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  • Bel Air town employees to get merit raises under new budget

    The Bel Air Board of Town Commissioners reviewed a general fund budget for the 2014-2015 fiscal year on Monday that contains the first merit increases for town employees in several years. The proposed budget is 1.4 percent higher than the current...
  • Delegate reviews just-ended legislative session [Letter]

    It has been an honor and a pleasure to serve you. I am proud to be your conservative voice of reason in Annapolis. Let me remind you of some major changes in election law. The Maryland gubernatorial primary has been moved to June 24, with early voting...
  • Parks & People president leaving after 21 years

    Parks & People president leaving after 21 years
    Leaving the Parks & People Foundation is not something that President and Chief Executive Officer Jackie Carrera ever saw herself doing. For her, the job — leading an organization that helps to improve the quality of life in Baltimore's...
  • O'Malley heads to Dublin, Amsterdam

    O'Malley heads to Dublin, Amsterdam
    Gov. Martin O'Malley left Tuesday for a five-day trip to Europe that includes a "congressional pilgrimage" to northern Ireland and a conference in Amsterdam. The governor, whose Irish heritage inspired his Celtic rock band and his taste in poetry,...
  • Alzheimer's again gets the short shrift [Commentary]

    Alzheimer's again gets the short shrift [Commentary]
    This is getting old. Every time our nation has an opportunity to do something positive in the fight against Alzheimer's disease, we come up short. The latest example is the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, the independent panel charged with...
  • Vets group slams Gansler over 'real job' comment

    Vets group slams Gansler over 'real job' comment
    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler disparaged Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's military service, drawing outrage from a veterans group Monday as the two top Democrats contending for the governor's mansion clashed over Brown's work history. A political action...
  • Long-sought Rec and Parks audit finally complete

    Long-sought Rec and Parks audit finally complete
    After years of demands by activists, Baltimore's Department of Recreation and Parks has finally been audited. The audit found the agency kept erroneous financial statements, confused revenue and expenses, and lacked procedures on how employees should...
  • Setting priorities in Balto. Co. [Editorial]

    Setting priorities in Balto. Co.  [Editorial]
    The prevailing governing philosophy of Baltimore County might well be summed up, with apologies to Henry David Thoreau, as "That government is best which governs least interestingly." As such, County Executive Kevin Kamenetz appeared to go to great...
  • Entrepreneur helps clients with work space

    When you meet LaTaunya Howard, it doesn't take long to realize she enjoys being around people. She flashes her smile almost by default, but not in a way that feels contrived, and her demeanor and tone make you feel at ease. It helps explain why Howard,...
  • Why bother doing any auditing? [Editorial]

    Why bother doing any auditing? [Editorial]
    If the Harford County Council had shown anything resembling fiscal vigilance or restraint in the past four years, it would be easy to argue in favor of adding a third budget auditor to the council's staff. There are possibly some savings to be had in...
  • T. Rowe Price net income up nearly 26 percent for quarter

    T. Rowe Price net income up nearly 26 percent for quarter
    Baltimore money manager T. Rowe Price said Thursday that net income rose nearly 26 percent in the first three months of the year, compared with a year earlier, and customers added money to portfolios rather than taking cash out — reversing an...
  • Harford council gives school leaders little chance for more money

    Harford council gives school leaders little chance for more money
    The public schools in Harford County face starting next school year around $30 million short of what school leaders believe they need but, based on comments from Harford County Council members, it appears unlikely they will get that money. "We do...