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  • Howard County executive candidate Watson releases economic platform

    Howard County executive candidate Watson releases economic platform
    Democratic Howard County executive candidate Courtney Watson has released an economic platform that focuses on expanding the county’s investment in cyber security training and business development. In her platform, Watson, a County Council...
  • Disaster can strike any time - be ready Harford

    Disaster can strike any time - be ready Harford
    Harford County escaped hurricane season last year without significant damage, but the same can't be said for other years, when storms like Irene, Lee, Floyd and Agnes wreaked havoc on the area. In addition, last winter's frequent snow and ice storms...
  • A 'time out' on ads for the NFL [Commentary]

    A 'time out' on ads for the NFL [Commentary]
    Despite going by the same name, American football and what the rest of the world considers football are completely different games. They have a different level of physicality as well as an entirely different pace. Part of this difference in the pace of...
  • 11 in Harford serve alcohol to underage police cadet during test

    11 in Harford serve alcohol to underage police cadet during test
    Of the 26 restaurants, bars and liquor stores checked during a recent Harford County Liquor Control Board compliance test, 11 sold an alcoholic beverage to underage police cadets. Two of those 11 opened in the last four months – Acappella in...
  • Three years after the flood, Ellicott City residents look for answers

    Three years after the flood, Ellicott City residents look for answers
    When the rain came to Ellicott City three years ago, it descended on the town in powerful droves, unleashing nearly five inches in a little more than two hours. Clogged by debris from the banks, the historic district's aging channels reached a choke...
  • Vacant mural project activist wins in court

    Vacant mural project activist wins in court
    A city judge on Wednesday ruled in favor of a housing activist and blogger who had been sued by owners of two vacant homes splashed with murals designed to draw attention to Baltimore's blighted streets. Carol S. Ott, an activist who runs the Baltimore...
  • Robert B. Reich: Back to college, the only gateway to the middle class [Commentary]

    Robert B. Reich: Back to college, the only gateway to the middle class [Commentary]
    This week, millions of young people head to college and universities, aiming for a four-year liberal arts degree. They assume that degree is the only gateway to the American middle class. It shouldn't be. For one thing, a four-year liberal arts degree...
  • Howard County executive candidates talk business at Chamber of Commerce debate

    Howard County executive candidates talk business at Chamber of Commerce debate
    The focus was supposed to be on business, but at Thursday's Chamber of Commerce Howard County executive debate, Republican candidate Allan Kittleman came out swinging about mailers.  "OK, folks, let's clear the air," Kittleman announced to a Turf Valley...
  • Businesses anticipating major tourism boost from Star-Spangled Spectacular

    Businesses anticipating major tourism boost from Star-Spangled Spectacular
    As the nation's eyes turn to Baltimore for the bicentennial commemoration of the War of 1812 next week, city leaders hope to capitalize on what one official called "the largest tourism event in our city's history" and the chance to showcase the city in...
  • The business model is overrated [Commentary]

    The business model is overrated [Commentary]
    On behalf of Baltimore's stakeholders, I want to express my thanks to Gregory E. Thornton, the new chief executive officer of Baltimore City Public Schools, for his inspiring words ("Much work to be done," Aug. 25). In case you're wondering, the stake I...
  • Start-up looks to solve start-ups' real estate problem

    Start-up looks to solve start-ups' real estate problem
    When real estate professionals Alex Kopicki and Jeff Jacobson started a development firm roughly three years ago, they figured they knew what they were doing, so they were surprised by one of their biggest problems out of the gate. "We actually had a...
  • Replacing Mr. Cole [Editorial]

    City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young is expected Tuesday to formally begin the process of finding a replacement for former Councilman William H. Cole IV, who resigned to become head of the Baltimore Development Corporation. Much is at stake...