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  • Harford to spend $1.9 million on government facilities master plan

    Harford to spend $1.9 million on government facilities master plan
    Harford County is undertaking a nearly $2 million comprehensive review of county-owned and operated facilities, a review that involves 184 public buildings, including schools, libraries, Harford Community College, volunteer fire companies and general...
  • November 2013: Harford remembers JFK, students visit White House

    November 2013: Harford remembers JFK, students visit White House
    Students from Magnolia Elementary School were invited to sit down with First Lady Michelle Obama for a meal made with fresh produce from the White House garden. The five students were among 25 children from across the U.S. who visited the White House...
  • Propane shortage hits Maryland residents

    Propane shortage hits Maryland residents
    When 89-year-old Waunita Ohler had to make three calls this winter to her propane supplier for emergency deliveries to avoid running out, the Elkridge mobile home park resident knew there was a problem. What she didn't realize was its scale: A national...
  • Musical instrument repairman finds his coda

    Musical instrument repairman finds his coda
    After permanently closing his successful musical instrument repair shop in North Laurel last month, Jim Tull said he is watching the next chapter of his life unfurl. On the agenda: Jumping in his RV and cruising to a yet-to-be purchased parcel of land...
  • Workers sue 10 Light Street contractor, developer for unpaid wages

    Workers sue 10 Light Street contractor, developer for unpaid wages
    A group of construction workers have filed a class-action suit against a subcontractor for a high-end downtown apartment conversion, alleging the company underpaid workers by issuing partial payments and failing to follow through on promises to make up...
  • The forecast for housing in 2014: Higher prices, rates

    The forecast for housing in 2014: Higher prices, rates
    Prepare for a year of more in the real estate industry — more improvement, mostly, but also more expense as mortgage rates, prices and rents rise. Analysts expect a solid 2014 here and nationally, after a year in which the battered housing...
  • Howard executive campaigns collect bulk of donations from businesses, PACs

    Howard executive campaigns collect bulk of donations from businesses, PACs
    Political observers got a first glimpse of the 2014 electoral landscape Jan. 15 as candidates from state and local races filed their first campaign finance reports of 2014. It's bound to be a transitional year for Howard County politics — newly...
  • Interesting finds in researching house for sale in Fallston [Commentary]

    My husband works in Sparks, and has one heck of a commute from our home in Fountain Green – 45 minutes to an hour each day. He used to work from home, but a new boss put an end to that. Even before that, though, he was driving in more often...
  • Fallston's development conundrum [Commentary]

    One of the things I have a hard time squaring about my hard-earned tax dollars is the plan to build a new Youth's Benefit Elementary School on the same site as the existing school. You would think we've all learned by now that septic systems just don't...
  • A lot of building, blessing and biomedical learning going on in Towson [column]

     A lot of building, blessing and biomedical learning going on in Towson [column]
    The Assistance Center of Towson Churches (ACTC), adjacent to the Towson Calvary Baptist Church, is getting more than a few upgrades to the one-car garage structure that was built in the 1930s. Members comprising the "Builders Squad," more than 30...
  • IHOP headed to Bel Air Plaza on Route 1

    IHOP headed to Bel Air Plaza on Route 1
    Bel Air residents will have another food option when an International House of Pancakes opens in Bel Air Plaza along Route 1 at the site most recently occupied by Marlin & Ray's. A building permit was issued by the Bel Air Department of Public Works...
  • Tree removal for Catonsville Y expansion frustrates residents

    Tree removal for Catonsville Y expansion frustrates residents
    The bay window in the dining room of Kevin and Rachel Hodges' Catonsville house once opened to an expanse of forest behind the Catonsville Family Center Y on South Rolling Road. In front of the forest lay the Hodges' large backyard where their 15-month-...