| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:13 AM
Walgreen has exercised its option to buy the remaining 55 percent of European pharmacy retailer and wholesaler Alliance Boots in a $15.26 billion deal that will keep its corporate tax headquarters in the United States.
The company that will emerge...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 5:00 AM
There is an area of West Baltimore that has been devoid of a grocery store for 15 years. Yes,15 years ("City says largest supermarket to open in Howard Park after years of lobbying," July 28). The term for an area or community bereft of a food store is...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:10 PM
John Buch threw away his sons' Ray Rice jerseys. He ripped posters of the Ravens running back from the walls of their rooms. And this season, there won't be any cheers for Rice from the family's Towson home.
Since a video surfaced of Rice dragging the...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 7:30 AM
The University of Maryland has made the right choice by their inclusion of Len Bias into the Maryland Athletics Hall of Fame ("Len Bias to be inducted in Maryland Athletics Hall of Fame," July 16).
Although I graduated from a different university, I...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 3:16 PM
Most summers, I sweet-talked some adult into making the long drive to East Haddam to visit Gillette Castle. William Gillette, the actor who built the place, had a child's aesthetics. He did, after all, construct himself a castle, one with a miniature...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 8:07 AM
The World Series of Poker winnowed down to its final nine players Monday night, and they represent six countries: Brazil, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden and the United States. The players will return to the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino on Nov. 10 to...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:00 AM
In response to Baltimore County Councilman David Marks' recent letter about the proposed Nottingham Ridge Outlet Mall, I would again point out the project's appalling lack of community input ("Marks: Consider the alternative to the outlet mall plan," June...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The Baltimore City Council needs to immediately budget funds for a makeover of the city police force. The thug-like actions of some city cops has cast a pall over the entire police force ("Baltimore police suspend another officer in dog killing," June 19)...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Just when you think you have seen or heard everything in Baltimore, there inevitably comes an incident that tops everything else. It would be heinous enough if the persons allegedly involved in the throat slashing of a defenseless dog were merely...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:00 AM
M is for marijuana as in she wants make marijuana profitable.
I is for indifferent as in she is indifferent about the color of one's skin.
Z is for zealous as in she is zealous about making real change in Maryland.
E is for enthusiastic as in she is...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Elected officials in Baltimore County need to think carefully about plans for a new outlet mall at Nottingham Ridge in White Marsh ("Developers of White Marsh outlet mall face opposition campaign from rivals," June 14).
I have so many concerns about...