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  • New Aberdeen Proving Ground commander installed Tuesday

    New Aberdeen Proving Ground commander installed Tuesday
    Brigadier General Bruce T. Crawford officially assumed command of the Army Communications-Electronics Command and of Aberdeen Proving Ground on Tuesday during a 10 a.m. ceremony at the post's C4ISR Center of Excellence Campus. Gen. Dennis L. Via,...
  • Shades of 1978? [Commentary]

    Shades of 1978? [Commentary]
    On September 10, 1978, two days before the Maryland primary election, The Baltimore Sun published a poll showing Lt. Gov. Blair Lee III — who was acting governor in the wake of Gov. Marvin Mandel's political corruption conviction the previous year...
  • Mass. company, City of Westminster expand local fiber networks

    Mass. company, City of Westminster expand local fiber networks
    A Massachusetts company building a high-speed fiber network has added a 270-mile segment into the Baltimore area, while the City of Westminster is launching a high-speed network of its own. Lightower Fiber Networks expanded its network to include...
  • Another misguided petition drive [Editorial]

    Another misguided petition drive  [Editorial]
    These last few years will go down as a time when Marylanders took steps to recognize the humanity of those who have too often been marginalized. In 2011, the General Assembly voted to stop penalizing children whose parents brought them to the United...
  • Dr. Abdul Ghaffar Qureshi, surgeon

    Dr. Abdul Ghaffar Qureshi, surgeon
    Dr. Abdul Ghaffar Qureshi, a retired surgeon who worked with the elderly residents of Baltimore's public high-rise apartments, died of complications of Alzheimer's disease May 6 at Quail Run Assisted Living in Perry Hall. He was 75 and had lived in...
  • Remembering a woman who left footprints [Senior Circles]

    For me, May is a month of remembering — my mother who died this month 37 years ago; the Rosie the Riveters on National Rosie the Riveter Day, May 25; my good friend and mentor who died in 2003 whose birthday is this month; and all those who gave...
  • Local singer gets second shot at 'The Voice' [Ellicott City]

    Last summer, 19-year old Trevor Pozoulakis first auditioned for the NBC television show "The Voice" in New York.   While the Howard Community College student didn't make the final cut with his rendition of "Sunday Morning" by Maroon 5, the aspiring...
  • Rescue dog to perform in BSO production

    Rescue dog to perform in BSO production
    Griffin was never supposed to be a star. Given up to a kill shelter in Ohio during what his current owner, Gregg Boersma, believes was a foreclosure dispute, the Siberian husky mix seemed destined for euthanasia. Then Boersma saw his photo online and...
  • Arbutus church leader wants to strengthen community ties

    Arbutus church leader wants to strengthen community ties
    The Rev. Aaron Frank is exactly where he belongs. After months of sending out resumes, he has assumed the role of pastor at Hope Presbyterian Church in Arbutus. "I was circulating resumes left, right and center over the past year," Frank said. "When...
  • City police to eliminate 212 vacant officer positions

    City police to eliminate 212 vacant officer positions
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said Wednesday that he'll eliminate 212 officer positions — all vacant — from the department, marking the first significant reduction in the ranks in decades. Shrinking the size of the police...
  • Skipper White gets North Sails honor at NOOD Regatta in Annapolis

    Skipper White gets North Sails honor at NOOD Regatta in Annapolis
    Annapolis skipper John White, whose USA 1162 team won the only race of the day in the J/80 class, earned North Sails Local Boat of the Day at the Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Regatta Annapolis on the Chesapeake Bay. “Off the starting line, we were...
  • An opportunity for Pepco customers [Editorial]

    An opportunity for Pepco customers  [Editorial]
    Dear Pepco customers, We, your neighbors in the Baltimore Gas & Electric service territory, have a sense of how you must feel. A giant national corporation is swooping into town with an offer to buy your hometown utility, one that has been deeply...