Daily Archives: July 8, 2010

Riverkeeper challenges approval of Woodmore project

The Patuxent Riverkeeper has filed suit against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to protest the agency’s recent approval of Woodmore Towne Centre, a 245-acre mixed-use project in Prince George’s County just outside the Washington Beltway. The watershed advocacy group ...

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Heat problems hit Metrorail, MARC

WASHINGTON — This week’s heat wave is posing problems for commuters using Washington’s Metrorail system and MARC trains in Maryland. Metro General Manager Richard Sarles says the transit agency is facing challenges with air conditioning on trains. When rail cars ...

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Top Chef contestant sues National Harbor

WASHINGTON — A “Top Chef: Washington D.C.” contestant is simmering after his plans for a new Washington-area restaurant went up in smoke. Timothy Dean, a Washington native who worked under renowned Watergate Hotel chef Jean-Louis Palladin, is suing National Harbor, ...

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Report tackles impact of illegal immigrants

A letter to the editor in a local newspaper charging that illegal immigrants took jobs from local citizens and burdened county taxpayers with the cost of their education, health care and social services spurred Anne Nelson to action. Nelson, co-president ...

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Editorial: No justification for secrecy

We could not disagree more with the unanimous decision by the Baltimore Board of Estimates to withhold virtually all of the facts in a $200,000 settlement with an unnamed individual for undisclosed actions by the city police department. The board’s ...

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