| Jul 26, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Honeybees responsible for pollinating crops worth billions of dollars are under attack from a cocktail of fungicides and pesticides that weaken colonies and make them susceptible to a deadly parasite, according to a study by the University of Maryland and...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 8:40 AM
The Howard County Council formally approved Thursday night stormwater fees for residential and commercial properties, essentially rewriting a rate structure that was set just four months ago.
The fees, mandated by state legislation approved last year,...
| Jul 28, 2013
Who would have guessed 15 years ago that Martin Roesch's free computer network-security program would turn into a $2.7 billion deal?
Roesch used the no-cost software he developed in 1998 — called Snort because it sniffs out trouble — as...
| 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...
| 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 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 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 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 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 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 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...