| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:31 PM
Under increasing legal and political pressure, the Obama administration issued a new rule Friday designed to ensure that female employees have access to birth control while accommodating religious employers that object to covering it through their...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 11:07 AM
Richard W. "Dick" Bourne, a colorful longtime University of Baltimore law professor who retired earlier this year, died July 12 of pancreatic cancer at his Pylesville farm. He was 71.
"He was a wonderful colleague and one of those special men who told...
| May 5, 2014
| 9:00 AM
After 28 years of crunching numbers, solving problems and collaborating for Carroll County government, Steve Powell is moving on.
Powell, who grew up in Carroll County, said he is leaving his position as chief of staff to become vice president of...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 11:08 AM
More than a month after a judge ordered Carroll County commissioners to release their email distribution lists to several media outlets in accordance with the state's Public Information Act laws, some commissioners continue to argue the county should have...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Custodians at the Church of the Redeemer have struggled this winter to keep its sidewalks clear of snow, but the one flush against North Charles Street in Homeland — buried by nearly every plow that passes — proved too much.
| Mar 11, 2014
| 5:26 PM
The purchase of Hampstead-based Jos. A. Bank Clothiers by Men's Wearhouse will likely mean fewer jobs in Carroll County, where the suit company is the fourth-largest employer.
Local officials said Tuesday that it is too early to know how severe the...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Marijuana remains illegal because the ACLU and NORML do not acknowledge that being arrested is deprivation of liberty and seizing marijuana is deprivation of property ("Md. marijuana arrest rate soars," June 6).
Liberty and property are fundamental...
| May 22, 2013
| 3:33 PM
The 7,000 households in Carroll County that receive public water from Liberty Reservoir are expected to see a slight increase in the water and sewer bills.
The county is expected to adopt the new rates as part of its budget on Tuesday, May 28, said...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 2:22 PM
¿¿For days leading up to the arrival of Hurricane Sandy this week, state and local officials were warning residents of the storm's potential for destruction — on Monday, Gov. Martin O'Malley even stated, “There will be people who …...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
I take issue with much of Lane Windham's recent commentary ("If not labor unions, then what?" Jan. 29) beginning with the fundamental premise that it was the unions that provided us with economic redistribution. Like many other academicians, Ms. Windham...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 1:53 PM
You wouldn't know it from our nation's debate over Obamacare, but the U.S. has had government-supported health care for nearly 80 years. Not only that, but our nation bolsters a retirement level well beyond the thin safety net provided by Social Security,...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 1:47 PM
Deedra Suchting, of Parkton, was recently presented Hereford High School's highest agricultural honor, the Dekalb Agricultural Accomplishment Award, sponsored by Monsanto Co. Suchting received the award for excellence in academics, leadership and...