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Frederick County (Maryland)

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  • Golden years grow dimmer as workers labor longer

    Golden years grow dimmer as workers labor longer
    Before the recession, Madie Green's home daycare was normally full. As parents lost their jobs and pulled kids out, the 55-year-old District Heights woman spent through her savings to keep up on her mortgage and auto payments. Her business still hasn'...
  • Hearings on Md. health exchange woes put off

    The head of the state Senate committee that is leading an inquiry into what went wrong with Maryland's health exchange is planning to turn the probe over to state auditors — who would not release a report until summer at the earliest. Sen. Thomas...
  • The 'rain tax' debate

    The 'rain tax' debate
    With the 2014 general election almost exactly one year away, at least five of Maryland's gubernatorial candidates are scheduled to debate environmental issues for the first time tomorrow in Annapolis. No doubt questions will range from smart growth to...
  • Brinkley, Getty named GOP leaders in Maryland Senate

    Brinkley, Getty named GOP leaders in Maryland Senate
    Sen. David R. Brinkley of Frederick County and Sen. Joseph M. Getty of Carroll County will lead the Republican caucus in the Maryland Senate as lawmakers move into the fourth and final year of their terms next year, GOP senators said Monday. Brinkley,...
  • Creepy street names unlikely to scare away buyers

    Creepy street names unlikely to scare away buyers
    Even in dappled autumn sunlight, Fear Avenue in Northwest Baltimore looks a bit desolate. People are scarce, homes and businesses can be counted on one hand, and the traffic that flows heavily on nearby Reisterstown Road seems but a trickle on this...
  • Enterprise zone tax breaks flow to Baltimore waterfront, other prosperous neighborhoods

    Enterprise zone tax breaks flow to Baltimore waterfront, other prosperous neighborhoods
    In 1982, Mayor William Donald Schaefer persuaded state lawmakers to try a different approach to urban revitalization. To lure companies to poorer parts of Baltimore and elsewhere in Maryland, the government would dangle a 10-year property tax discount and...
  • Caroline GOP criticizes Queen Anne's Republicans

    Inviting more jokes about the propensity of Maryland GOP to form circular firing squads, the Caroline County Republican Central Committee released a statement Tuesday night criticizing its counterpart in Queen Anne's County for permitting Gov. Martin O'...
  • GOP struggles to overcome adversity

    GOP struggles to overcome adversity
    The director of the Maryland Republican Party resigned without notice. One of its state delegates was arrested for the second time on a serious alcohol-related charge. And a virtual civil war broke out over who should replace a leading senator who's...
  • Starting over at Boordy Vineyards

    Starting over at Boordy Vineyards
    Boordy Vineyards, Maryland's oldest and one of its largest wineries, has started over. Transforming the northern Baltimore County winery meant ripping up its grape-growing and winemaking operations literally root and branch, and rebuilding them at a cost...
  • O'Malley gets to pick next Republican senator

    It's up to Gov. Martin O'Malley, Maryland's top Democrat, to choose the next Republican senator from the Upper Eastern Shore. On Thursday the two candidates -- Del. Michael D. Smigiel Sr. of Cecil County  and Del. Steve S. Hershey Jr. of Queen Anne's...
  • GOP's Craig calls for environmental rollback

    GOP's Craig calls for environmental rollback
    Harford County Executive David R. Craig, a leading Republican candidate for governor, called Tuesday for a sweeping rollback of Maryland's environmental laws, saying measures passed by the state's leaders have failed to clean up the Chesapeake Bay....