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  • Does planning matter in Baltimore County?

    Does planning matter in Baltimore County?
    With all the recent press over the proposed redevelopment of the Solo Cup site in Owings Mills, the casual reader would think this is an isolated issue that boils down to one community that will see new traffic patterns or new places to shop. But Solo...
  • Harford to spend $4 million more for ag preservation

    Hundreds more acres could be put into agricultural preservation in Harford County, at a cost of more than $4 million, as the County Council gets ready to deal with several agricultural-related bills in the coming month. The council introduced four...
  • 50 years ago: 'The Homestead' added to Bel Air town limits

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, July 12, 1962: The Town of Bel Air grew by 249 acres as a result of a property annexation acquired by the Commissioners of Bel Air. The property known as "The Homestead," a 300-acre farm, was divided...
  • 'Silent Spring' echo still eloquent

    Mitt Romney wants to open up more federal lands and waters to drilling for oil and natural gas. His party is pushing, in the name of freedom and economic opportunity, to roll back a variety of environmental protections. Republicans, including U.S. Sen....
  • Obama's economic spin: a new pony or manure?

    Obama's economic spin: a new pony or manure?
    It was arguably Ronald Reagan's favorite joke. In one version, two kids -- one an optimist, the other a pessimist -- rush downstairs on Christmas morning. The pessimistic kid gets a new bike and weeps that he'll probably break it soon. The optimistic...
  • Commentary: Speaking with forked tongues on Walmart

    Commentary: Speaking with forked tongues on Walmart
    I'm from a certain age when there were a lot of westerns - cowboys and Indians pictures - on television. Often, the Native Americans would use the expression "white man speaks with forked tongue" to describe their dealings with the "white eyes." The...
  • Land conservation conference looms

    Land conservation conference looms
    Representatives of land trusts and conservation groups are expected to gather May 15 in Columbia for a statewide conference on the challenges of saving land in Maryland. Howard County Executive Ken Ulman is scheduled to keynote the all-day event, which...
  • New boat launch, athletic fields proposed for Darlington

    A new boat launch and athletic fields are scheduled for the Darlington area within the next couple years, according to county parks and recreation officials. Director Arden McClune and Paul Magness of the Harford County Parks and Recreation Department...
  • NeighborSpace awarded $1,000 grant at Maryland Land Conservation Conference

    NeighborSpace of Baltimore County received a $1,000 grant on Tuesday that will allow it to implement a new system for prioritizing the acquisition of land. The nonprofit, which is dedicated to preserving open space in the county's most populated areas,...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • Notable discovery: Dinosaur footprints at NASA Goddard

    Notable discovery: Dinosaur footprints at NASA Goddard
    Description: Two 110-million-year-old footprints that a massive plant-eating dinosaur and, perhaps, its offspring left behind has been uncovered on the campus of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt. That age dates it to the Cretaceous...
  • Limited options to stop Walmart move, county officials say

    There isn't much hope for Harford County residents who want to put an end to the proposed Walmart relocation in Abingdon. With an attendance that overflowed into the hallway, the Abingdon Community Council meeting Monday evening was dominated by...