| Oct 2, 2013
| 9:45 AM
It is a shame that an elected leader fails to tell the complete truth on retirement benefits for Baltimore County employees ("Balto. Co. is seeking to make retirement benefits sustainable," Sept. 30).
True, there is a health care review committee....
| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:52 AM
Del. James Hubbard, who represents those of us in District 23A in Prince George's County, is the recipient of the 2013 Legislator of the Year Award bestowed by the Maryland Retailers Association. The award was presented at the MRA's annual dinner on Sept....
| Oct 4, 2013
Baltimore County Councilwoman Vicki Almond is wrong to criticize County Executive Kevin Kamenetz for his handling of the police department health care dispute ("Kamenetz under fire for refusing to repay police retirees," Sept. 27).
Not only would it be...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:49 PM
Anne Arundel County government employees would have to work longer to get health insurance in retirement, and the county would pay for a smaller portion of the coverage under a bill proposed Thursday by the county executive.
County Executive Laura...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:05 AM
November is National Family Caregivers Month. This year’s theme is “Family Caregivers — Now More Than Ever!”
The number of family caregivers is growing each year, and the role they play is vital to our country. According to the...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 9:45 AM
If the Mount Vernon Conservancy thinks it's such a good idea to replace old, mature trees with young ones ("Group fights to stop tree removal at Mount Vernon Place," Nov. 29), why don't we replace all mature, old people with young people! It would save...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 12:10 PM
In 1865, American slavery ended with the Confederate surrender at Appomattox Courthouse and the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment.
Since that time, these things have happened:
•In 1871, fire destroyed the city of Chicago.
•In 1896, the...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Consider this scenario: A single mom's baby wakes up with a fever. She can either give him a dose of Tylenol, hoping it brings the baby's temperature down long enough to make it through her shift as a waitress, or stay home and miss a whole day's pay...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 10:29 AM
The rise of drug-resistant bacteria is one of the more alarming health threats of the past several decades. Some of the nation's top hospitals, including one operated by the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, have experienced deadly outbreaks....
| Dec 12, 2013
| 11:39 AM
The UPS driver looked a little befuddled when he walked into Howl on Chestnut Ave., in Baltimore yesterday afternoon.
“There’s a cat out here in a carrier,” he told Robin McDonald, owner of the natural pet-supply store.
| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Apple pie, apple cake, apple dumplings, applesauce — if it's made out of apples, then Marriotts Ridge High School Music Foundation probably offers it through the organization's annual Fall Apple and Bake Sale. All products come from Baugher's...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Like most 3-year-olds, Mariah Venable is a climber and a jumper. And sometimes she lands on her face instead of her legs.
Her acrobatic attempts have cost her two baby teeth already — and have left her mother thankful she has good dental...