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In Towson, remembering a lynching

When the old Towson jailhouse was turned into a light-filled office space, Baltimore County officials and business leaders cheered. Once an abandoned eyesore, the 163-year-old stone building off Bosley Avenue would have a bright future. Now some residents are pushing to recognize a disturbing piece...

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  • Annapolis family sits at heart of DACA, protected status debates

    Annapolis family sits at heart of DACA, protected status debates

    Luis Portillo shifts a lot on the couch of his Annapolis home when the topic of his impending deportation comes up. A 42-year-old El Salvadoran immigrant who said he and his family have been in Annapolis legally since 2001 with temporary protected status, he regularly retreats into a response of...

  • Del. Herb McMillan to retire, says he's 'tired of political bosses'

    Del. Herb McMillan to retire, says he's 'tired of political bosses'

    Del. Herb McMillan, a fixture of Anne Arundel politics and a Republican delegate for over a decade, will not run for re-election in 2018. In a column submitted to The Capital, the District 30A delegate wrote that his decision is because he’s “tired of political bosses in general, and their games...

  • After teen was killed in shooting, advocates in Annapolis are trying to stop the violence

    After teen was killed in shooting, advocates in Annapolis are trying to stop the violence

    Jaime Artero-Velasquez found out via text when his friend died. It was the weekend. Everyone was home, but then they felt like they couldn’t go outside. He started “shedding tears,” he said. What else was there to do? Terry Bosley’s death last year shocked Annapolis. All murders do in a city unaccustomed...

  • MSSA quiet three weeks after director is out, no word on tournament money

    MSSA quiet three weeks after director is out, no word on tournament money

    The Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association has not made public comments in three week after learning of financial irregularities that led to the organization removing its executive director and facing eviction from its Pasadena office. In a Feb. 12 letter to MSSA chapter members, MSSA President...

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  • Harford County police blotter

    Harford County police blotter

    Recent arrests and neighborhood incidents reported by police agencies serving Harford County. The Harford County Sheriff’s Office and Maryland State Police reports: Aberdeen Darrell Christy, 30, of the 100 block of Engle Avenue, was charged last Wednesday with driving while his out-of-state license...

  • At Bond Mill, year's first 100 days might as well be forever [West Laurel]

    The 100th day of school in Prince George’s County schools was on Feb. 13. Bond Mill Elementary celebrated 100 days of school with much anticipated fanfare. The four kindergarten classes came to school dressed as 100-year-old little people clad with gray hair and some mustaches, hair curlers, robes...

  • High school productions bring Broadway to Howard County [West Friendship]

    High school productions bring Broadway to Howard County Who needs Broadway? Spring musicals at area high schools are beginning to fill the calendar. The Marriotts Ridge High production “The Drowsy Chaperone” is set for March 22-25. Glenelg High School presents Mel Brooks’ “Young Frankenstein” March...

  • Imperfect comedy at Laurel Mill Playhouse

    Imperfect comedy at Laurel Mill Playhouse

    One of the most irrepressible families in theater — the zany Vanderhof–Sycamore clan of the 1936 classic “You Can’t Take It With You” — makes yet another comebackat the Laurel Mill Playhouse. The screwball comedy written by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, premiered at the Booth Theater in Manhattan...

  • Ellicott City leader heading to county Women's Hall of Fame [Mostly Main Street]

    Congratulations to one of the historic district’s leaders, Debbie Slack Katz, on her nomination to the 22nd annual Howard County Women’s Hall of Fame. Debbie is a professional nurse who has managed to find time to serve on over 24 boards and commissions over the years. Currently, she is the chairman...

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