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  • Corruption at city jail is a symptom of America's moral collapse

    Corruption at city jail is a symptom of America's moral collapse
    Apparently Tavon White, the leader of the Black Guerrilla Family prison gang at the Baltimore City Detention Center, has been running the prison for some time ("Corruption alleged at jail," April 24). To connect the dots between violent crime, simply...
  • LaFerla to try again in First Congressional District

    LaFerla to try again in First Congressional District
    Chestertown physician John LaFerla, who waged a write-in campaign for the First Congressional District last fall after the withdrawal of Democratic primary winner Wendy Rosen, is planning another run for the seat. LaFerla said he would file papers in...
  • Washington College eager to overcome slow starts

    Washington College eager to overcome slow starts
    At 10-1 and ranked No. 10 in the most recent United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association poll, Washington College is enjoying one of its more successful campaigns in recent history. But the team is thriving despite a troubling pattern of slow...
  • Carson is right: Let's be civil

    Carson is right: Let's be civil
    The silver lining in this cloud of controversy regarding Johns Hopkins University and Dr. Benjamin Carson may be that Dr. Carson's eloquence concerning the debacle of political correctness will get our undivided attention ("Dr. Ben Carson steps down as...
  • Havre de Grace prepares for stream of visitors

    Havre de Grace prepares for stream of visitors
    Havre de Grace has played host to major events in the past, but with many taking place on the outskirts of town, municipal leaders have been challenged to find ways to bring visitors into the heart of the city. That won't be an issue in early May,...
  • Washington College not using last year as motivation for Saturday's tilt with Dickinson

    Washington College not using last year as motivation for Saturday's tilt with Dickinson
    Washington College’s remarkable turnaround last season absorbed a little bit of a blow when the team fell to Dickinson, 11-6, in the title game of the Centennial Conference tournament on May 6. It was the second-to-last game as the Shoremen lost...
  • Washington College mired in difficult week with Salisbury up next

    Washington College mired in difficult week with Salisbury up next
    Fighting for a berth in the Centennial Conference tournament, No. 12 Washington College could have used a week to dissect last Saturday’s 15-10 loss to No. 2 Dickinson and prepare for Saturday’s road contest against Gettysburg. Instead, the...
  • Salisbury not taking Washington College lightly heading into 'War on the Shore'

    Salisbury not taking Washington College lightly heading into 'War on the Shore'
    Reigning national champion Salisbury has won the past 11 meetings and 14 of the last 15 with Washington College. But as the two sides prepare for the latest installment of the “War on the Shore” series Wednesday night in Chestertown, Sea Gulls...
  • America lags on plain speech

    America lags on plain speech
    The Internet is changing how leaders talk. Leaders from Rome to Beijing and beyond are helping usher in a new era of plain speaking. But American leaders are lagging behind, stuck in old patterns of windy and obfuscatory speech. Around the globe, what's...
  • At 8-0, Washington College leery of looking ahead

    At 8-0, Washington College leery of looking ahead
    Twelve teams in Division III have yet to sustain a loss this season, and one of them is No. 4 Washington College. The Shoremen improved to 8-0 after Wednesday’s 11-10 win at Haverford, and coach Jeff Shirk doesn’t shy away from the hoopla...
  • Colin P. Hollingsworth, company executive

    Colin P. Hollingsworth, company executive
    Colin P. Hollingsworth, a retired bag company executive and World War II naval veteran, died Friday of respiratory failure at the Edenwald retirement community in Towson. He was 99. Mr. Hollingsworth was born and raised on a Church Hill farm that had...
  • Construction industry expects big boost from Annapolis spending measures

    Construction industry expects big boost from Annapolis spending measures
    For Maryland's building industry, the good times may be coming back. The construction sector, which has been in the tank for the better part of five years, is on the verge of receiving a sizable infusion of money from recent decisions in Annapolis....