| Feb 29, 2012
| 2:20 PM
Carl H. Rauschenberg Sr., a retired Baltimore County police officer and Carroll County farmer, died Monday of cardiovascular disease at Ridge Overlook Assisted-Living in Westminster.
He was 98.
The son of a carpenter and a homemaker, Mr. Rauschenberg...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 6:43 AM
It was only a matter of time before a developer tested Aberdeen again with an annexation proposal from the area of the Wetlands Golf Course that been rejected during a contentious fight that a prominent Harford County zoning attorney referred to as the...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 1:46 PM
Harford County's $300 million school construction program needs more cooperation and collaboration at the state and county levels, according to a county council commission that spent the past two years studying the program.
Harford County's $300...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Even though the November deadline for public comments on Harford County's Master Plan and Land Use Element Plan has passed, residents still will be able to give input on it.
That is what Director of Planning and Zoning Pete Gutwald told the Abingdon...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 9:29 AM
Disturbingly enough, there's been relatively little in the way of public comment so far as the latest step in devising a new land use plan for Harford County draws to a close.
This process will culminate, after many administrative and political twists...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 4:19 PM
To its supporters, Gov. Martin O'Malley's Plan Maryland is a long-overdue effort to bring Maryland's disparate programs to promote Smart Growth under one consolidated plan with an agreed-upon set of rules. To its detractors, the plan is a naked power grab...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Unless the House of Delegates reverses a Senate decision, Maryland's legislature will undermine the widely popular effort to create new places for outdoor recreation, as well as efforts to protect Maryland's best farmlands and forests. This decision would...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 2:17 PM
Gone are the plywood-covered door and windows that never seemed to keep the vacant house sealed very long. Gone too is the gaping hole where the first floor should have been — a dungeonlike pit where police say a 13-year-old girl was raped one night...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 2:54 PM
Some Harford County officials may have been reluctant to talk about a Walmart coming to the Emmorton area south of Bel Air when the subject first came up more than a year ago, but the developer of the site off Route 924 and Plumtree Road is moving forward...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 6:47 AM
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.
| Aug 16, 2011
| 5:12 PM
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...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 8:08 AM
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...