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  • The marijuana debate has taken root like a weed [Editorial]

    The marijuana debate has taken root like a weed [Editorial]
    Like it or not, the politics of marijuana is likely to be front and center at the state and local level for the foreseeable future in Maryland and elsewhere. Referendums in Washington state and Colorado legalized the recreational use of marijuana,...
  • Baltimore Lab School buys building, separates from D.C. parent

    Baltimore Lab School buys building, separates from D.C. parent
    The Baltimore Lab School, which serves children with learning disabilities, said Tuesday it has purchased its historic Saint Paul Street building and will move forward independently from the Washington, D.C. school involved in its founding. A split from...
  • Elections coming up in Aberdeen, Havre de Grace [25 years ago]

    From The Aegis dated April 27, 1989: The beginning of May in Harford County 25 years ago meant local elections in Aberdeen and Havre de Grace. In Aberdeen, two seats were up for election on the town board. Incumbents Raymond Warfield and Ronald...
  • Baltimore ain't (yet) got that swing [Commentary]

    Baltimore ain't (yet) got that swing [Commentary]
    "Hey, it felt like a real city there for a minute," commented a waiter from Tapas Teatro, one block up North Charles Street from Penn Station. "All right, we have a touch of New Orleans," said an enthusiastic MTA employee coming out of the William...
  • Exelon would expand Harford footprint with acquisition of Delmarva Power

    Exelon would expand Harford footprint with acquisition of Delmarva Power
    Exelon's planned acquisition of Pepco Holdings and its Delmarva Power subsidiary, announced Wednesday, will give Exelon control of the electric power market in Harford and widen the company's position as the county's largest taxpayer. Chicago-based...
  • County, CA consider bike share program for Howard

    County, CA consider bike share program for Howard
    Over the past few years, bike share programs have sprung up in cities across the country. Now, Howard County’s Department of Planning and Zoning and the Columbia Association want to know whether a bike share could flourish in a suburban...
  • 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...
  • Man killed when hit by Amtrak train in Baltimore

    Man killed when hit by Amtrak train in Baltimore
    A man was killed when he was struck by an Amtrak train in Baltimore Monday night, authorities said. The victim was found dead on the tracks near a MARC station in the 400 block of N. Smallwood St. after being struck by the train around 9:30 p.m.,...
  • Motorists assaulted on Route 1 in Elkridge [Crime Log]

    Motorists assaulted on Route 1 in Elkridge [Crime Log]
    The following is compiled from police reports. The Howard County Times includes descriptions of perpetrators only when the description makes identification possible. Elkridge/Jessup Patuxent Road, 8300 block, 2:51 a.m. April 6. Entry gained to...
  • Spreading out

    Blake Wollman has gone from a food processor in his kitchen at home to a commercial kitchen in Randallstown. He's progressed from selling his product at farmers markets to two distributors placing it in 50 locations in the Mid-Atlantic region. Now,...
  • When private property isn't [Editorial]

    Eminent domain is one of those governmental attributes that has a fair amount in common with taxes. Both are inherent powers of any government, dating to the earliest days of government. Both can seem particularly onerous to the people who end up...
  • Hopkins hospital workers authorize strike

    Hopkins hospital workers authorize strike
    Two thousand Johns Hopkins Hospital workers are set to go on strike at 6 a.m. Wednesday , after the hospital offered a wage proposal Tuesday that the union rejected as inadequate. The union decided Tuesday on a three-day strike after rejecting what it...