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  • Senators reluctant to take up Internet gambling

    Key senators on the committee that handles casino-related matters rejected the notion of taking up the issue of Internet gambling during next week's special session, saying there isn't enough time to weigh the implications of a step that could, in effect,...
  • Tornado touches down over Patuxent in Calvert County

    A tornado was spotted over the Patuxent River in Calvert County on Tuesday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. The "waterspout," as tornadoes over water are known, was seen moving west over the river about 5:55 p.m. by law enforcement,...
  • Senate president declares impasse on pit bull bill

    The General Assembly deadlocked Tuesday night over legislation that would have overruled a widely criticized court decision labeling pit bulls as inherently dangerous, apparently killing the bill in this summer's special session. Senate PresidentThomas...
  • Louis Goldstein's lessons of leadership

    "How can a man who collects taxes," Gov. William Donald Schaefer asked at Louis L. Goldstein's 81sth birthday party in 1994, "be so popular?" That is perhaps the greatest achievement of this great Marylander, who was born 100 years ago, and who died 15...
  • One Republican calls it quits, another jumps in

    One Republican calls it quits, another jumps in
    A generational shift within the Maryland Republican Party picked up steam Tuesday as a veteran GOP senator called an end to her legislative career and a conservative favorite launched an audacious challenge to an incumbent Democratic congressman. State...
  • Maryland Historical Trust removes restriction on development of Crittenton property

    Maryland Historical Trust removes restriction on development of Crittenton property
    Opponents of a planned town house development on the grounds of the historic Crittenton House in Hampden drove two hours to Calvert County on June 6, hoping to convince the Maryland Historical Trust to keep in place an easement that prohibits new...
  • Restaurants are filling glasses with Maryland wine

    Maryland Wine Week is back. The 11-day celebration of the state's wine industry begins Friday and runs through June 24. Organized by the Maryland Wineries Association, the third annual promotional event has restaurants and wine shops throughout the state...
  • Calvert County student suspended for bringing toy gun on school bus

    Calvert County student suspended for bringing toy gun on school bus
    A Calvert County elementary school student was suspended last week for bringing a toy gun onto a school bus to show a friend, according to a lawyer representing his family. At a two-hour meeting Friday between officials, the boy, his parents and the...
  • Harford executive Craig to make gubernatorial announcement

    Harford executive Craig to make gubernatorial announcement
    Harford County Executive David Craig plans to formally announce his bid for Maryland governor this coming Monday, June 3. The initial announcement will happen at 9 a.m. at Craig's Congress Avenue home in Havre de Grace. Following the Havre de Grace...
  • Maryland Historical Trust to hold public hearing on Crittenton development

    Maryland Historical Trust to hold public hearing on Crittenton development
    The good news for critics of a plan to develop the old Crittenton Home for Girls in Hampden is that the Maryland Historical Trust will hold a pubic hearing June 6 on whether to modify an easement that prohibits new construction on the site. The bad news...
  • Two $1 million Powerball tickets drawn; prizes yet to be claimed

    Two $1 million Powerball tickets drawn; prizes yet to be claimed
    Two winning Powerball tickets — one from Baltimore City, one from Calvert County, and each with a second-tier prize of $1 million — were pulled from Wednesday night's drawing, said the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency on Thursday....
  • Senate votes to repeal death penalty

    Senate votes to repeal death penalty
    The Maryland Senate voted Wednesday to make Maryland the 18th state to abolish the death penalty, putting Gov. Martin O'Malley one step closer to a significant legislative victory. The 27-20 vote sent the bill to the House of Delegates, where repeal...