| Dec 26, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Long gone are the days when Harry "Soft Shoes" McGuirk ruled South Baltimore's Stonewall Democratic Club as a benevolent despot, the last of the city's old-school political bosses.
So, too, is the era when the Curran family's United Third District...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:23 PM
A cybersecurity firm headed by a former National Security Director plans to move its headquarters to Maple Lawn, bringing 24 new jobs to Howard County, officials said Friday.
County Executive Ken Ulman called the relocation of IronNet Cybersecurity Inc....
| Dec 9, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman has formally named Gary L. Gardner as the county's chief of police. Gardner has been acting chief since July when he was named by then-County Executive Ken Ulman upon the retirement of longtime chief William...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Gov.-elect Larry Hogan promised rank-and-file Republicans reveling in election wins this year that, his calls for bipartisanship notwithstanding, he plans to expand the state's GOP during the next four years.
"Obviously, to get things done here in...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 3:46 PM
Government workers in Harford County are being encouraged to take early retirement. In Howard County, departments have been told to cut costs by 5 percent. Baltimore City officials are preparing to close a $15 million shortfall.
Midway through the...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Gov.-elect Larry Hogan and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake dined at Johnny's in Roland Park on Monday evening — the latest of the Republican's efforts to reach across the aisle to the state's leading Democrats.
It was the first time the incoming...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 7:03 PM
Howard County officials say they are investigating security and screening procedures at Merriweather Post Pavilion after two concertgoers died and 19 others were sent to hospitals during an electronic dance music festival over the weekend.
The deaths of...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Doug Ulman, a Howard County native and founder of the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults, has been named president and CEO of Pelotonia, a cycling organization that raises money for cancer research, according to officials of the Ohio-based organization....
| Sep 26, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The first two athletic fields at Elkridge's Troy Park were expected to open over the weekend, marking the official opening of the $45 million, 101-acre park that officials say will be a premier regional sports facility.
"It will be the largest sports...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 12:00 PM
The headline "Howard County applauds Howard County" (Sept. 18) is perfect for this tale of shameless self-promotion. Hanging 242 banners is being spun as a way of attracting tourism. Do you choose your tourist destination based on the locale's libraries,...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Nine candidates on Monday called the selection process to chose a new City Council member for Baltimore’s 11th District an “insult” — and demanded a new vote.
In a letter sent to the members of the City Council, nine of 14...