| Mar 2, 2013
| 6:49 AM
Nine hours of testimony, spread over three weeks, wrapped up Wednesday evening in a long-running Harford County zoning appeals case for a 198-unit apartment complex planned in the Bel Air South area.
"Thanks to everyone for coming out and struggling...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 2:27 PM
Deanna Frankhouse, 29, of the 700 block of Maxa Road, was arrested Tuesday on a bench warrant in a case in which she is charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
Michael Lawrence Demarest, 33, of the 300 block of Irish...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 4:09 PM
Baltimore County police responded to a stabbing at a Rosedale Walmart store Friday night.
Officers were called at 6:25 p.m. to the store at 6420 Petrie Way Road, where an unknown number of individuals were involved in a stabbing incident. The extent...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 8:59 AM
To Funlayo Alabi, Shea Radiance is much more than a business. It’s a mission.
Started in their Ellicott City home by Funlayo and her husband, Shola, Shea Radiance sells skin and hair products made from shea butter. Since the company’s...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 12:41 PM
In anticipation of a large crowd, extra security will be in place for a public hearing in Bel Air tonight (Tuesday) on zoning legislation that could derail or seriously delay Walmart's plan to build a new store in the Bel Air South area.
| Apr 18, 2013
| 9:35 AM
Despite the pleas of many local residents to support a bill that would require retail establishments larger than 75,000 square feet, like the Walmart proposed at Plumtree Road and Route 24 in Bel Air South, to ultimately be approved by the Harford...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 10:41 AM
I am writing to express my opinion about the Super Wal-Mart that is to be built along Plumtree Road. The traffic situation is already very bad because of Patterson Mill Middle/High School, Festival and its proximity to Bel Air. The current traffic...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Article I of the U.S. Constitution, which establishes and sets limits on Congress, includes the sentence: "No Bill of Attainder or ex post facto Law shall be passed."
The language is arcane, but the meaning is relevant today.
A bill of attainder is...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 3:00 AM
A moment of silence, please, for the death of the combined reporting bill in the General Assembly. The corporate tax reform measure passed away suddenly last week, the result of a 7-6 vote by the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee, which has developed a...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 8:07 AM
There are 46 Walmarts in the state of Maryland.
If you were to look at each using the criteria of: 1) Proximity to residential neighborhoods 2) Proximity to public schools 3) Number of through lanes with direct access to the store and 4)...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Two weeks after Violet Ripken was abducted at gunpoint, she said it was "too soon to share any thoughts" about the ordeal as she took in a game Wednesday night at the Aberdeen stadium named for her famous baseball family.
Ripken, the 74-year-old mother...