| May 15, 2014
| 4:06 PM
The chairman of Harford Community College's Board of Trustees put it bluntly: The college's finances need to improve.
Chairman James Valdes said the college has a "structural deficit" caused by a gap between revenues and expenses that it must cover with...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 5:09 AM
It's one of the most important wedding decisions — where to, you know, have the wedding. Apart from finding a spot that fits your unique tastes and themes, there's the matter of timing. Some wedding consultants suggest booking one year or more in...
| May 18, 2014
| 5:00 AM
When Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown stood before a room full of community development activists on Monday, he ticked off a list of promises of what he would do if he's elected governor this fall, as did the candidates who appeared before and after him. But...
| May 20, 2014
| 9:57 AM
The most important function of people elected or appointed to boards, councils and commissions overseeing public institutions is to strike a balance between making sure the public institution in question has enough money to do what needs to be done, and...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 4:22 PM
The plan to build a combination middle and high school in Havre de Grace cleared a major hurdle recently when the state agency that oversees local school construction projects gave Harford County school officials authority to initiate planning for the new...
| May 22, 2014
| 8:24 AM
The City of Aberdeen's proposed budget for the 2014-2015 fiscal year prompted few comments during a public hearing Monday, although two speakers addressed concerns over having the best possible lifesaving equipment at the Aberdeen Family Swim Center....
| Apr 15, 2014
| 4:49 PM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz released a budget proposal Tuesday that he says is part of a long-term plan to eliminate school overcrowding, resulting in a surplus of classroom seats by 2021.
The county could face a shortage of 1,400 seats by...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:52 PM
The Towson area will benefit from a new turf field at Towson High, additional police officers in downtown Towson and area school construction projects as part of the county's fiscal year 2015 budget, County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced Tuesday....
| Mar 26, 2014
| 6:08 PM
The House of Delegates gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a $38.7 billion budget that trims the governor's plan but still provides raises to state workers and levies no new taxes.
The House bill, scheduled for a final vote Thursday, would increase...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 5:15 AM
The recent article, "Arundel police officers to carry drug to counteract heroin overdose (March 24) yet again brings attention to the heroin epidemic taking root in communities throughout our state.
As the article accurately outlines, heroin-related...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 12:16 PM
Aberdeen's city administration is proposing a $14.1 million operating budget for fiscal year 2015, which reflects a 16 percent decrease in spending from fiscal year 2014.
Even so, the proposed budget includes a cost of living increase for city...
| Mar 30, 2014
Tammy Woodard lost pay and paid time off last year to federal budget tightening, which meant she had to tighten her family's budget — and continues to do so now in fear of future cuts.
For the Aberdeen Proving Ground employee, it is a personal hit....