| Jun 22, 2014
| 11:00 AM
This spring, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency took some long-overdue steps to fix the Clean Water Act, ending confusion over which streams and wetlands are protected by the law. Loopholes in the law created over the past decade have left more...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 9:17 AM
From the outside, Belmont Manor and Historic Park in Elkridge hasn’t changed much.
The 68-acre estate is still home to the Georgian-style, stucco-on-brick manor house, built by Caleb Dorsey in 1738. It still has intricate gardens and rolling hills...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 10:48 AM
The body of a swimmer who had gone missing at Patapsco State Valley Park on Friday was recovered on Saturday, officials said.
Baltimore County Fire Lt. Paul Massarelli said the man was last seen at about 3 p.m. while swimming near the dam. Family members...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Three local Girl Scouts were recognized at the 2014 Girl Scouts of Central Maryland Precious Metal Ceremony held at the Clementine Peterson Activity Center in Ellicott City.
Emily Abdow (Juliette program), McKenna Hearn (Troop 1372) and Catherine...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 3:32 PM
A Houston-based company asked Maryland for a permit to ship millions of gallons of crude oil through its South Baltimore marine terminal as the nation's oil industry surges.
Another company in the Fairfield industrial area began moving crude oil in...
| Jun 4, 2014
An article in the June 6, 1914 edition of The Argus remarked on a Catonsville resident's birthday celebration."
Elias Livezey, Catonsville's oldest living resident, Wednesday observed his ninety-fifth birthday at Elkton Park, his home on Ingleside...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 2:00 PM
The crack on a steel girder on the underside of the westbound Interstate 70 bridge over the Patapsco River was so small that it wouldn't catch the eye of most.
But within a half-hour of a bridge cleaning-and-painting contractor spotting it, a...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 3:59 PM
The August 2012 derailment of a coal train in the heart of historic Ellicott City likely began at a small break in the rail line several hundred feet from where two 19-year-old women were seated next to the tracks.
The presence of the break, made public...
| May 19, 2014
| 10:28 AM
Once summer break begins, boredom can set in. Before the whining starts, we’ve come up with a list of activities proven with local families. Because there are two kinds of fun we search for during Maryland’s summer – in the shade and...
| May 6, 2014
| 12:00 PM
As a resident of the Relay/St. Denis community in Halethorpe and a member of the Relay Improvement Association, I was interested to read your recent article about the CSX railroad and the destruction on Charles Village's 26th Street ("Deluge causes...
| May 8, 2014
| 8:03 AM
Maryland State Police on Thursday identified the driver who was killed Monday in a late-morning crash on Interstate 95 in the Patapsco River Bridge area, when the vehicle went over a bridge embankment, landed in a park and caught fire.
Police CRASH team...