| Feb 27, 2014
| 11:57 AM
"The suburbs have no charms to soothe the restless dreams of youth."
— Rush, "Subdivisions"
You have to live somewhere.
For something so obvious, this fact seems to get lost when the discussion turns — as it so often does — to...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 6:58 PM
A year and a half into the tenure of the superintendent they hired for his communication skills, Baltimore County school board members probably did not expect such an uproar.
Protesters rang cowbells, blew horns and chanted in the cold night air outside...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 6:30 AM
I am a junior at Perry Hall High School in Baltimore County who is currently taking three Advanced Placement classes this year. By the time I graduate I will have taken 11 AP exams, so I can appreciate the point of your recent article about how the...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 3:07 PM
The editors of many local Patch websites were among a large number of employees reportedly laid off by the news company Wednesday, under a national "restructuring" by its new owner.
Investment holding company Hale Global agreed to assume majority...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 7:31 PM
Gun-rights advocates unveiled Tuesday a 225-page report paid for by the National Rifle Association that lays out a vision for arming teachers to prevent the kind of mass shootings that claimed 27 lives at a Connecticut elementary school last year....
| Dec 11, 2012
| 5:24 PM
The elevation of Jim Caldwell from quarterbacks coach to offensive coordinator is already proving to be a popular move among the Ravens' players.
With oft-criticized offensive coordinator Cam Cameron fired Monday morning following a 31-28 overtime...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 9:18 PM
After 15 years of waiting for playoff baseball at Camden Yards, Orioles fans had to endure an extra 21/2 hours as chilly rain pushed back the start of Sunday's division series opener against the hated New York Yankees.
A mighty roar shook the stadium...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 6:01 PM
Faced with the task of adding four starting pitchers to the American League Division Series roster that were excluded from the one-game wild-card team, Orioles manager Buck Showalter decided to go with Tommy Hunter's experience in the postseason and as...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 5:21 PM
Children clutching onto each other as they are hustled out of an elementary school. Parents weeping together in a school parking lot, police cars and ambulances flashing behind them. Police brandishing machine guns racing to a school.
While the images...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Does a gunman go into a church and start shooting up the choir? How about a hospital, pick off one baby after another in the newborn unit?
There seems to be no bottom anymore. This time, it was 20 children and six teachers and staff shot to...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 3:14 PM
It won't take much more than a few minutes into the new year to see the impact of the old one, with Baltimore's City Hall opening at midnight to begin performing same-sex marriages under a law that takes effect on Jan. 1.
But if the state's newly...