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  • Harford Water Authority status moving along, county executive reports [Letter]

    As you are aware, Harford County has joined with the Cities of Aberdeen and Havre de Grace and the Town of Bel Air to consider the formation of a Regional Water Authority. I would like to take the opportunity to provide the citizens of this county with...
  • Josephine C. 'Jo' Miller, civic activist

    Josephine C. 'Jo' Miller, civic activist
    Josephine C. "Jo" Miller, a civic activist who was a member of the League of Women Voters for 50 years and a Baltimore City Zoning Board watchdog for the Citizens Planning and Housing Association, died March 22 of esophageal cancer at her Roland Park...
  • Hearings on Md. health exchange woes put off

    Hearings on Md. health exchange woes put off
    The head of the state Senate committee that is leading an inquiry into what wrong with Maryland's health exchange is planning to turn the probe over to state auditors — who would not release a report until summer at the earliest. Sen. Thomas M....
  • Carroll agencies offer free tax return assistance

    Carroll Community College and Human Services Programs of Carroll County are offering free income tax preparation assistance for residents as tax season looms. Both organizations are qualified IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites that offer...
  • Columbia mall shooting victims honored on one-week anniversary of the attack

    A few dozen people gathered Saturday morning at The Mall in Columbia around the fountain, where it's customary to toss pennies into the clear water of the black-bottom pool and wish for good fortune. This time, though, some tossed white flowers that...
  • Restricting guns can reduce violence [Letter]

    Restricting guns can reduce violence [Letter]
    Letter writer John Wyninger dismisses the effectiveness of limiting gun access with the observation "if only" all violence could be easily erased by gun control ("Mall violence surprising but gun control no remedy," Jan. 28). But it can. Well, not all...
  • Mall shooter could have bought shotgun legally in most states

    Mall shooter could have bought shotgun legally in most states
    When Darion Marcus Aguilar of College Park fatally shot two store employees at The Mall in Columbia and then killed himself, authorities said he did so with a Mossberg 500, a Connecticut-made pump-action shotgun that has been on the U.S. market since...
  • Looking back on my first year in Harford County [Commentary]

    It's hard to imagine, but I really have worked for a full year here in Harford County. Jan. 22, 2014, marked the first anniversary of when I reported to The Baltimore Sun's massive Sun Park printing facility for orientation. As I write this,...
  • Bel Air Gun Show draws steady crush of buyers, visitors of all ages

    Bel Air Gun Show draws steady crush of buyers, visitors of all ages
    As people of all ages made their way between the exhibit tables, passing through crowds with barely any elbow room, vendors of firearms, knives, collectible and antique weapons and outdoor gear pitched their wares on the floor of the Bel Air Reckord...
  • Broken promises [Editorial]

    Broken promises  [Editorial]
    In 2011, Maryland's state government was facing significant budget challenges in both the short term and the long term. The lingering effects of the recession and the waning of federal stimulus funds had blown a hole of about $1.6 billion in the state's...
  • Gun-rights activists rally in Annapolis

    Gun-rights activists rally in Annapolis
    Several hundred gun-rights advocates rallied in Annapolis Tuesday, saying they'll work to unseat state legislators who voted for Gov. Martin O'Malley's gun-control law in 2013. "The dragon that got awoken last year is still on patrol," said Shannon...
  • Gun control doesn't make society safer [Letter]

    Gun control doesn't make society safer [Letter]
    I enjoyed reading your editorial about the Beretta company building a new plant in Tennessee ("Weighing the loss of Beretta jobs," Jan. 30). The problem is that even the cities that attempted to ban handguns entirely were among the most violent in the...