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  • Cove Point zoning exemption overturned

    Cove Point zoning exemption overturned
    A Calvert County circuit judge has overturned the Southern Maryland county's decision to exempt the proposed Cove Point liquefied natural gas export facility from local zoning regulations. It's not clear, however, whether the decision affects plans for...
  • Aberdeen officials seek greater flexibility in using money from MTBE settlement

    Aberdeen officials seek greater flexibility in using money from MTBE settlement
    City of Aberdeen leaders are expected to review during the coming weeks an amendment to the law that governs how they can spend money from the settlement received in 2011 after the municipal wellfield was contaminated with a gasoline additive. The...
  • Here comes the sun - and the solar panels - in Harford

    Here comes the sun - and the solar panels - in Harford
    Sunny days can mean many things to different people: vacations, open pools, outdoor festivals and fairs. For the many new users of solar panels in Harford County, though, the summer sun means their investment in "greener" energy is paying off. The...
  • Special appeals court strikes down Howard zoning referendum

    Special appeals court strikes down Howard zoning referendum
    Maryland's second highest appeals court has struck down a citizen-led effort to bring more than a dozen zoning changes in Howard County to the ballot in November.  In a ruling released Wednesday, three judges from the Court of Special Appeals affirmed...
  • Development of Morsberger property resumes

    Development of Morsberger property resumes
    A development of 43 single family homes in the heart of Catonsville that was temporarily put on hold is now moving forward, with a development plan hearing scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 22 in Towson. The development plan for the Morsberger property...
  • Street artist Reed Bmore stages a high wire act

    Street artist Reed Bmore stages a high wire act
    The girl in the tire swing is swaying above North Avenue, sneakers pointing to a traffic light. A block away, the Natty Boh guy and the Utz girl speed away on their wedding day, cans trailing behind their car. And then there's Cupid, aiming an arrow...
  • Strict curfew restrictions go into effect in city

    Strict curfew restrictions go into effect in city
    Baltimore's new curfew fell like an unseen curtain across the city Friday night, and on many blocks, children continued to play outside for the first few minutes, oblivious to the controversial law. But at Poe Homes in West Baltimore, two mothers...
  • A hero off the field as well as on [Letter]

    A hero off the field as well as on [Letter]
    Thanks for E. R. Shipp's excellent commentary on Arnold Jolivet ("Arnold Jolivet: a Md. warrior," Aug. 3). I met Arnold when I stepped onto the football field at Morgan State for the first time. He was several years ahead of me so we never played...
  • Maryland seeking to improve public access to waterways

     Maryland seeking to improve public access to waterways
    Liz Sweeney of Timonium used to race her kayak while she lived in New York City. At the time, Sweeney would practice in the Hudson River, though public access to waterways was hard to find. Now, she is able to get up early and take her kayak to Loch...
  • Maryland gives up $31 million to end exit fee spat with ACC

    Maryland gives up $31 million to end exit fee spat with ACC
    The University of Maryland and its partner of 61 years, the Atlantic Coast Conference, finally agreed on the terms of their messy divorce: a mediated settlement, announced Friday, under which the school will pay $31 million of a $52 million exit fee the...
  • Kittleman criticizes planning department at Glenwood town hall

    Republican county executive candidate Allan Kittleman had strong words for Howard County's Department of Planning and Zoning Monday night at a town hall in Glenwood. In what would become a theme throughout the night, Kittleman, a state senator from...
  • Jockeying begins for Cole's City Council seat

    Jockeying begins for Cole's City Council seat
    With City Councilman William H. Cole IV leaving to run Baltimore's economic development corporation, candidates began lining up Friday to take over his seat representing the Inner Harbor, Federal Hill and Bolton Hill. Bill Romani, president of the...