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  • Md. needs better laws to track pesticides

    Having spent my career working to address the burden of disease in disadvantaged communities in central Maryland, I appreciated Del. Jim Hubbard and Hannah Pingree's op-ed ("Hold chemical companies to account," June 4). Maryland needs to be doing more to protect our most vulnerable citizens — the young, the old, those with fewer financial or educational resources — from toxic chemicals.
  • 6 Md. schools get Blue Ribbon designation

    Six elementary schools have been added to the prestigious Maryland list of Blue Ribbon designees after they were recognized as the highest performers and for raising achievement of students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Interim state Superintendent...

    Bel Air's Ring Factory Elementary named Blue Ribbon School

    Congratulations are in order for the faculty, staff and students at Ring Factory Elementary School in Bel Air for being one of six Maryland schools recognized as a Blue Ribbon School Tuesday morning. Interim State Superintendent of Schools Bernard...

    Pesticide bill threatens the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem

    We applaud Sen. Ben Cardin's courageous opposition to the pesticides bill now before the U.S. Senate ("Cardin opposes break on pesticide," July 4). This proposal would cancel the Environmental Protection Agency's permit program limiting the amount and...

    Al Boeke dies at 88; 'father' of Northern California's Sea Ranch

    Al Boeke dies at 88; 'father' of Northern California's Sea Ranch
    Al Boeke, the developer-architect whose vision spawned Sea Ranch, the sprawling Northern California coastal enclave known for elegantly rustic homes built to harmonize with a breathtaking natural landscape, died Nov. 8 at his home there. He was 88 and had...