| Oct 2, 2013
| 3:34 AM
It's a beautiful thing: Thousands of people in Western Maryland — that cradle of rural conservatism and fed-up secessionists who want to declare their independence as the country's 51st state — are now eligible for affordable health...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:53 PM
A Frederick County woman pleaded guilty to voter fraud after she was charged with signing her dead mother's name on an absentee ballot in the 2012 presidential election, the state prosecutor's office announced Thursday.
Elsie Virginia Schildt, 46, was...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:08 PM
Frederick County chef Bryan Voltaggio missed out on his shot at "Top Chef" redemption Wednesday, losing to California restaurateur Douglas Keane on the season finale of "Top Chef Masters."
Voltaggio was a contestant in season six of Bravo's "Top Chef"...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Mel Mintz's recent letter about Republican Harford County Executive David Craig's shift to the far right in preparation for the 2014 governor's race didn't go far enough ("Craig campaign: From moderate center-right to uninformed extreme," Sept. 20).
| Jul 11, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Terence John Hopkinson Sr., 68, of Chestnut Grove Road in Sharpsburg, Md., passed from this life on Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown, Md.
Born Feb. 20, 1945, in London, England, he was the son of the late Daniel and...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:05 PM
Rosalie May Miller, 74, of Hagerstown, Md., died Thursday, July 4, 2013, at her residence of respiratory failure.
She was born Dec. 11, 1938, in Quincy Township, Pa.
She spent much of her life on Bower Avenue in Hagerstown along with her only sister,...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:25 PM
Jean M. Flurie passed away Friday, July 5, 2013, at Golden Living Center in Frederick, Md. Her full obituary will be published at a later date.
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:04 PM
When John Arthur and Jim Obergefell chartered a private medical jet to Maryland last month to get married — the only safe means of transport for Arthur, who is terminally ill with Lou Gehrig’s disease — the gay couple fulfilled a last...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 6:06 PM
In 1982, Mayor William Donald Schaefer persuaded state lawmakers to try a different approach to urban revitalization. To lure companies to poorer parts of Baltimore and elsewhere in Maryland, the government would dangle a 10-year property tax discount and...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley announced $5.5 million in grants to local boards of education Wednesday to increase the use of digital technology in education and to help students earn college credits and career certification while in high school.
At a news...
| 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....