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  • Porous pavement gets another tryout in Maryland

    Porous pavement gets another tryout in Maryland
    The concrete oozed rather than poured out of the mixer truck, almost as if reluctant to cover the ground — partly because it won't, entirely. Laborers shoveled pebbly gobs around to form a new sidewalk at a park-and-ride lot in Waysons Corner, one...
  • Weekend waterman from Parkville becomes crab maestro

    Weekend waterman from Parkville becomes crab maestro
    Tony Conrad started out working in an office on weekdays and crabbing on the weekend to make extra money. Now, he operates four outlets for crabs, including Conrad's seafood market on Joppa Road in Parkville and the new restaurant Conrad's in Perry...
  • More lanes ahead for Reisterstown Rd., I-795

    More lanes ahead for Reisterstown Rd., I-795
    Two long-awaited road improvements are coming to Owings Mills. One project is at I-795 (Northwest Expressway) and Dolfield Road; the second is at the bottleneck along Route 140 (Reisterstown Road) and Painters Mill Road. "The projects are based on...
  • Student scores have largest one-year drop since MSAs began

    Student scores have largest one-year drop since MSAs began
    Student test scores had the largest one-year drop since the Maryland School Assessments began a decade ago — an outcome that many had predicted after officials changed what teachers taught in the classroom but not the annual test. The state...
  • Group home for disabled children struggled to provide adequate care

    Group home for disabled children struggled to provide adequate care
    The recent death of a 10-year-old disabled foster child at an Anne Arundel County group home was just the latest in a series of problems at LifeLine, the state contractor that has been paid millions in taxpayer funds to care for "medically fragile"...
  • Arbutus parade a celebration of sound and sights in red, white and blue

    The threat of rain that hovered over the area in the morning had dissipated by the time the annual Fourth of July Parade through Arbutus was to begin Friday. "This was the best," said Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, one of many politicians in...
  • Storms bring hail, wind damage, flooding; BSO cancels concert

    Storms bring hail, wind damage, flooding; BSO cancels concert
    Storms brought damaging winds, large hail and flooding across the state Thursday afternoon, with more possible later in the evening as a cold front approaches. Wind damaged a building on Route 1 in College Park, and hail an inch in diameter was reported...
  • 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....
  • Marylanders: Vote Republican this November [Letter]

    Marylanders: Vote Republican this November [Letter]
    It is after the primary election, now we need to prepare for the general election. Only 20 percent of registered voters exercised their freedom to vote. Statewide, Democratic voters outnumber Republicans 2-to-1; in Baltimore City, the ratio is 9-to-1....
  • Peter Winkenwerder, farmer

    Peter Winkenwerder, farmer
    Peter Winkenwerder, a retired financial consultant and Baltimore County farmer, was killed June 6 in an automobile accident on Greenspring Avenue in Owings Mills. He was 73. Mr. Winkenwerder was taken to Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, said...
  • 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...