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  • A wind-win situation [Commentary]

    A wind-win situation [Commentary]
    There is no doubt that national security is of paramount importance. But what if Maryland can protect one of its crown jewel military assets, the Patuxent River Naval Air Station, while also boosting domestic energy security and taking advantage of the...
  • Eat less chicken [Commentary]

    Eat less chicken [Commentary]
    The next time you stroll through your supermarket, take a breather by the poultry. Pick up a chicken and place the package in your cart. Next, walk over to the beverage aisle and put nine gallon-sized jugs of water next to the unfortunate bird. Finally,...
  • UMBC announces major construction projects

    UMBC announces major construction projects
    University of Maryland, Baltimore County, officials announced that a number of construction projects will soon be under way on campus, including a larger arena and a more welcoming entrance. The announcement came during the university's annual meeting...
  • Mansion's lawn fills for Montpelier Festival of Herbs, Tea and the Arts

    Mansion's lawn fills for Montpelier Festival of Herbs, Tea and the Arts
    Nature couldn't have been more gracious Saturday as she beckoned visitors of all ages to the 18th annual Montpelier Festival of Herbs, Tea and the Arts at Montpelier Mansion in South Laurel. "We got very, very lucky with the weather," said Montpelier...
  • Digital fabrication company brings advanced manufacturing to UMBC

    Digital fabrication company brings advanced manufacturing to UMBC
    It's Tuesday morning and the whir of machinery fills the room at the newest company to join the south campus of BWTech Research and Technology Park at UMBC. Technician Steven Turrentine, 50, of Catonsville, has just programmed an infrared laser...
  • County unveils arboretum at Ellicott City government campus

    County unveils arboretum at Ellicott City government campus
    Visitors to Howard County's main government campus in Ellicott City will now have the opportunity to take an educational outdoor stroll whenever official work gets too stressful. District 4 County Council member Mary Kay Sigaty and Howard County...
  • Let's get Elkridge news out to the readers [Elkridge]

    Hello, friends and neighbors. I am delighted to be able to write for the Elkridge community and I look forward to your news. I have been an enthusiastic journalist and student of our world, beginning with my work as the copy editor of Howard High's...
  • Education funding debate looms in Carroll budget decisions

    Education funding debate looms in Carroll budget decisions
    On the day that Carroll County Commissioners received their first briefing on next year's budget, Carroll County Education Association (CCEA) officials made sure that education funding was at the forefront of commissioners' minds. Education officials...
  • Bills would allow wind, solar projects on preserved farmland

    Bills would allow wind, solar projects on preserved farmland
    Hundreds of acres of Maryland farmland that are protected from development at taxpayer expense could be turned into commercial wind or solar energy farms under legislation before the General Assembly. Farm groups and the O'Malley administration...
  • Walmart moves into organic food with Wild Oats relaunch

    Walmart moves into organic food with Wild Oats relaunch
    Walmart is moving into organic foods with the relaunch of the Wild Oats brand, the retailer announced Thursday. The mass discounter is promising more affordable prices -- 25 percent savings compared to national brand organic products -- on everything...
  • Annapolis police supervisor suspended after assault charge

    Annapolis police supervisor suspended after assault charge
    A high-ranking Annapolis police officer has been suspended after he was charged with second-degree assault in an alleged domestic dispute, according to police. Capt. Christopher A. Amoia was charged April 4, according to court records and Lt. Gregory...
  • Agricultural leaders of Harford celebrated

    Agricultural leaders of Harford celebrated
    The musical stylings of Local Knowledge flowed through the country air as more than 200 Harford County farmers, politicians and other officials crowded onto a barn near Jarrettsville Saturday evening to celebrate Harford County's agricultural leaders....