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  • 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...
  • Eugene Streett: 70 years on Bel Air's Main Street -- and counting

    Eugene Streett: 70 years on Bel Air's Main Street -- and counting
    Not many people can say they have worked for the same business in the same place for 70 years. M. Eugene Streett, the owner of Boyd & Fulford Drugs and a downtown Bel Air living treasure, is one who can. He started working at the Main Street mainstay in...
  • State decision on CSX transfer facility is incredibly short-sighted [Letter]

    State decision on CSX transfer facility is incredibly short-sighted [Letter]
    The decision by the state to eliminate funding for the proposed rail cargo transfer facility in Morrell Park is patently absurd ("State pulls $30 million from rail facility project in major victory for community activists," Aug. 28). Over the recent...
  • 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...
  • State pulls $30 million from rail facility project in major victory for community activists

    State pulls $30 million from rail facility project in major victory for community activists
    State officials have abandoned plans for a rail cargo facility in an economically depressed corner of West Baltimore, amid vocal opposition from residents and diminishing political will. With the state withdrawing more than $30 million in funding, the...
  • 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...
  • Eyes in the sky [Editorial]

    Eyes in the sky  [Editorial]
    Police departments in Maryland and across the country are weighing the costs and benefits of using unmanned aerial vehicles as aids in the fight against crime. There are still many unanswered questions regarding the new technology's potential impact on...
  • Tin Lizzie's wine-making operation in Clarksville growing sweeter with age

    Tin Lizzie's wine-making operation in Clarksville growing sweeter with age
    There aren't too many Howard County businesses directly affected by the weather in California, but Tin Lizzie Wineworks is one of them. Record-setting heat and a drought this year are pushing grapes into an early harvest, including in the towns of...
  • Hogan offers economic opportunity [Letter]

    Hogan offers economic opportunity [Letter]
    Recently, the Maryland Republican Party released a poll that showed Larry Hogan trailing Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown by only 3 points statewide in the race for governor. In the same week, Mr. Brown and his campaign launched an attack ad on Mr. Hogan in an...
  • Raising parking rates actually a tax on businesses, patrons [Letter]

    The county Revenue Authority has tunnel vision. Towson is not a monopoly. Raising parking rates and extending meter hours is actually a parking tax on businesses and their patrons. The authority is robbing Peter to pay Paul. Unlike the rain tax, which...
  • Havre de Grace considers changes to rules on auto shops, residential fences, signs

    Havre de Grace considers changes to rules on auto shops, residential fences, signs
    If bills pending before the Havre de Grace Council are approved, an auto repair shop will be allowed to move a few blocks to the former Coca-Cola building and residents will have more options for building fences on corner lots. A third bill would...