| Jul 5, 2014
| 6:56 PM
Eighty-eight-year-old Alfred Clasing Jr. and his wife, Marie, had hoped to spend their final years at a retirement community for veterans at Fort Howard, part of a scenic Baltimore County peninsula that juts into the Chesapeake Bay.
But a developer's...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:53 AM
Maryland officials are poised to again review their Medicaid rolls for those who no longer qualify.
The state ceased such reviews for six months as it worked to open the new online marketplace for people to buy public and private insurance plans and...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Gone are the days when factory-produced food went unquestioned. In the age of GMOs and climate change theories, a growing number of consumers are demanding to know how their food gets from the ground to their dinner plates, and local farmers are ready...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Supreme Court conservatives continue to insist that corporations have the same rights as people on matters ranging from making campaign donations (Citizens United) to raising religious objections to government policies (Hobby Lobby).
| Jul 9, 2014
| 10:00 AM
It's a pretty safe bet that the year and month a vehicle registration is due for renewal is unknown to the average car owner living in Maryland or anywhere else for that matter. Most of us probably can't recall our tag number (even though it's a useful...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 8:15 AM
This is in response to the article by Amanda Yeager regarding Howard County's limits on sugary drinks and junk food at county-sponsored events ("Ban on sweets sours Fourth of July vendors," July 2).
As a physician, I am very concerned about the...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:45 AM
Letter writer Lois Raimondi asks if she should cut back on her medication to pay for BGE's rate increases ("Will PSC ever turn down BGE?" July 9).
I can't do that as I have already cut out all of my medications, including vitamins. Next she asks if...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 11:01 AM
On July 2, for the fourth consecutive year, Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. asked the Public Service Commission to approve a rate distribution increase for citizens, who receive both gas and electric service.
For each of the past three years, BGE has...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. plans to launch a college sports network to be broadcast on television stations it owns, the Hunt Valley-based company said Thursday.
The American Sports Network, or ASN, will show live events, including football,...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:25 PM
The specialized market for sustainable seafood has gone mainstream. Even Wal-Mart is promoting its environmental credentials in the seafood aisle.
More supermarket shoppers are demanding to know they are buying from operations that don't threaten fragile...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 9:49 AM
Revelations that a former Catonsville doctor obtained his Maryland medical license despite having a rape conviction on his record is sparking a push for criminal background checks of physicians — a proposal that has failed and been ignored in recent...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 4:30 AM
More and more smart people are opting out of so-called smart meters. They know the opt out fees, dreamed up out of thin air by BGE and PEPCO, are a punitive device to try and force us into submission. Smart people know that the time-of-use rates we will...