| Mar 6, 2013
| 4:32 PM
It was supposed to be both winter's last blast and Baltimore's first significant snowfall in two years, but stubbornly warm air took the "snow" out of Wednesday's snow day for many Marylanders.
While weather forecasts had the region preparing for the...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Letter writer Ruth Fleishman's fear that quarterback Joe Flacco may not renew his contract with the Ravens reminded me of an old Irish folk tale ("Flacco holding out? Say it ain't so, Joe," Feb. 16).
In a small town in the west of Ireland along the...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 1:57 PM
John R. Freas, a retired manufacturers' representative who coached youth football, died Wednesday of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 73.
The son of an insurance adjuster and a secretary, John Robert Freas was born in Philadelphia and...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Regarding the recent column by Susan Reimer ("Rage and resignation at the gun control town hall," Feb. 7), it has got to be the worst piece of racist diatribe I have read in years.
In her view, because I am a white male who owns a firearm, I am a...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 12:23 PM
Robert G. Jaharias, a retired Westinghouse Electric Corp. supervisor who enjoyed collecting and driving vintage automobiles, died Friday of heart failure at his Sykesville home. He was 83.
Born in Frederick, Robert George Jaharias moved with his family...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 12:18 PM
William L. More, a retired Exxon marketing representative who fought during World War II with the 4th Marine Division in some of the bloodiest battles in the Pacific, died Saturday of respiratory failure at Bonnie Blink, the Maryland Masonic Home. He...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 10:33 AM
Acknowledging the sparse turn-out of about a dozen residents at his March 18 Town Hall Community Meeting at the South Carroll Senior Center, in Eldersburg, County Commissioner Doug Howard jokingly confessed that he'd considered ways to drum up more...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 10:51 AM
1:51 p.m.: The National Weather Service has now canceled the winter weather advisory about four hours early. Light snow and flurries are possible, but no additional accumulation is expected, according to the advisory.
Drivers should still take caution...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 6:36 PM
The Inaugural Carroll 5K Mud Run will be held Sunday, June 9, beginning at 8:30 a.m. at Freedom Park, 100 Raincliffe Road, Sykesville.
The event is both a 5k race and a 5k mud run.
Runners can run on a flat 5k trail or take the optional detours to...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 1:01 PM
As Carroll County's largest employer, Carroll County Public Schools should be considered a good investment, according to Superintendent Steve Guthriet.
During a Tuesday, Feb. 5, budget hearing and forum, one of several scheduled to be held around the...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Northrop Grumman on Wednesday notified about 60 people, primarily in Maryland and Virginia, in its electronics systems segment that they will be out of jobs at the end of the month.
In October, the aerospace and defense contractor announced it was...