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  • If religion provides no solace, what then?

    If religion provides no solace, what then?
    In the aftermath of the Newtown massacre, people continue to ask the useless question, "Why?" We search for the shooter's "motive," as if we could discover a satisfactory explanation for why a depressed young man would decide to execute his mother, 20...
  • Hugging my kids, looking for answers, finding none

    Hugging my kids, looking for answers, finding none
    Last day of vacation, and my largely ignored to-do list was foremost in my mind. I dropped my sons off at daycare and got some errands taken care of. I came home to attack the pile of laundry that never seems to diminish, took a glance at Facebook, and...
  • Sandy Hook mourns while others seek escape with 'Dexter' and 'Divas'

    Sandy Hook mourns while others seek escape with 'Dexter' and 'Divas'
    Days after the deadly Sandy Hook school shooting, the tragedy is still dominating news sites, social media and search traffic. The coverage is splintering a bit, but major trends include: last night's emotional speech by President Obama, the Westboro...
  • Calvert Hall mourns alum's daughter in Sandy Hook shooting

    Calvert Hall mourns alum's daughter in Sandy Hook shooting
    Calvert Hall College High School is mourning the loss of Josephine Grace Gay, 7, a victim in the Newtown, Conn., elementary school shooting whose father attended the Catholic preparatory school in Towson. Robert Gay graduated from Calvert Hall in 1978....
  • Harford schools: 'safety of our students and staff is always our first priority'

    Harford schools: 'safety of our students and staff is always our first priority'
    Schools are usually thought of a safe place for children and teachers — a haven from dangers in the outside world. When that belief is shaken to its core, such as the case with the recent tragedy in Newtown, Conn., one begins to wonder what can be...
  • 'You just feel so helpless,' about school shootings

    Communities are still reeling after the horrific shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Even those not personally affected by the tragedy deeply feel the loss of the children, principal and teachers who were killed Friday. Schools in...
  • Push to ban more assault weapons expected in Annapolis

    Push to ban more assault weapons expected in Annapolis
    Legislation to ban assault weapons like the Bushmaster semi-automatic rifle used in the Newtown school massacre will be revived in Annapolis when the General Assembly convenes next month, according to leading lawmakers pushing to make the change. The...
  • Havre de Grace council approves officers for all schools

    All Havre de Grace schools will have a school resource officer through the end of the school year. After a split vote on the issue last time, the Havre de Grace City Council unanimously approved another budget amendment Tuesday night granting $63,200...
  • Dance reassures school community 'safety is utmost priority'

    Dance reassures school community 'safety is utmost priority'
    Throughout the weekend and into Monday morning, Baltimore County School Superintendent Dallas Dance's conversations with the district's employees, parents and students invariably turned to student safety after the tragic Newtown, Conn. elementary school...
  • Howard County forms task force to address school safety

    Howard County forms task force to address school safety
    Howard County Executive Ken Ulman announced Monday, Dec. 17 the formation of a joint task force comprised of school, public safety and mental health professionals to address school safety in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy in...
  • Rumor of planned shooting at Old Mill High School causes stir

    Multiple students at Old Mill High School in Anne Arundel County were interviewed by administrators and school police Monday after an unsubstantiated rumor began spreading through the hallways that a shooting was planned there Friday. Those interviewing...
  • State roundup: On somber night, UConn beats UMES men, 84-50

    State roundup: On somber night, UConn beats UMES men, 84-50
    Connecticut's Ryan Boatright and Omar Calhoun combined for 43 points — almost as many as the entire UMES team — and the host Huskies stayed unbeaten athome with an 84-50 win Monday in the schools' first meeting in men's basketball in 25 years....