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  • Police blow up reservoir in fruitless search for murder victim

    An article in the July 25, 1914 edition of The Argus search for a rumored body To clear up the fear of several persons that a murder had been committed on the banks of the reservoir of the Baltimore County Water Works, at Avalon, policemen Tuesday, under...
  • Standing up for children [Editorial]

    Standing up for children  [Editorial]
    Another proposal to house undocumented children in Maryland and another shameful response. This time it wasn't rural Carroll County blasting the prospect of "illeagles" living outside Westminster, but a Baltimore County councilman decrying the potential...
  • Man hit by piece of steel at Sparrows Point

    Man hit by piece of steel at Sparrows Point
    A man was seriously injured after he was hit by a piece of steel at Sparrows Point on Friday, Baltimore County police said. The man was flown to Maryland Shock Trauma by state police helicopter after fire and EMS personnel were called to 1430 Sparrows...
  • Frustration grows with county government officials over fallen tree

    Frustration grows with county government officials over fallen tree
    When a large tree crashed into Kathryn Reich's backyard in late April during a storm, the Longview Drive resident never expected it would take more than three months to get it removed. Last week, six of Reich's neighbors gathered to rally around her...
  • Summer jobs prepare the next generation [Commentary]

    Summer jobs prepare the next generation [Commentary]
    I landed my first summer job when I was 16. The qualifications were straightforward — possess strong decision-making skills, the ability to negotiate and compromise with colleagues, and the strength to maintain a calm demeanor in the face of...
  • Red Line roadblock [Editorial]

    Red Line roadblock  [Editorial]
    Last month, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz wrote a letter to Maryland Transportation Secretary James T. Smith Jr. indicating his displeasure with certain aspects of the proposed Red Line light rail project. He doesn't want the county to...
  • Maryland needs cleaner air [Letter]

    Maryland needs cleaner air [Letter]
    When I viewed "Coal Country," a film by Mari-Lynn Evans and Phylis Geller at the Enoch Pratt Free Library in downtown Baltimore, I knew I would be a part of an effort to change the way Baltimore breathes. That evening, I shared that my tonsils and...
  • Stake in Sparrows Point could be sold to local group

    Stake in Sparrows Point could be sold to local group
    The owner of the closed Sparrows Point steel mill is working on selling a "significant percentage" of its stake in the property to local buyers, raising hopes for its eventual redevelopment. An attorney disclosed the potential sale this week in a court...
  • Businesses howl over new rules on game machines

    Businesses howl over new rules on game machines
    Jerry Greenspan has been running the Fun City arcade in Ocean City for 40 years, long enough to see children who played games there grow up and bring their children to continue the summer boardwalk tradition. Now he wonders how long it can go on. "We...
  • Kamenetz challenges county contribution to Red Line funding

    Kamenetz challenges county contribution to Red Line funding
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz is balking at the price of the Red Line transit project, telling state officials the county will contribute about half the funding it is being asked for — and only if certain conditions are met. Kamenetz...
  • Maryland's storm-water pollution efforts faulted

    Maryland's storm-water pollution efforts faulted
    Environmental groups have gone to court in an attempt to force state regulators to strengthen orders given to Baltimore City and three of Maryland's largest counties to curtail their storm-water pollution. A hearing was scheduled in Prince George's...
  • Harris opposes Carroll County immigrant shelter

    Harris opposes Carroll County immigrant shelter
    WASHINGTON -- Rep. Andy Harris, the state's sole Republican in Congress, vowed Friday to use his position on the House Appropriations Committee to block any effort by the federal government to set up a shelter for immigrant children in Carroll County....