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  • Robert Dwight

    Robert Dwight
    Robert Lenox Dwight, a retired engineer who founded the National Electronics Museum and was active in the Assateague Coastal Trust and the Cylburn Arboretum, died of pneumonia March 22 at Baywoods of Annapolis. He was 91 and had lived on Gibson Island....
  • Md.'s marijuana laws leave unanswered questions

    Md.'s marijuana laws leave unanswered questions
    Now that the state's medical marijuana program has been revived, officials say it will take about 15 months for the first patients to buy the drug legally in Maryland. Shannon Moore hopes her twin sons survive. Her 3-year-olds, Nicolas and Byron,...
  • Is vocational education still a possibility for Maryland? [Letter]

    Is vocational education still a possibility for Maryland? [Letter]
    Over the years Baltimore County has done away with vocational education in all but a few schools ("The day after graduation," April 7). Students are forced to prepare for college even though most will not go, or they do go on to college and can't make...
  • Hillcrest Elementary holds first family night for ESOL students

    Hillcrest Elementary holds first family night for ESOL students
    For Maribel Mendez, who came to the U.S. from Mexico 20 years ago, communicating with English speakers has been a challenge. Mendez and her husband, Alejandro, lived in a Hispanic community in Chicago where they were able to communicate with others in...
  • Equality Maryland endorses Frosh for attorney general

    Equality Maryland endorses Frosh for attorney general
    Equality Maryland has endorsed Sen. Brian Frosh, a Montgomery County Democrat, for attorney general, calling him a "firm ally" of the state's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. "He has the maturity, experience and commitment to be an...
  • City financial disclosure forms now posted online

    City financial disclosure forms now posted online
    For the first time, financial disclosure forms for nearly 1,900 Baltimore government officials will be online for public inspection, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Monday. Individuals will be able to search online for loans, family income...
  • Hereford parents petition school board about schedule change

    Hereford parents petition school board about schedule change
    Hereford High School parents aren't giving up on their quest to keep their school's current schedule, and they filed a legal petition Monday with the Baltimore County school board. The parents, who have mounted months of protests, say Superintendent...
  • Traffic: Accident closes West Joppa Road in Towson

    Traffic: Accident closes West Joppa Road in Towson
    A section of West Joppa Road in Towson is closed Monday morning following a single-vehicle accident. Baltimore County Police said the road is shut down between Bellona Avenue and Acorn Hill Lane. Earlier in the morning, state and local transportation...
  • Annapolis mom was at heart of medical marijuana reform

    Annapolis mom was at heart of medical marijuana reform
    Expanding Maryland's fledgling law on medical marijuana proved to be one of the key issues of the just-completed General Assembly session, and an Annapolis mother proved to be a key player in the reform bill that passed the House and Senate. In the...
  • Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Bay Bridge Boat Show Sunday, April 13: The show at the Bay Bridge Marina at 357 Pier 1 Road in Stevensville will feature boats, equipment, electronics, clothing and accessories. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 13. Admission is $12; children 12 and...
  • Good leaders have good mentors [Commentary]

    Good leaders have good mentors [Commentary]
    Women helping other women at work — fact or fiction? When it comes to mentoring, there are those who claim women do less of it than men — on purpose. That women view other women strictly as competitors. That we are more likely to undermine...
  • Protesters rally to call attention to Balto. Co. animal shelter

    Protesters rally to call attention to Balto. Co. animal shelter
    More than 100 people gathered in the rain Monday evening outside the historic courthouse in Towson calling for improvements at the Baltimore County animal shelter. With signs that read "We demand change" and "Reform BCAS," members of Reform Baltimore...