The bill for Sarah Marie Stebbins' car crash arrived in the mail early this month. It was her grieving mother, Valerie Stebbins, who opened the envelope to learn that the State of Maryland was demanding $640.71 to repair the guardrail her daughter struck.
Members of a commission charged with recommending ways to create a more diverse school board met for the first time last week, discussing voter engagement, ways to attract candidates and measures that have worked in other counties.
Former State Superintendent of Schools Nancy Grasmick will head a commission being formed to study the structure of the Howard County Board of Education, County Executive Ken Ulman announced Wednesday, Aug. 3.
After retiring as head of publications for the U.S. Department of State in September 2009, George Clack, then 63, figured he had the time to devote to writing an online journal. Now he teaches his craft.
By By Janene Holzberg and Special to The Baltimore Sun