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  • Aberdeen council approves Firestone plan, talks about election laws

    Preliminary plans for a Firestone Total Auto Care Center on Beards Hill Road were approved Monday afternoon by the Aberdeen City Council, according to Mayor Michael Bennett. The Firestone center will be across the street from Wendy's near the Klein's...
  • Havre de Grace introduces budget, approves tower lease to repay Gamatoria purchase

    Havre de Grace introduces budget, approves tower lease to repay Gamatoria purchase
    The Havre de Grace City Council formally introduced a $14.8 million proposed general operating budget for fiscal year 2014 on Monday, which Council President Randy Craig noted includes a spending reduction of more $500,000 from the current fiscal year....
  • Traffic: Major delays on MARC trains during rush hour

    Traffic: Major delays on MARC trains during rush hour
    The Maryland Transit Administration said MARC train service experienced major delays during Tuesday morning's rush hour, with some disruptions due to late-arriving equipment from other trains. Train 610 (7:50 a.m., Washington departure) ran up to 33...
  • Public works board to consider Md. housing agency move

    Public works board to consider Md. housing agency move
    The state Board of Public Works is expected to vote today on a contract that would clear the way for the Department of Housing and Community Development to move from its park-like campus in Crownsville to a transit hub in Prince George's County. The...
  • State OKs move of housing agency from Crownsville to Prince George's

    State OKs move of housing agency from Crownsville to Prince George's
    Maryland officials approved Wednesday a much-debated plan to move the headquarters of the state's housing agency — along with 380 jobs — from Anne Arundel County to Prince George's County. The three-member Board of Public Works voted...
  • Rosedale and rail safety

    Rosedale and rail safety
    As accidents go, few of recent memory have grabbed the region's attention like Tuesday's collision and explosion involving a CSX freight train and a trash truck in Rosedale. If Baltimoreans weren't close enough to hear the tooth-rattling blast, they...
  • Hospitals prepped for mass casualties after train blast

    Hospitals prepped for mass casualties after train blast
    Bob Marshall was on the phone in his office at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in East Baltimore when he heard the boom, felt the building shake and saw the plume of smoke on the horizon. "This is what we've trained for," he thought. As news poured...
  • Polls and politics

    Polls and politics
    On Monday night, the Senate overwhelmingly approved the O'Malley administration's proposal to make it easier to cast a ballot in Maryland despite lingering criticism from some in the GOP that somehow early voting and same-day voter registration will...
  • Back Story: One March winter storm that didn't fizzle out

    Unlike Wednesday's snowstorm that failed to materialize amid forecasters' dire predictions, the Blizzard of '93 roared into Maryland the weekend of March 13-14 with a wallop, dumping a foot of snow on Baltimore while raking the state with almost...
  • Army says no risks from radioactive material found at APG's Edgewood area

    Army says no risks from radioactive material found at APG's Edgewood area
    The Army will hold a public information meeting in Edgewood next week to go over its findings in connection with a former salvage site on Aberdeen Proving Ground, where a small amount of radioactive material was found beginning in 2009. The material...
  • After Ravens' win, is anything possible?

    After Ravens' win, is anything possible?
    After hearing where I'm from, many strangers have looked at me as if I'd said I was recently cured of leprosy. Their expressions speak volumes: "How he manages to smile, I will never know. I'm glad he's OK, but, God, I hope he's not contagious." They...
  • Don't be surprised if Saturday mail delivery continues well beyond when it is supposed to end in August [Editorial]

    It comes as no surprise that a wholly un-scientific person on the street survey in Bel Air and Havre de Grace last week indicated the reaction to the U.S. Postal Service ceasing Saturday letter deliveries would be no big deal. No doubt, there are some...