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  • Carroll commissioners inch closer to using $200,000 environmental fund

    Carroll commissioners inch closer to using $200,000 environmental fund
    The Board of Carroll County Commissioners has $200,000 in its fiscal year 2014 budget allocated for economic hardships facing local municipalities that were caused by unfunded state mandates. How, or even if, the board will use those funds this year...
  • UM medical school opens brain research unit

    UM medical school opens brain research unit
    The University of Maryland School of Medicine announced Wednesday that it has established a program that will do in-depth scientific research on the brain. The hope is that research done from the Brain Science Research Consortium Unit can help in the...
  • Improving the business climate benefits universities [Commentary]

    Improving the business climate benefits universities [Commentary]
    About six months ago, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman, speaking at the Maryland Competitiveness Coalition's Economic Summit, was asked how Maryland could position itself to compete in this fast-paced global economy. Mr. Freidman's view was that...
  • What Md.'s economy needs [Commentary]

    What Md.'s economy needs [Commentary]
    Maryland's economic success relies on its staggering concentration of scientific talent, superb education, highly competitive businesses and enlightened government. When they all mesh, the state's economy outpaces the competition. This has earned...
  • Observatory is heavenly mission for Howard Astronomical League

    Observatory is heavenly mission for Howard Astronomical League
    Stephanie Todd, 8, smiled broadly as she talked about the pink telescope that sits in her home. But she's even more excited about the opportunity to look through a telescope that has some history. "The first thing I'm going to look for is [the...
  • Genealogy is the mission for Claudia Carman [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    Several times in the last few months I've walked around Springfield Cemetery with Claudia Carman, a ninth grader from Glenelg High School, and her mother Karen. We were looking for specific gravestones to photograph for Find A Grave, which is a...
  • Don't equate AP with academic excellence [Letter]

    Don't equate AP with academic excellence [Letter]
    I believe that all high school educators recognize the importance of challenging our very best students, while simultaneously helping them develop the critical thinking, written and oral communication skills and habits of mind needed for success in today'...
  • Medical marijuana still beyond reach in Maryland

    Medical marijuana still beyond reach in Maryland
    Barry Considine still has to buy marijuana illegally, as he has since he first asked around a biker bar for it to help treat his post-polio syndrome. Ken Kopper still fears another possession arrest for using it to ease chronic pain resulting from a...
  • County, Howard Astronomical League partner for Alpha Ridge observatory

    County, Howard Astronomical League partner for Alpha Ridge observatory
    An astronomy observatory is among the new additions coming to Alpha Ridge Park in Marriottsville. The observatory is part of the Howard Astronomical League’s public outreach efforts to encourage the community to learn more about astronomical...
  • Checking on Earth's 'chimney'

    Checking on Earth's 'chimney'
    For years, scientists have suspected that the warm waters of the western Pacific Ocean play a key role in shaping the Earth's climate. But satellite data provided only a partial picture of what's happening in this remote region of the globe. Now, an...
  • Top Democrats push package for better business climate

    Top Democrats push package for better business climate
    Announcing their first-ever joint agenda, the Democratic leaders of the General Assembly said Friday they will work together to pass legislation aimed at improving Maryland's business climate and boosting the state's economy. Senate President Thomas V....
  • Bee death information withheld [Commentary]

    Bee death information withheld [Commentary]
    Note: This op-ed has been updated to include the correct email address for co-author Bonnie Raindrop.  Maryland beekeepers lost nearly half of our honeybee hives last year, while 31 percent of all honeybee colonies died across the United States. Similar...