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  • Capitals sign Orpik, Niskanen and Peters

    Capitals sign Orpik, Niskanen and Peters
    Et cetera Capitals sign Orpik, Niskanen and Peters On the first day of free agency, the Washington Capitals signed defensemen Brooks Orpik and Matt Niskanen and goaltender Justin Peters. Orpik received a five-year, $27.5 million deal. Orpik is the...
  • Pumping up gas prices [Editorial]

    Pumping up gas prices  [Editorial]
    The Fourth of July weekend is traditionally one of the busiest travel times of the year, and it's a safe bet that a lot of Marylanders will hit the roads to Ocean City and beyond. As often happens when mid-summer vacations beckon, gas prices are up and...
  • Laurel Police report two armed robberies [Crime log]

    Laurel police report felonies, arrests and property crimes. Anne Arundel County police report major crimes. Prince George's County police report major crimes and property crimes. Howard County police report major crimes, break-ins and car thefts. City...
  • Sue Ward, first secretary of Md. Dept. of Aging

    Sue Ward, first secretary of Md. Dept. of Aging
    Sue Fryer Ward, the first secretary of Maryland's Department of Aging and a lifelong advocate for elders' rights, died June 22 of complications from a stroke at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The Upper Marlboro resident was 78. "Her true love was...
  • About half of Horseshoe Casino job offers go to city residents

    About half of Horseshoe Casino job offers go to city residents
    Horseshoe Casino Baltimore's general manager said Tuesday that joint efforts by his company and the city government to recruit local employees for the new gambling center near downtown have paid off, as Baltimore residents have received about half of...
  • Fifth graders celebrate milestone with joy and tears [West Laurel]

    This is the time of year for graduations and promotions of all sorts. Bond Mill Elementary celebrated their fifth-grade students going on to middle school. Justin FitzGerald, principal extraordinaire, opened the ceremony with nostalgia and humor. Drew...
  • Francis Gignac was supportive friend of our community [South Laurel/Montpelier]

    Thank you for all the support during my illness the last several months. It's good to be back in touch with the community. There is one piece of sad news. The Rev. Francis Gignac, a good friend of the community, passed away June 4 at a Jesuit...
  • National Guard commander leads from experience

    National Guard commander leads from experience
    The public service video produced by the Maryland National Guard on sexual assault begins like others. There's footage of troops training in the field. A narrator warns of predators within the ranks. A succession of leaders discusses the impact of...
  • 'Subminimum wage' for disabled workers called exploitative

    'Subminimum wage' for disabled workers called exploitative
    At a noisy warehouse off Veterans Highway in Millersville, a young woman concentrates as she pokes black shoelaces into cardboard packaging. In another room, workers slowly count tiny bottles of hair products, placing them in plastic bags that will end up...
  • Primary voter turnout in Harford below 25 percent; a few races remain close

    Primary voter turnout in Harford below 25 percent; a few races remain close
    Harford County joined the rest of the state in having one of the most dismal voter turnouts in recent memory, with fewer than a quarter of the area's registered voters making it to the polls for Tuesday's primary election. Harford's election board...
  • Brown, Hogan win primaries for Maryland governor

    Brown, Hogan win primaries for Maryland governor
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown claimed victory in the Democratic nomination for governor Tuesday after early returns suggested a landslide win. "It's about where we're going. It's about what next," Brown said in a victory speech as he led with three times as...
  • Few voters or surprises in primary election

    Few voters or surprises in primary election
    Turnout was low for Tuesday's primary election at polling places in Laurel, as expected. With so few contested races, and what experts say is the usual apathy found in a nonpresidential election cycle, the turnout wasn't a surprise. Among incumbents...