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  • Remington Row PUD introduced in City Council

    Remington Row PUD introduced in City Council
    The Baltimore City Council introduced legislation May 12 to designate the $51 million Remington Row mixed-use project as a planned unit development. The PUD bill is assigned to the council's Land Use and Transportation Committee, which will schedule a...
  • Rodricks rewrites the First Amendment [Letter]

    Rodricks rewrites the First Amendment [Letter]
    On May 6, Dan Rodricks wrote a column concerning prayer in Carroll County Commission meetings ("A 'frustrating, disingenuous' Supreme Court ruling"). Mr. Rodricks quotes the prayer that Robin Frazier read and then quotes a law professor, "the Founding...
  • Thankful for support in Havre de Grace election [Letter]

    Thankful for support in Havre de Grace election [Letter]
    Editor: When the unofficial results of the Havre de Grace Election were announced last night, it was a very humbling experience. And I would be remiss if I didn't take this opportunity to personally thank the voters of Havre de Grace for their...
  • The public's business isn't so public anymore in Harford [Editorial]

    The public's business isn't so public anymore in Harford [Editorial]
    The public's focus on public business ain't what it should be, or at least what it needs to be in Harford County and many other places. Every week brings another example, or two, or three locally of the public's business becoming less public. Last...
  • Changes to 101 York not enough for neighbors, American Legion

    Changes to 101 York not enough for neighbors, American Legion
    Community leaders and American Legion members took another opportunity Tuesday afternoon to voice their opposition to the contentious 101 York student housing complex. While County Councilman David Marks and business leaders said the mixed-use project...
  • Brochin puts his constituents first [Letter]

    Brochin puts his constituents first [Letter]
    Leaving the Maryland Senatorial Debate held at the Idlewylde Community Hall Wednesday evening, I was dismayed at the arguments made by the challengers on both sides of the political spectrum trying to unseat Sen. Jim Brochin. Dr. Tim Robinson, the...
  • Howard might see stormwater fee increase, officials say

    Howard County might need to raise its stormwater fee in the future in order to keep up with federally mandated improvements, according to directors from three county departments. In response to a question from County Council member Mary Kay Sigaty...
  • Lollar wants to boost Md. businesses

    Lollar wants to boost Md. businesses
    Charles Lollar, who is running for the Republican nomination for governor, says he wants to audit the state's tax laws and force state agency heads to "justify every penny they intend to spend." The Charles County businessman told about a dozen...
  • Bill Clinton praises Brown on health care site

    Bill Clinton praises Brown on health care site
    Speaking at an event that was part fundraiser, part pep rally for Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's gubernatorial campaign, former President Bill Clinton on Tuesday defended the way the state handled the troubled roll out of its health insurance exchange -- an...
  • Harford council plans budget increase for health insurance, third auditor

    Harford council plans budget increase for health insurance, third auditor
    The Harford County Council plans to add third auditor position for at least half of fiscal year 2015, continuing its trend of increasing the number of employees on its payroll and associated costs. The council is also anticipating a significant jump...
  • Police OT and staffing costs lead $2.2M crime-prevention proposal

    Police OT and staffing costs lead $2.2M crime-prevention proposal
    Baltimore police want to model a homicide prevention program after the city of Milwaukee, open a new center to hold youths who break curfew and use $1.2 million in city gambling revenue to pay for overtime and staffing in high-crime areas. Those are some...
  • Bill would require background checks for Balto. Co. recreation volunteers

    Bill would require background checks for Balto. Co. recreation volunteers
    More than a decade after a youth sports volunteer from Hereford with a record of sex offense charges was convicted of abusing a 12-year-old boy, Baltimore County remains the only jurisdiction in the region that doesn't require background checks for...