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  • Letter: Uprooted Beechcrest residents should have chance to buy the park

    Reading about the purchase and forthcoming closing of Beechcrest Mobile Home in North Laurel, I felt empathy for the residents. It's always difficult to have to leave your home, and when you're given no choice, or forewarning, I would guess it's even...
  • Harris introduces bill to end union advantage on federal construction projects

    Harris introduces bill to end union advantage on federal construction projects
    Rep. Andy Harris has introduced legislation to end the favored treatment union contractors receive on construction projects paid for by the federal government. The proposal, which in the past has been strongly supported by construction trade groups...
  • Large fire rips through Charles Co. fairgrounds

    A large brush fire tore through the Charles County fairgrounds in Southern Maryland on Tuesday afternoon, killing two dogs and causing hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages, according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal. Firefighters were...
  • Laurel man found guilty of manslaughter in stabbing death

    Laurel man found guilty of manslaughter in stabbing death
    A 21-year-old Laurel man was found guilty of manslaughter in the stabbing death of another man near a North Laurel mobile park home in Howard County Circuit Court on Tuesday, said Howard County state’s attorney spokesman Wayne Kirwan. Robert...
  • Havre de Grace council approves officers for all schools

    All Havre de Grace schools will have a school resource officer through the end of the school year. After a split vote on the issue last time, the Havre de Grace City Council unanimously approved another budget amendment Tuesday night granting $63,200...
  • Lawmakers raise concerns about O'Malley proposal to fund Towson baseball

    Lawmakers raise concerns about O'Malley proposal to fund Towson baseball
    Gov. Martin O'Malley's plan to allocate $300,000 in taxpayer money to save Towson University's baseball team came under fire Wednesday from some legislators and key fiscal policymakers for being unprecedented and unfair to other college sports programs....
  • Kamenetz seeks money for school construction, safety measures from Annapolis

    Kamenetz seeks money for school construction, safety measures from Annapolis
    County Executive Kevin Kamenetz on Tuesday reiterated a familiar theme in stating that his top priority for the 2013 General Assembly session, which opens tomorrow in Annapolis, will be funding for education. But Kamenetz also named legislation...
  • Annual survey finds 203 homeless in Howard

    Annual survey finds 203 homeless in Howard
    Howard County's homeless population decreased this year to 203, according to a Point-In-Time survey conducted in January by the county government. However, Andrea Ingram, executive director of the Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center in Columbia,...
  • Harford housing market making a slow comeback

    Harford housing market making a slow comeback
    While homes continue to be built around Harford County, the market has a long way to go before it gets to the heights it sustained before the nationwide housing market crash began in 2007. "In general, we are tracking equal to, or slightly above the...
  • Survey finds little change in number of Howard County homeless

    Survey finds little change in number of Howard County homeless
    The 2013 Point-In-Time survey counted 203 homeless Howard County residents Jan. 23, with the majority of those surveyed staying in North Laurel and Savage, according to Vidia Dhanraj, coordinator of community partnerships with the Department of Citizen...
  • Ernest T. Davis, construction project manager

    Ernest T. Davis, construction project manager
    Ernest T. Davis, a retired construction project manager and a World War II B-24 pilot, died Feb. 13 of heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 92. The son of a civil engineer and a government worker, Ernest Theodore Davis was born in...
  • Man stands trial in stabbing death at Laurel mobile home

    Man stands trial in stabbing death at Laurel mobile home
    The trial of the 21-year-old Laurel man accused in the stabbing death of another man near a Laurel mobile home park began Tuesday in Howard County Circuit Court. Robert Tasker, of the 20 block on Cross Street, faces second-degree murder, assault and...