| Jun 28, 2012
| 6:48 AM
The family, friends and colleagues of Washington County Emergency Medical Services Director Brigitte Heller, who died Thursday of injuries suffered in a traffic accident earlier this month, remembered her as a dedicated and passionate member of the rescue...
| 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...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 1:47 PM
John Frederic Requardt Jr., a retired businessman who enjoyed sailing, died Feb. 10 of complications from a stroke at William Hill Manor in Easton.
The one-time Trappe resident was 92.
The son of a lawyer and a homemaker, Mr. Requardt was born in...
| 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...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 11:57 AM
Roberta "Bobbie" Harrison, matriarch of a celebrated Tilghman Island business that includes a restaurant, inn, charter fishing fleet and seafood operations, died of cancer complications Monday at Memorial Hospital in Easton. She was 74 and lived in...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 9:51 AM
Like a few thousand other vacationers one Saturday this summer, my wife Novia and I pulled into the crowded parking lot at the end of the boardwalk in Ocean City, looking forward to an afternoon of sun, sand and souvenirs.
Unlike anyone else there,...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 5:14 PM
Democrats and Republicans sparred Tuesday over whether a special session of the General Assembly is needed to pass tax increases to avert steep budget cuts, while Moody's Investors Service warned the situation could hurt the credit ratings of localities...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 1:35 PM
The Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage will celebrate its 75th anniversary starting April 28 with tours of some of the state's most lustrous historic gems.
Included in the anniversary tour are Whitehall, the home of 18th-century Gov. Horatio Sharpe, in...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 3:01 PM
Kathie Jones loses more than patience when the mail is late. She also loses customers.
As the owner of a small business that prepares bulk mail for delivery by the U.S. Postal Service, Jones hears complaints every time a church newsletter or a...