| Jan 2, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Connie Morella served as an ambassador in Paris. Helen Bentley became a consultant to the port of Baltimore. Wayne Gilchrest opened an environmental education center on the Eastern Shore.
Former members of Congress from Maryland, they rebounded from...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 4:45 PM
The Army Corps of Engineers expects to lift navigational restrictions on the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal this week after emergency dredging removed shoaling that emerged in November.
At 14 miles long and 450 feet wide, the canal is a major artery for...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 11:05 AM
With a little more than two weeks to go before a contract extension between East Coast and Gulf dockworkers and port operators expires, the federal mediator said Thursday that progress is being made toward a long-term settlement.
George Cohen, director...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 2:21 PM
William R. Smith, a career railroader who rose from coach cleaner to head the Canton Railroad Co. and was also a strong advocate for the port of Baltimore, died Saturday from complications of Parkinson's disease at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson.
| Mar 1, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Michael Kundrat, a Carroll County native and 26-year veteran of the Baltimore Police Department, has been named chief of the Maryland Transportation Authority Police.
Kundrat, 53, who has been acting MdTA chief for 18 months, was selected from a field of...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 11:15 AM
The Port of Baltimore had a very good year in 2012, during which it broke several cargo records and handled more autos and farm and construction machinery than any other U.S. port ("Port of Baltimore led the nation in two cargo categories in 2012,...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Wedding date: Feb. 9, 2013
Her story: Rebecca Bressi, 28, grew up in Middle River. She is a senior business analyst for T. Rowe Price. Her mother, Barbara, is an executive secretary at Alban Tractor and her father, Joseph, co-owns Portside Pub in Essex....
| Mar 13, 2013
| 9:01 AM
Three women known for strong will and public accomplishment received the Maryland Senate's First Citizen awards Wednesday, capping an annual tradition in the upper chamber.
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and former U.S. Rep. Helen Delich...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 2:57 PM
The union representing 14,500 East Coast and Gulf longshoremen and the representative of 43 port operators and shipping companies completed negotiations on a six-year deal, a federal mediator announced Wednesday afternoon.
The terms of the Master...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:47 PM
After three years of trying, Gov. Martin O'Malley has won approval of legislation that aims to spur construction of towering wind turbines off Maryland's Atlantic coast.
Now comes the hard part.
Daunting regulatory, political and financial hurdles...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 3:18 PM
A weekend strike by dockworkers from Maine to Texas was averted Friday after union and management negotiators settled a major sticking point and extended the contract deadline until Feb. 6 to hammer out the rest of a long-term deal.
The announcement came...