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  • County set to buy site for new Towson fire station

    County set to buy site for new Towson fire station
    Baltimore County officials on Wednesday announced plans to buy a two-story office building south of Susquehanna Avenue in Towson as the site for a new Towson fire station. The county previously had allocated $5 million in bond loans to construct the new...
  • Suburban counties gain population, Baltimore loses

    Suburban counties gain population, Baltimore loses
    Population is growing in the Central Maryland's suburban counties, though Baltimore City is losing residents, according a state review of U.S. Census data. The Maryland Department of Planning said Thursday that between July 2012 and July 2013,...
  • Gayle Hafner, lawyer and disabilities advocate

    Gayle Hafner, lawyer and disabilities advocate
    Gayle Hafner, a senior staff attorney of the Maryland Disability Law Center and a co-founder of Medicaid Matters Maryland who was an outspoken advocate for those with disabilities, died March 22 of a heart attack during an operation at the University of...
  • Maryland shed 600 jobs in February, Labor Department says

    Maryland shed 600 jobs in February, Labor Department says
    Maryland lost 600 jobs in February but also saw its overall unemployment rate dip to 5.7 percent, in part thanks to a revision of much steeper losses reported in January, according to new estimates from the U.S. Department of Labor. February's...
  • Friends of Towson Library book sale offers thousands of titles

    While scouring tables for tome treasures during the annual Friends of Towson Library book sale April 10 to 13, buyers can hunt for something else of value this year: dragon eggs. Each egg entitles the finder to a free or discounted book. The eggs are...
  • Amid all the talk of legalizing marijuana, treatment gets forgotten [Letter]

    Amid all the talk of legalizing marijuana, treatment gets forgotten [Letter]
    The Maryland Legislature is forgetting one key element in their efforts to fight drug abuse in the state: increased treatment. During the current General Assembly session, legislators introduced and debated bills on legalizing marijuana, decriminalizing...
  • Where are your manners?

    Where are your manners?
    A classic fairy tale emerges as etiquette coach Lori Rogers shows the proper position of silverware on a table: Princess Spoonella is being protected by a knife guard, kept far away from Prince Fork on Napkin Island. The 4- and 5-year-old students at...
  • Not one bill from legislators addresses drug treatment [Letter]

    The Maryland Legislature is forgetting one key element in its efforts to fight drug abuse in the state: increased treatment. Over the past nearly 90-day session in Annapolis, the legislature introduced and debated bills on legalizing marijuana,...
  • Firefighters called to small fire at county detention center

    Firefighters called to small fire at county detention center
    A dryer caught fire at the laundry room of the Baltimore County Detention Center Friday afternoon, Baltimore County police said. No injuries were reported at the Kenilworth Drive facility in Towson where firefighters were called shortly after 3 p.m....
  • Lige Lightning team to take part in MS Walk Towson

    Tricia Lige remembers the first thought she had in 2005 when she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis: "I'm going to end up in a wheelchair for the rest of my life." Now, nine years later, the Knettishall resident will be walking with her entire family...
  • $37 million settlement deal reached in Midei stent case

    $37 million settlement deal reached in Midei stent case
    The former owner of St. Joseph Medical Center has agreed to pay up to $37 million to resolve allegations that cardiologist Mark G. Midei put hundreds of patients through unnecessary heart stent procedures, according to court documents. As many as 273...