| Apr 8, 2014
Two years ago, the General Assembly passed a law requiring Maryland's 10 largest jurisdictions to begin imposing a stormwater fee to cover the costs of reducing pollution that results when rain sweeps dog droppings, pesticides, motor oil and other harmful...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Maryland lawmakers are poised to raise the minimum wage and decriminalize marijuana today as this year's General Assembly's session cruises to a close at midnight.
Both measures are on the verge of passage, barring unforeseen last-minute snags,...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Amid a storm over prayer at government meetings, Carroll County Commissioner Robin Frazier leaned back in a carved wooden rocking chair in the Taneytown public library and quietly gave voice to her fears about the direction of the country.
| Apr 5, 2014
| 1:05 PM
As Maryland prepares for a major overhaul of its troubled health exchange — switching out its buggy software for Connecticut's proven technology — lawmakers and information technology experts are raising new concerns about whether there is...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:31 PM
Maryland's top health official told a congressional panel in Washington on Thursday that IT contractors were to blame for the state's troubled rollout of the Affordable Care Act and suggested that the state may reimburse the federal government if it can...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 6:59 AM
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers finally liked the look of Men's Wearhouse's takeover offer as the Hampstead-based retailer accepted a $1.8 billion buyout Tuesday.
Men's Wearhouse has stores in Newport News and Hampton, and Jos. A. Bank has stores in Williamsburg...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:31 AM
As of 9:30 a.m., an accident on I-895 north near Childs Street in the city was cleared, according to the Maryland Department of Transportation. The same was true for an early, major incident of the Monday morning commute — a six-vehicle accident...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Archbishop Spalding, senior, 160 pounds
•An All-Metro first-team selection for the second straight year; went 53-2
•Won Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association and Maryland Independent Schools titles; will wrestle...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:51 PM
Population is growing in the Central Maryland's suburban counties, though Baltimore City is losing residents, according a state review of U.S. Census data.
The Maryland Department of Planning said Thursday that between July 2012 and July 2013,...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 5:23 PM
The Carroll County commissioners must stop opening their meetings with prayers to Jesus Christ, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, a decision that comes amid a national debate over the limits of religious observation by public bodies.
U.S. District Judge...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 6:03 PM
A Maryland school superintendent wouldn't ordinarily give local systems a pass on the requirement that public school students go to school for 180 days a year.
But these have not been ordinary times.
The seemingly endless winter, with its unusual number...