| May 29, 2013
| 8:44 AM
The Office of School Counseling under county schools is launching a new Senior College Application Boot Camp to provide support to the Class of 2014.
The free program is open to all county rising seniors and will address a range of topics including...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
When most filmmakers in Los Angeles feel frustrated by the movie business, they pick up a pen to write out their anxiety — or pick up the phone and call their therapist.
Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij took a different approach.
Upset by a...
| Jun 5, 2013
Brit Marling seems to have a thing for punishment. In “Another Earth,” she wrote about a woman seeking redemption following a vehicular manslaughter; in her film opening Friday, “The East,” an anarchist group seeks vengeance on...
| May 31, 2013
| 1:05 AM
From the street, the Georgetown has the look of an expansive contemporary Georgian home. It's all that, and more. The inner secret, barely hinted at by its central roof lines, is the vaulted hexagonal great room at its heart.
Inside, six open-beamed,...
| May 31, 2013
| 6:25 PM
The Chesapeake Bayhawks' 15-14 overtime loss to the previously winless Boston Cannons on May 18 has lingered on Dave Cottle's mind for the past two weeks.
And for the Bayhawks' coach, that's long enough. Because Major League Lacrosse teams don't play on...
| May 23, 2013
| 7:25 AM
My lips are sealed.
If it’s a revelation about the illusions magicians create that you are expecting, just stop reading now. I have given my word to follow the magicians’ code of secrecy, sworn to the Columbia Conjurors Assembly #141 of...
| May 25, 2013
| 8:50 AM
You may not have discerned this through the fog and mist of recent weeks, but the Internal Revenue Service is pretty durn good at its job.
Some experts would go further. "I think they do an extraordinary job, considering that they're historically...
| May 23, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Adult Siamese mix, gender unknown, cream and red, found on West Side Avenue in Hagerstown
Adult Siamese mix, female, cream and seal, found on West Side Avenue
Senior miniature poodle mix ,female gray, found on Old Georgetown Road in...
| May 18, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Christopher Steiffel Smith ended up dying in a poorhouse, but the town he founded 200 years ago — Smithsburg — is thriving today.
Smith, who had been a stone mason, was believed to be in his early 60s when he bought Shadrach’s Lot...
| May 19, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Retired Marine Brig. Gen. Gordon Gayle, who received the Navy Cross for leadership and bravery during the assault on Peleliu, one of the bloodiest and most complex and controversial battles fought by Marines during World War II, has died. He was 95....
| May 14, 2013
| 4:46 PM
When Dr. Charles Brown first looked into taking the athletic director job at UMBC in 1989, the Brooklyn, N.Y., native wasn't real savvy about the school.
"I thought it was a military base when I showed up," he said with a chuckle. "It said UMBC. I didn'...