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  • After delays, transit-oriented development starts to arrive

    After delays, transit-oriented development starts to arrive
    Maryland developers are once again digging into plans to build near rail stations, a sign that the appetite for development projects focused on transit may be coming back. This week, developers will break ground on a new 700-car parking garage and...
  • Cow reported on the side of the road in Bel Air [Police blotter]

    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Patricia Ann Tatta, 39, of the 700 block of Gilbert Road, was arrested Thursday on a bench warrant in a case in which she was charged with failing to send her child to...
  • State charges dropped for Glen Burnie bomb suspect

    State charges dropped for Glen Burnie bomb suspect
    An Anne Arundel County judge agreed Thursday to drop state charges against a man accused of building bombs in his Glen Burnie home. Todd Dwight Wheeler Jr. pleaded guilty in May to one federal firearms charge and faces up to 10 years in federal prison...
  • Circuit Court denies Howard referendum petition

    Circuit Court denies Howard referendum petition
    Supporters of an effort to have parts of Howard County's recently passed comprehensive zoning bill sent to  referendum this November faced a setback last week. A Circuit Court judge affirmed a decision by the county Board of Elections to deny a petition...
  • State likely didn't know of Allegany doctor's rape conviction

    State likely didn't know of Allegany doctor's rape conviction
    To become licensed as a nurse, a social worker or even to drive around dead bodies in Maryland, a criminal background check is required. But not to get a doctor's license. Instead, the state Board of Physicians asks would-be doctors to voluntarily...
  • Man sentenced in 2003 Essex house party shootings

    Man sentenced in 2003 Essex house party shootings
    A Baltimore man convicted in the 2003 shooting deaths of two men at an Essex party was sentenced to life plus 20 years in prison Wednesday, prosecutors said. Jaron Grade, 36, was first convicted by a jury in December 2004 and sentenced to life plus 20...
  • Ehrlich view of religion is profoundly un-American [Letter]

    Ehrlich view of religion is profoundly un-American [Letter]
    Leave it to Bob Ehrlich to be an "equal opportunity" offender in his defense of the Supreme Court's Town of Greece v. Galloway decision ("Freedom of, not from, religion," June 1). In his recent column he managed at one and the same time to disrespect...
  • Freedom of, not from, religion [Commentary]

    Freedom of, not from, religion [Commentary]
    One of my earliest childhood memories is going door-to-door at the Kendale Apartments on Maiden Choice Lane in Arbutus with Mom. The purpose of the exercise was not to solicit contributions on behalf of a political candidate, however. Rather, Mom and a...
  • Vegetarian activists sue city officers, allege free speech violation

    Vegetarian activists sue city officers, allege free speech violation
    Vegetarian activists have sued in federal court two Baltimore police officers who forced them to stop leafleting at the Inner Harbor — the latest legal front after years of disputes over the constitutional rights of protesters in the city. A former...
  • Veterans' cross in Maryland at the center of national battle

    Veterans' cross in Maryland at the center of national battle
    — Fred Edwords remembers the first time he saw the giant cross rising over this small town in Prince George's County. The Peace Cross, as it's known locally, commemorates the county's World War I dead. A plaque at the base of the 40-foot structure...
  • Edgewood man charged with setting fire outside liquor store, obstructing firefighters

    Edgewood man charged with setting fire outside liquor store, obstructing firefighters
    An Edgewood man was arrested last week for allegedly setting a fire outside a business and then allegedly keeping firefighters from getting to it, according to charging documents. John D. Groth, 58, of the 500 block of Freys Road, is accused of setting...
  • Opposed to council giving up zoning authority [Letter]

    The following was addressed to the Harford County Council. A copy was provided for publication. I am against the proposed bill to amend the County Charter to remove the responsibility of the Council in its role as the Board of Appeals in Zoning matters....