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  • Almost one-third of counties aren't meeting school funding requirements, state says

    While Maryland has been ratcheting up aid to local school systems, state education officials say that seven counties aren't paying their share and are failing to fund schools this year at the minimum level required under state law. Education advocates...
  • Legislative leaders say they will seek fixes to school funding requirements

    Gov. Martin O'Malley joined legislative leaders Friday in saying they will take action this General Assembly session to make county governments live up to their responsibility to fund public schools at a minimum level required under state law. Seven...
  • Schools come up short

    Schools come up short
    When it was announced recently that Maryland public schools were rated top in the nation for the fourth straight year by Education Week magazine, the state's interim schools superintendent was quick to give credit where it's due — to the taxpayer...
  • Harim USA is highest bidder for Allen Family Foods assets

    An affiliate of a South Korean poultry firm was the winning bidder in a bankruptcy auction for the assets of Allen Family Foods, a Delaware company that employs hundreds on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Richard A. Robinson, an attorney representing Harim USA...
  • Crabbers seek to take charge of their future

    Crabbers seek to take charge of their future
    The sun is just peeking over the treetops as Billy Rice steers his 24-foot boat, Miss Jill, out into the Potomac River. Six days a week, in all kinds of weather, except lightning and high winds, the Charles County waterman and his helper and wife,...
  • Baltimore area road closures and work week of Aug. 8

    Baltimore City • Road closure: Until 12 a.m. Monday, Fayette Street between Broadway and Wolfe Street, for construction work. Parking will also be restricted. Baltimore County • Lane closures: York Road and Joppa Road, at the Towson...
  • John F. Requardt Jr., businessman

    John F. Requardt Jr., businessman
    John Frederic Requardt Jr., a retired businessman who enjoyed sailing, died Feb. 10 of complications from a stroke at William Hill Manor in Easton. The one-time Trappe resident was 92. The son of a lawyer and a homemaker, Mr. Requardt was born in...
  • In Easton, loss of mail center would ripple through economy

    In Easton, loss of mail center would ripple through economy
    Kathie Jones loses more than patience when the mail is late. She also loses customers. As the owner of a small business that prepares bulk mail for delivery by the U.S. Postal Service, Jones hears complaints every time a church newsletter or a...
  • Three waterways opened for shellfishing

    Three waterways opened for shellfishing
    Parts of three waterways have been opened to shellfish harvesting after tests showed declines in bacteria there, the Maryland Department of the Environment announced Monday. An area of the Wicomico River on the Eastern Shore, at the border between...
  • Day Trip

    Oxford Nautical Festival and Flea Market What: Enjoy a day of visiting the scenic and historic town of Oxford, founded in 1683, in Talbot County on the Eastern Shore. The town's first Nautical Festival and Flea Market offers vendors selling nautically...
  • 50 picture-perfect fall getaways

    50 picture-perfect fall getaways
    As summer's fleeting charms begin to fade, fall swirls into view in a burst of kaleidoscopic color. Relish autumn's arrival with 50 nifty travel ideas for the Mid-Atlantic region: from leaf peeping and leisurely drives, to museum-hopping, fall-inspired...