| Dec 20, 2012
| 12:07 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced that 12 new surveillance cameras will be installed along Charles Street in Midtown.
"The CitiWatch program is a vital part of Baltimore's effort to reduce violent crime in our neighborhoods. The cameras serve...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 12:30 PM
How long is this show going to go on in Washington, and must it? They say closing time for its costars is midnight, December 31. That's when the president and the speaker of the House need to agree on the federal budget Or Else, but politicians never...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 3:00 AM
A bill that U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller twice introduced to create a World War I memorial in Washington, D.C., no longer bears the name of the late Frank Buckles, the West Virginia veteran who pushed for it.
Nor does the version the Senate was considering...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 12:02 PM
The National Rifle Association's response to the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School — that is, placing blame for it on everyone and everything except the NRA and its all-guns-all-the-time credo — was utterly predictable. But this time...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 4:49 AM
Season's greetings, hon! Hard to believe 2012 is almost over. You know us — busy, busy!
If we weren't opening a Ripley's "Odditorium," we were putting historic landmarks up for sale. When we weren't helping John Waters hitchhike across the country,...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 12:38 PM
A car that crashed near the Washington Monument onl Thursday morning overturned, injuring a passenger and damaging a wall at the historic Mount Vernon park.
The flipped-over four-door gray sedan blocked traffic on Washington Place just south of the 178-...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Hello, Baltimore. I’m the newest writer on the Married in Maryland blog, and will be chronicling my journey from girlfriend to wife. I’m sure I’ll use my space here to talk about centerpieces, dresses, guest lists and all that gooey...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 12:30 PM
Ordinarily, the news that a long overdue memorial to an historic American leader has been put on hold still again would come as a disappointment. But if you've seen the innocuous design for an Eisenhower memorial in the nation's capitol, the news may come...
| May 12, 2013
| 6:05 PM
The Washington County Board of Commissioners proclaimed May 4 to 12 as Washington County Tourism Week after a presentation of the annual report by the Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau.
In Washington County, 6,700 people work...
| May 19, 2013
Taken cumulatively, it might be the most historic stretch of mountaintop in the Mid-Atlantic. From the Interstate 70 footbridge south along the spine of South Mountain, the ridgeline has seen an extraordinary amount of American life (and death) go by.
| May 7, 2013
| 2:05 PM
1. It's easy to be green
Boonsboro Green Fest from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at Shafer Park, Park Drive, Boonsboro.Eco-friendly vendors, sports equipment swap, exhibitors and crafters will share information about green products, offer...