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  • Redevelopment is Maryland's growth of the future [Commentary]

    Redevelopment is Maryland's growth of the future [Commentary]
    Jacques Kelly's recent column ("Movement to open more corner stores in Remington," June 21), could serve as testimony for why the Baltimore City Council should not eliminate corner stores in the city zoning code. Healthy, vibrant communities need a mix of...
  • Havre de Grace council finally passes 2015 city budget

    Havre de Grace council finally passes 2015 city budget
    After an unplanned post-election delay, the Havre de Grace City Council passed the city's 2015 budget after reconvening Wednesday night and agreeing to shift some revenue and restore two previously planned cuts. Council members also agreed to a hiring...
  • Competing visions in Md. attorney general's race

    Competing visions in Md. attorney general's race
    If state Sen. Brian Frosh has his way, voters will pick Maryland's next attorney general based on experience — his 28 years in the General Assembly, 11 of them as a committee chairman who pushed through measures such as the state's new gun control...
  • Caves Valley Partners grows from Baltimore roots

    Caves Valley Partners grows from Baltimore roots
    In less than decade, Caves Valley Partners has become one of the biggest players on the local real estate scene, with ambitious plans to reshape Towson and now South Baltimore. The principals of the Towson-based development firm, who have deep roots...
  • Incompetence at the IRS [Editorial]

    Incompetence at the IRS  [Editorial]
    Take a minute and Google the term "Internal Revenue Service" or "IRS," and you will find no shortage of famous quotes from people who are fearful of it. The federal agency has been compared to the Gestapo, the Mafia and the Lord Almighty. Such is the...
  • Event to help low income Baltimore residents get help on energy bills

    Event to help low income Baltimore residents get help on energy bills
    Low income Baltimoreans can get help with their energy bills at a three-day energy assistance event to be hosted by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. The event, called Energy Assistance Week, will be held Tuesday through Thursday at the Morgan State...
  • Havre de Grace opera house has intriguing past, hopeful future

    Havre de Grace opera house has intriguing past, hopeful future
    They say it ain't over until the fat lady sings, and the colorful life of the Havre de Grace Opera House is clearly far from over. The building on North Union Avenue, discreetly tucked next to what is now a Susquehanna Hose Company station, has been a...
  • Doctor's sex assault case spurs talk of background checks

    Doctor's sex assault case spurs talk of background checks
    Revelations that a former Catonsville doctor obtained his Maryland medical license despite having a rape conviction on his record is sparking a push for criminal background checks of physicians — a proposal that has failed and been ignored in recent...
  • Huff doesn't deserve another term [Letter]

    Huff doesn't deserve another term [Letter]
    Thanks for The Sun's endorsement of Todd Huff's opponent, Del. Wade Kach, for the Baltimore County Council District 3 race ("Balto. Co. endorsements," June 11). The Sun has shown an understanding of the situation with Mr. Huff's "unimpressive" record...
  • Gansler supporter criticizes his campaign ad but says she still backs him

    Gansler supporter criticizes his campaign ad but says she still backs him
    Del. Kathleen Dumais said today that she continues to support Douglas F. Gansler for governor, but has strongly registered her disappointment with Gansler’s campaign over a television ad she believes misleads the public about his primary opponent ...
  • NRA backtracks from rare instance of making sense [Commentary]

    NRA backtracks from rare instance of making sense [Commentary]
    A few days ago, the NRA inadvertently said something reasonable. This, in response to a series of protests in Texas. It seems advocates of the right to carry firearms openly have taken to showing up en masse at public places -- coffee shops, museums,...
  • A call for compassion [Commentary]

    A call for compassion [Commentary]
    Growing up in rural Harford County — a red county in a blue state — I quickly became exposed to the many fears that conservative voters have concerning illegal immigration. The Mexicans, I was told as a child (because apparently everyone who...