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  • Maryland National Guard, city partner to renovate Mount Washington fire station

    Maryland National Guard, city partner to renovate Mount Washington fire station
    A 60-year-old fire station in Mount Washington is getting a tune-up this week from a team of Maryland National Guard engineers as part of a new civic partnership aimed at benefiting the community while providing on-the-job training for deploying...
  • Rocky Gap II?

    Henceforth, let there by a rule that nothing can be compared to Maryland's failed investment at Rocky Gap, located just outside Cumberland in Western Maryland, except for Rocky Gap and perhaps any other $55 million white elephant loss that comes along. We...
  • Head of investigations at corrections department retires

    Head of investigations at corrections department retires
    Jesse Ballard III, the head of internal investigations at the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, will retire in June to take a federal job, the state agency said Friday. The move comes as the department continues to handle the fallout...
  • Baltimore percentage of same-sex couples raising kids among highest in nation

    Baltimore percentage of same-sex couples raising kids among highest in nation
    Same-sex couples in the Baltimore area are raising children at a higher rate than in most large metropolitan regions in the nation, according to a new study released by a think tank at the UCLA School of Law. The study, released this week by the...
  • Rocky Gap resort to open casino this week, pending state OK

    Rocky Gap resort to open casino this week, pending state OK
    Maryland’s fourth casino - the Rocky Gap Casino Resort - hopes to open its doors for gambling this week. The casino, which held a controlled demonstration on Monday, is awaiting final approval from the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control agency....
  • The animal verdict is in: Winter will soon be but a memory

    The animal verdict is in: Winter will soon be but a memory
    The only thing colder and stiffer than the crowd bundled up near a Washington fountain early Saturday morning was a woodchuck standing on its hind legs on a small wooden platform. Potomac Phil, you see, is stuffed. Or more precisely, taxidermied. When...
  • Inmate, 20, from Baltimore dies after severe prison beating

    Inmate, 20, from Baltimore dies after severe prison beating
    A 20-year-old prison inmate from Baltimore found severely beaten in his prison cell in Cumberland and transferred to Maryland Shock Trauma Center on Monday has died from his injuries, according to his family and hospital officials. Jerod Pridget, of...
  • Rocky Gap to host open house Saturday for prospective gamblers

    Rocky Gap to host open house Saturday for prospective gamblers
    The Rocky Gap Casino Resort hopes to open its doors for gaming in three weeks. In the meantime, the resort said today it’s holding an open house this Saturday to offer customers – and the merely curious – a glimpse of the resort’...
  • Joseph E. Welsh, educator

    Joseph E. Welsh, educator
    Joseph E. Welsh, a retired Baltimore County public school educator who was also a hospice volunteer and Eucharistic minister, died Monday of melanoma at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Oak Crest Village resident was 80. "He was both my teacher and...
  • When it comes to political corruption, one Md. judge says: 'Enough'

    When it comes to political corruption, one Md. judge says: 'Enough'
    Will Rogers once observed that a newspaper ad was worth about 40 editorials, which many of us in the opinion writing side of that equation suspect would be quite the bargain. Little else could explain the public's indifference to a topic that has launched...
  • Roland V. Danielson, naval architect

    Roland V. Danielson, naval architect
    Roland V. "Danny" Danielson, a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. naval architect and avid outdoorsman, died Nov. 17 of renal failure at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 92. The son of Swedish and Danish immigrants, Roland Victor Danielson was born...