| Aug 28, 2011
| 4:15 AM
St. Mary's County has notified residents downstream from St. Mary's Lake Dam of significant flooding from heavy rains that came along with Hurricane Irene. The county had warned residents that the dam could fail.
Eddie Hopkins, a spokesman for the...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 7:13 PM
Schools throughout the region are closed today and hundreds of thousands of families and businesses remain without power as Marylanders clean up after Hurricane Irene.
The transportation grid was coming back to life, and stores were restocking shelves...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 7:27 AM
Baltimore City, Baltimore County and Harford County schools will be closed Tuesday as those systems postponed the start of the school year for a second day in a row because of power outages caused by Hurricane Irene. Anne Arundel, which opened schools...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 8:10 AM
Maryland Homegrown School Lunch Week is Sept. 12-16.
A kickoff celebration for the fourth annual is being held on Friday, Sept. 9 at the Benjamin Banneker Elementary School in St. Mary's County, from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The program is designed to help...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 5:43 AM
After heavy rains from remnants of Tropical Storm Lee washed away bridges and roads, overwhelmed sewage systems and may have contributed to at least one Baltimore-area death, the runoff threatened to overwhelm Maryland towns along the Susquehanna River...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 12:47 PM
As summer's fleeting charms begin to fade, fall swirls into view in a burst of kaleidoscopic color. Relish autumn's arrival with 50 nifty travel ideas for the Mid-Atlantic region: from leaf peeping and leisurely drives, to museum-hopping, fall-inspired...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 8:36 AM
Maryland Republicans criticized a proposal Tuesday to redraw the state's congressional map, saying a Democratic-controlled panel seeking to bolster the party's position would separate communities with like-minded views and fuse areas with little in...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 11:01 AM
Harford County is hardly Tinsel Town. The closest places to Bel Air named Hollywood are in St. Mary's County on Maryland's very lower Western Shore and in Carbon County, Pa., not too far from Scranton, backdrop for the hit TV series "The Office."
| Oct 15, 2011
| 6:26 PM
A Southern Maryland chef swept the National Oyster Cook-Off on Saturday at the St. Mary's County Fairgrounds, a festival organizer said.
Chef Loic Francois Jaffres, who owns and operates Café des Artistes in Leonardtown, took the contest's three top...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 2:48 PM
One in a series of profiles of Maryland delegates to the Republican National Convention
She graduated in 1989 with a degree in political science, but politics never held Deb Rey's interest. Like most people coming out of college, she was mainly concerned...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 4:19 PM
Ten Maryland schools have been named National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced Friday.
Six elementary schools received the honor: Crofton Meadows in Anne Arundel County, Woodholme in Baltimore County, Ring...