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  • Thornton F. Green, tax specialist

    Thornton F. Green, tax specialist
    Thornton F. Green, a retired IRS tax specialist and World War II veteran, died June 29 of pancreatic cancer at his Annapolis home. He was 91. Mr. Green, the son of government workers, was born in Wellsboro, Pa., and raised in Riverdale. After graduating...
  • The 'Turkish model' for democracy -- not dictatorship

    Regarding your recent article on the Egyptian presidential elections, Turkey has no claims or aspirations to be a ''model'' for the Middle East ("Slouching toward democracy," June 27). We are ready to share our experience and provide all possible...
  • Hate austerity? Don't go so deeply in debt

    Your recent editorial on European elections states that "the real lesson to be drawn from the rise ofFrance's Francois Hollande and others is that many in Europe are fed up with austerity measures" ("Rejecting austerity," May 9). Contrary to that...
  • The wealthy pay more than their fair share

    Your recent editorial on the elections in Europe states that you believe Americans are now ready to embrace tax increases rather than voting for "conservatives and further cuts to government spending" due to the "widening gulf between the haves and have-...
  • Close encounters with socialized medicine

    Close encounters with socialized medicine
    In the mid-1980s when I was a graduate student in England, my parents came to visit and my mother ended up getting a first-hand look at socialized medicine. It was dad and mom's one-and-only trip to Europe -- a very big deal -- and I wanted to show...
  • Eleanor A. Laun

    Eleanor A. Laun
    Eleanor A. Laun, a combat nurse who served with the Army in North Africa and Europe during World War II, died Jan. 10 of complications from a stroke at the Charlestown retirement community. The longtime Ten Hills resident was 94. Eleanor A. McNelis...
  • Discovery of WWII shells at state park spurs search

    Discovery of WWII shells at state park spurs search
    Growing up, George E. Raley Jr. heard stories that the military had conducted some sort of testing during World War II on the quiet Southern Maryland peninsula known as Newtowne Neck. As an adult, he would learn that his father had assisted in...
  • Restaurant review: Slavic specialties, serious drinks at Ze Mean Bean

    Restaurant review: Slavic specialties, serious drinks at Ze Mean Bean
    With its cozy space, approachable wine list, and tasty Slavic dishes, Ze Mean Bean is heavy on character. Where else can you nosh on 25-cent happy hour special pierogies while sipping a thoughtfully selected zinfandel, all while perched on a velvet...
  • The rich, tax fairness and Europe

    Thomas M. Neale, who writes that the rich pay more than their fair share of taxes ("The wealthy pay more than their fair share," May 14), needs to read his own letter. The data he presents explains why the rich, who make up a much smaller part of the U.S....
  • Rachel Marsden on Waiting for a European Santa Claus

    Rachel Marsden on Waiting for a European Santa Claus
    While your co-workers hover around the water cooler debating whether it matters if Mitt Romney bullied some kid in his youth, a formerly First World nation called Greece is teetering on the brink of bankruptcy. Why, you might ask, should Middle America...
  • West Friendship: Happy wishes for Carol and Don Miles on celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary

    Golden wishes to Carol and Don Miles who celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in October 2011. The Miles were married in Baltimore in October of 1961. Last fall, the couple renewed their vows during a Mass at St. Michael's Catholic Church in...
  • Outside G-8 summit, few protesters

    — A high-profile meeting of world leaders at Camp David drew only sparse protests Friday despite extensive security preparations by local officials. Frederick County closed public schools Friday and police said they felt obligated to "prepare for...