| Dec 28, 2013
| 6:46 AM
During the last recession, more than 90 million people — a third of the nation's population — saw their incomes fall below 200 percent of the federal poverty line, or about $46,000 a year for a family of four. Many of those individuals and...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 12:27 PM
Months after a CSX train collided with a truck in Rosedale, triggering an explosion felt around the region, a crash that killed two in Baltimore last week again raised questions about the safety of the state's railroad crossings.
| Dec 6, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Three Baltimore City men arrested last month after a convenience store robbery in Towson were indicted earlier this week on 39 counts each on charges stemming from nine separate robberies in Baltimore County, according to Baltimore County Circuit Court...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:17 PM
— Oysters may or may not be an aphrodisiac, but they sure bring out passion in those who raise them for a living.
Tim Devine barely knew from oysters when he was growing up in Easton, not far from the Chesapeake Bay. Now he's growing them on 10...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 10:00 AM
In reading recent articles about the vote by Baltimore County Council to reject state funding for a planned affordable housing development in Rosedale, I felt troubled that certain unfounded attitudes toward voucher holders prevailed and am hopeful that...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Allison Knezevich's piece ("Baltimore County Council poised to block low-income housing," Nov. 18) does a great job of showcasing the many misconceptions about low-income housing and the people who need its assistance.
The views expressed by...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Regarding your editorial against Baltimore County blocking affordable housing in Rosedale, my son has some college, works as an electrical journeyman and has held the same job for 10 years, has a credit score in the high 700s and owns his own car ("Just...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said Wednesday that the County Council sent "the wrong message" this week by rejecting state funding for a planned affordable housing project in Rosedale.
Kamenetz's administration supported the proposed...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 5:41 PM
Baltimore County Council members rejected state funding Monday for a planned low-income housing development in Rosedale, passing a resolution expressing disapproval of the project.
In a 6-0 vote, with Councilman Kenneth Oliver abstaining, council...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 2:00 AM
The Baltimore County Council is poised to block a low-income housing project planned in Rosedale by turning down state funding, citing fears the development would lead to increased crime and crowd the local elementary school.
The move comes a month...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:21 AM
The votes are in!
Here are the winners of the Maryland Family Readers’ Choice Awards 2013:
Best story time
Irvine Nature Center (Owings Mills)
Howard County Library Miller Branch (Ellicott City)...