| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 3:37 PM
Parts of three waterways have been opened to shellfish harvesting after tests showed declines in bacteria there, the Maryland Department of the Environment announced Monday.
An area of the Wicomico River on the Eastern Shore, at the border between...
| 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...
| Apr 23, 2012
Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage
The 2012 Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage includes visits to more than 50 private homes, gardens, farms, churches and historic sites across five Maryland jurisdictions: Bolton Hill (Saturday, April 28); St....
| Apr 24, 2012
| 9:57 AM
The sun is out and skies are blue Tuesday, and that must mean the nor'easter that wetted the region this weekend has passed.
The storm's precipitation was much-needed, though it didn't solve all of the state's drought problems in one fell swoop.
| Apr 30, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The State Board of Education was right to reject Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold's attempt to evade the spirit of a law that prevents local jurisdictions from slacking off in their support for public schools. Protest though he might that he had...
| 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...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 7:57 PM
A Montgomery County police officer shot himself to death after leading a state trooper on a high-speed chase on the Eastern Shore early Monday, state police said.
Jed R. Bylsma, 30, of Gettysburg, Pa., was pronounced dead at the scene, police said....
| Nov 17, 2011
| 11:36 AM
Jim McMartin and Jim Beggins make their living creating beautiful pieces of furniture from the wood Mother Nature leaves behind, and she was particularly careless with her trees this fall.
Hurricane Irene rolled through the woods on Maryland's Eastern...