September 2, 2014
I miss Bob Ehrlich. Seriously, I do. I realize the former governor shares space with me here on the Baltimore Sun's opinion pages; in terms of sheer column inches, I suppose Mr. Ehrlich the Pundit is never that far away. But I'm talking about Mr. Ehrlich the Politician. A dozen years have passed since Mr. Ehrlich first ran for governor, in 2002. He beat then-Democratic Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend that year. Along with his running mate, Michael Steele, Mr. Ehrlich seemed to have revived the Maryland Republican Party almost overnight.
September 10, 2006
On September 8, 2006, after a brief illness, Grace Scaggs M-BM- Entombment Private.M-BM- In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be directed in Grace's memory to the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Center for Digestive Disease, 4940 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MDM-BM- 21224 &/or the Maryland Republican Party, 15 West Street, Annapolis, MDM-BM- 21401.M-BM- Arrangments-LEMMON FUNERAL HOME OF DULANEY VALLEY INC. 410-252-6000. M-BM-
May 21, 1995
Del. Kenneth C. Holt, a 6th District Republican, has appointed Rajiv Goel as a special assistant to his legislative staff.Mr. Goel of Havre de Grace has worked with Mr. Holt as a legislative aide during the past General Assembly session. Prior to his new position, Mr. Goel was a special projects coordinator with the Maryland Republican Party and assisted Republican candidates during the 1994 election.
August 27, 1995
For the city's 32,000 registered Republicans -- and 18,000 registered independents who can vote in the GOP primary -- the mayoral race is a low-key contest between Victor Clark, a car salesman, Arthur Coffey, a retired budget analyst, and S. Scott McCown, a security consultant.The Sun endorses Mr. Clark, a one-time Democrat who 20 years ago became a GOP convert and is the second vice chairman of the Maryland Republican Party. His leadership offers the best hope to begin the process of building a genuine two-party system in this city.
November 21, 2013
This weekend Maryland Republican central committee members, elected officials, candidates, activists and hangers on will gather in Annapolis for the semi-annual convention of the Maryland Republican Party. The event will be held at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Annapolis, Maryland. There are plenty of details about the convention at the Maryland Republican Party's website . Friday night is highlighted by campaign training, a meeting of the state party's executive board and, most importantly, hospitality suites and parties thrown by a wide array of Republican candidates and organizations.
July 24, 1992
Road work beginsRestriping and parking modifications along Crain Highway, from Maryland Avenue to Fifth Avenue in Glen Burnie, will begin Aug. 10.Contracted through the Maryland Department of Transportation, the two-week project is divided into three phases, beginning with moving the center line and putting up new parking signs.Bay film completedThe Chesapeake Bay Foundation recently completed a 29-minute film about the bay for commercial and public television broadcast beginning this summer.