| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:53 PM
The city of Hagerstown will not charge its property owners a stormwater fee to help cover the estimated $210 million cost of complying with the state’s plan to reduce nutrient and sediment discharges to the Chesapeake Bay by 2025, but how to fund...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:22 PM
The big problem for Howard County with deer, and to a host of places in the United States, has, unfortunately, human causes. For Howard, it is the elimination of farm and graze land in the eastern part of the county; the central and western part of our...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 3:42 PM
The state Department of Juvenile Services plans to replace its rundown detention center for girls with a new, 48-bed facility in Carroll County — a size that is raising questions among advocates for troubled youths.
Juvenile Services Secretary Sam...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Youth advocates are questioning whether the Department of Juvenile Services needs to build a new 48-bed detention facility in Carroll County for girls awaiting assignment to one of the state's juvenile treatment centers. At a time when the state should be...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
There's a certain irony that only days after several Baltimore County beaches had to be closed as unsafe, some Baltimore County businesses and politicians were complaining about a tax on stormwater runoff. After all, it wasn't the presence of a great...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:15 PM
The Baltimore County Center for Maryland Agriculture is broadening its horizons when it hosts a pair of events, one old and one new, at its Shawan Road site Aug 10.
Considering the array of interests — beef cattle, goats, worms, vegetable gardens,...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 5:15 PM
A chain of swim schools based in Fallston is suing the state health department, as well as those in Carroll and Baltimore counties, alleging that the agencies unfairly targeted the schools over chlorine regulations.
Kids First Swim Schools, which has...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 6:20 AM
A disabled vehicle on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in Baltimore County at Reisterstown Road closed one of two inner loop right off-ramp lanes at 8:56 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
In Anne Arundel County,...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 5:09 PM
In Carroll County, betting on billiards is illegal — unless the game is held in a senior center on a day other than Sunday and the prize is capped at $5.
Those rules are part of the hodgepodge of regulations enshrined in Title 13 of Maryland's...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 1:36 PM
The Baltimore Sun this week released its list of 50 women to watch, featuring a look at Maryland women who have made their mark in fields including arts, government, business, law, health, nonprofits and education.
Among them is Sandy Oxx, 54, executive...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:13 AM
A two-vehicle collision in Anne Arundel County on MD 2 North at Joyce Lane has closed all northbound traffic at 8:58 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
The Maryland Transit Administration reported all trains and...