June 6, 1997
A survey of health insurers covering small employee groups showed that costs per employee increased 3.35 percent last year over 1995, says a report by the state Health Care Access and Cost Commission.Medical costs also increased faster than premiums, growing from 83 percent of premiums to 91.1 percent, the survey found.Because of that, "we expect more premium increases, but how extensive [they will be], we don't know yet," said John M. Colmers, the commission's executive director.The commission was established in 1993 in a state health insurance reform that created a standard benefits package for "small group" policies, those covering between 2 and 50 employees.
January 30, 1991
Carroll citizens, speaking out against the war in the Persian Gulf, added their voices to the mass of about 75,000 people who marched from the Mall to the White House in Washington on Saturday.And although county representation was small, their enthusiasm was not, participants said."Sometimes, you feel you just have to put your body there," said Westminster resident Fran Nyce. "When you're in the midst of thousands of people, it reassures you that you're not crazy, and it gives youthe support you need to keep trying to work for peace."
December 18, 2002
Perhaps realizing that the state government's financial distress makes new local spending unlikely, a relatively small group of about 80 Howard County residents and officials asked County Executive James N. Robey for budget favors at last night's annual public hearing. Nearly half the group were employees or advocates of Howard Community College, who tried to preserve funding to operate a new instructional building due to open next month and to plan for another new performing arts structure for the growing campus.
October 12, 1990
WHEN sportswriter Lisa Olson was sacked by a small group of football players in the New England Patriots' locker room, the question was raised about how best to handle women in a domain where men are men and women are sex objects.newspaper's special sections.
October 30, 1990
Nobutaka Shikanai, 78, founder of one of Japan's largest media conglomerates and the creator of its most famous art museum, the giant Hakone Open-Air Museum in the mountains west of Tokyo, died Sunday, his Fujisankei Communications Group said yesterday. He was one of a small group of entrepreneurs who built huge business empires from the ruins of Japan after World War II.
January 24, 2013
These groups meet regularly. 50+ Professionals - Singles social group for professionals ages 50 and older. New members are currently being accepted. Group meets for social events such as happy hours, brunches, dinners, theater, concerts, book clubs and more. 410-813-4071. Chapelgate Presbyterian Church - Wednesdays, 6:45 p.m. Free classes for adults learning English as their second language. Free child care is available for ages birth-12 years. 2600 Marriottsville Road, Marriottsville.