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  • Towson precinct to undergo fourth command change in 26 months

    Towson precinct to undergo fourth command change in 26 months
    The Towson police precinct will have its fourth commander in 26 months when a series of command reassignments moves Capt. Richard Howard from the Towson precinct, effective April 1. Baltimore County Police announced the new assignments Monday morning,...
  • Friends of Towson Library book sale offers thousands of titles

    Friends of Towson Library book sale offers thousands of titles
    While scouring tables for tome treasures during the annual Friends of Towson Library book sale April 10 to 13, buyers can hunt for something else of value this year: dragon eggs. Each egg entitles the finder to a free or discounted book. The eggs are...
  • Maryland shed 600 jobs in February, Labor Department says

    Maryland shed 600 jobs in February, Labor Department says
    Maryland lost 600 jobs in February but also saw its overall unemployment rate dip to 5.7 percent, in part thanks to a revision of much steeper losses reported in January, according to new estimates from the U.S. Department of Labor. February's...
  • Group plans rally to spotlight issues with Balto. Co. animal shelter

    Group plans rally to spotlight issues with Balto. Co. animal shelter
    A animal advocacy group is planning a rally today to highlight what members say are inadequate operations at the Baltimore County animal shelter. Organizers of the group, Reform Baltimore County Animal Services, say they will host the rally at 5:30 p.m....
  • 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...
  • Gayle Hafner, lawyer and disabilities advocate

    Gayle Hafner, lawyer and disabilities advocate
    Gayle Hafner, a senior staff attorney of the Maryland Disability Law Center and a co-founder of Medicaid Matters Maryland who was an outspoken advocate for those with disabilities, died March 22 of a heart attack during an operation at the University of...
  • Pet+ER of Towson gives matching gift to March for the Animals

    Pet+ER of Towson gives matching gift to March for the Animals
    The Maryland SPCA’s 19th annual March for the Animals, scheduled for April 27, received a kickstart in the form of a challenge gift of $5,000 from Pet+ER of Towson. For every online donation of $40 or more received through April 10, Pet+ER will...
  • $37 million settlement deal reached in Midei stent case

    $37 million settlement deal reached in Midei stent case
    The former owner of St. Joseph Medical Center has agreed to pay up to $37 million to resolve allegations that cardiologist Mark G. Midei put hundreds of patients through unnecessary heart stent procedures, according to court documents. As many as 273...
  • Lige Lightning team to take part in MS Walk Towson

    Lige Lightning team to take part in MS Walk Towson
    Tricia Lige remembers the first thought she had in 2005 when she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis: "I'm going to end up in a wheelchair for the rest of my life." Now, nine years later, the Knettishall resident will be walking with her entire family...
  • Opponents of Harford retirement community plan pack review hearing, seek changes

    Opponents of Harford retirement community plan pack review hearing, seek changes
    Residents of communities surrounding a Bel Air area farm slated for a housing development and large retirement community pleaded with Harford County and state officials Wednesday to push the developers to reduce the project's scale or stop it completely....
  • Firefighters called to small fire at county detention center

    Firefighters called to small fire at county detention center
    A dryer caught fire at the laundry room of the Baltimore County Detention Center Friday afternoon, Baltimore County police said. No injuries were reported at the Kenilworth Drive facility in Towson where firefighters were called shortly after 3 p.m....
  • Not one bill from legislators addresses drug treatment [Letter]

    The Maryland Legislature is forgetting one key element in its efforts to fight drug abuse in the state: increased treatment. Over the past nearly 90-day session in Annapolis, the legislature introduced and debated bills on legalizing marijuana,...