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  • Open space a winner in legislative session [Letter]

    Open space a winner in legislative session [Letter]
    The Maryland General Assembly has wisely reaffirmed the importance of maintaining Program Open Space, the state's premier program to conserve land and create recreation areas, as a dedicated fund based on revenues from the transfer of real estate ("...
  • Planning Board's past decisions were not good for Columbia's future [Letter]

    As I have listened to the debate about the development of SW it has been pointed out that the plan must conform to the Howard County Planning Board input "passed but don't touch the trees." I find this very touching! Because I have seen the HC Planning...
  • Don't bury land conservation

    Don't bury land conservation
    The Maryland Senate has once again voted to cut the state's land conservation programs by $16 million. Not only are we disappointed by the lack of respect for this important, dedicated funding source, but these cuts are disproportionately targeted...
  • Experiencing deja vu in Howard County farmland fight

    This Howard County movie has played before: the County Council considering laws to restrict rural land development, farmers staging a tractor parade protesting what they see as an attack on their property values, public officials saying preservation...
  • Who would follow our example on Keystone?

    Who would follow our example on Keystone?
    While many have long seen America as the global bad boy, everybody likes Canada. If Uncle Sam tucks his pack of Marlboros under his T-shirt sleeve and plays by his own rules, the Canadian moose -- or whatever their Uncle Sam equivalent is -- always...
  • 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...
  • Baltimore residents in largely vacant blocks to be uprooted

    Baltimore residents in largely vacant blocks to be uprooted
    With plans to demolish 1,500 vacant houses in the next three years, Baltimore officials and the few remaining residents in largely vacant blocks are beginning the early stages of the most delicate of relationships. About 80 residents — each of...
  • 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...
  • Anne Arundel County Digest

    Fort Meade spouse job fair The third annual Fort George G. Meade Military Spouse Job Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, at McGill Training Center, 8452 Zimborski Ave. on the post. The event is open to all military spouses,...
  • 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...
  • Letter: How is lodging mixed office?

    As a resident of the Creswell and Stoney Forest area, I am very concerned about the new plan to construct transient "lodging" units on land that was designate by the county code as mixed office (i.e. high end corporate and professional leased space and...
  • Harford council approves HdG High facilities, hears from Humane Society supporters

    Improvements to the Havre de Grace High School field facilities got the blessing of the Harford County Council last week, after supporters of the high school spent a long time urging the council to approve funding for the project. The council voted Nov....