| Mar 16, 2012
| 1:40 PM
Jeffrey H. Douglas, a former Caroline County Department of Public Works supervisor, died of heart failure Wednesday at Seasons Hospice in Northwest Hospital.
The Baltimore resident was 59.
Born and raised in Lutherville, Mr. Douglas was a 1972...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 8:20 AM
The Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar begins its 35th season April 1. This is the second year the popular market is starting so early. Until 2003, when it was moved up to the first week in May, the opening came in early June.
Last year, skeptics...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 12:28 PM
Maryland has joined a club to which most don’t want to belong: States where the average gas price is $4 or more per gallon.
According to AAA Mid-Atlantic Thursday, Maryland’s average gas price hit $4 a gallon, or 6 cents than the national...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 8:04 AM
Washington County’s jobless rate for February was 9.2 percent, an increase from January’s adjusted rate of 9 percent, according to state figures released Friday.
In Washington County, 6,295 members of the labor force were without jobs in...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 6:43 PM
Sandy rained on Havre de Grace's annual Halloween parade, but even a superstorm could not curtail trick-or-treating in the battered waterfront town.
The Harford County city of 13,000 on the banks of the Susquehanna River postponed its annual Halloween...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Environmental laws do get enforced, however slowly at times. The Maryland Department of the Environment announced Wednesday it had taken action against about 18 individuals, companies and local governments for alleged violations of the state's laws...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 9:58 AM
The fish kills that have plagued Baltimore's Inner Harbor and nearby creeks over the past two weeks may have eased with the dip in temperatures, but scientists caution that's not the last we've seen of potentially toxic and even deadly algae blooms in...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 11:58 AM
Rebecca Groves "Becky" Smith, a former educator and social worker who had been a trustee at what is now McDaniel College for more than three decades, died Thursday of heart failure at William Hill Manor in Easton. She was 95.
The former Rebecca Groves,...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 9:47 PM
Norfolk at Toledo, 6
New Britain at Richmond, 2:05
Southern Virginia Adult Baseball League:
Peninsula Pirates vs. 61’s (doubleheader at Kiln Creek Park), 1
Hampton Braves vs. Peninsula Cardinals...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 5:55 PM
Delaware State Police say a driver was killed when a car left the road and hit a tree.
It happened about 10:25 p.m. Sunday on Mahan Corner Road in Marydel. Troopers say 33-year-old Shawn M. Bates of Marydel, Md., was traveling south at a high rate of...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 3:00 PM
New Howard County schools Superintendent Renee Foose lauded the system's results on the Maryland School Assessment tests but said she's concerned about the focus that is placed on proficiency exams in general.
"I'm concerned that all of our energy goes...