| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:05 AM
Howard County libraries will be closed Monday, Oct. 14 to observe Columbus Day. Meanwhile, renovation work on the Savage branch of the Howard County Library System, shuttered since earlier this year, is beginning.
"Our library system is a key part of...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Hundreds of miles of new fiber-optic cable about as thick as a garden hose are lighting 21st-century ambitions from one end of Maryland to the other.
Economic development officials imagine businesses opening or expanding thanks to more robust Internet...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown told union members Monday that he will back legislation to increase Maryland's minimum wage in the 2014 General Assembly session whether Gov. Martin O'Malley is on board or not.
Brown, who was in Baltimore to accept the...
| Sep 29, 2013
Maryland voters might not be ready, but six candidates with their eye on the governor's mansion are poised to start running in earnest — touring the state, signing up volunteers and raising millions of dollars for a spirited race.
| Sep 9, 2013
| 1:10 PM
The Howard County Police Foundation Police Pace 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run raised approximately $50,000, a new record for the 22-year-old event.
According to co-chairs Kyri Jacobs and Cpl. Perry Thorsvik, the Sept. 8 event at Centennial Park in Ellicott...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 12:59 PM
Of the half-dozen declared candidates for governor, Del. Ron George faces a unique challenge.
The Anne Arundel County lawmaker will go into the General Assembly session this January at a distinct disavangage against his known primary opponents....
| Sep 24, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler launched his campaign for governor Tuesday, casting himself as an anti-establishment Democrat overflowing with ideas for a state he loves and willing to take risks to accomplish them.
"I am not your candidate...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 11:19 AM
With Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler's official entry into the gubernatorial race today, we may now have before us the complete field in both parties for what has the potential to be the most competitive contest to lead Maryland in a generation....
| Sep 24, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler will jump into the 2014 race for governor Tuesday, setting the stage for what is likely to be a fiercely competitive contest for the Democratic nomination.
Gansler, 50, will formally launch his campaign...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman is scheduled to trade places with a local farmer Tuesday, Sept. 24 as part of the 10th annual Farm-City Celebration, which began Saturday and runs through Oct. 6.
Ulman will go to TLV Tree Farm in Glenelg to help run...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 10:36 AM
U.S. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski threw her support behind Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown on Sunday in the 2014 governor’s race, praising him as “a man of honor and a man of commitment."
For Mikulski, her endorsement of Brown and his running mate,...