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  • Dolores B. Canoles, highway foe and Canton activist, dies

    Dolores B. Canoles, highway foe and Canton activist, dies
    Dolores B. Canoles, a longtime Canton neighborhood activist who joined the battle in the late 1960s that successfully defeated a proposed extension of Interstate 83 through East Baltimore and who later was a member of the city Liquor Board, died Aug. 3 of...
  • Fasten your seat belts, Maryland — bumpy fiscal ride ahead

    Fasten your seat belts, Maryland — bumpy fiscal ride ahead
    Good day, ladies and gentlemen, this is your Captain (and State Delegate) Herb McMillan. We've leveled off at our cruising altitude, but you need to keep your seat belts fastened. We're in for a rough ride. Here's why. Our route of flight isn't what I...
  • Teacher buyouts: a necessary reform

    Teacher buyouts: a necessary reform
    The city school department's offer of early retirement buyouts to its most experienced teachers has attracted about 330 applicants — enough, school officials say, to go ahead with a plan intended to save the system millions of dollars over the...
  • First Mariner, Hale face future without each other

    First Mariner, Hale face future without each other
    Edwin F. Hale Sr. has always run headfirst into challenges. Walking away is not his style. But after years of trying to turn around the company he founded, that's what the First Mariner Bancorp chairman and chief executive agreed to do last week —...
  • Former aide researches Schaefer ancestry

    Former aide researches Schaefer ancestry
    When Joseph M. Coale III, who worked for William Donald Schaefer when he was mayor in the 1970s, first proposed exploring his ancestry two years ago, Coale was greeted with the famous blue-eyed Schaefer stare and a sense of profound indifference. "He...
  • Free outdoor concerts

    Free outdoor concerts
    Friday, Aug. 11: Mirror Image Music of theAndrews Sisters Sponsors: Duesenberg's Cafe & Grille, Del. Adrienne Jones, state Sen. Delores Kelley, Del. Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, 1st District Councilman Tom Quirk, Retirement & Investment Group, Westview...
  • Samuel A. Rittenhouse, BGE electrical engineer, dies

    Samuel A. Rittenhouse, BGE electrical engineer, dies
    Samuel A. Rittenhouse, an electrical engineer who had been general manager of engineering for Baltimore Gas and Electric Co., died Aug. 8 of renal failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The longtime Blakehurst retirement community resident was 93....
  • More parents are laying out the welcome mat for kids, Census Bureau reports

    A couple of years ago, Joe and Marlene Everett were 50-something empty nesters with a daughter out on her own and a son away at college. Now, thanks to the weak economy, the Everetts are once again all living under the same roof in Woodbine. It's a...
  • Retirement isn't what it used to be

    Retirement isn't what it used to be
    For some time, I have been reading about the problems created by the vast number of baby boomers reaching retirement age. This week, I became part of the problem. After almost 34 years writing for The Baltimore Sun, I am saying so long. I applied for a...
  • Federal workers groups, contractors oppose Obama debt plan

    Federal workers groups, contractors oppose Obama debt plan
    Federal employee unions lashed out at President Barack Obama's proposal Monday to make civilian federal workers contribute more of their pay to their retirement plans as part of a proposal to trim budget deficits. Arguing that employees are already...
  • Coffee Companion (8/10): Buck ejected and Ray's retirement plan?

    Coffee Companion (8/10): Buck ejected and Ray's retirement plan?
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.   Running it back: Ray...
  • Reducing postal service is not the answer

    Reducing postal service is not the answer
    Few institutions touch more Americans than the U.S. Postal Service, whose role is spelled out in the Constitution and which delivers to 150 million homes and businesses six days a week. Letter carriers get to know our communities, occasionally saving...