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  • Big time busy Saturday on tap around Harford County

    Big time busy Saturday on tap around Harford County
    One of the busiest Saturdays of the spring is coming up in Harford County on April 26, featuring four events many people have taken to marking their calendars for each year. Walk A Mile in Her Shoes in Bel Air, Clear Your Clutter Day at Harford...
  • Scenic Rivers Land Trust celebrates 25 years [Russett]

    adrnews@aol.com 301-648-5410 Spring has finally sprung and Earth Day may be over but protecting our environment and preserving our land is an ongoing process. On Saturday, May 3 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Scenic Rivers Land Trust will be celebrating...
  • Baltimore County schools' troubled rollout of curriculum draws criticism of Common Core

    Baltimore County schools' troubled rollout of curriculum draws criticism of Common Core
    Union officials and lawmakers seized on Baltimore County's bungled rollout of a Common Core curriculum to renew calls to give teachers and school districts more time to implement the new rigorous education standards. The county school system paid $2.1...
  • Gov. Martin O'Malley's commencement speech to University of Maryland, College Park graduates

    Gov. Martin O'Malley's commencement speech to University of Maryland, College Park graduates
    Introduction President Loh, thank you for your outstanding leadership here of Maryland’s flagship University. Through some of the toughest economic times, you have led us forward to higher excellence and deeper understanding. Thank you, Dr....
  • Air quality better in Md., but smog still a problem

    Air quality better in Md., but smog still a problem
    Air quality has improved a lot in Maryland and nationwide over the past 15 years, according to a new report, but summertime smog levels in Harford and Prince George's counties are still among the worst in the country. Despite strides made virtually...
  • EPA defends enforcement plan, as critics see retreat

    EPA defends enforcement plan, as critics see retreat
    Can the Chesapeake Bay get cleaned up faster if the environmental cops spend less time on the beat, but focus on the worst polluters and count on the rest to get the message? That's essentially what the Environmental Protection Agency proposes to do...
  • Teachers union head critical of Harford County executive's school funding levels [Letter]

    After reviewing your budget in brief and associated comments, I find myself once again obliged to respond. You cite several statistics to justify your lack of commitment to our public schools. You state that Harford County ranked 13th in local funding...
  • Ravens continue to see value in small-school draft prospects

    Ravens continue to see value in small-school draft prospects
    The Ravens devote a considerable amount of resources to scouting small-school draft prospects. It's a commitment that six years ago yielded eventual Super Bowl XLVII Most Valuable Player Joe Flacco from Delaware in the first round. The Ravens signed the...
  • Authorities worry about drugged driving after new pot law takes effect

    Maryland prosecutors are concerned that the new law eliminating criminal penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana will result in an increase in "drugged driving" that police are ill-equipped to handle. "It is inevitable that there will be...
  • 2 men dead in boating incident near Kent Island

    2 men dead in boating incident near Kent Island
    Two Kent Island men were found dead in the Chesapeake Bay Saturday morning after their small boat apparently was swamped with water, Natural Resources Police said. Joshua Jon Rediger, 22, of Chester, and Robert Taylor Morelli, 23, of Stevensville, left...
  • Singing the blues [Editorial]

    Singing the blues  [Editorial]
    The Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab is an omnivore. If a favorite food like worms, plants or baby clams is unavailable, it switches to something else. Maryland's human denizens may want to seriously consider doing that same thing. That's because the latest...
  • Kindness toward our feathered friends [Editorial]

    Kindness toward our feathered friends [Editorial]
    Last Saturday was meant to be a pleasurable morning (or day) of perch fishing. It turned out to be a bit more of an adventure for Dave Meadows, 51, of Street, who was startled from his early morning fishing trip on the bank of the Susquehanna, just...