| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:08 AM
A Department of Transportation official told the Isle of Wight Board of Supervisors on Thursday that the U.S. 460 project was being refocused, not suspended entirely.
The project, a new 55-mile stretch of divided highway slated to be built along the...
| Jan 19, 2014
When Kathleen T. Snyder retires from the Maryland Chamber of Commerce in June, it will be a decided shift after years of running — and turning around — business organizations.
She's headed the chamber since 1999, taking on budget deficits...
| May 2, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Jack McT. Dibler, a much-revered Howard County chemistry teacher who was also an avid Washington Capitals fan, died Tuesday of esophageal cancer at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He was 63.
The son of a truck driver and a housekeeper, Jack...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Oliver L. Hoffman Jr., a retired steel company executive who enjoyed watersports, died April 11 of complications from Parkinson's disease at his Arnold home. He was 87.
The son of Oliver Lee Hoffman, a coal company executive, and Mayme Manges Hoffman,...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 12:03 PM
Forecasters expect diminished chances of severe weather in the Baltimore area Thursday, with cloud cover keeping temperatures down, but some storms and showers are still expected.
Meteorologists shifted an area of concern for severe storms southward, in...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Because of poor field conditions in Charlottesville, William and Mary’s game against Virginia — the nation’s No. 1 team in some polls — was moved to Williamsburg’s Plumeri Park and was rescheduled for 6...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 11:57 AM
After a brief and somewhat unexpected warm-up early Monday, bitter cold and blustery winds were returning to the Baltimore area, prompting renewed calls to limit energy usage and look out for the homeless.
Temperatures climbed to 47 degrees by 11 a.m....
| Jun 10, 2014
| 8:23 AM
Thursday's Poetry Night at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center takes a turn to the longer form of fiction this month. To celebrate the start of summer, several local novelists will share their favorite beach reads on Thursday, June 12:
| May 27, 2014
| 8:59 AM
- Enthusiasts of pirate lore can learn about the real Blackbeard on Thursday at 7 p.m., the Hampton History Museum. The museum will host "What's Wrong with Black Beard," a multi-media event by award-winning author and historian Kevin P. Duffus....
| May 27, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Bestselling author Sara Shepard is best known for her "Pretty Little Liars" books. The series has been so popular that it spawned a television show of the same name. Shepard has penned "Pretty Little Liars #15: Toxic" (HarperTeen, $10.90), which hits...
| May 30, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Need a sand bucket list for the best beaches in the nation? Start with Duke Kahanamoku Beach in Waikiki on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. The Honolulu beach was picked as the best in the nation, according to Dr. Beach, aka Stephen Leatherman, a professor at...