| Aug 14, 2014
| 3:58 PM
If Republican Larry Hogan wants to be Maryland's next governor, he needs to drive home his message of cutting taxes and creating jobs. And he needs to appear pleasant.
For his part, Democrat Anthony G. Brown needs to avoid unforced errors that could...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown claimed the endorsement of the Maryland State Fraternal Order of Police Wednesday, breaking a string of three general elections in which the union has backed the Republican candidate.
The state FOP...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Ethel Lineburg, a longtime Arbutus resident and co-owner of the former Leon's Triple L Restaurant, died July 8 of natural causes. She was 81.
Lineburg's death followed that of her husband, Leon Leroy Lineburg, on April 26. The couple had been married...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Back when Robert Ehrlich was governor of Maryland, I was interviewing men newly committed to state prison and suspected of gang affiliations. After years in denial, Maryland was just beginning to realize that gangs were very active behind the walls. Among...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 2:20 PM
David R. Craig marked the start of his 10th year as Harford County executive on Tuesday, adding to his record length of service in Harford's top elected post.
On July 8, 2005, Craig held his first cabinet meeting in the morning of his first full day...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:22 PM
Republican Larry Hogan will be the first candidate in two decades to mount a statewide general election bid using taxpayer donations.
Hogan's campaign said Wednesday that it will accept public financing, an unusual move that reflects the GOP's uphill...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 12:12 PM
Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan's decision to accept public campaign financing for the general election is both good and bad for democracy in Maryland. It's good in that it validates the notion that our prospective leaders can and should...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 11:23 AM
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...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 1:36 PM
The Sun makes endorsements for state legislature and County Council in the following races:
The 9th District senate seat is being vacated by Republican Allan Kittleman who is running to be Howard County executive. Current Republican...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Harford County joined the rest of the state in having one of the most dismal voter turnouts in recent memory, with fewer than a quarter of the area's registered voters making it to the polls for Tuesday's primary election.
Harford's election board...
| May 13, 2014
| 5:15 AM
I always have to laugh when I read Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s column in your paper. He's always pitching his fantasy of the Republican party as the champion of "small business," when in fact we all know the Republican party is the champion of big,...