| Apr 29, 2014
| 10:28 AM
Hang the feeder and grab the camera! Throughout May, hummingbirds will be returning en masse to Howard County from their wintering grounds in Central America. The smallest of the world’s birds, these tiny flying jewels are now shopping around for...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 9:50 AM
It’s been a couple of growing seasons since the Enchanted Garden at Howard County’s Miller Branch Library has taken root, its trees and bushes branching, perennials spreading, annuals blossoming and edibles bursting with nutrients and flavor....
| May 1, 2014
| 7:27 PM
The Baltimore Sun Media Group announced Thursday it has purchased The Capital in Annapolis, the Carroll County Times and other area publications and websites, a move that expands its journalistic footprint in Maryland.
The financial terms of the...
| May 6, 2014
| 2:24 PM
I. William Lustbader, a retired Polytechnic Institute mathematics teacher, died of congestive heart failure April 15 at his Delray Beach, Fla., home. The former Northwest Baltimore resident was 98.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Hosiah Lustbader,...
| May 7, 2014
| 5:57 AM
No amount of coffee will wake you up from the deep, nightmarish sleep you likely had while thinking about Matt Wieters' elbow injury. But in case that kept you up, blogger Jon Meoli writes the Coffee Companion, where Monday through Friday, he recaps the...
| May 8, 2014
| 6:00 AM
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Education: 1953 – 1964. Public Schools 1– 12 in Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas & Washington State. HS Grad. Lincoln High, Seattle; 1964 – 1968. U.S. Air Force Academy. BS...
| May 23, 2014
| 9:38 AM
The United States grants asylum protection to immigrants of special humanitarian concern who were persecuted in their home countries because of their membership in a particular group and who aren't barred from eligibility because of some past crime or...
| May 16, 2014
| 7:52 PM
When Julio Martinez crossed the U.S. border illegally more than a decade ago, his attorneys say, he was running for his life, attempting to escape the deadly and pervasive gang he joined in his native El Salvador as a 14-year-old boy.
| May 2, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Jack McT. Dibler, a much-revered Howard County chemistry teacher who was also an avid Washington Capitals fan, died Tuesday of esophageal cancer at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He was 63.
The son of a truck driver and a housekeeper, Jack...
| May 3, 2014
| 12:34 PM
As prosecutors across Maryland wait for the new law that will remove criminal penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana, they're taking a patchwork approach in the way they handle such cases.
In some counties, including Harford and Carroll,...
| May 4, 2014
| 9:47 AM
The nation's space exploration program had already captivated 12-year-old Howard Weinstein's imagination when the episodes of the original "Star Trek" began airing in 1966.
"The show was the coolest thing happening on TV, outside of space launches," the...