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  • Taneytown veterinarian named to Horse Industry Board

    Taneytown veterinarian named to Horse Industry Board
    Michael Odian was first drawn to horses at the age of 5, after a pony ride at a friend's birthday party. Fast forward 40 years and you'll find the well-known veterinarian raising horses at his Taneytown farm and traveling the region to care for show and...
  • In Howard, school officials and union take contract impasse to summer

    In Howard, school officials and union take contract impasse to summer
    Howard County's public schools are considered among the best in the country and its teacher salaries are near the top in Maryland, but such attributes haven't kept the system and its teachers' union from butting heads in a continuing contract dispute....
  • Resident unearths forgotten historic site in Catonsville

    Resident unearths forgotten historic site in Catonsville
    If Joe Gochar, president of the Hilltop/Maple Community Association hadn't been curious about the origins of a stone mill tucked away on a dirt path near his Catonsville community 13 years ago, the land forgotten for 90 years may have gone unnoticed for...
  • Messenger Male Athlete of the Year was three-sport standout

    Messenger Male Athlete of the Year was three-sport standout
    Recent Gilman senior Sam Wancowicz could attempt something few athletes accomplish: Playing two sports in college. Wancowicz has the talent to compete in both soccer and lacrosse at the Division I level, according to Gilman lacrosse coach Brooks Matthews....
  • O'Malley intervention could mean faster deal in Hopkins Hospital labor dispute

    O'Malley intervention could mean faster deal in Hopkins Hospital labor dispute
    Gov. Martin O'Malley's intervention in the wage fight between Johns Hopkins Hospital and its service workers reflects the lingering dispute's significance but also signals that it may be resolved soon. The hospital and members of the 1199 SEIU United...
  • U.S. retailers raise minimum wage ahead of schedule

    U.S. retailers raise minimum wage ahead of schedule
    Juggling the rising cost of textbooks, tuition, food and rent is a little more manageable now for rising University of Maryland, Baltimore County senior Keyerra Jeter, thanks to a June 1 raise in starting pay to $9 per hour for Gap Inc.'s 65,000...
  • Body found of swimmer who went missing in Patapsco State Park

    Body found of swimmer who went missing in Patapsco State Park
    The body of a swimmer who had gone missing at Patapsco State Valley Park on Friday was recovered on Saturday, officials said. Baltimore County Fire Lt. Paul Massarelli said the man was last seen at about 3 p.m. while swimming near the dam. Family members...
  • U.S. considering new Md. sites for immigrant children

    U.S. considering new Md. sites for immigrant children
    Days after the federal government abandoned plans to house immigrant children in a Baltimore office building, the Obama administration has begun to explore other sites in Maryland, including one in Prince George's County, documents obtained by The...
  • Observations of District 12 race by UMBC political science professor

    Observations of District 12 race by UMBC political science professor
    With the last day of early voting on Thursday,  voters have plenty of candidates to choose from in the crowded District 12 race for state delegate. With 10 Democratic candidates vying for three open seats vacated by longtime legislators Dels. Steven...
  • Cardin accuses critics of intimidating volunteer, violating reporting rules

    Cardin accuses critics of intimidating volunteer, violating reporting rules
    Del. Jon S. Cardin, a candidate for attorney general, has accused two Baltimore lawmakers of intimidating a campaign volunteer and an anti-Cardin committee of violating campaign finance rules. In a letter to State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt over the...
  • New Catonsville Elementary School to be completed August 2016

    New Catonsville Elementary School to be completed August 2016
    As part of a plan to alleviate overcrowding in southwestern Baltimore County public schools, Catonsville Elementary School will move from its current location on Frederick Road to the Bloomsbury Community Center on Bloomsbury Avenue. Earlier this month,...
  • Family friendly 'Children of Eden' features cast of 64 actors, readers

    Family friendly 'Children of Eden' features cast of 64 actors, readers
    The Youth Theatre of Northern Baltimore County is celebrating its 10th anniversary by putting on a musical featuring songs and lyrics written by Stephen Schwartz, composer for Broadway hits "Godspell" and "Wicked." Some 64 kids ranging in age from 3...