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  • Harford councilman says he has valuable Cal Ripken ball

    Harford councilman says he has valuable Cal Ripken ball
    A Harford County councilman said he has one historically-significant baseball that could theoretically make him a much richer man. Dion Guthrie said Tuesday he and his Cal Ripken Jr. signed ball will be featured on an episode of Maryland Public...
  • Workplaces offer electric car charging for employees

    Workplaces offer electric car charging for employees
    Employees at General Motors' plant in White Marsh have an unusual workplace benefit. Anyone who drives an electric car can plug it in to charge while they work. At the plant, which produces transmissions and electric motors, workers can park their...
  • Two programs on school system's TV channel address educational disparities

    While many public school systems are gravitating toward the Web to reach audiences about programs, the Anne Arundel school system has turned to an older method to inform the public about its efforts to address purported educational disparities —...
  • The threat to Internet privacy

    The threat to Internet privacy
    This week, the United States, Canada, and the 27 countries in the European Union "celebrated" Internet Privacy Day. However, it seems there is little to really celebrate; the past few years have given rise to the largest increase in electronic wiretapping...
  • Havre de Grace officials plan to acquire waterfront property north of lighthouse

    Havre de Grace officials plan to acquire waterfront property north of lighthouse
    Havre de Grace's cherished public waterfront could grow soon, if voters approve a purchase offer agreement for a property just north of the Concord Point Lighthouse. The city is also planning to establish a new park on a vacant parcel near Citizens...
  • Perryville to consider selling communications tower leases

    AP Wireless has proposed to the town of Perryville that it buy its leases with communications companies for cell towers and in return pay the town a lump sum upfront. Paul Nussbaum, with AP Wireless, explained the unsolicited proposal during Tuesday's...
  • Annapolis scientist wins weather award for work with 'smart' bay buoys

    Annapolis scientist wins weather award for work with 'smart' bay buoys
    Part data collectors, part tour guides — with a dash of personality for good measure — the 10 yellow navigational markers that make up the Chesapeake Bay Interpretive Buoy System have been a hit with the public and weather forecasters since...
  • Havre de Grace: More cake for HdG birthday celebrants

    Hello dear readers, Happy birthday wishes to Debbie Jobes and Drew Shank (Dec. 2); Jean Mentzer (Dec. 3); Tina Mike, Tina L. Ripken and Harford County Director of Tourism Wini Roche (Dec. 4); Julie Baker (Dec. 5); Casey Jobes and Michi Shank (Dec. 6);...
  • Wedded: Wayne Gooch and Russell Keys

    Wedded: Wayne Gooch and Russell Keys
    Wedding date: Jan. 13, 2013 Wayne's story: Wayne Gooch, 58, grew up in Cleveland. He is retired from Verizon and regularly volunteers at food banks in Rehoboth Beach, Del. His father, James, and his mother, Julia, are both deceased. Russell's story:...
  • Trio of female juveniles steal car and drive to Towson shopping center [Crime log]

     Trio of female juveniles steal car and drive to Towson shopping center [Crime log]
    The following is compiled from police reports from the Towson and Cockeysville precincts. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible. At about 4:25 p.m. on Dec. 27, three juvenile young women...
  • County lobbies Verizon to close missing fiber optic link in Towson

    County elected and community leaders are lobbying Verizon officials to wire the southernmost portion of Towson with the fiber optic lines needed to bring the communication company's high-speed Internet and high-definition television services to the...
  • Wizards defeat Hawks, 93-83, in Wall's return

    As John Wall ripped off his warm-ups and went from the Washington Wizards' bench to the scorers' table, a roar filled the Verizon Center. Wall received a standing ovation as he stepped onto the court for the first time this season — the first time...