| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:20 AM
Near the cornfields on Old Frederick and Sand Hill roads in Marriottsville stands a slice of suburbia, and there's often trouble brewing.
Some drunk might be getting out of hand at The Greene Turtle. An armed robber could be holding up the Columbia...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Lester A. Houck, a retired Treasury Department worker who was the oldest member of Wesley United Methodist Church, died Aug. 16 of liver failure at Vir-Les, his Westminster farm. He was 101.
The son of farmers, Lester Adelbert Houck was born on the...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Maryland State Police say a partially decomposed body was found early Thursday in a wooded area in northern Carroll County, and police are investigating to determine the cause of death.
Police said investigators from the Carroll County Sheriff's...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:20 PM
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Matt Suddith, Jonah Smith, Bradley Coblentz and Kwasi Boateng Ameyaw each scored a goal as Hagerstown Community College won its Maryland JuCo Conference opener, blanking Cecil 4-0 on Wednesday at HCC....
| Sep 2, 2013
| 5:31 PM
It was McCay Vernon, a former Baltimore-area psychology professor, who put to rest a myth that caused incalculable damage to deaf people over the centuries.
Dr. Vernon, who was known as "Mac," proved that intelligence is distributed as equitably among...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 6:12 PM
The 28th international convention of Alpha Delta Kappa, honorary organization for outstanding women educators, was held recently at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.
More than 1,400 female educators from all 50 states, Jamaica, Puerto...
| Sep 3, 2013
Welcome back to work. Summer is almost over, and the fall dining event season is about to kick into gear. This fall's highlights include the 30th edition of the Maryland Wine Festival, Baltimore's 20th Dining Out for Life event, the fifth go-round for...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 3:30 PM
A Westminster man was sentenced to 37 months in prison Wednesday for securities fraud related to the sale of $1.9 million in stock in his company, according to federal prosecutors.
John F. "Jef" Curran III also was ordered to repay $1.25 million to...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 6:01 PM
Florence Couzens Fisher, 95, formerly of Allentown, Pa., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at Homewood Retirement Community, Williamsport, Md.
She was the wife of the late Jack Couzens and Earl A. Fisher.
Born in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 6:08 AM
Maryland State Highway Administration officials say the planned move of a large transformer through Westminster on Sunday and the closure of parts of Route 97 from Westminster toward the Pennsylvania line have been postponed.
Officials had set up...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 8:46 PM
James F. Conneely, the first man to lead Notre Dame of Maryland University as president in the school's 116-year history, announced Friday that he is stepping down for family reasons.
Conneely, who has served as the school's president since July 2012,...