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Fort Meade (military base)

Located in the rapidly urbanizing area between the Baltimore and Washington's inner suburbs, Fort Meade occupies a large portion of western Anne Arundel County. The site forms a significant part of Maryland's prominent role in the federal workplace, acting as home to groups including the National Security Agency.
Located in the rapidly urbanizing area between the Baltimore and Washington's inner suburbs, Fort Meade occupies a large portion of western Anne Arundel County. The site forms a significant part of Maryland's prominent role in the federal workplace, acting as home to groups including the National Security Agency. « Show less

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  • Laurel's Rosie the Riveters part of World War II history

    Laurel's Rosie the Riveters part of World War II history
    With most of the young men off to war, the nation's industries turned to another source of labor to supply the necessities to fight World War II: women. The vast majority of the nation pulled together to support the war effort that began in 1941, and...
  • Howard Council candidate says he's 'not your average Republican'

    Howard Council candidate says he's 'not your average Republican'
    If David Blake Melton had a tag line, he says it would be "not your average Republican." "Fair and balanced – that's me," added Melton, a Fort Meade defense contractor who lives in Ellicott City. Melton is running for the County Council's...
  • Traffic: Police investigation of Joppa accident closes Route 7

    Traffic: Police investigation of Joppa accident closes Route 7
    An overnight single-vehicle accident in Joppa, which left three people hospitalized, has shut down a portion of Route 7 (Philadelphia Road). As of 7:15 a.m., the road is closed between Bulls Lane and Joppa Farm Road as Maryland State Police continue...
  • Army, National Guard at odds over scarcer resources

    Army, National Guard at odds over scarcer resources
    After more than a dozen years fighting side by side in Afghanistan and Iraq, the Army and the National Guard are battling each other over budget cuts. The Army, tasked with restructuring for a postwar future amid rising personnel costs and spending cuts...
  • Janet M. Hamlett, NSA intelligence analyst

    Janet M. Hamlett, NSA intelligence analyst
    Janet M. Hamlett, a retired National Security Agency analyst and active church member, died Tuesday of cancer at Northwest Hospital. She was 63. The daughter of Olion Craig, a Bethlehem Steel Corp. steelworker, and Allie Mae Craig, a homemaker, the...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, March 16 Jazz Larry Scott & Friends take the stage at 7 p.m. for "Sunday Supper & Jazz" at 49 West St. $20 cover. For reservations and more information, call 410-626-9796. Tuesday, March 18 Workshop The Field Crops & Pasture IPM Workshop will...
  • Ruppersberger's change of heart on the NSA [Editorial]

    Ruppersberger's change of heart on the NSA  [Editorial]
    When it comes to the nation's intelligence gathering and the National Security Agency in particular, Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger is no softie. The Maryland congressman, whose district includes Ft. Meade and the NSA, called NSA leaker Edward Snowden...
  • Laurel's forgotten role in the Bonus Army [History Matters]

    Laurel's forgotten role in the Bonus Army [History Matters]
    After six years of lobbying by the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars, Congress passed legislation in 1924 that provided for a bonus, based on length and place of service, to World War I veterans. Recipients who were due $50 or less were paid...
  • Ruppersberger calls for an end to NSA's phone data collection

    Ruppersberger calls for an end to NSA's phone data collection
    Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, the top-ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, is proposing to end the bulk collection of telephone data by the National Security Agency — the program at the center of the controversy over the reach of...
  • 'Hockey for Heroes' to benefit wounded warriors

    'Hockey for Heroes' to benefit wounded warriors
    For 24 straight hours next weekend, hockey players will be passing, checking and taking shots on goal during an end-of-season fundraiser to benefit wounded members of the military. "Hockey for Heroes" was the brainchild of Amy Hitt, an Annapolis hockey...
  • First retailer opens at Towne Centre at Laurel

    First retailer opens at Towne Centre at Laurel
    A long wait for Laurel residents came to an end on Friday, March 28 with the opening of the first retailer at the Towne Centre at Laurel, a new retail area still under construction. The grand opening of Burlington Coat Factory Friday is a major...
  • Traffic: Collision on outer loop of I-695

    Traffic: Collision on outer loop of I-695
    A collision on the outer loop of Interstate 695 in Woodlawn at Security Boulevard has closed two outer loop traffic lanes and the outer loop right shoulder at 9:07 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The Maryland...