The final canvass of votes cast in Harford County during the June 24 primary settled the question of the winner in the County Council race for District F, with Curtis Beulah of Abingdon eking out a 26-vote win over Monica Ann Worrell of Havre de Grace for the Republican nomination.
The United States Constitution prohibits the president from re-engaging the United States military in Iraq to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) without new congressional authorization. Further, the struggle for sectarian power there is irrelevant to our national security. Without the justification of self-defense, United States intervention would additionally create a precedent that would invite intervention by Russia or China in their neighboring countries.
Organizations that pay portions of past-due utility bills say the surge in calls for assistance they got during the bitterly cold winter have continued this spring as people try to keep their power on. The winter added to a longer-standing problem: Growing numbers of people can't afford their utility bills.
Tenants at Sage Management apartments and townhouses in Baltimore filed a class action lawsuit Friday against the property management company for allegedly charging illegal late fees, according to a compliant filed in the city's Circuit Court.
The Housing Authority of Baltimore City is selling nearly 40 percent of its public housing to private developers under a national model designed to raise millions for upgrades and maintenance, Commissioner Paul T. Graziano said Wednesday.
The Community Development Network, a coalition of nonprofits and government agencies, recently launched the Consider the Person campaign, which aims to end discrimination against housing voucher recipients.
The Baltimore County Council is poised to block a low-income housing project planned in Rosedale by turning down state funding, citing fears the development would lead to increased crime and crowd the local elementary school.
Congress has brought the nation once again up against a deadline to fund the federal government or shut it down. Unless lawmakers strike a deal, federal employees will be sent home when they arrive at work on Tuesday and government services will be suspended. Here's a look at how shutdown would affect you:
The relatives of five people who were killed in a Baltimore house fire last year sued a landlord and the city housing authority in Circuit Court on Wednesday, claiming their failure to fix a faulty furnace or install smoke detectors led to the fatal blaze.
Following last month's spike in violence that included a shooting death, Harford Sheriff Jesse Bane announced a new initiative to drive the criminals out of the Edgewater Village community, long a hotspot of drug and gang activity.
What is Howard County's true vision? I ask because as comprehensive rezoning has taken place to date, it appears the vision is to merely grow, grow, and develop, regardless of inadequate infrastructure. Refer to Section 8 of Plan Howard 2030 — "Public Facilities and Services" as infrastructure comprises not only roads and schools, but other categories such as transportation, police, fire, health services, water and sewer, solid waste, etc. The Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance should be
One month after across-the-board federal spending cuts known as sequestration began there are signs the impact on the economy — even in a state such as Maryland with strong ties to the federal government — might not be as severe as initially feared.
In Korea, back in the 1950s, a new commander arrived for the small military installation in Ulsan, where I was stationed. One of his first acts was to issue a general order which read, "No stupid action will be taken by any member of this command."