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Washington County (Maryland)

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  • Maryland environmental enforcement actions: Naughty Businesses of the Week

    The Maryland Department of the Environment has announced enforcement actions for the following businesses: Land Pollution LEAD: MDE’s Lead Poisoning Prevention Program enforces mandatory requirements to reduce lead paint risk in rental...
  • In-state tuition opponents confident of referendum

    In-state tuition opponents confident of referendum
    Opponents of a new law to extend in-state tuition discounts to illegal immigrants delivered nearly 75,000 more signatures to the state Thursday, a number they believe is more than enough to keep the measure off the books until voters have their say....
  • Sports notices for the Towson area

    Send sports notices a minimum of two weeks before the requested publication date to Patuxent Publishing/TT Sports Notices, 501 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, MD 21278; email tworgo@patuxent.com. Include date, time, location, contact information and...
  • James Edgar Byron Sr., businessman, dies

    James Edgar Byron Sr., businessman, dies
    James Edgar "Jamie" Byron Sr., a former businessman and mayor who was a member of a political family with deep roots in Western Maryland, died July 2 of heart failure at his home in Shepherdstown, W.Va. The former Williamsport and Hagerstown resident was...
  • Charles Samuel "Sam" Poole Sr., Carroll County butcher, dies

    Charles Samuel "Sam" Poole Sr., Carroll County butcher, dies
    Charles Samuel "Sam" Poole Sr., a Carroll County butcher whose Sam's Deer Processing in Finksburg has been a destination for lucky hunters for decades, died Saturday of complications after heart surgery at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury....
  • Seventeen dishes chosen for the governor's picnic

    Seventeen dishes chosen for the governor's picnic
    The governor has announced  the 17 dishes that will be featured at his (invitation-only) July 21 cookout, the launch event for Maryland's Buy Local Challenge Week, July 23-31. Recipes were submitted by chef/producer teams and selected for their...
  • Illegal immigrant tuition referendum certified for 2012 ballot

    The State Board of Elections notified petitioners Friday that they have succeeded in their effort to have Maryland voters weigh in on a new law enabling illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition at public colleges and universities. But advocates of...
  • Democrats eyeing Western Maryland

    Ed Coile and his husband are true-blue Democrats. But they were thinking about saving money, not their congressional representation, when they decided to move from Washington to conservative Frederick County last year. "Politics just didn't play a role,"...
  • The Seven Wonders of Maryland

    There are wonderful things to see and learn about everywhere you turn in Maryland. From Antietam National Battlefield to the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse. From the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad to the Appalachian Trail.Even the Patterson Park Pagoda is...
  • Electronic bingo backed by strong lobbying push

    Electronic gambling machines - devices that resemble slots - have been proliferating in rural Maryland counties recently, in part because of a concerted lobbying effort by their manufacturer. Officials in one municipality, afraid that they could be...
  • Official focuses on bar games

    Official focuses on bar games
    Comptroller Peter Franchot is pushing for Baltimore City and Baltimore County to stop providing licenses for thousands of video gambling machines that critics allege make illegal, "under the table" payouts in area bars and restaurants. Lawmakers in...
  • Wind gusts top 50 mph at BWI-Marshall

     
    High winds driving around the west side of the big snowstorm now centered over Long Island reached more than 50 mph in gusts across parts of Central Maryland overnight. The winds contributed to thousands of power outages locally. Here's a sampling......