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  • An issue that will be back [Editorial]

    An issue that will be back [Editorial]
    When it comes to the status of marijuana in Maryland, Sheriff Jesse Bane was absolutely right when he told the Harford County Council last week: "I will guarantee you dollars to doughnuts they will be back next year to legalize marijuana..." For better,...
  • Schaefer Award honors legacy of service to the county by Shepherd's Staff [Eagle Archives]

    Schaefer Award honors legacy of service to the county by Shepherd's Staff [Eagle Archives]
    On April 30, The Shepherd's Staff, in Westminster, received the William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award from Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot. Franchot created the annual award to honor the legacy of public service exemplified by the former...
  • Voters in two Harford districts to select new county council representatives

    Voters in two Harford districts to select new county council representatives
    Voters in the greater Aberdeen and Havre de Grace areas will have the opportunity to select new Harford County Council representatives in this year's election, as seats in the two council districts covering the communities are open. The first round is...
  • Del. Vallario has been a champion of victims' rights [Letter]

    Del. Vallario has been a champion of victims' rights [Letter]
    Commentator Sidney Rocke laments that "Maryland Del. Joe Vallario rules the House Judiciary Committee with an iron fist" ("A dictator in the House?" May 5). After the murder of Stephanie Roper 32 years ago, Delegate Vallario stepped up and has been...
  • Poor infection control likely led to infections in medspas, study says

    Poor infection control likely led to infections in medspas, study says
    An outbreak of group A Streptococcus infections at weight loss clinics in Maryland and Delaware in 2012 was probably caused by poor infection control practices on the part of the staff, according to a new study. All of the patients — including a...
  • Campbell a poor choice for county executive [Letter]

    I would like to personally thank The Sun's editorial board for providing the questionnaire responses of candidates for the primary election. I particularly would like to reference those provided by Tony Campbell, a Republican running for Baltimore...
  • Florida makes helmets mandatory for girls lacrosse players

    Florida makes helmets mandatory for girls lacrosse players
    The Florida High School Athletic Association's board of directors has voted to require helmets for girls lacrosse players starting with the 2015 season, a move that brought criticism from the sport's governing body. US Lacrosse, which had...
  • Physician board unopposed to background checks [Letter]

    Physician board unopposed to background checks [Letter]
    Last week, the Maryland Board of Physicians, in conjunction with Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Secretary Dr. Joshua Sharfstein, requested an investigation from the Office of the Inspector General into matters related to the 1996...
  • Maryland prosecutors struggle with marijuana cases

    Maryland prosecutors struggle with marijuana cases
    As prosecutors across Maryland wait for the new law that will remove criminal penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana, they're taking a patchwork approach in the way they handle such cases. In some counties, including Harford and Carroll,...
  • Benghazi probe puts Cummings back in spotlight

    Benghazi probe puts Cummings back in spotlight
    A push by congressional Republicans on Friday to increase pressure on the Obama White House over the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, has put Baltimore Rep. Elijah E. Cummings back to his role as one of the administration's...
  • Sen. Brochin announces re-election campaign

    Sen. Brochin announces re-election campaign
    State Sen. Jim Brochin of Towson, who represents the 42nd District in the Maryland General Assembly, announced Friday that he will run for a fourth term in Annapolis in his new-look district. "I really like being the voice for people who don't have a...
  • $450K state grant approved for Ripken Stadium

    $450K state grant approved for Ripken Stadium
    A $450,000 grant for the City of Aberdeen to use for renovations to the Ripken Stadium parking lot was approved Wednesday by the Maryland Board of Public Works. The grant will be used to coat the stadium's parking lot which hasn't had any major work...