• The Baltimore SunMaryland State Fair highlights: Then and now

    Call it the best lead-up to the first day of school that any kid could ask for. Call it, as organizers did for years, the “11 best days of summer” (even though this year’s edition lasts 12 days). Or call it, as they’ve taken to calling themselves, the “UnFAIRgettable My Maryland State Fair.” By… Read the story on The Baltimore Read more...

  • The Baltimore SunDonation drive planned in Bel Air Wednesday to aid Harvey victims

    Harford County residents are offering their thoughts and prayers to people dealing with Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath, after the storm slammed into the Gulf Coast of Texas last weekend.A collection drive to aid victims of Harvey will be held at Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company Wednesday.Closer to home, motorists in the county already are beginning to see effects from Read more...

  • The Baltimore SunStep back in time: Maryand Renaissance Festival opens in Crownsville

     Faire ladies and gentlemen, scoundrels and jesters, brigands and fops — ’tis festival time again.The Maryland Renaissance Festival kicks off its 41st season Saturday with a nine-weekend run through Oct. 22. That’s every Saturday and Sunday, plus Labor Day.The artists, actors, crafters and others who make for a day of Renaissance fun, frivolity, feasting and, well, shopping, have been busy Read more...

  • The Baltimore SunPurple Line construction begins

    Maryland launched construction on the Purple Line on Monday, the culmination of more than two decades of political and financial wrangling to build a transit line connecting the Washington suburbs.The $2 billion, 16-mile light rail project is the largest public-private infrastructure project in the nation, state and federal transportation officials said. When complete, the 21-stop rail line will carry an Read more...

  • The Baltimore SunDespite missing deadline, three medical marijuana growers approved

    Despite missing a key state deadline earlier this month, three more medical marijuana growers won final licenses on Monday to cultivate the drug.The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission voted to grant approval for three of the five companies that had missed the deadline to be operational by Aug. 15. The other two firms were granted formal extensions.“We’re very excited that there Read more...

  • The Washington PostMaryland medical pot companies that missed licensing deadline get a reprieve

    Maryland medical cannabis regulators gave final approvals Monday to three more cultivation centers and two processing companies, and announced they would give 10 other companies that missed a key deadline additional time to complete their licensing requirements. The businesses were supposed to have finished inspections and final background checks within a year of receiving preliminary approval from the Maryland Medical Read more...

  • The Baltimore SunThree shot in Baltimore on Monday night

    Three people were shot in separate incidents on Monday night in Baltimore, police said.Homicide detectives are investigating a man shot in the Baltimore Highlands neighborhood of East Baltimore around 9:48 p.m. due to the severity of his injuries. He was shot in the 3400 block of Mount Pleasant Avenue.Another victim was shot around 7:45 p.m. in the 3100 block of Read more...

  • The Baltimore SunBeidle files for state Senate in Anne Arundel's District 32

    Del. Pam Beidle made it official Monday, filing to run for state Senate in Anne Arundel County’s District 32.The Linthicum Democrat, who served on the County Council from 1998 until she was elected to the House in 2006, filed to run for the seat Monday along with three other members of a slate for the district. She hopes to win Read more...

  • The Columbus DispatchRedskins 23, Bengals 17 | Bengals' first-teamers look regular-season ready

    From wire reports HYATTSVILLE, Md. — The Cincinnati Bengals’ first string couldn’t draw up a much better afternoon to prove they are ready for the season opener on Sept. 10 against the Baltimore Ravens.For the first time this preseason, the starters posted points and the first string defense got off the field. They both did so in impressive fashion in an Read more...

  • The Baltimore SunWOW Air offers $69 flights between BWI Marshall and Europe

    WOW Air is offering three months of limited $69, one-way flight service between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and several European cities via Iceland this fall, the airline announced Monday.The flights, which will connect BWI Marshall to Paris, London, Dublin, Berlin, Brussels, Copenhagen, Stockholm and Edinburgh, can be purchased now and will begin in September and end in November.The offer Read more...