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  • Police Blotter

    Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Warren Whitney Perger, 48, of the 200 block of Bush Chapel Road, was arrested Wednesday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with disorderly conduct. A...
  • Crabs plentiful for now, though still pricey

    Crabs plentiful for now, though still pricey
    Crabs are plentiful so far this year in Maryland, but that doesn't mean there'll be enough to go around on Independence Day weekend, when nearly every patriotic Marylander, it seems, dreams of feasting on the state's official crustacean. Nor will they...
  • Federal help for restoring Patapsco pledged

    Obama administration officials converged Friday on Baltimore to announce a new initiative to clean up and redevelop blighted urban watersheds — with the ailing Patapsco River one of seven waterways chosen nationwide to test a partnership between...
  • Calvert Ross Bregel Sr., trial lawyer, dies

    Calvert Ross Bregel Sr., trial lawyer, dies
    Calvert Ross Bregel Sr., a renowned trial lawyer and lifelong outdoorsman, died June 19 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at the Presbyterian Home of Maryland in Towson. The Glen Arm resident was 84. The son of an attorney and a homemaker, Mr....
  • Steps must be taken to protect striped bass

    Steps must be taken to protect striped bass
    It shouldn't come as a surprise, I suppose, that the striped bass season began Saturday with uneasy folks focused on the intensity and direction of the wind. Concerns about our own health and well-being on the water aren't much different than the worries...
  • Upper Chesapeake Bay sees low salinity levels

    The near-record amount of runoff that coursed down the Susquehanna River and into the Chesapeake Bay last spring has created the lowest salinity levels seen in the upper bay since 1985, when water monitoring stations were established. Gauges at the...
  • James K. Donahue, CEO of Industrial Shows, dies

    James K. Donahue, CEO of Industrial Shows, dies
    James Keefe Donahue, former president and CEO of Industrial Shows of America Inc. who also was producer of the International Auto Show and Chesapeake Bay Boat Show, died June 23 of heart failure at Good Samaritan Hospital. The Lutherville resident was...
  • We can't drill our way out of high gas prices

    We can't drill our way out of high gas prices
    Prices at the pump are rising, and Americans are none too happy about it. Small wonder that President Obama's approval ratings have fallen like a sack of hammers in recent weeks: Nothing annoys voters quite like a $75 fill-up at their local service...
  • No time like now to remove Conowingo Dam silt

    No time like now to remove Conowingo Dam silt
    Last week when Herbert Sachs, Maryland's representative on the Susquehanna River Basin Commission, said the problem of silt build-up behind Conowingo Dam had been discussed for years, but nothing had been done about it, he was spot on. The inaction...
  • Maryland's most royal sites

    Maryland's most royal sites
    When the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit the United States as part of their forthcoming North American tour, no doubt their host city of Los Angeles will provide plenty of pomp and circumstance. Yet Marylanders could show Will and Kate a jolly good...
  • Builders group sues EPA over Bay cleanup plan

    A national home builders' group has gone to court to block the Environmental Protection Agency's plan for cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay. The lawsuit filed Monday by the National Association of Home Builders in U.S. District Court in Scranton, Pa.,...
  • Carroll commissioners need to look to the county's future, not focus on the past

    My gripe with the current Carroll County commissioners is their rejection of "smart growth" policies ("Carroll commissioners break with past on growth, housing, transit," June 23). There has been important support for smart growth in the county. The...