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  • Gambrills farmers face critics of their switch from organic practices

    Gambrills farmers face critics of their switch from organic practices
    After spending more than two hours last week listening to critics, farmer Edwin Fry said he's open to suggestions of how he might be able to keep the former Navy Academy dairy farm in Gambrills an organic operation. Fry, who leases the land for his...
  • Odenton house fire causes estimated $250K in damages

    Odenton house fire causes estimated $250K in damages
    Anne Arundel County firefighters responded to a blaze Tuesday morning in Odenton that caused an estimated $250,000 in damage. According to the fire department, around 7:15 a.m., calls were received reporting a house fire in the 1300 block of Meyers...
  • Perils of publicly financed campaigns [Letter]

    Perils of publicly financed campaigns [Letter]
    Regarding your editorial on campaign financing, in what way is a checked box on a tax return not a "taxpayer-financed" campaign ("Campaign reform in action," Feb. 4)? One can make an argument for limiting citizens' ability to participate in the...
  • 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. Tobacco-free kids week February 9 to 15, kids...
  • Mandating union dues is unfair [Letter]

    Mandating union dues is unfair [Letter]
    Thank you for the thoughtful editorial on the Supreme Court case of Harris v. Quinn ("Paying one's dues," Jan. 23). While it may seem reasonable to force people to pay union dues in order to engage in commerce, it might be more reasonable to consider...
  • Historical detectives invited to Odenton Heritage Society on Jan. 5

    Historical detectives invited to Odenton Heritage Society on Jan. 5
    The Odenton Heritage Society is hosting a History Detective Day Sunday, Jan. 5, at the society building at 1367 Odenton Road. Visitors are invited to bring historical documents, family Bible or photograph to copy, or an object to donate. Local historians...
  • Earl Collins, Baltimore County police officer

    Earl Collins, Baltimore County police officer
    Earl Collins, a retired Baltimore County police officer and World War II veteran, died at Maryland Shock Trauma Center on Dec. 31 after suffering a fall at his Millersville home. He was 89. Born in Baltimore and raised on Old Frederick Road in...
  • West Friendship Elementary aims to be word perfect [West Friendship]

    West Friendship Elementary fourth and fifth graders are practicing their vocabulary lists. The students are participating in the Scripps National Spelling Bee competition at 9:30 a.m. on Jan. 16 during the first round of the famed competition. West...
  • Police: Four men assaulted, robbed victim living in Odenton shed

    Police: Four men assaulted, robbed victim living in Odenton shed
    Anne Arundel County police say they've arrested a 22-year-old man and are searching for three others after they assaulted and robbed a man who lives in an Odenton shed. At about 1:40 a.m. today, officers were patrolling in the 1500 block of Annapolis...
  • Warming centers, emergency shelters set up in Anne Arundel

    Warming centers, emergency shelters set up in Anne Arundel
    With temperatures forecast to drop dangerously low Monday night and Tuesday, Anne Arundel County officials are setting up warming centers and emergency shelters. The county's four police stations will open at 6 p.m. Monday for anyone who needs a warm...
  • Lowery says school districts need autonomy on start of school year

    Lowery says school districts need autonomy on start of school year
    Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Lillian Lowery said Tuesday that school districts across the state should be allowed to determine for themselves when to start classes after summer break, whether it's before or after Labor Day. Lowery said...
  • For Odenton barber, shave and a haircut is a way to share self-esteem

    For Odenton barber, shave and a haircut is a way to share self-esteem
    Robert Cradle had achieved his goal of owning a successful barbershop with an Odenton establishment that employed seven full-time workers and served a steady stream of customers coming in for that just-right haircut. But even as he made his business...