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  • Aberdeen councilwoman criticizes loser in recent mayoral election

    Aberdeen City Councilwoman Sandra Landbeck spoke at length at Monday's council meeting about how dismayed she was by the actions of Patrick McGrady, the challenger to Mayor Mike Bennett who Bennett narrowly defeated during the recent city election....
  • Gingrich brings presidential campaign to Maryland

    Gingrich brings presidential campaign to Maryland
    For Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, campaigning in Maryland on Tuesday represented something of a political homecoming. It was nearly 20 years ago that Gingrich, then a Georgia congressman, hatched the outlines of the "Contract with...
  • Duckpins have been a Maryland favorite for more than 100 years

    100 Years Ago Neighbors in war and peace Social news from Lawyers Hill in the Times: "Miss Warfield was the guest of Miss Mary Bowdoin on Sunday last." From Pfeiffer's Corner social column: "Miss Alice Wheeler spent the weekend in the home of her...
  • Navy beats Army 27-21 for 10th straight win in rivalry game

    Navy beats Army 27-21 for 10th straight win in rivalry game
    This wasn't South Carolina or East Carolina, Rutgers or San Jose State. This certainly wasn't Air Force, either. A frustrating Navy football season previously punctuated by narrow defeats and botched kicks ended with a sloppy but satisfying 27-21 victory...
  • Inspectors work to protect consumers

    Inspectors work to protect consumers
    Jonathan Biedron didn't bother complaining the first time he noticed a difference between the price he was charged for office supplies and the figure posted on the shelf. But when it happened repeatedly — and always in the store's favor —...
  • State House dome dazzles after restoration work

    State House dome dazzles after restoration work
    The last of the scaffolding that enclosed the dome of the State House since summer will come down Friday — leaving Annapolis with an uncluttered view of its most famous landmark just in time for Christmas. For all practical purposes, the $800,000...
  • Thief of historic documents sentenced to prison

    Thief of historic documents sentenced to prison
    Disgraced collector Barry H. Landau was sentenced Wednesday to seven years in federal prison for stealing thousands of historic documents worth as much as $2.5 million from archives along the East Coast, including one in Baltimore, where the scheme...
  • Historic document thief sentenced to 7 years in prison

    Historic document thief sentenced to 7 years in prison
    Barry H. Landau, the once-esteemed collector of presidential memorabilia, was sentenced seven years in federal prison Wednesday for stealing thousands of historic documents from archives and libraries in Baltimore and up the East Coast. The 64-year-old...
  • Who's No. 1 — in high school?

    Who's No. 1 — in high school?
    We live in a culture that demands all things be rated and ranked, especially our sports teams. At the end of the season, somebody has to earn the right to raise one of those garish foam fingers and shout, "We're Number One." That seems to count for a lot....
  • Justices join assault on U.S. Constitution

    When President Barack Obama at his inauguration swore upon his word to the "best of my ability to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States," he should have included, "except when I want to ignore it" ("Reform moves ahead," June...
  • Eagle Archives: Celebrating independence, and the history that helped bring us here

    Parades, picnics, family gatherings, speeches and fireworks have always been the standard fare of the Fourth of July in Carroll County. On July 9, 1920, the now-defunct Union Bridge Pilot reported at length about a baseball game in town, but took special...
  • Some want State House dome returned to multicolor scheme

    Some want State House dome returned to multicolor scheme
    Imagine driving into Annapolis along Rowe Boulevard or sailing into the city's harbor, glancing up toward the tiered State House dome, and seeing that it's colored not in the brick red and Colonial white you've known your entire life, but in lemon gold,...