| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Harford County Executive David R. Craig, a leading Republican candidate for governor, called Tuesday for a sweeping rollback of Maryland's environmental laws, saying measures passed by the state's leaders have failed to clean up the Chesapeake Bay....
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:30 PM
It's up to Gov. Martin O'Malley, Maryland's top Democrat, to choose the next Republican senator from the Upper Eastern Shore.
On Thursday the two candidates -- Del. Michael D. Smigiel Sr. of Cecil County and Del. Steve S. Hershey Jr. of Queen Anne's...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 2:00 AM
I just returned from a pleasant trip to the mountains and rivers of Garrett County to the dismaying news that a group of conservative Republicans want Garrett and four other Maryland counties to break away and form the 51st state so they can live...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Boordy Vineyards, Maryland's oldest and one of its largest wineries, has started over.
Transforming the northern Baltimore County winery meant ripping up its grape-growing and winemaking operations literally root and branch, and rebuilding them at a cost...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 5:33 PM
Paul Alvin Myers, 89, of Hagerstown, and recently a resident of Reeders Memorial Home in Boonsboro, passed from this life on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013.
Born on April 19, 1924, in Myersville, Md., he was the son of the late Alvey Jacob and Betty Mariah...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 1:15 PM
The Frederick County Health Department announces the schedule for their 2013 Fall Animal Rabies Vaccination Clinics:
- Tuesday, Sept. 10, 5 to 8 p.m. at Thurmont Community Park in Thurmont, Md., across from 10 Frederick Road.
- Thursday, Sept. 12, 5 to...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 1:50 PM
In her 22 years of teaching, Annie Anders has had many great experiences, but the veteran teacher recently returned from what she described as “one of the best things I’ve done in my career.”
“It was a unique experience. I don&...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Ivan Hensley, 75, of Frederick, Md., formerly of Knoxville, Md., went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013.
Born Oct. 10, 1937, in Isom, Ky., he was the only son of Flossie Hensley.
Ivan was a mechanic by trade and a fisherman at heart....
| Sep 1, 2013
| 4:00 AM
A Washington County developer has purchased land along Hagerstown’s Dual Highway where cars have been sold for generations, and is planning to build a large office and commercial building there in about two years.
The four-acre site, long the...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:09 PM
Ai Benjamin Smith III, or "Smitty" to his friends and "Chip" to his family, passed away Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, from complications from leukemia, which he battled since 2004.
Ai resided on Beaver Creek Road in Hagerstown, and had lived in the Hagerstown/...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Inviting more jokes about the propensity of Maryland GOP to form circular firing squads, the Caroline County Republican Central Committee released a statement Tuesday night criticizing its counterpart in Queen Anne's County for permitting Gov. Martin O'...