| Sep 25, 2011
| 4:29 PM
— Residents of Kent Island are never far from the water. That's what drew many of them to the largest island in the Chesapeake Bay, where they're close to boating, fishing and all nature's bounty.
But for the mostly tidy cottages, bungalows and...
| Jun 19, 2011
| 6:02 PM
Singe marks still scar the wall of the Canton grocery store where Stanislaw Ptak spent his final night outside. The homeless man died six months ago after he accidentally set himself on fire while lighting a cigarette.
The rowhouse on Pitcher Street...
| Jun 26, 2011
| 9:38 AM
This week, Maryland wine lovers will be able to get their favorite bottles delivered directly to their homes — so long as they're interested in buying from one of the 11 wineries that have applied for a shipping permit.
Since the state made the...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 6:30 PM
Democratic Rep. Frank Kratovil and Republican challenger Andy Harris are running dead even in Maryland's hottest midterm election contest, a new Baltimore Sun poll shows.
The same candidates fought to a near draw two years ago. In the latest poll, each...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 8:35 AM
The governor has announced the 17 dishes that will be featured at his (invitation-only) July 21 cookout, the launch event for Maryland's Buy Local Challenge Week, July 23-31.
Recipes were submitted by chef/producer teams and selected for their...
| May 8, 2012
| 8:05 AM
Maryland environmental officials are staging a series of public meetings, beginning today, to get public input on the state's plan to reduce climate-altering pollution.
The General Assembly passed in 2009 an O'Malley-sponsored bill committing Maryland to...
| May 27, 2012
| 1:15 PM
On a grassy hill a mile west of the Patuxent River, historian Ralph Eshelman can see the same bucolic view of fields and placid water anxious British soldiers likely saw when they landed in the summer of 1814 — the first stop in their campaign to...
| May 30, 2012
| 12:57 PM
An Eastern Shore man is dead and two people remained hospitalized after their small boat hit the south jetty at Kent Narrows late Sunday, police said.
The body of David R. Whitlow, 43, was recovered at 12:30 p.m. Monday by a team from Charles County Dive...
| May 29, 2012
| 3:51 PM
The body of an Edgewood man who jumped off a boat Sunday in the Chesapeake Bay was found Monday, according to Maryland Natural Resources Police.
Brandon M. Greene, 21, jumped from a drifting vessel and did not reappear on the surface after entering the...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 1:05 PM
The count of confirmed tornadoes that struck Maryland on June 1 reached a dozen on Thursday as meteorologists continued to survey radar images and storm damage.
Tornadoes added to the list most recently included those confirmed in Queen Anne's County,...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 7:58 PM
A Westminster man was killed Saturday by a light pole that fell on him on the side of Route 50 in Queen Anne's County after he lost control of his motorcycle on the roadway and it struck the pole, Maryland State Police said.
Police believe Philip Jeffrey...