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  • O'Malley's record doesn't match his rhetoric [Commentary]

    O'Malley's record doesn't match his rhetoric [Commentary]
    The continuing embarrassment that is the Martin O'Malley administration's roll out of Obamacare in Maryland certainly won't bode well for the governor's presidential prospects. You may not be able to sign up for health insurance on the state website,...
  • Harford approves latest contract for water and sewer authority study

    Harford approves latest contract for water and sewer authority study
    The first step was to get everybody involved to agree to study the merits of creating a quasi-governmental agency to own and operate all the local water and sewer systems in Harford County. The second step is more complicated and expensive: Sort through...
  • Local governments confront questionable claims

    Local governments confront questionable claims
    Police officers rushed into the downtown parking garage, weapons drawn. As Detective Anthony Fata sat bleeding from a leg wound, officers scrambled around corners and up stairwells, frantically searching for a "junkie-looking black male." The...
  • Injustice at DHR [Editorial]

    Injustice at DHR  [Editorial]
    Maryland's practice of shoring up its foster care budget by appropriating the Social Security survivor benefits of the children in its care is questionable and merits close scrutiny by legislators. Maryland is hardly alone in taking this step, and...
  • Franchot, Kopp fight transfer of pension money

    Franchot, Kopp fight transfer of pension money
    Treasurer Nancy K. Kopp and Comptroller Peter Franchot warned senators Wednesday that Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposal to divert $100 million a year from the state pension fund to next year's budget threatens the long-term health of the retirement system....
  • Legislature should stop O'Malley's pension grab [Letter]

    Legislature should stop O'Malley's pension grab [Letter]
    A person works hard for many years to achieve a pension for retirement. It's scary to hear that Gov. Martin O'Malley wants to divert $100 million from the state pension fund for next year's budget and to make this a permanent happening. Thankfully,...
  • Musical mayhem coming to River Hill stage [Clarksville]

    "The Drowsy Chaperone," a musical show-within-a-show, will be presented by the River Hill High School Theatre Arts Department March 6-9. The show promises to be a fun, laugh-out-loud experience for the entire family as the audience is immersed in the...
  • Bill to close gun law 'loophole' draws fire

    Bill to close gun law 'loophole' draws fire
    A bill aimed at preventing guns from being sold to people legally barred from owning them drew fire Tuesday night in Annapolis, as gun rights advocates charged the measure would simply let state authorities drag out sales now delayed for months because of...
  • Scam artists tirelessly devise new schemes

    Scams are on my mind again. I hope you aren't getting tired of me passing on this kind of information but scams are constantly evolving. If I can prevent just one person from being scammed, it's worth doing. I mentioned in a previous column that I...
  • Howard police warn of fraud scheme

    Howard police warn of fraud scheme
    Howard County police are investigating multiple cases of telephone fraud, where the caller poses as an agent from the Internal Revenue Service or federal government, police said in a news release Wednesday. Police said nine cases involving county...
  • What's for sale from Baltimore's Housing Authority

    What's for sale from Baltimore's Housing Authority
    Baltimore's Housing Authority is selling 40 percent of its public housing to private developers. Here are the complexes scheduled to be sold. Officials said changes are possible in the second-year list. First year: McCulloh Homes Extension...
  • Chapelgate Presbyterian shares development plans at Zoning Board meeting

    Marriottsville's Chapelgate Presbyterian Church presented preliminary plans for a new sanctuary and town house development on the church's property to the Zoning Board and community members Wednesday night. It was one of the first steps of a new...