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Two months after Baltimore stopped issuing tickets from its speed and red light cameras, city officials said Thursday they still don't know when the automated enforcement program will resume. "We want to be able to re-establish the public trust in...
Anne Arundel County's Office of Planning and Zoning will hold a meeting at 6:30 p.m. tonight to discuss new "growth tiers" for the county. The growth tiers are being established to comply with a state law popularly called the "septic bill." The state...
Baltimore might impose a 10-cent fee on every plastic and paper bag distributed by merchants in the city — a move praised by environmentalists as a litter deterrent but decried by some businesses who say it would hurt them and their shoppers. City...
Unhappy over a state law requiring property owners to pay a new fee to help clean up the Chesapeake Bay, Frederick County officials have decided to set the charge at just a penny a year. The county's board of commissioners approved the 1-cent storm-...
The freight train that derailed Tuesday in Rosedale carried one chemical classified as hazardous by the U.S. Department of Transportation and another that also posed risks for firefighters and others at the scene even though not similarly classified....
A Visa credit card issued to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s office has accumulated more than $760 in finance charge since late 2011, thanks to monthly balances that have exceeded $13,000. Four monthly statements over that span list the account...
First of all, thank you to the many informed citizens who attended the May 20 Aberdeen Council Meeting to express your displeasure regarding ordinance 13-O-05 [regarding pay raises for the Aberdeen mayor and city councilmembers]. This ordinance (if it had...
The Harford County Republican Central Committee earlier this year approved a resolution relating to Senate Bill 236 and recently provided a copy for publication. The resolution affirms citizens private property rights, condemns the Sustainable Growth and...
Baltimore County Public Schools resemble Baltimore City Public Schools in that both have aging infrastructures and many of the schools are not air conditioned, but there are major differences in enrollment trends and available local funding. While...
Tags: Baltimore County, PTA, Public Schools, Kevin Kamenetz, Dundalk
Harford County's fire and emergency medical companies and the county government are digging in and planning their own responses in the escalating battle between a union that won recognition rights for paid medics last year and about 20 employees who...
The Baltimore SunMayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has hired a former FBI agent and congressional investigator to become Baltimore’s new inspector general. Robert H. Pearre Jr., an FBI agent in the 1970s and 1980s, will begin June 17, officials said Thursday. He...
A growing revolt in rural counties against the state's new gun control law has spread to far Western Maryland, where the Garrett County sheriff declared the measure unconstitutional this week and said he would enforce only the provisions he believes are...
Tags: Laws, Martin O'Malley, Gun Control, Justice System, Judges
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