When Paul Mueller — a custom home builder and developer — decided to renovate an historic building in Sykesville at the start of 2013, he knew it could be a lengthy process. A year and a half later, he is still working on gaining final approval and permits from multiple agencies, he said.
The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear a case involving a Maryland couple who believe their out-of-state income should not be taxed by their state of residence. Brian and Karen Wynne, of Howard County, argue the income they earn in several other states through Maxim Healthcare Services Inc., a company Brian Wynne partially owns, should not be taxed by Maryland if they pay the income taxes in those other states.
By By Ashley S. Westerman and Capital News Service
The gubernatorial debates are the last chance to ensure that the campaign agenda before election day comprises material questions regarding important issues for the economic and social welfare of the state of Maryland.
The summer may have ended, but pride season in Baltimore has not. The city's annual Baltimore Black Pride events kick off next week, including nights out on the town, parties for youth and cultural events. The week culminates on Sunday, Oct. 12 with a Fall Festival at Club Bunns on W. Lexington Avenue at 4 p.m.
A limit should be set on the time it takes to clear or dismiss a teacher accused of misconduct so that employees do not remain out of their schools for months and even years, legislators and education advocates said this week.
Walter Evan Black Jr., a retired chief judge of the U.S. District Court for Maryland who ruled against the City of Baltimore in its efforts to acquire the Colts after the team moved to Indianapolis, died of Parkinson's disease complications Monday at his Easton home. The former Roland Park area resident was 88.
Local politicians joined gun control advocacy group Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence for a rally at the Columbia lakefront Wednesday to mark the one-year anniversary since the the Firearm Safety Act, which made Maryland one of only six states to require gun purchasers to be fingerprinted by state police, was implemented.
Cindy Vaillancourt's question toward high school students over a possible age requirement to purchase condoms has already led to a sexual harassment investigation by the school system and a resolution from her Board of Education colleagues stating their disappointment.
Every year, hundreds of school system employees are immediately escorted out of Baltimore area schools when they are accused of misconduct and are told they can't return to the school until an investigation is completed. Those investigations can take more than a year to be concluded, and in the meantime taxpayers fund the bill for both their salaries and the substitute teachers.
With broad public doubts about the wisdom and tactics of Mr. Obama's new and more muscular initiatives against the Islamic State, a congressional debate seems inevitable, and should be held, even in a demonstrably dysfunctional Congress.
Col. Harry ¿Buddy¿ Robshaw III, the police chief in Cheverly, sits on the Natalie M. Laprade Medical Marijuana Commission, which is charged with crafting the regulatory regime that intends to provide an avenue for lawful production and distribution of marijuana to medical users. He and Howard County State¿s Attorney Dario Broccolino are the commission¿s two members representing law enforcement, but Robshaw¿s career is not unblemished¿and a federal judge¿s ruling last week in a lawsuit against Robshaw highlights a current controversy over his leadership in Cheverly.