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  • The 'gem' of the passport office

    The 'gem' of the passport office
    Laurel resident Joan Anderson is the "gem" that former Laurel Director of Communications Peter Piringer credits with helping to establish the passport services office at the Laurel Municipal Center, which serves as City Hall. Anderson, 82, relocated...
  • Baltimore Housing Authority to sell 22 complexes to private developers

    Baltimore Housing Authority to sell 22 complexes to private developers
    Baltimore's Housing Authority is selling nearly 40 percent of its public housing to private developers under a national model designed to raise millions for upgrades and maintenance, Commissioner Paul T. Graziano said Wednesday. Beginning next year,...
  • House approves $38.7 billion state budget

    House approves $38.7 billion state budget
    The House of Delegates gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a $38.7 billion budget that trims the governor's plan but still provides raises to state workers and levies no new taxes. The House bill, scheduled for a final vote Thursday, would increase...
  • Community being left out of Baltimore redevelopment, activists say

    Community being left out of Baltimore redevelopment, activists say
    Within the past five years, Shantress Wise says, she has been forced out of one home by a developer, evicted from another apartment after losing her job, and lived in two homeless shelters. Wise, of Baltimore, said the experience inspired her to join...
  • Loyola annexes Notre Dame, UMD rejoins ACC and more April Fools' Day jokes

    Loyola annexes Notre Dame, UMD rejoins ACC and more April Fools' Day jokes
    Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University students prepare for a violent and drunken clash after Loyola's president declared the college would annex Notre Dame. University of Maryland, College Park President Wallace Loh is carted...
  • Age bias ruling on Balto. Co. pensions upheld

    Age bias ruling on Balto. Co. pensions upheld
    A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling that Baltimore County discriminated against older employees when it required them to contribute more to their pensions than younger employees. Since 2007, the county has battled a lawsuit brought by the U.S....
  • Chief Johnson to be honored at White House

    Chief Johnson to be honored at White House
    Baltimore County Police Chief James W. Johnson will be honored at the White House on Thursday along with eight other local leaders who have taken steps to reduce gun violence, the Obama administration said Monday. Johnson testified at an emotional...
  • Provisions to recoup state education funding for Carroll schools falter in House

    Provisions to recoup state education funding for Carroll schools falter in House
    A pair of proposals that would have limited the amount of state funding lost by Carroll County Public Schools over the next three years was approved by the county's state senators, supported by the Board of Carroll County Commissioners and pleaded for...
  • Nationwide IRS phone scam reported in Laurel

    Laurel Police Chief Richard McLaughlin warned residents to be aware after a nationwide phone scam where callers claim to be with the IRS has been reported in Laurel. According to city officials, in the scam callers claiming to be with the IRS tell...
  • Howard Council candidate says he's 'not your average Republican'

    Howard Council candidate says he's 'not your average Republican'
    If David Blake Melton had a tag line, he says it would be "not your average Republican." "Fair and balanced – that's me," added Melton, a Fort Meade defense contractor who lives in Ellicott City. Melton is running for the County Council's...
  • 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...
  • Harford council talks about legalizing stun guns

    Harford council talks about legalizing stun guns
    A hearing on the Harford County Council's proposal to legalize stun guns drew few, but passionate, reactions. The bill, which would allow adults to possess stun guns in Harford, would overturn a 1985 bill that was requested by a Baltimore City...