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  • In some Maryland railroad towns, crude oil is an open secret

    In some Maryland railroad towns, crude oil is an open secret
    The long tanker trains full of crude oil roll south from Pennsylvania about twice a day, along the banks of the Susquehanna River and through the heart of historic Port Deposit, gliding within feet of the VFW hall, the community basketball court, the library and a riverfront playground.
  • Prince George's County agency says it violated open meetings law

    Two statewide legal advocacy groups based in Baltimore were correct in accusing the Housing Authority of Prince George's County of violating the state open meetings law when its board met in August to approve a new budget without notifying the public....

    Don't let water slip through our fingers

    Don't let water slip through our fingers
    Regarding the recent protests over how Baltimore should manage its water ("Baltimore officials say there's no plan to privatize water system," Oct. 24), I support the people rallying at City Hall and at the public hearing on the proposed Veolia contract....

    Maryland needs more sunshine

    When legislation passes the Maryland General Assembly unanimously, it usually means that it doesn’t do much aside from make lawmakers look good. Such was the case with House Bill 658, which started life as an effort to make state government more...

    Troubles hit Maryland group home for disabled children

    Troubles hit Maryland group home for disabled children
    When state officials removed several disabled foster children from an Anne Arundel County group home in early July — after a 10-year-old boy died there — they placed most of the children with Second Family, a Prince George's County nonprofit...