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  • 'Dead Man's Cell Phone' well worth answering at Colonial Players

    'Dead Man's Cell Phone' well worth answering at Colonial Players
    It's doubtful anyone attending Colonial Players' 65th season closer would react with "been there, done that" to playwright Sarah Ruhl's "Dead Man's Cell Phone." Having enjoyed a bowl of lobster bisque in a cafe, a young woman answers the ringing...
  • Candidates vie for Watson's District 1 seat

    Candidates vie for Watson's District 1 seat
    While most of Howard's state legislative races this primary season are packed with candidates vying for a chance to head to Annapolis, the county's council races have been relatively uneventful; with one notable exception. In District 1, there are...
  • Ellicott City hires town manager

    Ellicott City hires town manager
    Ellicott City's historic district has its first Main Street manager in more than two decades, the group charged with preserving and promoting the old town announced Wednesday.  Debra W. Korb has been hired for the position, which was created by the...
  • Ollie's CEO Butler is chairman of Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation's board

    The Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation recently announced Mark Butler, president and CEO of Ollie's Bargain Outlet, as its chairman of the board of directors. "We are very proud and eager to have Mark Butler as our new chairman," Steve Salem, president of the Cal...
  • Board approves budget with funds for Monarch school, employee pay hikes

    Board approves budget with funds for Monarch school, employee pay hikes
    The Anne Arundel County school board adopted a $1.02 billion operating budget last week for the next fiscal year that includes funding for employee pay increases and the money to open a new contract school. But the panel criticized county government...
  • Joppatowne woman remembered 10 years after her killer's execution

    Joppatowne woman remembered 10 years after her killer's execution
    For members of the Romano family, Tuesday night was the start of trying to let go of the anger that has burdened many of them since the brutal rape and murder of Dawn Marie Garvin nearly 27 years ago. Mrs. Garvin's younger brother Fred A. Romano of...
  • In Howard's newest district, choices on both sides as primary approaches

    In Howard's newest district, choices on both sides as primary approaches
    Howard County's newest district is also one of its more interesting state-level races. District 9B, formerly located in Carroll County, was redrawn in 2012 and now almost exclusively represents Ellicott City voters. The district was carved mostly...
  • Faster, cheaper, better broadband in Baltimore [Commentary]

    Faster, cheaper, better broadband in Baltimore [Commentary]
    There is a monopoly for fast Internet services in Baltimore City. As a consequence, a new Comcast customer can pay as much as $1,000 more over two years for standard "triple-play" service (telephone, Internet and cable television) than would a new...
  • Howard County Times' picks for state races in the primary elections [Endorsements]

    Howard County Times' picks for state races in the primary elections [Endorsements]
    District 9 The 9th District senate seat is being vacated by Republican Allan Kittleman, who is running to be Howard County executive. Current Republican delegate Gail Bates is seeking his seat and is unopposed in the Republican primary. The Democratic...
  • Julius Henson: Forget The Sun, I want the people's endorsement [Letter]

    Julius Henson: Forget The Sun, I want the people's endorsement [Letter]
    The role and responsibility of the news media is to accurately inform the public without bias. Unfortunately, these are not the characteristics The Baltimore Sun has exhibited toward me before or during my run for office. Repeatedly the news source has...
  • Anne Arundel endorsements [Editorial]

    Anne Arundel endorsements  [Editorial]
    The Sun makes endorsements in the following races in Anne Arundel County: District 30-A Voters in this Annapolis area district have the rare privilege of being represented by incumbent House Speaker Mike Busch, and Democrats should avail themselves of...
  • Redskins name controversy heats up with federal cancellation of trademark

    Redskins name controversy heats up with federal cancellation of trademark
    Though the Washington Redskins have faced down past legal challenges to their controversial name, the NFL team's defiant battle took a new twist Wednesday against a backdrop of growing political opposition. Efforts to force a change of the Redskins...