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  • Gibbons deserves to be remembered [Letter]

    Gibbons deserves to be remembered [Letter]
    The video prepared by St. Agnes Hospital for the development of the property once known as the Cardinal Gibbons School was impressive ("Some neighbors unhappy as plans coalesce for Cardinal Gibbons," July 1). It is apparent many people are committed to...
  • U.S. labor numbers don't tell the labor story [Commentary]

    U.S. labor numbers don't tell the labor story [Commentary]
    The Labor Department is expected to report this week that the economy added 235,000 jobs in July, and the unemployment rate remained steady at 6.1 percent. But that hardly tells the story. The jobless rate may be down from its recession peak of 10...
  • Clean water is good for Maryland business [Commentary]

    Clean water is good for Maryland business [Commentary]
    The new Waters of the U.S. rule is designed to clarify that the Clean Water Act protects a variety of important waters, including seasonal and rain-dependent streams, as well as wetlands near rivers and streams. Getting it implemented will depend on...
  • Nine days of Cecil County Fair come to a close

    The Cecil County Fair wrapped up after nine days of fun with only minimal weather disruptions last week. Livestock was auctioned, blue ribbons were awarded, cars were demolished, tractors pulled, politicians campaigned, churches reached out and businesses...
  • Programmers answer O'Malley's challenge to create bay-friendly apps

    Programmers answer O'Malley's challenge to create bay-friendly apps
    A few months ago, Gov. Martin O'Malley grew frustrated with state government's lack of creativity on the environment. He challenged his staff to look for new ideas to help the Chesapeake Bay. In response, 80 bright minds from around the state —...
  • Arnold M. Jolivet, director of the Maryland Minority Contractors Association, dies

    Arnold M. Jolivet, director of the Maryland Minority Contractors Association, dies
    Arnold M. Jolivet, a longtime advocate for minority- and women-owned businesses who was a familiar presence at City Hall, died of complications from heart disease Sunday morning at Sinai Hospital. The Village of Cross Keys resident was 71. "Mr....
  • Cardin touts federal small biz goal

    Cardin touts federal small biz goal
    The federal government steered $83.1 billion in contracts to small businesses last year, meeting a goal intended to boost those firms for the first time in eight years, according to a report released by the Obama administration Friday. Just over 23...
  • $13 million investment proposed for high crime Edgewood neighborhood

    $13 million investment proposed for high crime Edgewood neighborhood
    The Windsor Valley neighborhood has been the scene of a fatal shooting and four nonfatal stabblings during the past two weeks, part of a larger recent pattern of violence in the Edgewood area of Harford County, but that could change with an investment...
  • New hot dog business on corner in downtown Arbutus

    New hot dog business on corner in downtown Arbutus
    The stand at the corner of Sulphur Spring Road and Oregon Avenue has housed a variety of businesses over the past six years, including a bakery, two snowball stands and even a seafood business. "It's like a corner chameleon," said Terrance Nolan,...
  • Safety concerns spur new rules for water jet packs in Maryland

    Safety concerns spur new rules for water jet packs in Maryland
    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has imposed new rules and regulations on water jet pack businesses in Ocean City to keep thrill-seekers safe. The jet packs — which propel pressurized streams of water to lift riders up to 30 feet above...
  • Two ways about it [Commentary]

    Two ways about it [Commentary]
    The reactions triggered by the Board of Estimates' recent approval of a study of the feasibility of converting St. Paul and Calvert streets back to two-way traffic have demonstrated that this city is at a crossroads. Policies are changing and new ideas...
  • Changes in the works for Harford's trash collection system

    Changes in the works for Harford's trash collection system
    Harford County public works officials say the cost of providing waste disposal and recycling services is projected to increase 24 percent during the next 10 years, and they are considering potential changes in how the current system operates, possibly...