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  • Sun company buys Annapolis Capital, Carroll County Times

    The Baltimore Sun Media Group announced Thursday it has purchased The Capital in Annapolis, the Carroll County Times and other area publications and websites, a move that expands its journalistic footprint in Maryland. The financial terms of the...
  • Jack McT. Dibler, teacher

    Jack McT. Dibler, teacher
    Jack McT. Dibler, a much-revered Howard County chemistry teacher who was also an avid Washington Capitals fan, died Tuesday of esophageal cancer at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He was 63. The son of a truck driver and a housekeeper, Jack...
  • Discovering new passions in retirement

    Discovering new passions in retirement
    When Joe Marsala was a kid in Texas, an excitable neighbor would call him over regularly to see a special new plant she had found. After a career as a computer scientist and a mathematician, primarily for the Department of Defense, the Lothian retiree can...
  • Arundel council kills bill to create special construction fund

    Arundel council kills bill to create special construction fund
    The Anne Arundel County Council killed a bill Monday night that would have set up a special fund for construction projects — including the possibility of funding another public high school. By a 3-4 vote, the council defeated a bill from...
  • Council candidate hopes third time's the charm

    Council candidate hopes third time's the charm
    Devin Tucker is no stranger to Anne Arundel politics. The Russett community advocate and owner of a philanthropic consulting business has run for office twice before – in 2006 for County Council, and then, four years later, for a state delegate...
  • 'Greatest Show in Fallston' better than Ringling Brothers [Commentary]

    'Greatest Show in Fallston' better than Ringling Brothers [Commentary]
    It was billed as the "Greatest Show in Fallston," and while I might be a little biased, the pre-school circus lived up to its billing. On March 25, my son, Henry, and his 19 classmates at Fallston Country Pre-K put on a wonderful performance of circus...
  • First-time entrants in Boston Marathon motivated to run after last year's bombings

    First-time entrants in Boston Marathon motivated to run after last year's bombings
    Qualifying for the Boston Marathon was not on Michelle Hollingsworth's radar when she broke into a jog at the start of the Marine Corps Marathon in 2012, but it sure was 3 hours and 36 minutes later. The 47-year-old hadn't expected to cross the finish...
  • Man found dead in car in Crofton Monday morning

    Man found dead in car in Crofton Monday morning
    Anne Arundel County police said there are no signs of foul play after a man was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound inside a vehicle in Crofton Monday morning. Police were called at 6:27 a.m. to the area near Conway Road and Professional...
  • Anne Arundel County health brief

    Heart health February is American Heart month. The Anne Arundel Department of Health offers kits and fact sheets about heart disease, its risk factors and prevention on the website learntolivehealthy.org. Flu shots The Department of Health is...
  • Bill for elected school board in Anne Arundel fails

    Bill for elected school board in Anne Arundel fails
    Efforts to create an elected school board for Anne Arundel County are likely dead for 2014. Anne Arundel's state senators have voted 3-2 to kill Senate Bill 0148, which would have created a school board with five elected members and four appointed...
  • Cummings joins call for minimum wage hike

    Cummings joins call for minimum wage hike
    Rep. Elijah E. Cummings urged state lawmakers Monday to raise Maryland's minimum wage to $10.10, arguing that lower wages will continue to strain government programs that help the poor. The Baltimore Democrat added his voice to a chorus of Democratic...
  • Development sprouts around first Johns Hopkins home

    Development sprouts around first Johns Hopkins home
    The Crofton birthplace of Johns Hopkins, which once anchored hundreds of acres of farmland in Anne Arundel County, soon may see its territory shrink once more. A developer has proposed building an assisted-living center on the 10.5-acre lot next door to...