Anne Arundel County and Howard County crime report

Listings of incidents reported recently by police in Anne Arundel and Howard counties and in Annapolis.


Religion events from around the Washington area

Boston Youth Chorus’ Men’s Ensemble, Holy Week events, “St. John Passion,” fiction with Gary Hall.

Maryland open houses March 28-29

A list of properties in Maryland that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.


New-home opportunities available for buyers willing to wait

(Tony Dejak / AP)

Caution on the builders’ part means there may be few move-in-ready options this spring.


D.C. community calendar, March 26-April 1, 2015

Environmental Film Festival, Cherry Blossom Festival, Easter egg hunts, live music, dancing.


Landon boys’ lacrosse aims to return to the top

(Toni L. Sandys / The Washington Post)

BOYS’ LACROSSE | After a series of frustrating losses to fellow top private school contenders Georgetown Prep and Gonzaga, the Bears are eager to retake the top spot in the area’s ranks.


Anne Arundel County and Howard County home sales

Listings of homes sold recently in Anne Arundel and Howard counties.


Sherwood, Northern adjust in circle

(Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post)

SOFTBALL | The Warriors and Northern have both won the last three softball titles in their respective classifications, but both graduated All-Met Player of the Year pitchers.


Going Out Guide, March 26-April 1, 2015

(Courtesy of Annmarie Gardens / Courtesy of Annmarie Gardens)

What’s happening in Prince George’s County and Southern Maryland


Prince George’s community calendar, March 26-April 1, 2015

Live music, art exhibit, carnival, community cleanup, computer classes, Easter egg hunts.


Forget Kentucky, meet the real March Madness dominator

West Virginia University won its third straight NCAA rifle title this weekend. The Mountaineers have won 17 titles overall, giving the school an unmatched rifle dynasty.

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Gun industry’s helping hand triggers a surge in college shooting teams

The clubs are thriving at a diverse range of schools — Harvard, Maryland, Yale, George Mason and MIT — and leading some students to change their perceptions about guns.

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After criticism, Diane Rehm scales back her role in right-to-die debate

NPR’s ombudsman raised ethical concerns about her participation in fundraising efforts for the cause.

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A fountain pen show — and famous pen doctor — coming to D.C. area this weekend

One the country’s preeminent pen doctors will be at the Baltimore-Washington Pen Show this weekend. He’s training the next generation of nib docs as fountain pen sales increase in a digital world.

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Post photographers are sharing their favorite area locations.

1 person fatally shot after car rams gate at NSA

Officers at the agency’s headquarters in Maryland fired on the two people in the vehicle. At least one other person was injured.

From snow to rain

In the D.C. area, a morning wintry mix turns to snow, which turns back to rain.

Heavy snow throughout the East Coast

Winter refuses to surrender as D.C., New York and more endure another snowy blast.

Sinkhole swallows car in Bladensburg area

A 12-inch water-main break caused a residential street to give way and swallow a car in the Bladensburg area.

Maryland’s inauguration day

New Gov. Larry Hogan and his lieutenant, Boyd Rutherford, are sworn in after an interfaith prayer service.

D.C.’s first snowfall of the winter

Travelers probably aren’t too thankful for the storm that hit the day before Thanksgiving.

Frederick, Md., is part of a small-city boom

Walkable, urban mini-D.C.s are popping up nationwide, with Frederick, Md., a notable example.

Larry Hogan, riding an anti-tax wave

Maryland’s GOP nominee for governor on the campaign trail, bringing a familiar face along.

From Annapolis to Fallujah and back again

Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown served two terms in the House of Delegates, spending some of his tenure deployed in Iraq.

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