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  • Shoppers to get weeklong break on state sales tax

    Shoppers to get weeklong break on state sales tax
    Organizers of Maryland's tax-free shopping week are aiming to give back-to-school buying in August the kind of boost that Black Friday gives to holiday spending each fall. Now in its fourth year, the annual tax holiday gives consumers a break on the...
  • Mayor's robocall awakes some city residents, sent before 6 a.m. by mistake

    Mayor's robocall awakes some city residents, sent before 6 a.m. by mistake
    Several thousand city residents got an early wake-up call Friday from Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake when a robocall for a back-to-school rally went out by mistake before 6 a.m. "Just awoken by my own voice," Rawlings-Blake tweeted at 5:57 a.m. Friday....
  • Back-to-school rally draws families with promise of free supplies

    Back-to-school rally draws families with promise of free supplies
    Inez Taylor of Belair-Edison sat in the midst of the city's bustling back-to-school rally Saturday afternoon, waiting patiently for the backpacks with school supplies to be handed out for free. She wasn't about to miss it. She has five kids, all school-...
  • Back to school or not, you'll never stop learning [Commentary]

    Back to school or not, you'll never stop learning [Commentary]
    Though there a number of teachers I think of fairly often, it occurs to me as this academic year draws near that I passed a personal milestone a quite a few years back. Around the turn of the millennium, I had been out of school for more years than I...
  • Kevin Liles gives back to Baltimore

    Kevin Liles gives back to Baltimore
    Long before he became a Grammy-winning songwriter and hip-hop music mogul, before he reached millionaire status and before he began to hobnob with the likes of Oprah, Nelson Mandela and Barack Obama, Kevin Liles was a kid growing up in a West Baltimore...
  • Gator Academy tutoring program returns to Reservoir High [North Laurel/Savage]

    It's the time again! Schools open their doors on Monday, Aug. 26. Join your PTAs and Boosters. Get to know your children's teachers and other school staff. Encourage your children to get involved in afterschool activities. Reservoir High School PTSA...
  • Laurel Back-to-School Nights scheduled in coming weeks

    Laurel-area schools in Howard, Prince George's and Anne Arundel counties have all scheduled back-to-school nights for parents and students. Students in Prince George's County began school Monday, Aug. 19. Students in Howard and Anne Arundel begin school...
  • Harford goes back to school Monday

    Harford goes back to school Monday
    Tens of thousands of Harford County Public Schools students in kindergarten through 12th grade will be heading back to school Monday for the 2013-2014 school year. Students in grades one to 12 in Cecil County Public Schools went back Thursday. Teri...
  • Kids are in school, pet's depressed

    Kids are in school, pet's depressed
    The old adage is that the happiest time of the year for moms and dads is the day the yellow bus takes their darlings off for their first day of school. It's not altogether true in my house (which felt too quiet by mid-morning yesterday), though I'll admit...
  • Spa returns with annual fundraiser benefiting crisis center [North Laurel/Savage]

    I love seeing local businesses supporting our community. Looks Salon and Spa holds its annual fundraiser for Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center on Sunday, Sept. 8, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stations can be sponsored, items will be auctioned and they will have...
  • 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...