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  • Arbutus and Lansdowne area schools host Back to School Nights

    Parents and guardians of students who attend the following area Baltimore County public schools are invited to attend Back to School Nights to learn about their child's school, faculty and staff, upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. Arbutus...
  • No sales tax for back-to-school clothing

    Consumers getting ready for school to start at the end of the month will not be charged sales tax next week for most clothing and shoes priced under $100. Maryland's Tax Free Week begins Sunday, Aug. 12, and ends at midnight Saturday, August 18....
  • Franchot kicks off Maryland sales tax holiday

    Franchot kicks off Maryland sales tax holiday
    After two years of enjoying a break on the state sales tax every August, many Maryland consumers now plan theirback-to-schoolshopping around the weeklong event. That's one measure of the success of Maryland's Tax Free Week, which will mark its third year...
  • Russett: Back-to-School Expo reconnects parents and students with school system

    It's hard to believe students will be returning to school later this month. Where has the time gone? With that said, the Anne Arundel County Public School system's Office of School and Family Partnerships is partnering with Abundant Life Church,...
  • Is Baltimore father a protective parent or kidnapper?

    Is Baltimore father a protective parent or kidnapper?
    Donald Shields may not be in the running for father of the year, but I'm not sure he should be sitting in jail either. Shields allegedly grabbed an 11-year-old who was said to have been in a fight with his son, threw him in his car and drove around for a...
  • City firefighters face new education requirements for promotion

    City firefighters face new education requirements for promotion
    Hundreds of firefighters may have to go back to school to be promoted to top positions in Baltimore's department, as part of a broader effort to impose professionalism in a department where tenure often trumped education when rising through the ranks....
  • With Dream Act approved, students look to the future

    With Dream Act approved, students look to the future
    Kevin Hernandez was 11 when he left his grandmother's home in El Salvador, traveling by bus and on foot — alone — to Maryland to meet his mother, whom he had not seen since he was 6. Shortly after the boy waded through chest-high water to...
  • Dr. Kenneth B. Kochmann, family physician

    Dr. Kenneth B. Kochmann, family physician
    Dr. Kenneth B. Kochmann, a former social worker who became a physician later in life, died March 8 of multiple myeloma at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 63. The son of German immigrant parents — his father was a traveling salesman and his mother a...
  • Former Westminster High ace prepares for career in medical field

    Former Westminster High ace prepares for career in medical field
    When the Major League Baseball season starts March 31, Brett Harman won't be on a pitcher's mound. Instead, the 23-year-old Westminster resident will be preparing for a career as a physician assistant. But Harman, who had a standout career at...
  • Eat like a Raven with these back-to-school recipes

    Eat like a Raven with these back-to-school recipes
    It's back-to-school time, and perhaps you are settling back in to a family-dinner routine after summer chaos. Or perhaps you at least plan to. If your picky eater isn't getting into the groove just yet, perhaps these recipes will help. Tell your kids they...
  • Baltimore Co. to host back-to-school festival

    Baltimore County and the Kevin Liles for a Better Baltimore Foundation will host a back-to-school festival Saturday in Woodlawn. The event is scheduled for noon to 4 p.m. at Security Square Mall. It will focus on families with low to moderate incomes....
  • Back-to-school events set stage for new year in Towson area

    Back-to-school events set stage for new year in Towson area
    Across Baltimore County, schools will begin holding Back-to-Schoolnight activities, some starting as early as this week. The events give parents a way of learning about their child's school, its upcoming events, volunteer and involvement activities, and...