| Oct 22, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Maryland’s early-voting period for the Nov. 6 general election starts Saturday.
Early-voting centers will be open from Oct. 27 through Nov. 1.
In Washington County, early voting will be done at the American Red Cross of Washington County...
| May 2, 2012
| 8:50 AM
Federal wildlife officials are offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the conviction of the person who killed a pair of bald eagles in Talbot County last Monday.
The carcasses were found by a resident near the intersection of Kitty's...
| May 27, 2012
Several readers wrote me about last week's column that told the story of federal Judge Sarah Tilghman Hughes, a Baltimorean who swore in Lyndon B. Johnson as president aboard Air Force One after the assassination of John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963.
| Nov 2, 2012
| 2:41 PM
Having been spared the worst of Hurricane Sandy, ambulance and state highway crews from Washington County have been deployed to harder hit areas, including the New Jersey shore and snowbound Garrett County in Maryland.
Two ambulance strike teams...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 2:44 PM
U.S. Rep. Andy Harris, a Republican from Maryland and a medical doctor by profession, helped save a two-year-old boy who had stopped breathing in his family's vehicle as they drove along Route 50 in Talbot County, the legislator and the boy's parents...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 4:48 PM
The daughter of Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland disclosed Wednesday that she is a lesbian, an announcement gay advocates hope will boost their effort to keep the state's new same-sex marriage law on the books.
Stefany Hoyer Hemmer said her decision to...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 2:26 PM
A Maryland organization says it has found hundreds of dead people listed on voter registration rolls in Baltimore and Prince George's counties, as well as residents who have registered in multiple places and some who have addresses that turn out to be...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 4:03 PM
The Maryland Port Administration is completing its initial review of a multimillion-dollar proposal that would turn Baltimore harbor shipping channel muck into bucks.
The plan might eventually replace time-tested dredge disposal methods of piling...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Now is the time. Early fall is when the pleasures peak in Talbot and Dorchester counties. That's when these Eastern Shore towns stop being detours along the way to the shore and turn into full-fledged destinations.
There are practical advantages to...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Most of the attention after the release of results from this year's state exams for elementary and middle school students has focused on Baltimore City, where scores appear to have leveled off after years of rapid gains. But Baltimore isn't the only...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 3:48 PM
Mary D. Tilghman, who spent the past two decades preserving Talbot County's historic Wye House plantation, which has been occupied by her family since 1659, died there Friday of heart failure.
She was 93.
"She was quite a lady and the great steward of...