| May 28, 2014
| 3:01 AM
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 ...
| May 28, 2014
| 9:52 AM
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...
| May 9, 2014
| 3:15 AM
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...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 1:00 PM
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...
| May 9, 2014
| 4:50 PM
— 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...
| May 6, 2014
| 2:10 PM
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...
| May 15, 2014
| 6:10 AM
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...
| May 7, 2014
| 10:09 AM
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...
| May 14, 2014
| 7:26 PM
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....
| May 19, 2014
| 2:49 PM
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.
| Mar 5, 2014
| 6:27 PM
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,...
| May 21, 2014
| 11:15 AM
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)....