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  • Ron Schmelzer: Tech breakfaster, startup veteran

    Ron Schmelzer: Tech breakfaster, startup veteran
    Ron Schmelzer has been living and breathing the startup life since he was a college student at MIT in the mid-1990s — and at his monthly tech breakfasts in Baltimore, he wants others to live it, too. The entrepreneur started his first company out...
  • Otis Rolley

    Otis Rolley
    1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve as mayor. My passion is city planning. After graduating from MIT, I made Baltimore my home and went on to become the nation's youngest Director of City...
  • Sun endorses Rawlings-Blake

    Sun endorses Rawlings-Blake
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake took over leadership of Baltimore at a difficult time. She became the chief executive after Sheila Dixon's scandal-induced ouster from City Hall, just before a major snowstorm and in the midst of a deep budget crisis. She...
  • Rolley courting voters, one at a time

    Otis Rolley is scrambling up porches in a quiet West Baltimore neighborhood, undaunted by a steady drizzle. He leaps over baby gates, dodges yapping poodles and asks voters to support him in the primary election. A few years ago, few outside City Hall...
  • City voters head to the polls

    City voters head to the polls
    BREAKING NEWS ALERT:  Stephanie Rawlings-Blake glided to victory in the Democratic primary Tuesday, securing the nomination for a full four-year term in the office to which she was appointed last year. ----- Baltimore voters headed to the polls this...
  • Astronomers fret over Webb Telescope's future

    Astronomers fret over Webb Telescope's future
    Congressional wrangling over the future of the overdue, over-budget James Webb Space Telescope has split astronomers in a struggle over billions in funding. Astrophysicists worry that action in the U.S. House to eliminate funding for the Webb project,...
  • Johns Hopkins professor shares Nobel Prize in physics

    Johns Hopkins professor shares Nobel Prize in physics
    More than anything else, in the wake of the elation and tumult accompanying Tuesday's announcement that he'd won a share of the 2011 Nobel Prize in physics, Johns Hopkins University astrophysicist Adam Riess wants to get back to work. "I really want to...
  • Eagle soars in White Hall

    Eagle soars in White Hall
    Bald eagle sightings are becoming more common in North County these days. And, the Webster family of White Hall can glance outside any day to spot a fine-feathered beauty. The eagle they see is 10 feet high and wears a Boy Scout's Eagle badge on its...
  • Hopkins professor honored for shedding new light on the universe

    Hopkins professor honored for shedding new light on the universe
    Johns Hopkins University professor Charles L. Bennett has won many awards for research he led or contributed to investigating the creation and expansion of the universe. But one he earned recently stands above the rest. Last month, Bennett and the team...
  • Change the World Bank needs

    Few people on the street may be familiar with the World Bank. Yet, it plays a critical role in the U.S. effort to engage the world through its contribution to economic development in poor and post-conflict societies. As current World Bank President...
  • Ronald A.J. Wilson, accounting executive

    Ronald A.J. Wilson, accounting executive
    Ronald A.J. Wilson, a retired accounting executive and Vietnam veteran, died June 30 from complications of pneumonia at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. The former Roland Park resident was 67. The son of a chemist and hospital...
  • Running: Heat can't beat Women's Distance Festival runners

    Running: Heat can't beat Women's Distance Festival runners
    On July 8, the last day of the Great Heat Wave of 2012, the Howard County Striders held the annual Women's Distance Festival 5k at and around Howard Community College. Race-day entrant Anna Helt-Gosselin, from Vienna, Va., confessed she was "pretty used...