| Nov 4, 2013
| 7:00 AM
To win a seat on the Annapolis city council, candidates say they've relied on tried-and-true shoe-leather politics.
Eight men running for four seats have been spending days knocking on doors, trying to reach the estimated 8,000 voters who will cast...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 8:56 PM
A rise in vacancy rates at apartment buildings is upsetting some Aberdeen landlords, who say Aberdeen now has too many units for its population.
Owners of less expensive property are particularly upset they have to compete with subsidized housing,...
| Nov 1, 2013
The annual meeting at a community association can be a giant headache. Some associations can't draw enough owners to vote for board members. Others have so many eager candidates that elections are contentious and sometimes challenged in court.
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Marita Carroll, a retired Annapolis elementary school teacher and civil rights activist who was arrested on trespassing charges in 1960 as she sat at a bus stop lunch counter, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Saturday at Anne Arundel Medical...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:08 PM
A racial discrimination case involving housing in Winchester and 17 surrounding towns has ended in a $350,000 settlement with a payoff for a formerly homeless mother whose persistence was nothing short of remarkable.
Crystal Carter brought the federal...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:03 AM
The opposition to a $13.7 million housing development for low-income families in eastern Baltimore County, and to the county's acceptance of state funds to help pay for it, wouldn't sound so predictably obtuse, shortsighted and mean if we were in the year...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 10:14 AM
Driving on congested Glades Road can be unbearable, particularly at Glades and Airport Road, among the busiest intersections in Palm Beach County.
That's where Interstate 95 meets up with Glades. And it isn't pretty. During rush hours, traffic regularly...
| Nov 18, 2013
A proposed mega-church in Glenview would have little impact on area traffic, according to an analysis presented to the Glenview Plan Commission, but opponents say they're still concerned about Willow Creek Community Church's plans.
Michael Dean, who...
| Nov 15, 2013
Q: I live in a condominium association where the board is a dictatorship that stifles communication with residents.
Frankly, there is no mutual respect between the board and residents. The board acts with impunity, and property values have plummeted. It...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Three suspects are in custody Sunday after a fight over a stolen phone led to gunfire, police said.
No one was injured when the shots broke out shortly before 1 p.m. Sunday afternoon at the Landings at Carver Park, an Orlando Housing Authority apartment...
| Nov 15, 2013
A parking study is under way in Lake Bluff's downtown central business district, with residents, consumers and employers looking forward to some changes.
"The problem is we don't have enough parking, so people are not able to pull in," said Tammy Ash,...