| Jan 14, 2013
| 3:00 AM
A Texas judge has ruled that a student's religious freedom is not violated by her high school's requirement that all students wear ID cards with embedded chips.
Her claim — that the ID card bore "the mark of the beast" referenced in the Book of...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 4:15 PM
Memo to the U.S. Senate: A couple of your members have suggested that we need a national commission to study mass shootings in this country. Not necessary. You can find what you need in support of new firearms regulation right here in Baltimore.
| Dec 6, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Gerald Allen Elkins, a retired Department of Planning map maker and graphic artist who detailed Baltimore's transformation for more than four decades, died of cancer Nov. 28 at his Ocean Pines home. The former Overlea resident was 65.
"What struck me...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 9:45 AM
I am sure that there will be great criticism about Baltimore social services workers' decision to have foster kids get their diplomas in a day through a school in Philadelphia ("Diplomas in a day," Nov. 25). While it may not be the best way for these...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 5:54 PM
The Baltimore County Council approved selling three county-owned properties to developers on Monday, despite protests from residents who oppose the deals.
In a 7-0 vote, the council signed off on sale contracts for the Towson firehouse, the North Point...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Brie Daugherty doesn't object to the Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. replacing a gas line in her Arbutus neighborhood.
It's the flooded basement — courtesy of a sewer line broken by a BGE contractor — that bothers her.
| Nov 29, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The Maryland Department of Education defines a high school diploma as a 12-year course of study and achievement. Twelve years cannot be shortened, which is why the Baltimore City Department of Social Services had to go to Pennsylvania. There, what you...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 4:49 PM
State Sen. Jim Brochin questioned Tuesday how taxpayers would benefit from Baltimore County's plan to sell the Towson firehouse to developers, as residents called on the County Council to delay or stop the sale of that site and the North Point...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Dorothy Miller from Towson was looking for a recipe for what she called "Oriental fruitcake." She said the layer cake was made with pineapple, coconut, walnuts and raisins.
Faith Hermann from Relay sent in a recipe for a Japanese fruitcake that her...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 12:16 AM
Monday, Nov. 25: Chris Gilbert will discuss marine electronics at the regular monthly meeting of the Perry Hall Chapter of Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association. The meeting at the Gunpowder VFW Post 10067, 6309 Ebenezer Road,...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 5:51 AM
Looking for a little love or the purrr-fect present this year? It just got easier thanks to the Maryland SPCA’s first satellite adoption center and Project Adopt, which opened Saturday in White Marsh Mall.
The satellite center, which will be...