| Apr 11, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Cathy Hudson knew the practice of raising chickens in her backyard made her part of a growing suburban trend, but when she learned Williams-Sonoma, purveyor of pricey kitchen gear, had started selling chicken coops — including a two-level cedar...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 6:15 PM
Work on a $4.7 million museum at Naval Air Station Patuxent River that is mostly paid for with state and federal grants has been suspended, and a prominent construction firm was recently pulled from the project, St. Mary's County officials said Friday....
| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:51 PM
With bipartisan help from sympathetic lawmakers, Baltimore won a House committee's approval Tuesday for a $1 billion plan to replace and repair old schools.
The Appropriations Committee voted 21-3 to send the plan to the House floor. Senate President...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 1:55 PM
A sweeping plan to invest $1.1 billion in building and replacing Baltimore's aging public schools won preliminary approval in the House Thursday, after delegates voted overwhelmingly to reject Republican efforts to put additional strings on state...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 4:31 PM
The House of Delegates overwhelmingly approved a $1.1 billion plan Friday to rebuild Baltimore's deteriorated school buildings, sending the bill to the Senate.
The vote was 107 to 30, with about a dozen Republicans joining all Democrats in supporting the...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 8:44 AM
The House of Delegates passed Gov. Martin O'Malley's budget virtually unchanged Friday, sending the $37 billion plan to the Senate.
The proposal nearly closes a long-term budget gap that once stood at $2 billion, gives raises to state workers for the...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 5:49 PM
Federal education officials warned Wednesday of deep cuts to school systems such as Baltimore's if lawmakers fail to avert across-the-board spending reductions — leaving local schools uncertain how many teachers and programs they can retain next...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 7:32 PM
Sandy is no ordinary hurricane.
A remarkable configuration of weather systems are tugging on the storm system as it slogs up the eastern seaboard, slowing and widening the cyclone. A full moon will drag tides up the shore just as the storm whips the sea....
| 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...
| Nov 30, 2010
| 4:22 PM
You've been warned. Exactly two weeks ago the National Weather Service was advising us of the possibility of damaging winds across Central Maryland as a strong cold front approached from the west. By midnight the forecasters were alerting us to watch........