| Apr 18, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Private employers in Maryland led the way to modest job gains in March, and the state unemployment rate remained essentially unchanged since February, according to preliminary figures released Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor.
| Apr 18, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Friday that the Baltimore City Detention Center will no longer automatically honor requests from the federal government to hold immigrants for deportation — making the state-run jail one of a relative handful in the...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 7:36 PM
A Severna Park man died from an apparent heart attack while boating on an Anne Arundel County creek, Maryland Natural Resources Police said Saturday.
Frederick Ervin Jr., 56, and a friend were taking a boat out for the first time this year on...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 8:19 AM
No matter how much you love Fort Lauderdale, the city’s appearance on Livability.com’s list of the Top 10 Best Downtowns in the country had to come as a surprise. For all the complaining that goes on around here (not you, them), perhaps it...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 8:26 AM
Residents of Montgomery County are the healthiest in the state, knocking Howard County out of the top spot, according to an annual report of health rankings released Wednesday.
Baltimore City was the unhealthiest, although it has seen improvements in...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:51 PM
Population is growing in the Central Maryland's suburban counties, though Baltimore City is losing residents, according a state review of U.S. Census data.
The Maryland Department of Planning said Thursday that between July 2012 and July 2013,...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 2:08 AM
Rockfish tips, tactics
Tuesday, April 8: Capt. Greg Buckner of Miss Susie Charters will speak on tips and tactics for spring trophy rockfish season at a meeting of the Northwest Chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association at 7:30 p.m. The...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 8:09 AM
Winter finally seems to be winding down, but a Howard County-based program is still working to help families cut down on energy bills this year and in the future.
The Weatherization Assistance Program, run by the Community Action Council of Howard...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 8:38 PM
Four Maryland employees made about $255,000 in improper purchases — including guitars, plane tickets and toy soldiers — with state credit cards intended for business spending, a state audit of the program found.
The audit concluded that...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:12 PM
A dispute brewing in Annapolis over a late bid to alter Maryland's storm-water fee law - one that reportedly threatened approval of the state's budget - was resolved Thursday, with lawmakers agreeing to limit a proposed exemption from the controversial...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
I disagree with Rep. John Delaney that Cove Point should be approved as a liquid natural gas export facility ("Natural gas is the right choice for the U.S.," April 2).
The harm that will come from such approval is immeasurable and the brunt will be...