Southern Maryland crime report

Reports from the Maryland State Police and the Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties sheriff’s offices.


Southern Maryland volunteer opportunities

Nonprofit groups and county agencies seek help in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties


Southern Maryland community calendar, March 5-12, 2015

A Fossil Club lecture, freshman orientation nights, book discussions and a “Downton Abbey” tea.


Southern Maryland home sales

Listings of homes sold recently in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties.


Going Out Guide, March 5-11, 2015

(Courtesy of Historic Sotterley Plantation / Courtesy of Historic Sotterley Plantation)

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


Montgomery County community calendar, March 5-12, 2015

Income tax assistance, “Fed Up” screening, March Madness, comedy classes and tips for healthy living


North Point runs by Great Mills in Maryland 4A East region quarterfinal

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL | Necole Hope scores a game-high 18 points as the Eagles overcome their early struggles to beat the Hornets.


Stone boys primed for postseason

(Toni L. Sandys / The Washington Post)

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | With a 60-58 win over Lackey on Friday, Thomas Stone Coach Dale Lamberth has his team in playoff mode.

Maryland open houses Feb. 28-March 1

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


Knights, Tigers take home titles

(Gabe Hiatt / For The Washington Post)

BASKETBALL | The Grace Christian boys and Takoma Academy girls each use a physical advantage to capture MISAL tournament crowns.


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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Michael S. Rosenwald

Md. First Lady Yumi Hogan serves her own kimchi at Lunar New Year celebration

The traditional celebration at the governor’s mansion marked a milestone with the state’s first Asian-American first lady. She served her own kimchi.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

Michael S. Rosenwald

Why digital natives prefer reading in print. Yes, you read that right.

Textbook makers, bookstore owners and college student surveys all find a preference for old-fashioned print.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

Diane Rehm tackles right-to-die topic on show after coming out in support

NPR talk show host Diane Rehm addresses her support for the right-to-die campaign on her show.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

Maryland & regional photo galleries

Our Washington

Post photographers are sharing their favorite area locations.

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.

Horseshoe Baltimore casino’s opening night

Throngs of people showed up to try their luck at the city’s first casino.

Aboard the Memphis Belle

Members of the media get a ride on the World War II B-17 bomber ahead of a weekend exhibition in Baltimore.

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