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  • Bear season again met with opposition

    Bear season again met with opposition
    Dawn over Western Maryland will break differently Monday for the 260 hunters who won the lottery to participate in this year's annual bear hunt. The adrenaline will be high, the air thick with the anticipation of trying to become the first man, woman or...
  • Firm charges schools to deliver Ravens but fails

    Leon Gaters was among a handful of students at Colgate Elementary who knew the school's PTA had paid for a Ravens player to speak as a surprise guest at an October assembly. When he discovered days before the assembly that no player would show up, the...
  • 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....
  • Rocky Gap license holder gets OK to scale back casino

      A plan to rescue the chronically snake-bit resort at Rocky Gap by permitting slot machines there has hit yet another setback. A state commission granted a request Tuesday from the company that was granted a license to operate a Rocky gap casino to...
  • Rodney S. Gobrecht, librarian

    Rodney S. Gobrecht, a retired Baltimore County public school librarian and media services specialist, died Monday of lung cancer at his Reisterstown home. He was 76. Mr. Gobrecht was born and raised in Hanover, Pa., where he graduated in 1954 from...
  • Barnstorming artist takes murals to every Md. county

    Barnstorming artist takes murals to every Md. county
    Drive west on Mile Lane in Allegany County, then crest the ridge in the road, and all of a sudden, the big barn on Leaning Pine Farm bursts out of the surrounding countryside like a display of fireworks. Eight-sided stars wheel exuberantly against the...
  • Driving on electrons

    Driving on electrons
    Like a few thousand other vacationers one Saturday this summer, my wife Novia and I pulled into the crowded parking lot at the end of the boardwalk in Ocean City, looking forward to an afternoon of sun, sand and souvenirs. Unlike anyone else there,...
  • Prisoner tally set to boost city data

    For more than two decades, Rico Marzano called prison cells in Jessup and Cumberland his home. But this year, the convicted murderer serving four consecutive life sentences will be recorded as a Baltimore resident, even though he won't step foot in his...
  • The Seven Wonders of Maryland

    There are wonderful things to see and learn about everywhere you turn in Maryland. From Antietam National Battlefield to the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse. From the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad to the Appalachian Trail.Even the Patterson Park Pagoda is...