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  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • One injured in mobile home fire in Elkridge

    One person was injured Sunday evening during a fire in an Elkridge mobile home park. According to the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services, the fire broke out about 7 p.m. Sunday under a double-wide mobile home in the 8000 block of Keeton...
  • Celebrating 35 years, Laurel Regional Hospital plans changes

    Celebrating 35 years, Laurel Regional Hospital plans changes
    Beltsville native Pat Penkala doesn't remember much about May 4, 1978, her first day as an employee at Greater Laurel Beltsville Hospital and just three days after the hospital admitted its first patient. "I was young, the hospital was quiet," Penkala...
  • Howard selects alternative site for homeless shelter

    Howard selects alternative site for homeless shelter
    Howard County government officials announced plans last week to build 30 efficiency apartments and a day center for the homeless near the intersection of Route 1 and Route 32, effectively ruling out the Beechcrest Mobile Home Park in North Laurel as a...
  • Howard County acquires site for homeless shelter, apartments

    Howard County acquires site for homeless shelter, apartments
    Howard County government announced plans last week to build 30 efficiency apartments and a day shelter for the homeless near the intersection of Route 1 and Route 32. The facility will encompass about 2 acres of the 8-acre site the county purchased...
  • 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...
  • Audit finds lapses in state school construction agency oversight

    Audit finds lapses in state school construction agency oversight
    The state agency charged with overseeing Maryland's public school construction projects was found to have lacked proper monitoring of contracts, projects and maintenance inspections, according to a legislative audit. The audit, released Friday, examined...
  • James F. "Frank" Welch, businessman

    James F. "Frank" Welch, businessman
    James F. "Frank" Welch, the retired president and owner of an Anne Arundel County home building company, died Friday of heart failure at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 87. James Franklin Welch was born in Baltimore and raised in Glen Burnie, where...
  • Young, Pratt criticize city's use of consultants

    Young, Pratt criticize city's use of consultants
    Two of the city's top three elected officials are criticizing what they believe is an over-reliance on consultants within city government. Both City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young and Comptroller Joan M. Pratt voted against a $27 million on-...
  • Develop Baltimore from within

    Develop Baltimore from within
    What a deal. Last week, the Baltimore Brew reported that the Rawlings-Blake administration agreed to recommend that $6 million in grants meant to mitigate the impact of traffic and other nuisances near Baltimore's planned casino site near I-295 should be...
  • 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...
  • 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...