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  • Carl H. Rauschenberg Sr., police officer

    Carl H. Rauschenberg Sr., police officer
    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...
  • Aberdeen to get Gilbert Road annexation proposal

    Aberdeen to get Gilbert Road annexation proposal
    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...
  • Harford panel calls for reform in school construction decision making, funding

    Harford panel calls for reform in school construction decision making, funding
    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...
  • Comment period for Harford master plan over, for now

    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...
  • Curious developments

    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...
  • Foes, supporters clash over Plan Maryland

    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...
  • Senate raids Md. land conservation fund

    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...
  • Signs of change on a blighted East Baltimore block

    Signs of change on a blighted East Baltimore block
    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...
  • Walmart planned south of Bel Air causing citizen alarm, councilman says

    Walmart planned south of Bel Air causing citizen alarm, councilman says
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...