| Nov 8, 2013
| 7:30 AM
For Eric Bouchat, being redrawn into District 9A was a homecoming of sorts. The Republican candidate for the House of Delegates is a Howard County native, graduated from Howard High School in 1985 and lived in Howard County for several years before moving...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Retired Carroll County Circuit Judge Luke K. Burns Jr., who during his years on the bench developed a reputation for being even-keeled and fair-minded to all sides and had the distinction of presiding over the longest murder trial in the history of...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Turning up the heat on local politicians over a contentious stormwater fee, Maryland officials warned Carroll County that it faces fines of up to $10,000 per day for refusing to impose the mandatory pollution cleanup charge, and cautioned two other...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:51 PM
As the government shutdown drama was playing out in Washington, James Ward Morrow was shocked by some of the rhetoric he heard.
Morrow, a 49-year-old Democrat from Ellicott City who goes by the name Ward, said he's running for election as the District...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:23 AM
A disabled vehicle was slowing traffic in Baltimore City Friday morning, the Maryland Department of Transportation reported.
On the beltway inner loop at the Francis Scott Key Bridge, one of two lanes was reported closed shortly before 9 a.m.
| Oct 27, 2013
| 8:30 AM
As the federal health reform known as Obamacare takes hold, many community colleges in Maryland and across the country are capping the hours of adjunct faculty — who make up the bulk of their teaching force — to avoid paying for the...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 4:53 PM
The federal Affordable Care Act is expected to provide access to medical coverage to hundreds of thousands of Maryland's uninsured, but one group said that doesn't go far enough.
The group, Healthcare is a Human Right-Maryland, led a rally Saturday in...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 7:15 AM
Baltimore, Annapolis, Washington, D.C., and surrounding suburbs were under a freeze warning early Friday, though temperatures did not quite get that cold in many areas. Afternoon highs were forecast in the mid-50s.
The National Weather Service...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:13 AM
My parents grew up about a mile-and-a-half and a cultural universe away from one another in Depression-era southeast Baltimore.
Dad was a paperboy in a largely Italian and German section of Highlandtown long ago called "the Hill" and now known as...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 8:21 AM
Baltimore's stretch of rain from late last Wednesday night through early Sunday poured a deluge that came a quarter of an inch from matching Hurricane Sandy's rainfall total in the area.
Sandy brought 6.67 inches of rain to Baltimore-Washington...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 6:40 AM
Unimpressed by information presented by Carroll County Public Schools regarding the Common Core State Standards, three Carroll County Commissioners have said they support a county sponsored forum presenting what they described as the counter argument to...