| Jun 16, 2013
The old low-income Hilltop Housing project in Ellicott City has given way to another world: new apartments with facades of soft-colored siding and stone, and a recreation center with the latest in exercise gear, including a retractable-roof indoor...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Del. Guy Guzzone, a Columbia Democrat, announced Thursday that he will run for Sen. Jim Robey's open Senate seat in 2014.
"Join with me, together we're going to continue to do good things for this community and for the state," Guzzone told a crowd of...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:17 PM
The race to lead Maryland's most affluent county began Tuesday as state Sen. Allan H. Kittleman launched his bid to become just the second Republican to be elected Howard County executive.
In an afternoon appearance at the Columbia Lakefront, Kittleman,...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 4:18 PM
You make concerted efforts to safeguard information from identity thieves — keeping bank card passwords concealed, buying online goods solely from secure websites and refusing to furnish personal information to anyone you don't know.
| Jun 7, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler has yet to launch his bid for governor but on Friday announced he hired a veteran strategist to manage his campaign.
New campaign manager Carrie Glenn has experience helping Democrats secure victories in competitive...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Two Republican members of the Maryland Senate will announce their plans over the next few days to leave the legislature and run for the top executive positions in their home counties.
Sen. Barry Glassman plans to announce his bid for Harford County...
| May 30, 2013
| 1:18 PM
The 2014 Maryland governor's race has been shaping up so far as a fight about inevitability. Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler long fostered the sense of his own lock on the job through a massive campaign war chest. Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown countered...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 8:22 AM
I believe it was an English preacher, Charles Haddon Spurgeon (and not Mark Twain, to whom the saying is often attributed), who once said, "A lie travels 'round the world, while truth is putting on her boots."
Blaine Taylor states that I have failed to...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 6:52 PM
When Laura Neuman heard that an Annapolis salad dressing maker was planning to move his business out of state, she arranged to meet with him.
Neuman listened to Greg Vetter's story and made some calls.
"She just said, 'Dude, you are NOT leaving...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 8:48 PM
The Anne Arundel County Council on Thursday night appointed as its new county executive Howard County Economic Development Authority chief Laura Neuman, whose drive and business savvy got her a master's degree in business when she hadn't completed high...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 5:15 AM
I have never been as disappointed in my political party, the Republican Party, as I am today. We are definitely the Stupid Party. Over the last 12 years, I have worked tirelessly to get Republicans elected to political office, and they continue to...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Hours after Karen Brocklebank's son posted pictures online late last month of his forearm marred with a series of self-inflicted cuts and a threat to kill himself on his 13th birthday, she sat in an uncomfortable emergency room chair, sleepless and in...