| Jan 5, 2012
| 3:15 AM
When their dog disappeared four years ago, the Willey family of Owings Mills searched and searched. They combed their neighborhood, they called everyone they could think of and then they called them again. For months.
But eventually they gave up. And...
| Jan 7, 2012
Q: I own a rowhouse built in 1905, and the bricks in the basement seem to be turning to dust over time. What should I do?
A: Moisture does it every time. Bricks are porous. You see the deterioration in chimney bricks especially, so you'll need to track...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 12:36 PM
Anchorage has seen record-breaking snowfall in recent weeks but city emergency management and building safety officials say there is no immediate concern about roofs collapsing, as seen in Cordova where officials have declared a state of emergency....
| Jan 16, 2012
Behind the pharmacy counter, the familiar bags of medications are tagged and labeled alphabetically in plastic containers.
Customers come and go —but not everyone is there to drop off or pick up a prescription.
Some have come for an influenza or...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 1:31 PM
As you yawn in history class wishing this could be more exciting, you're carried off into a dream. A man in a deerskin suit stands right up from the page of the book. He aims his muzzle loader. "BANG!" Smoke rises above the pioneer's head. He explains how...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 1:11 PM
In the mid-1950s, Dr. Alta Schrock, college professor and former Grantsville, Md. and Springs resident, was sharing her dream with a guest in her Goshen, Ind. residence.
"Why not organize an annual Springs Homecoming and Folk Festival?" she said....
| Oct 5, 2012
| 1:22 PM
"Small trees had attacked my parents' house at the foundation,” begins “The Round House,” Louise Erdrich's wise and suspenseful new novel. Bazil and Joe, a tribal judge and his 13-year-old son, work to pry loose the stalky shoots...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 3:37 PM
The visual impact of solar panels can be minimized, according to a report presented by the Environmental Sustainability Committee reported at the Oct. 2 City Council meeting.
The committee, tasked by the council to research the availability of...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 10:18 AM
A major Connecticut insurance company continues to be a political lightning rod in one of the nation's most closely watched U.S. Senate races — the one in Massachusetts.
Television advertisements for both candidates, incumbent Republican Scott...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 6:59 PM
CARLSBAD, Calif. - A local group is giving a veteran a new roof and others a chance to get back to work.
Walter “Mitch” Ritter is a former US Navy Hospital Corpsman and fell on hard times after retiring from the military, causing his home...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 2:07 AM
OAK BLUFFS, Massachusetts (Reuters) - Just 10 miles off the southwestern shore of Cape Cod, the island of Martha's Vineyard boasts pristine beaches, soaring cliffs, peaceful meadows, bustling towns and plenty of bucolic island charm.
Although a summer...