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  • James F. McDonald, retired ATF agent

    James F. McDonald, retired ATF agent
    James F. McDonald, a retired Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agent, died Sunday from complications of Alzheimer's disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The former longtime Bel Air resident was 76. The son of a machinist and a...
  • James F. McDonald, ATF agent, dies

    James F. McDonald, ATF agent, dies
    James F. McDonald, a retired federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agent, died Sunday from complications of Alzheimer's disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The former longtime Bel Air resident was 76. The son of a machinist and a...
  • Outsider Bartlett faces political challenge of career

    Outsider Bartlett faces political challenge of career
    When Roscoe Bartlett was thrust suddenly into front runner status in a topsy-turvy race for Congress in 1992, Republican leaders in Maryland arranged a meeting so he could get to know them. Maybe it was his ill-fitting suit, or his folksy demeanor, but...
  • Outdoor theater: Shakespeare under the stars

    Outdoor theater: Shakespeare under the stars
    Fireflies crisscross a meadow as an audience on lawn chairs and blankets takes in the fast-paced complications of "As You Like It" on the grounds of the Evergreen Museum and Library — a particularly apt setting for the Maryland Shakespeare...
  • Maryland environmental enforcement actions: Naughty Businesses of the Week

    The Maryland Department of the Environment has announced enforcement actions for the following businesses: Land Pollution LEAD: MDE’s Lead Poisoning Prevention Program enforces mandatory requirements to reduce lead paint risk in rental...
  • EPA rule seeks to curb long-distance air pollution

    EPA rule seeks to curb long-distance air pollution
    In a sweeping move aimed at curbing long-distance air pollution that afflicts the health of 240 million Americans — including Marylanders — the Environmental Protection Agency is ordering power plants across much of the eastern United States...
  • MICA vending machine aims to bring fine art to masses

    MICA vending machine aims to bring fine art to masses
    You usually head for a vending machine when you're craving a bag of chips or can of soda. But there's a one machine in Baltimore that dispenses objects such as a "Hankie Pankie," a heart-shaped engagement ring, a mini-Zombie or, for those in need of...
  • A chill ahead: Most of Maryland under freeze warning Monday night

    A chill ahead: Most of Maryland under freeze warning Monday night
    Most of Maryland, from Cumberland to La Plata to Easton, is under a freeze warning Monday night into Tuesday morning. (It had initally been cautioned as a freeze watch, but forecasters have upgraded it to a warning.) It's a rude awakening from summer-like...
  • Jean Gartlan

    Jean Gartlan, a retired journalist and a Catholic Relief Services program director who worked in 1960s refugee relief in southern Africa, died of cancer Sunday at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 88 and lived in Mount Vernon. "She was really a Renaissance...
  • Rocky Gap casino license awarded

    Rocky Gap casino license awarded
    Hoping to turn around the struggling resort, Maryland's slots location committee awarded a license Thursday for a casino at Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort in Allegany County. The Video Lottery Facility Location Commission voted unanimously to issue...
  • Developer reviving big housing project in W MD?

    Developer reviving big housing project in W MD?
    A controversial big housing development in western Maryland that was reported last fall to be shelved apparently has new life. Terrapin Run, which sparked lawsuits and legislation to strengthen the state's Smart Growth laws, is back on track, Columbia...
  • Mikulski pressures Harris, Bartlett on postal overhaul

    Updated with comments from Harris and Bartlett. In a rare intra-delegation, across-the-aisle nudge, Sen.Barbara A. Mikulskion Tuesday called on the state's two Republican lawmakers in Washington to support a Senate version of an overhaul of theU.S....