| Oct 13, 2012
| 8:47 PM
The Board of County Commissioners this week approved creation of a shuttle bus service to transport veterans from two locations in Carroll County to Veterans Administration hospitals in Baltimore City and Frederick.
The commissioners voted 4-0 on a...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 2:49 PM
Lefty Kreh is to fly-fishing what James Naismith was to basketball and, perhaps, what Elvis was to rock 'n' roll.
Not only is the now 87-year-old Kreh credited with helping invent the sport in the late 1940s, he later popularized it by writing more...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Paul Wilson Ramey, a member of the Army Corps of Engineers who was a founder of AIDS Action Baltimore, died of cancer Dec. 29 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 55 and lived in Hampden.
Born and raised in Woodstock, Va., he was a 1975 graduate...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 4:31 AM
Researchers commissioned by the Defense Department said Monday that decades-old limits on lead exposure are inadequate to protect the health of workers on military firing ranges.
Moreover, the National Academy of Science reported, lead from ammunition...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 12:46 PM
First, the Army told Frank Olson's sons that the Fort Detrick scientist's death in a fall from a 13th-floor window of a New York hotel had been an accident.
Then a presidential commission revealed that the CIA had given an unwitting Olson LSD as part of...
| Jul 5, 2011
In a conference room in downtown Baltimore, F. Blix Winston compared the Food and Drug Administration to a "slow-moving bulldog."
"You don't want to get bitten," Winston, an expert on the federal regulation of medical devices, told a crowd of about 50...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 6:12 PM
Thomas Andrews Drake, the former NSA employee accused of felony espionage but convicted of a misdemeanor computer violation, was sentenced Friday in Baltimore's federal court to 240 hours of community service and one year's probation.
It was an abrupt...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 12:52 PM
COLUMBIA — Doug Howard, president of the Board of County Commissioners, this week made a presentation to members of a BRAC Business Initiative (BBI) meeting to highlight Carroll County's attributes for companies looking to relocate near military...
| Sep 11, 2011
The restaurants around Fort Monmouth in New Jersey used to be packed. Now that lunchtime crowd gathers 150 miles to the southwest, in Aberdeen.
Javier Rodriguez, who just relocated to Aberdeen Proving Ground last month, was struck by the familiar feeling...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 12:06 PM
The following is an update on housing and other salient economic impacts from base realignment, or BRAC, affecting Harford County and the surrounding region. From the federal government's standpoint, the BRAC process affecting Aberdeen Proving Ground is...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 7:52 PM
Neighbors of Fort Detrick were not diagnosed with cancer in greater numbers than the broader population of Frederick County during the period for which data are available, state health officials told the community Monday.
But local activists said the...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 4:47 PM
A panel of independent scientists has found flaws in the Army's planning to shield workers and the public from harm from a proposed biodefense laboratory at Fort Detrick in Frederick.
The seven-member committee assembled by the National Academy of...