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  • Councilman wants to make English Arundel's official language

    County Councilman Jerry Walker plans to introduce a bill at Monday night's council meeting that would declare English the official language of Anne Arundel County. The Gambrills Republican said the bill is the first in a series he plans to press that...
  • A witness to history and change in America

    I am 87 years old and have witnessed much of history. In the 1930s, postage was 3 cents for a letter and 2 cents for a postcard. We also had two deliveries a day. We could leave our doors unlocked and no one would enter. Teachers were respected by both...
  • Getting a ducky start to the new year

    The illuminated duck will drop over Havre de Grace, Saturday, Dec. 31, with fireworks on the Havre de Grace Middle School grounds on Lewis Lane. Thank you Susquehanna Hose Company volunteers for continuing this tradition in Havre de Grace. Happy New Year...
  • Immigration: good; illegal immigration: bad

    In the minds of some people today, immigration is a bad word ("Immigrants key to reaching mayor's population goal," Jan. 7). Overlooked is the fact that a half century ago, residents of Canton, Highlandtown, Locust Point and Curtis Bay were either...
  • Cecil George Mateer, machinist, dies

    Cecil George Mateer, a retired machinist and Royal Navy veteran, died July 28 of pneumonia at Lorien of Bel Air. He was 90. Born and raised in Belfast, Ireland, Mr. Mateer ran away to the sea when he was 13, and served onboard windjammers as a cabin boy....
  • Burb's Eye View: Helping people work through change

    Everyone at the Joslyn Adult Center knows the gentleman who shows up on Tuesday afternoons as Barney, or Mr. Meskin. Not everyone knows what he's doing there. He sets up in a little space and waits for his group to arrive. They just need a few chairs and...
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  • Andre Budd

    Andre Budd
    Andre Budd, a Polish immigrant and self-made businessman who established a Highlandtown machine shop, died Wednesday from complications after kidney surgery at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Sparks resident was 77. The son of a factory worker and...
  • America's Most Beautiful College Campuses?

    America's Most Beautiful College Campuses?
    What to do When Your Kid Isn't Invited (Source: CNN.com) Olivia Nakamura can still remember the neighbor who always hosted a barbecue in his front yard for his son's birthday party. He'd invite all the kids on their suburban Seattle block, except her son...
  • Titanic Week: 13 Things You Didn't Know About the Titanic

    Titanic Week: 13 Things You Didn't Know About the Titanic
    For the 100th anniversary of the Titanic sinking, "Reader's Digest" compiled surprising bits of trivia and Titanic facts you've never heard of. David Noonan, National Affairs Editor of "Reader's Digest" will be here with a few of the facts. David also...
  • In The Arts

      SaltFineArt is partnering with Growers First, a nonprofit dedicated to providing resources to growers and farmers in developing countries, during its Amazing Steals Live Auction on June 4. Latin contemporary artists will be on display, such as...