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  • North Springs Little League All-Stars compete at States

    North Springs Little League All-Stars compete at States
    North Springs Little League's All-Stars have made an impression once again in Sectional and State Tournament play in two different age groups. Both of the league's 9/10s and 11s won their respective Sectional Tournament titles, followed by earning a...
  • Mildred Pagan, community activist, 1955-2014

    Mildred Pagan, community activist, 1955-2014
    When Mildred Pagan moved into the Julia Lathrop Homes in the late 1970s, she was an anxious teenage mother with three small children fleeing an abusive marriage, her daughter said. But she quickly became well-known among her neighbors in the public...
  • Princeton at College Park aims to be home to urban professionals

    Princeton at College Park aims to be home to urban professionals
    If the apartment complex called The Princeton at College Park gets approved by city leaders and completes construction, who is likely to live there? Neighborhood residents have wondered if the building be filled with families with children, adding...
  • Three years later, a troubled mother's story is no brighter

    Three years ago, Shanell Walton seemed poised to move forward. Her ex-con boyfriend had been hauled back to prison and her five children had returned home from foster care. But it didn't take long for Walton, 33, to begin spiraling down again. Now her...
  • Defiant fugitive faces massive fraud charges - again

    Defiant fugitive faces massive fraud charges - again
    Darryl Burke didn't just break the law for 25 years, federal authorities say, he defied it — hiding behind aliases while he masterminded millions of dollars worth of fraud, lived it up at his South Florida waterfront "compound" and used his Miami...
  • No room at the inn for Maryland's poor [Editorial]

    During the last recession, more than 90 million people — a third of the nation's population — saw their incomes fall below 200 percent of the federal poverty line, or about $46,000 a year for a family of four. Many of those individuals and...
  • First Day hikes kick off 2014

    First Day hikes kick off 2014
    Many people start off the New Year with resolutions. Instead of making resolutions you may not keep, try starting 2014 off on the right (and left) foot by taking part in the 10 a.m. First Day Hike at Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center on New...
  • John Kass: Mayoral tan? Bali Hai Mayor Rahmfather

    Nice tan, Mr. Mayor! You came back from steamy and tropical Indonesia to a city frozen in ice and snow, where the side streets and alleys hadn't been plowed and where schoolkids were almost sent into the worst of the cold. But Rahm Emanuel wasn't...
  • Finding support for low-income housing [Letter]

    In reading recent articles about the vote by Baltimore County Council to reject state funding for a planned affordable housing development in Rosedale, I felt troubled that certain unfounded attitudes toward voucher holders prevailed and am hopeful that...
  • Council ought to act in local residents' interests [Letter]

    I just want to comment on the decision made by Baltimore County Council ("Baltimore County Council rejects low-income housing project," Nov. 18). This council acted in the best interest of the residents of this community for a change. Baltimore County...
  • Coalition aims to end discrimination against housing voucher recipients

    Coalition aims to end discrimination against housing voucher recipients
    Tisha Guthrie applied for a housing voucher in 2004 when she became legally blind. After waiting five years for approval, she says, she still struggled for a long time to find quality housing. She had lived in one Mount Vernon apartment for a year before...