Black Towns, Established By Freed Slaves, Are Dying OutThe old people used to say that Sugarland, Maryland, one of the hundreds of all-black towns and communities established by freed slaves after the Civil War, got its name because its founders believed that "the women here were as sweet as sugar."
Md. Towns Shuffle Halloween Plans After StormThe tiny Maryland town of Henderson has canceled Halloween, and others are shuffling plans as they recover from superstorm Sandy.
Md. Municipalities Seek More Road Funds Maryland cities and towns will renew their push for more state money for road work and police in next year's General Assembly, leaders of the Maryland Municipal League said Friday.