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Prince George's County

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  • Whiting-Turner chosen for National Harbor project

    Whiting-Turner chosen for National Harbor project
    Baltimore-based Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. has been chosen as general contractor to build Maryland's sixth casino at National Harbor, a nearly $1 billion project on the Potomac River expected to get under way in weeks and be completed in about two...
  • More than 46,500 ballots cast in first three days of early voting in Maryland

    More than 46,500 ballots cast in first three days of early voting in Maryland
    More than 46,500 ballots were cast in the first three days of early voting in the Maryland gubernatorial primary, according to the State Board of Elections. The bulk of those came in the first two days, on Thursday and Friday, when 20,382 ballots and 17,...
  • 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...
  • Voting slow in Harford's Route 40 corridor on primary day

    Voting slow in Harford's Route 40 corridor on primary day
    A slow but steady trickle of Route 40-area voters hit the polls Tuesday morning in Harford County to cast their ballots for what many are calling a less-than-eventful primary election. Some of the more popular polling sites, like Aberdeen High School...
  • Some incumbents trailing in high-profile General Assembly races

    Some incumbents trailing in high-profile General Assembly races
    At least six General Assembly incumbents were trailing opponents after early primary returns Tuesday evening — but many incumbents were turning back tough challenges. With early results reported from polls across the state, state Sen. James...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Arundel officials charge Bowie man in theater 'bottle bomb' incident

    Arundel officials charge Bowie man in theater 'bottle bomb' incident
    Anne Arundel County Fire Department investigators say they have placed criminal charges related to an Arundel movie theater "bottle bombing" incident in March against a man being held in Prince George's County on similar charges in a Largo incident....
  • Once a Laurel landmark, sanitarium now forgotten

    Once a Laurel landmark, sanitarium now forgotten
    Much of the information on the Internet about the long-gone Laurel Sanitarium is riddled with errors and repeats old rumors and myths. The truth about this legendary Laurel landmark is quite a story. Sanitariums were common across the country from the...
  • LASOS blossoms in helping non-English speakers in Harford

    LASOS blossoms in helping non-English speakers in Harford
    It all began when Spanish teacher Melynda Velez noticed some Hispanic students were falling behind in their studies in the local schools. "I was going and translating for Harford County Public Schools and while I was doing it, I was noticing all these...