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  • The perils of America's hard-charging capitalism [Commentary]

    The perils of America's hard-charging capitalism [Commentary]
    For years Americans have assumed that our hard-charging capitalism is better than the soft-hearted version found in Canada and Europe. American capitalism might be a bit crueler, but it generates faster growth and higher living standards overall. Canada ...
  • Two Democrats, three Republicans run for Harford Council president

    Two Democrats, three Republicans run for Harford Council president
    With five candidates lined up for the race to be the next president of the Harford County Council, county voters will get to narrow down that field in the June 24 primary election. This is one of the few local primary races in which there is a contest...
  • Harford council wants to stop serving as the zoning appeals board

    Harford council wants to stop serving as the zoning appeals board
    A proposed county charter amendment would remove the Harford County Council as the final authority in zoning appeals cases, a role the council has had since the inception of home rule government more than 40 years ago. The amendment, introduced at...
  • Cardin a no-show for his gun bill [Letter]

    Cardin a no-show for his gun bill [Letter]
    Del. Jon Cardin is quite obviously putting politics ahead of what, he claims, are his strongest legislative priorities. The Sun's article, "Bill to close gun law 'loophole' draws fire" (March 5), makes crystal clear that Mr. Cardin cares more about...
  • Social Security to end decades-old letter service

    Social Security to end decades-old letter service
    — The federal agency best known for paying retirement benefits is shutting down a curious side business it began nearly 70 years ago: helping people connect with long-lost relatives. Since the end of World War II, the Social Security Administration...
  • Burglar breaks into Northern District police station; caught wearing police jacket [Crime Log]

    The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City...
  • Council introduces bill to spread affordable housing options throughout Howard County

    Council introduces bill to spread affordable housing options throughout Howard County
    In response to community concerns about concentration of affordable housing in some areas of Howard County and citing a desire to "improve residential properties in mature neighborhoods," the County Council has introduced new legislation that takes a...
  • Bond Mill PTO continues school carnival tradition [West Laurel]

    Come one, come all! The Bond Mill PTO Carnival is Saturday, May 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is a huge West Laurel event and everyone is invited to join the fun. There are rides and games with awesome prizes for the youngsters and plenty of gift...
  • Former mayor Kurt Schmoke to be University of Baltimore's next president

    Former mayor Kurt Schmoke to be University of Baltimore's next president
    The University of Baltimore on Wednesday named former mayor Kurt L. Schmoke its next president, marking the return of a pivotal figure in the city's political history and someone boosters hope will strengthen the institution and its neighborhood....
  • City wants 2,000 school employees to start paying into pensions

    City wants 2,000 school employees to start paying into pensions
    The city pension board is requiring about 2,000 school employees to begin contributing to the municipal retirement system, a plan met with resistance by school officials, who say the district won't be able to meet the July 1 deadline. The school...
  • 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,...
  • Carey Business School commencement speaker should answer for his company's ties with the NRA [Letter]

    Faculty and students at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School preparing to hear Visa CEO Charles W. Scharf speak at their graduation ceremony on Wednesday should be aware of his company's unsavory partnership with the National Rifle Association (NRA)....