| Mar 30, 2013
| 12:36 PM
A month after across-the-board federal spending cuts began, there are signs that one of the most troubling potential consequences for Maryland — the furloughing of federal employees — might not be as widespread as initially feared.
| Nov 16, 2012
| 2:10 PM
Barbara L. Simmons, a former longtime Ruxton resident who was a volunteer and gardener, died Nov. 8 of respiratory failure at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. She was 89.
The daughter of an investment banker and a homemaker, the former...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 9:20 AM
Marylanders will get a chance to make their views known at a pair of upcoming hearings on whether fishing for Atlantic menhaden ought to be curtailed to protect "the most important fish in the sea," as some have dubbed it.
Hearings are scheduled from...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:36 PM
The federal Food and Drug Administration identified 89 medical facilities in Maryland that bought drugs from the Massachusetts manufacturer being investigated for a national fungal meningitis outbreak.
The facilities are among more than 3,000 in numerous...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 6:12 PM
Hurricane (now Tropical Storm) Sandy has forced the cancellation of a public hearing Tuesday on a controversial proposal to curtail the coastwide catch of Atlantic menhaden.
Fisheries officials decided Monday that predicted storm condtions precluded...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 10:30 AM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The National Weather Service has issued rain, snow and wind figures for the recent storm that swept across the state.
As of 11 a.m. Wednesday Hanover had gotten the most rain, with 8.15 inches. Schellsburg, in the central part...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 6:07 PM
Fishermen and conservationists sparred Thursday over how much to cut back the commercial catch of Atlantic menhaden along the East Coast to rebuild an ecologically and economically important fish population.
Members of conservation and recreational...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Frank Simms Dudley Jr., an Eastern Shore real estate broker and property appraiser, died of complications after surgery March 3 at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The former Baltimore resident was 93.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Frank...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Based on Mount St. Mary's 1-7 nonconference record, it might seem the Mountaineers aren't quite ready to step into Northeast Conference play this weekend. But that's not how the Mountaineers see it.
After all, the past two years they've started 1-7...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 5:06 PM
The Federal Aviation Administration plans to close five air traffic control towers in Maryland — among 149 nationwide — to comply with across-the-board budget cuts mandated by Congress, a move that could clog operations at BWI Marshall...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Joan D'Angelo, a homemaker and Baltimore Symphony Orchestra volunteer, died of complications from pneumonia March 15 at Bay Woods in Annapolis. She was 90.
Born Joan Shumaker in Allentown, Pa., she attended school in Lancaster and was a 1941 graduate...