| May 1, 2014
| 6:29 PM
The Chesapeake Bay's blue crab population remains in a serious slump for the second straight year, with the number of females dropping to a dangerously low level, officials announced Thursday.
Severe winter weather, not overfishing, is largely to blame,...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:57 PM
Hookah lounge owners in Baltimore County told the County Council on Tuesday that proposed legislation to make them close earlier would put them out of business.
Council members are weighing a proposal by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz that would...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:28 PM
|| No. School || Record || Prev. ||
|| 1. Boys' Latin || 13-0 || 1 ||
|| 2. St. Paul's || 9-5 || 3 ||
|| 3. McDonogh || 12-3 || 4 ||
|| 4. St. Mary's || 9-4 || 5 ||
|| 5. Calvert Hall || 11-4 || 6 ||
| Apr 28, 2014
| 8:44 AM
Donna Ellis, a longtime writer for the Columbia Flier and other publications, died of pneumonia April 23 at Howard County General Hospital. She was 72 and lived in Columbia.
Born Donna Louise Griffith in Lynn, Mass., she earned an English literature...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:22 AM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz will hold a “Coffee with Kevin” community forum on Friday, April 25, in Rosedale as part of an ongoing effort to interact with county residents and community leaders.
The latest event will be for the...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:34 AM
Janet Brown from Scott Depot, W.Va., was in search of a recipe for making pizza rolls. She said that many years ago, Highland Elementary School in St. Albans, W.Va., which is now closed, used to sell the rolls as a fundraiser. She said she used to buy...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Anyone who has competed in a road race knows that extra police and security are as much a part of the event as water stops and cheering spectators.
But the last time John Gilligan ran the Boston Marathon in 2012 — a year before two bombs...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Regarding your editorial on campaign finance limits, quite apart from the question of whether campaign contributions are essentially a form of speech is the question of why one can't spend one's money as one sees fit ("A win for the billionaires," April...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Thank goodness that guy on the KIPP school grounds wasn't carrying a Pop-Tart bitten into the shape of a handgun and loaded with strawberry ("Charter schools lock down," April 4)! They probably would have called in airstrikes.
Dave Reich, Perry Hall...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Perry Hall community leaders and Baltimore County officials will celebrate the grand opening of the Perry Paw Dog Park on Saturday.
At 10:30 a.m. the dog park, located inside the Honeygo Regional Park at 9033 Honeygo Boulevard, will formally open....
| Apr 4, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Daniel "Rocky" Hyde, a former tavern owner and a retired Maryland State Lottery employee, died of heart failure Wednesday at Franklin Square Medical Center. The Rosedale resident was 65.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Leo Hyde, a postal worker, and...