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  • Minor privilege, major disincentive [Editorial]

    Minor privilege, major disincentive  [Editorial]
    "Charge 'em for the lice, extra for the mice Two percent for looking in the mirror twice Here a little slice, there a little cut Three percent for sleeping with the window shut..." —"Master of the House," Les Miserables A business owner in...
  • The spice of summer life

    The spice of summer life
    The crabs piled on a table at a backyard crab feast, hot and spicy, are probably sprinkled with a unique taste many in the area associate with summer in Maryland. If the crabs came from one of the area's carryout restaurants or crab houses, more than...
  • Finksburg woman designs app for Towson attractions

    Finksburg woman designs app for Towson attractions
    Life is finally starting to settle down for Brooke Bianchetti, who graduated from college, accepted a full-time job and moved to Finksburg all within a few weeks this spring. As one who can appreciate having information at her fingertips and who has a...
  • Snowden River businesses denied standing in gas station case

    Snowden River businesses denied standing in gas station case
    Two businesses located off of Snowden River Parkway in Columbia have been denied standing to challenge a county decision that would allow direct access to the parkway for a proposed Royal Farms gas station across the street. Howard County Hearing...
  • Rawlings-Blake vetoes bill aimed at reducing small-business fees

    Rawlings-Blake vetoes bill aimed at reducing small-business fees
    In Baltimore, some business owners say they're constantly nagged by city fees for making improvements to their stores. Add a bike rack outside? There's a fee for that. Put up a security camera? Another fee. Add more lighting? There's a fee for that,...
  • UMUC considering plan to become independent nonprofit with ties to university system

    UMUC considering plan to become independent nonprofit with ties to university system
    The University of Maryland University College, which has been struggling with declining enrollment, is considering severing some ties with the state university system to avoid burdensome regulations and work more closely with the private sector. Under...
  • Transforming UMUC [Editorial]

    Transforming UMUC  [Editorial]
    The University of Maryland University College has long been at the forefront of online continuing education and job training for its mostly adult student body, so a recent proposal by UMUC President Javier Miyares to tie the school's future more closely...
  • UMUC may experiment with business and learning models

    UMUC may experiment with business and learning models
    The University of Maryland, University College has a history of experimentation. With its roots in a 1920s night school, the institution expanded in the 1940s and '50s into Europe and Asia to educate military personnel. Then as the Internet flourished,...
  • Don't pave paradise [Commentary]

    Don't pave paradise [Commentary]
    Two years ago I moved to Baltimore, where the roads are littered with pot holes (and litter) — I should know because I've had to circle them to find parking. Two of my housemates have had their cars broken into, my high taxes make my escrow payments...
  • Havre de Grace council seeks more state funding for Opera House

    Havre de Grace council seeks more state funding for Opera House
    Havre de Grace's Opera House renovation is on its way to getting another financial boost, as city council members also noted the recognition Havre de Grace has been getting lately. The council passed a resolution Monday agreeing to apply for $200,000 in...
  • $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,...