| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:33 PM
James Martin Wilson Jr., 71, of Mercersburg, Pa., formerly of Montgomery County, Md., passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown, Md.
Born March 4, 1942 in Olney, Md., he was the son of the late James Martin Wilson Sr....
| Jun 10, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Baltimore might impose a 10-cent fee on every plastic and paper bag distributed by merchants in the city — a move praised by environmentalists as a litter deterrent but decried by some businesses who say it would hurt them and their shoppers.
| Jan 21, 2013
| 6:23 AM
Congressional Republicans are stepping up their rhetoric on federal employee pay, positioning the issue as a central bargaining chip in negotiations next month over raising the debt ceiling and keeping the government open.
House GOP leaders will hold...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller testified Wednesday that Maryland's shortage of funds for transportation projects is a crisis that needs to be addressed now.
Appearing before the Senate Budget & Taxation Committee, Miller said his proposed...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 8:31 AM
Drivers who plan to travel Interstate 81 in Montgomery County in upcoming days may experience delays due to scheduled nighttime detours and lane closures.
According to the Virginia Department of Transportation, a southbound detour will take place on...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Overnight detours and lane closures on Interstate 81 in Montgomery County have been postponed, and are now scheduled to begin Wednesday and extend into next week.
Detours will take place on Interstate 81 North on Wednesday and Thursday, beginning at 10...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 1:40 PM
Montgomery County wants more attention focused on its wineries, and is asking the federal government to expand a special designation, to include one more county vineyard.
The American Viticultural Area or AVA, is a specific label given to wine grapes...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 1:35 PM
A Virginia-based company that provides information technology, management and other services to the federal government warned regulators that it might layoff 478 workers in Maryland, the state said Friday.
Serco Inc., of Reston, Va., also told Maryland's...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 12:53 PM
A few area schools received big honors from Richmond Wednesday.
The Board of Education Excellence awards were given to 51 schools across the state.
The only school in Roanoke City to receive the award was Crystal Spring Elementary.
It met all...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 4:00 AM
A deal environmentalists thought had been worked out to stop mostly out-of-state paper mills from cashing in on Maryland's renewable energy law by burning so-called "black liquor" has come unglued. The state's only paper plant in Allegany County has...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 11:59 AM
With three weeks left in the General Assembly session, Gov. Martin O'Malley and legislative leaders have begun the painstaking process of rounding up the votes to raise taxes on gasoline — a move so unpopular it hasn't been done here since 1992....