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  • YMCA becomes a Chamber of Horrors in 1965 [History Matters]

    September 1965 Thrills in a basement "Horrors, Horses, Hot dogs, at Y World Service Fete "The YMCA World Service Fund will be close to $400 richer, thanks to over two hundred people who braved a Chamber of Horrors. "The eerie walk through the...
  • Shadow boxing in the Md. governor's race [Editorial]

    Shadow boxing in the Md. governor's race  [Editorial]
    Those who thought that Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown would seek to ignore the fact that he faces competition in November's general election appear to be wrong. But to say that he is engaging with Republican nominee Larry Hogan isn't exactly right either....
  • Baltimore's law department to leave City Hall for renovated offices

    Baltimore's law department to leave City Hall for renovated offices
    Fed up with rodents and flooding, about half of the members of Baltimore's law department are leaving their ground-level offices at City Hall for a renovated facility in downtown Baltimore. The $306,000 cost of the renovations was approved Wednesday...
  • Legislation passed to give next Harford executive a raise

    Legislation passed to give next Harford executive a raise
    The incoming county executive will get a raise of nearly $25,000 over what Harford County Executive David Craig is paid, despite strident opposition from county teachers and other employees who have not received raises during much of Craig's tenure....
  • Your guide to Howard County's new breweries

    Your guide to Howard County's new breweries
    Brewer Justin Bonner admits he was once more of a wine geek. But he stopped short of buying a vineyard on the Eastern Shore when he realized just how tough it would be to grow quality grapes in Maryland. Nonetheless, the former defense contractor...
  • Baltimore should curb drones [Letter]

    Baltimore should curb drones [Letter]
    I appreciated the sentiments expressed by letter writer Rosalind Nestor Ellis ("No to police drones," Sept. 1). We surely do not need a militarization of the Baltimore Police Department. And to be proactive, the Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore has been...
  • New hope for historic road showing its age

    New hope for historic road showing its age
    The rise of this city in Harford County and its decline owed much to U.S. 40 and the car-centric culture of 20th century America. From World War II to the 1960s, motels and gas stations sprouted along the main road from Baltimore to Philadelphia to...
  • Md. Guard to delay drills to save $1.5 million

    Md. Guard to delay drills to save $1.5 million
    Army National Guard units in Maryland and across the country are postponing drills this month to help the National Guard Bureau close an unexpected budget shortfall, officials said Tuesday. If Congress does not find the money to close the gap, they...
  • Sexual assault charges dropped against Allegany doctor

    Sexual assault charges dropped against Allegany doctor
    Former Catonsville doctor William Dando will not face trial for sexual assault allegations after agreeing never to practice medicine in Maryland again. Allegany County prosecutors dropped charges against him Tuesday, citing two factors — the "he...
  • City spending panel asked to approve contract for position to oversee 'minor privilege' permit review

    City spending panel asked to approve contract for position to oversee 'minor privilege' permit review
    The project manager who oversaw the development of Baltimore’s food truck policy is expected to lead a review of charging fees for items set outside homes and businesses, under a contact the city’s spending panel is asked to approve Wednesday....
  • Miller Library welcomes symposium for sport, civility [Bits & Pieces]

    I was reading The Source, a quarterly publication from our county's library system, which is full of things to do for people of all ages. If there are various fun things to do for kids and teens, cultural events, projects and pursuits or anything else...
  • Auditors say Developmental Disabilities Administration corrects costly flaws

    Auditors say Developmental Disabilities Administration corrects costly flaws
    State auditors say Maryland's Developmental Disabilities Administration has corrected flaws that cost taxpayers millions of dollars. In a report last October, the Office of Legislative Audits found that the agency failed to collect $5.5 million in...