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  • 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...
  • Commentary: Land planning a boring issue, until it affects you

    Sometimes it's the cause of some of the most passionate discussions, rhetorical brawls and long-term grudges in local politics. It's at the root of the Walmart controversy affecting Abingdon and Bel Air. It was notoriously behind a political upheaval...
  • Development aimed at defense industry stalls in Harford

    Development aimed at defense industry stalls in Harford
    The new Aberdeen Corporate Park promises 269,000 square feet of LEED-certified office space right off Route 22, close to the I-95 interchange. But the project's first building sits empty, and two Harford County council members said no one has even looked...
  • 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...
  • Greater Homewood sponsors 6th annual Neighborhood Institute

    Greater Homewood sponsors 6th annual Neighborhood Institute
    Samantha Armacost, 27, grew up a country girl in Hereford. "There's not even sidewalks where my parents live," said Armacost, nicknamed Sam. But she was always thrilled when her mother took her on the light rail to Baltimore City to see Orioles...
  • Harford hopes to improve parks, recreations areas for the public

    In its Land Preservation, Parks and Recreation Plan, Harford County hopes to add recreational opportunities and facilities to meet the needs of the public, provide and healthy opportunities for county residents, acquire additional land for recreation...
  • Letter: CA's headquarters should not be in Symphony Woods

    During the 1960s I worked, as an architect-planner, with Jim Rouse, Bill Finley and Mort Hoppenfeld creating the plan for Columbia. In the Town Center land use plan what we now call Symphony Woods was designated as a permanent public open space Town...
  • Bring a wish list item, get a book free

    Bring an item from the wish list for the Twice Blessed Thrift Shop and get a free novel. Wish list items include paper towels, toilet paper, tissues, soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste, fruit drinks for children, canned fruit and vegetables, baked...
  • In Dublin news, community council to meet, Wheels for Work seeking vehicle donations

    The Darlington/ Dublin Community Council will hold their monthly meeting this Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m. at the Conowingo Visitors Center. Arden McClune will give a presentation on the Parks & Rec Element of the Master Land Use Plan. The March...
  • Tubman Underground Railroad center on Shore gets funding

    Tubman Underground Railroad center on Shore gets funding
    Harriet Tubman has long inspired a deep sense of pride among Marylanders, especially in the rural communities of the Eastern Shore, where the former slave was born and led dozens to freedom on the Underground Railroad. While her story is taught to...
  • Local officials should quit whining about PlanMaryland

    I'm disappointed by the whining of certain county officials during PlanMaryland discussions at the Maryland Association of Counties conference ("State land-use plan prompts objections," Aug. 20). As a fiscal conservative, I agree with most of...
  • Taking a stand, losing the farm

    ENTERPRISE, Ala. - In this rural town with the can-do name, the ugliness began with a showdown. In late 1995, 39 chicken farmers decided to say no to ConAgra, the nation's fifth largest poultry processor. The farmers said the company's new contract was...