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  • Balto. Co. police should not have contacted Dundalk activists, chief says

    Balto. Co. police should not have contacted Dundalk activists, chief says
    Baltimore County Police Chief Jim Johnson says officers in his department should not have asked to meet with two Dundalk activists after they testified at a County Council work session in Towson this month. The Dundalk residents — a community...
  • AAA shifting retail focus in Maryland to include auto repair shops

    AAA shifting retail focus in Maryland to include auto repair shops
    Driver advocacy organization AAA Mid-Atlantic, known for its roadside assistance and insurance and travel services, is moving headlong into a new market in Maryland: automotive repair and maintenance. "It's a major retooling of our retail structure,"...
  • Marks to introduce PUD for Towson Mews

    Marks to introduce PUD for Towson Mews
    Towson Mews, a development of 35 townhouses, will move a step closer to construction when Councilman David Marks, whose 5th District includes downtown Towson, introduces the planned unit development resolution at the Aug. 4 Baltimore County Council...
  • Maryland adds 7,700 jobs in June, but jobless rate rises

    Maryland adds 7,700 jobs in June, but jobless rate rises
    Summer's arrival brought Maryland a slight uptick in unemployment despite a larger-than-normal employment bump in June, but it also contributed to significantly more job losses in May than previously thought, state labor officials said Friday. Maryland...
  • Baltimore County statistics show crime decreased in 2013

    Baltimore County statistics show crime decreased in 2013
    Baltimore County police reported overall declines in crime in 2013, but the area that includes Towson saw increases, according to statistics released Friday. Total crime, as well as violent crime, fell more than 5 percent against previous five-year...
  • Women's golf legend Carol Mann happy for 'homecoming' at International Crown

    Women's golf legend Carol Mann happy for 'homecoming' at International Crown
    Some athletes take to a sport after watching a memorable performance. Others simply are born to play it. Hall of Fame golfer Carol Mann's career path was set when she couldn't see her head in a mirror made for young ballerinas to study their movements....
  • Terrance West signs $2.796 million rookie deal with Cleveland Browns

    Terrance West signs $2.796 million rookie deal with Cleveland Browns
    Former Towson star running back Terrance West has signed his first NFL contract. The Cleveland Browns' rookie third-round draft pick's four-year deal is worth approximately $2.796 million and includes a $527,400 signing bonus, according to a source....
  • The politicians' pawns [Commentary]

    The politicians' pawns [Commentary]
    Baltimore County officials co-opted the media coverage of a man's invasion of the WMAR-TV studios in Towson last week — the latest in a string of news events in which politicians were given center stage for no apparent reason. Baltimore County...
  • Feds seize massage parlor allegedly used as brothel

    Feds seize massage parlor allegedly used as brothel
    A Towson woman will forfeit a building on Joppa Road where police say she ran a house of prostitution, but a deal struck with federal prosecutors allows her to keep five other properties in Baltimore. Di Zhang, 43, will also pay $325,000 as part of a...
  • Art teacher leaves legacy of artists after 21 years at Carver

    Art teacher leaves legacy of artists after 21 years at Carver
    In a way, Joe Giordano could be considered a visionary. In 1993, when George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology opened, Giordano was hired to start the department of visual arts. His method of teaching art to high school students was...
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  • Dirty money in Baltimore County politics [Letter]

    Dirty money in Baltimore County politics [Letter]
    I am deeply troubled by the hate mail from Connie DeJuliis that comes to my home every day. For years, Sen. Jim Brochin has come to the yearly neighborhood meetings in my community to tell about his accomplishments after each legislative session, and he...