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  • The Red Line numbers don't add up [Commentary]

    The Red Line numbers don't add up [Commentary]
    In a recent letter to Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Jim Smith, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz correctly stated that "… there was always a clear understanding that [the Red Line] would be a state and federally funded...
  • Board gives preliminary approval for Carroll's first charter school

    Board gives preliminary approval for Carroll's first charter school
    A public charter school is well on its way to becoming a reality in Carroll County. After having its first charter school application rejected by the Carroll County Board of Education last year, Sustainable Futures Inc. reworked the application and...
  • Residential development in Harford will never be what it once was [Editorial]

    Residential development in Harford will never be what it once was [Editorial]
    The late Louis L. Goldstein, longtime comptroller of Maryland, was often heard to advise people to invest in land, as he put it, "because the Good Lord isn't making any more of it." The observation is one that is relevant to the state of the home-...
  • Regarding Harford's garbage collection policies [Editorial]

    Regarding Harford's garbage collection policies [Editorial]
    The state of affairs with regard to garbage collection and disposal in Harford County is one very much in need of organization, or we could find ourselves dealing with an unsavory situation. In Maryland, there have been two primary approaches to dealing...
  • Springfield Estate has 19th-century character for 21st-century living

    Springfield Estate has 19th-century character for 21st-century living
    It is not often that a piece of Maryland architectural history goes on the market, which is one of myriad reasons that the Springfield Estate (also known as Peerce's Plantation) in northern Baltimore County is such a treasure. At a selling price of $1....
  • Children, elderly pay price for gamblers' neglect

    Children, elderly pay price for gamblers' neglect
    By the time police arrived at the Maryland Live casino parking garage, Mary McGinnis had been sitting in the passenger seat of the red Ford pickup truck for about five hours, waiting as her son played blackjack inside. The 98-year-old woman, who uses...
  • Home building struggles, some worry, for some time to come

    Home building struggles, some worry, for some time to come
    Construction of new homes is lagging around the country, and Maryland is no exception. Permits for new homes, which the U.S. Census Bureau tracks as a barometer of the home-building industry, fell 8 percent in Maryland in the first six months of this...
  • Russell J. White, trial attorney

    Russell J. White, trial attorney
    Russell J. White, a retired trial attorney who won an acquittal in a nationally watched case in 1980 in which his client was accused of shooting boys throwing snowballs at his house, died of complications from dementia Wednesday at the Heart Home in...
  • Harford government buys fuel in bulk, pays average $3.20 per gallon

    Harford government buys fuel in bulk, pays average $3.20 per gallon
    Harford County residents would love to pay at the pump the price the county government agreed this week to pay for gas: $3.20 a gallon. The county government also approved doing what many residential customers already have done: phase out their land...
  • Harford mosque opens doors to community for Ramadan iftar

    Harford mosque opens doors to community for Ramadan iftar
    Harford County residents and leaders had an opportunity Saturday to meet members of the local Muslim community and learn more about Muslim culture and traditions during the holy month of Ramadan, a critical event as the military continues its fight...
  • Overnight storms downed trees in Carroll, Baltimore counties

    Overnight storms downed trees in Carroll, Baltimore counties
    Though overnight storms weren't as severe as forecasters had feared, they still downed trees and brought large hail to some areas north of Baltimore. Meteorologists had cautioned of risks of isolated tornadoes across the mid-Atlantic Sunday evening, but...
  • Design for Catonsville Elementary School released

    Design for Catonsville Elementary School released
    A schematic design for the new Catonsville Elementary School to be built at 106 Bloomsbury Ave. was released by Baltimore County Public Schools last week. The design, created by Rubeling & Associates, a Towson architecture and interior design firm,...