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  • Stop Shop Save to close remaining Baltimore locations

    Stop Shop Save to close remaining Baltimore locations
    An inner-city Baltimore grocery chain is closing its stores, delivering a blow to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's efforts to eliminate the city's "food deserts" and provide more residents with healthy eating options. An official of Stop Shop Save, a...
  • Don't cut back on inspections [Letter]

    Don't cut back on inspections [Letter]
    I read the article, "Md. health agency cutting inspections (July 20), with dismay. My parents were in a beautiful assisted living facility in Anne Arundel County. We noticed many unsettling events and brought them to the attention of the facility's...
  • Governor needs to look for 'underperformance' closer to home [Letter]

    Governor needs to look for 'underperformance' closer to home [Letter]
    On the front page of The Baltimore Sun is an article about the Office of Health Care Quality which is apparently unable to perform its mission: "…the office, which is part of the health department, has acknowledged that it does not meet the...
  • Rand Paul is determined to keep 2016 interesting [Commentary]

    Rand Paul is determined to keep 2016 interesting [Commentary]
    I know it's disturbingly early to get into this, but here is my out-of-nowhere prediction for the 2016 presidential race: Hillary Clinton vs. Rand Paul. Ms. Clinton is an easy pick. She was on "The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart on Tuesday night looking...
  • Ehrlich's missing news item [Letter]

    Ehrlich's missing news item [Letter]
    Space considerations may have been responsible for the deletion of the final item in former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s "news of the future column" in The Sun ("The news of the future," July 27). Here it is now in its entirety: "Doctors were pleased to...
  • President Hillary Clinton [Commentary]

    President Hillary Clinton [Commentary]
    Hillary Rodham Clinton — imagine if she runs and wins! In America, moms and dads of daughters will throw their arms around their girls' shoulders and say, "OK honey, now that the highest and seemingly most impervious glass ceiling is gone, in...
  • Red Line roadblock [Editorial]

    Red Line roadblock  [Editorial]
    Last month, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz wrote a letter to Maryland Transportation Secretary James T. Smith Jr. indicating his displeasure with certain aspects of the proposed Red Line light rail project. He doesn't want the county to...
  • The Red Line numbers don't add up [Commentary]

    The Red Line numbers don't add up [Commentary]
    In a recent letter to Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Jim Smith, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz correctly stated that "… there was always a clear understanding that [the Red Line] would be a state and federally funded...
  • Laurel installs new solar-powered trash, recycling bins

    In an effort to keep regular garbage cans from overflowing in public areas – and to reduce the city's trash bill – city workers have installed two new trash and recycling bin units that are solar-powered to automatically compact trash. The...
  • Changes requested to Harford volunteer firemen's pension program

    Changes requested to Harford volunteer firemen's pension program
    Harford County government and the county's volunteer fire and EMS companies are discussing proposed changes to a county-funded retirement program for the volunteer firemen, including lowering age of eligibility to receive benefits. The proposals,...
  • Faith leaders renew call for foster families for immigrants

    Faith leaders renew call for foster families for immigrants
    Maryland religious leaders issued a call for families to offer foster care to immigrant children from Central America as part of an effort to see that unaccompanied minors find shelter in homes rather than in barracks. Faith leaders who met with Gov....
  • Baltimore County Council candidate backs plan to house immigrant children in Timonium

    Baltimore County Council candidate backs plan to house immigrant children in Timonium
    A candidate for Baltimore County Council says she supports plans to bring 50 immigrant children to a Catholic Charities facility in Timonium. Democrat Laurie Taylor-Mitchell, who is running to represent the district that covers northern Baltimore...