| Jun 10, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Cozy Restaurant, an 85-year-old Thurmont eatery that claimed to be the oldest restaurant in Maryland still operated by its founding family, has closed.
News of the restaurant's closing was first reported Monday in the Frederick News-Post, which said the...
| May 8, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Writing as a retired street cop and a fierce enforcer of DUI laws, I am appalled that my colleagues in Maryland are not already trained to detect, test and arrest for non-alcohol DUI ("Authorities worried about drugged driving after new pot law takes...
| May 8, 2014
| 11:37 AM
In honor of Old Bay's 75th anniversary, Frederick-based Flying Dog Brewery collaborated with the Maryland seasoning company to create Dead Rise Summer Ale. The seasonal beer is available now until Labor Day.
The beer, which has an alcohol by volume...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Severe storms were moving south and west of the Baltimore area Wednesday evening, expected to bring threats of hail, damaging winds and isolated tornadoes.
A tornado watch has been issued for Allegany, Carroll, Charles, Frederick, Garrett, Howard,...
| May 9, 2014
| 12:20 PM
John L. Bell, a retired civil engineer who was a partner in the Baltimore engineering firm of Rummel, Klepper & Kahl, died April 28 of pneumonia at Anne Arundel Medical Center. He was 92.
The son of the Rev. John Wesley Bell, a Methodist minister, and...
| May 13, 2014
| 7:44 AM
Growing up in Laurel, our son Andrew did all the stuff most kids do. He attended the Main Street Festival every year, still mourns the loss of the Laurel Art Center and rode his bike everywhere.
Fast forward to now. We are sitting in a Thai restaurant...
| May 15, 2014
| 10:58 AM
A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for Frederick, Montgomery and Washington counties until 8 p.m. as a cold front moves through the region, bringing periods of heavy rain Thursday afternoon through Friday afternoon.
A flash flood watch is in...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:32 AM
Flood warnings are in effect across the region through Friday afternoon, though rain tapered off by midday.
A coastal flood advisory is in effect along the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay, with high tides expected to be 2 feet above normal Friday...
| May 17, 2014
| 4:15 AM
Steven Brandt's road to owning a Triple Crown racehorse is built on relationships.
It is about his late mother, Shirley Brandt, who told her son shortly before she died that he finally had a horse who would qualify for a classic race.
It is about...
| Jun 6, 2014
Metro Meteor, whose abstract paintings rapidly are becoming an art world sensation, might be just a horse. And the 11-year-old bay, like all equines, has a hard time distinguishing reds from greens or browns.
Yet Metro's original watercolors have become...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 6:16 AM
Dr. William Dando pleaded not guilty and is requesting a jury trial on charges he sexually assaulted a female patient at an urgent care center near Cumberland, according to court records updated Monday.
Dando appeared Tuesday in Allegany County...