| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:59 AM
Traveling up a long, gently winding driveway past mountain laurel and rock outcroppings shaded by tall evergreens, visitors begin to feel they are a world away as they approach Joanne and Clay Bassett's deceptively large Cape on Pilfershire Lane in West...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 6:05 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted late Wednesday to delay sweeping food safety rules that would require farmers and food companies to be more vigilant about guarding against contamination.
Lawmakers adopted an amendment by voice vote to a wide-...
| May 17, 2013
| 6:15 AM
(An earlier version of this post included incorrect information about Maryland Gas & Electric, its pricing and whether it offers a "green" gas plan involving carbon offsets. The Sun regrets the errors.)
(Another in an occasional...
| May 5, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Believing in his employees to the very end, Lynn Bowers used to encourage them, saying their small Hagerstown company could compete like “a Davy in an industry of Goliaths.”
But last year, after struggling through the worst economy many of...
| Mar 30, 2013
When the home heating-oil pump doesn't stop pumping, someone has to pay.
But who? Andrew Campbell of Cromwell asked Northeast Energy in early March to pump 100 gallons, and no more, that would be paid for with a Joe-4-Oil voucher, a Citizens Energy...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Matthew Scott Martin, 29, Listie Road, Friedens, was arrested and arraigned early Wednesday morning before Somerset District Judge Ken Johnson for allegedly driving drunk and threatening to kill his wife and others.
Police said that shortly after...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Salisbury Middle School to present results of its Dance-A-Thon...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 4:57 PM
— State gasoline taxes would drop by about a penny a gallon under a one-year cap on the gross receipts tax, as proposed Monday by Democratic legislative leaders.
The penny savings is at today's wholesale prices, and the savings could rise to 7.5...
| Mar 27, 2012
Stadium is not only issue in city election
To the editor:
I would like to make a few observations related to the recent opposition letter by J. Wallace McClure (March 20).
First, I question why McClure continues to vehemently oppose the proposal for...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 4:24 PM
The high cost of energy has been a major drag on Connecticut's businesses and residents for years. Despite efforts to bring them down, energy costs are still on the short list of reasons for the state's tepid economic growth.
So, for starters, let's...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 6:32 PM
With gas prices on the rise — up to $5 a gallon in certain places in California — Somerset residents are concerned about the price of gas in town. According to the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report, the state average for regular gas is $3.90,...