people can overcome addiction to lead productive lives through storytelling and songs from his latest albums, "Time to Fly" and "A Trip into the Sun," at 7 p.m. Sept. 15 in Anne Arundel...
| Aug 24, 2012
The Howard County Watershed Stewards Academy Advisory Committee is recruiting volunteers for the county's first class of watershed stewards. Stewards will learn how to design and build projects that reduce storm runoff from rooftops,...