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  • 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...
  • Annapolis boat accident injures three

    Annapolis boat accident injures three
    Two boats collided Friday near the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, injuring three boaters, the Coast Guard said Saturday. A boat from the Coast Guard's Annapolis station was in the area responding to an unrelated matter when its crew saw the boats...
  • In Maryland, smoking could cost you job

    In Maryland, smoking could cost you job
    Anyone who wants a job next year at Anne Arundel Medical Center — whether as a surgeon or security guard — will have to prove they don't smoke or use tobacco. The Annapolis hospital's new hiring policy might be controversial, but it is...
  • In a county where blacks seldom get elected, change may be coming [Commentary]

    In a county where blacks seldom get elected, change may be coming [Commentary]
    Last week's primary election may have set in motion what could well be a watershed general election where Harford County is concerned. This November, there will be significant number of African-American candidates on the ballot who have a credible...
  • Annapolis Independence Day parade - and fireworks - go on without a weather hitch

    Annapolis Independence Day parade - and fireworks - go on without a weather hitch
    For full coverage and photos, go to capitalgazette.com Thousands of people lined the streets of downtown Annapolis Friday for the city’s annual Fourth of July parade. The parade started with the city’s official town crier Fred Taylor ringing...
  • Marylanders march to their own beat on Independence Day

    Marylanders march to their own beat on Independence Day
    In America, the land of strongly held opinions, a whiff of controversy about the proper way to celebrate Independence Day seems positively patriotic. So it was in Bel Air. Complaints of animal cruelty didn't stop the frog-hopping contest or turtle...
  • 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...
  • Maryland's road to independence [Editorial]

    Maryland's road to independence  [Editorial]
    Within months of the first shots of what was to become America's Revolutionary War, Maryland mustered troops to join the Continental Army and help newly appointed general George Washington drive the British from Boston. But the willingness to support...
  • State taxi companies sue Uber

    State taxi companies sue Uber
    More than 30 Maryland cab companies filed a lawsuit Thursday against the popular ride-sharing company Uber, alleging antitrust violations and demanding an unspecified amount of damages for upending the state's cab industry. The lawsuit, filed late...
  • New citizens reflect on immigration debate

    New citizens reflect on immigration debate
    As Lievinne Mongu listened to the speakers at her naturalization ceremony, she reflected on her 14-year journey — from fear in the war-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo to asylum in the United States, a home in Silver Spring and a job with the...
  • Storms, Arthur disrupt Fourth of July preparations, but weather expected to clear

    Storms, Arthur disrupt Fourth of July preparations, but weather expected to clear
    It was either Fourth of July fireworks or nature's own pyrotechnics. For the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Country Club and the towns of Mount Airy and Manchester, Thursday's threat of lightning, hail and heavy downpours was enough to...
  • House candidate thankful for support [Letter]

    House candidate thankful for support [Letter]
    Editor: Thank you for your vote of confidence during the primary election. The volunteers truly made this campaign a success. I appreciate the endorsement of the Harford County Aegis newspaper and most significantly, that of my family and the voters who...