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Ethics

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  • Howard BOE accuses member Vaillancourt of confidentiality breach

    Howard BOE accuses member Vaillancourt of confidentiality breach
    Howard County Board of Education member Cindy Vaillancourt has been put on notice by her colleagues. The Board of Education voted 6-2 Thursday to approve a resolution that accuses Vaillancourt of twice breaching the confidentiality of closed sessions...
  • Howard Co. competition looks to knock Glenelg boys lacrosse from throne

    Howard Co. competition looks to knock Glenelg boys lacrosse from throne
    What’s in a dynasty? Perhaps it’s a 60-game win streak against county opponents that spans into the playoffs. Maybe it’s a 3-3 record in state championship games over the past nine seasons. It could even be a community’s...
  • New online system for city ethics forms requires in-person sign-up

    New online system for city ethics forms requires in-person sign-up
    Want to see what gifts Baltimore's elected officials and government workers have received? You can check out the details online, but you first have to make a stop at City Hall to sign up. The city's Ethics Board says it is not allowed to make the process...
  • Some question Avery's simultaneous runs for CA and Council

    Reg Avery has been keeping busy. The Oakland Mills Village Board vice chair and PTA Council of Howard County executive vice president announced last month that he was running for County Council in Columbia's District 2 as a Republican. Then, earlier...
  • Prayer in the secular republic

    Returning from a religious service (let's omit the denomination), I described it to my college roommate, who asked, "Why do those people bother to be there? What's their purpose?" I answered, "I believe that their purpose is to mean well."  I have the...
  • Former contract worker at UM says he accessed data to reveal problems

    Former contract worker at UM says he accessed data to reveal problems
    The FBI is investigating a former University of Maryland contract worker who said he took College Park administrators' personal information from the campus network and posted online about the stunt to draw attention to major security flaws. David...
  • Reservoir's Massaquoi cements girls basketball legacy with dominant year

    Reservoir's Massaquoi cements girls basketball legacy with dominant year
    When Zelor Massaquoi first set foot on the court as a freshman looking to cut her teeth with the Reservoir varsity squad, coaches weren't sure what to expect. Her body type and 5-foot-7 frame didn't exactly fit the traditional basketball mold for any...
  • Kathleen DeSales Nolan, PR executive

    Kathleen DeSales Nolan, PR executive
    Kathleen DeSales Nolan, a public relations executive who headed communications for Constellation Energy, died of melanoma March 2 at her Ellicott City home. She was 64. "There was never a communications challenge that Kathy couldn't handle," said...
  • Along with cutting-edge research comes costly overhead for Hopkins, other institutions

    Along with cutting-edge research comes costly overhead for Hopkins, other institutions
    Along with the Johns Hopkins University's distinction for its nation-leading haul of federal research dollars comes another for charging the government more for utilities, administrative staff and real estate than any other institution. The federal...
  • Baltimore-area home prices rose in February

    Baltimore-area home prices rose in February
    A snowy February threw a slight chill on shopping for homes throughout the Baltimore region, but prices continued to rise. The number of pending sales — properties under contract but not yet closed — dipped to about 2,440 last month, about 40...
  • A year after the Boston bombings [Commentary]

    A year after the Boston bombings [Commentary]
    In a 12-second period one year ago today, two homemade explosive devices tore holes in what had been a perfect spring day in Boston. Thousands had lined up along Boylston Street for the 117th Boston Marathon. Nearly 27,000 runners ages 18 to over 80,...
  • Equality Maryland endorses Frosh for attorney general

    Equality Maryland endorses Frosh for attorney general
    Equality Maryland has endorsed Sen. Brian Frosh, a Montgomery County Democrat, for attorney general, calling him a "firm ally" of the state's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. "He has the maturity, experience and commitment to be an...