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SAT scores drop for Md. 2016 graduating seniors

Maryland's graduating seniors scored lower as a group on the SAT than any class in the past 20 years and also scored below the national average, according to results being released Tuesday. But a top state education official downplayed the significance of the decline. Caroll Visintainer, assistant...

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Starlite Diner opens its doors at Belvedere Square

Starlite Diner opens its doors at Belvedere Square

Starlite Diner has opened its doors to the public at Belvedere Square. The restaurant, housed in the former Shoo-Fly Diner Space, is open for lunch and dinner, and will add breakfast service next week.  Owner Leonard Clarke, who previously owned Red Maple in Mount Vernon, renovated and refurbished...

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  • Catonsville High students go green, clean their campus

    Catonsville High students go green, clean their campus

    After the school buses left for the day Thursday afternoon, about 30 Catonsville High School students took to the campus with trash bags in tow and rubber gloves on their hands, picking up trash. It was the first campus cleanup of the school year for the Green Club, a 19-year-old after-school environmental...

  • Baltimore County schools work to clarify changes in homework, grading policies

    Baltimore County schools work to clarify changes in homework, grading policies

    At the beginning of the school year, some Baltimore County students came home convinced that homework no longer meant anything, as the public school system introduced changes to grading policy on a trial basis. But school system officials are stressing homework still matters, even if it's not part...

  • Storyville spots to get face-lift in Baltimore County

    Storyville spots to get face-lift in Baltimore County

    Baltimore County Public Library's two Storyville centers are being given new life this week as part of a refurbishing project. The Woodlawn location will be closed Tuesday, Sept. 20, and re-open Wednesday, Sept. 21. The Rosedale location will be closed Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 21 and 22 and...

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Cockeysville/Hunt Valley

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  • Iconographer Dionysios Bouloubassis adorns Hunt Valley church with art, theology

    Iconographer Dionysios Bouloubassis adorns Hunt Valley church with art, theology

    As Dionysios Bouloubassis picks up his paint brush at Saint Mary Antiochian Orthodox Church early one morning, the large canvas before him is blank but for the outlines of an angel he has sketched in pencil. Swirling on reddish-brown pigment, he brings its wings to life. He fleshes out a Bible,...

  • County offers 'Walk in the Park' Saturday

    County offers 'Walk in the Park' Saturday

    There's one weekend left before the autumnal equinox, the astronomical start of the fall season, and in Baltimore County residents and visitors can get outside on the summer's last official Saturday for a free guided walk, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., at six parks throughout the county. During the...

  • Baltimore County police to review rape cases officers deemed unfounded

    Baltimore County police to review rape cases officers deemed unfounded

    The Baltimore County Police Department announced Friday that it will review three years' worth of rape cases that investigators deemed unfounded. "While each of these cases already has been investigated, we will take a fresh look to ensure that the investigation was handled properly and that justice...

Owings Mills/Pikesville

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  • Wegmans gets ready to open in Owings Mills Sept. 18

    Wegmans gets ready to open in Owings Mills Sept. 18

    Owings Mills resident Beth Rosenwald drives across county to Hunt Valley regularly to grocery shop at Wegmans. Soon, she'll no longer have to make that trek. On Sept. 18, Wegmans will open its eighth Maryland store at Foundry Row, a new 350,000-square-foot retail center at the intersection of Reisterstown...

  • Baltimore County to receive $4M grant for 911 upgrades

    Baltimore County to receive $4M grant for 911 upgrades

    Baltimore County will receive $4 million from the state to upgrade its 911 equipment, part of a national effort to allow operators to receive texts, photos and videos and to provide better locational data that can improve emergency responses by ensuring that callers are directed to the right dispatchers....

  • ITT Tech shuts down campuses, including two in Maryland

    ITT Tech shuts down campuses, including two in Maryland

    Two ITT Technical Institute campuses in Maryland are among more than 130 that were shut down nationwide by ITT Educational Services on Tuesday after the U.S. Department of Education prohibited it last month from enrolling new students who use federal financial aid. The decision ended the fall quarter...

White Marsh

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  • Kathy Szeliga to run first TV ad in Senate contest

    Kathy Szeliga to run first TV ad in Senate contest

    Republican Senate candidate Kathy Szeliga will begin airing the first television ad in the race to succeed Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski -- an introductory piece that will begin running this week on cable throughout the state. Though the campaign did not release the ad itself, an aide said Szeliga has...

  • Mary Sue Easter eggs planning move to White Marsh

    Mary Sue Easter eggs planning move to White Marsh

    The company that makes Baltimore's famous Mary Sue Easter eggs is planning a move from the city to the suburbs. Ruxton Chocolates, which owns the Mary Sue brand, plans to open a 100,000-square-foot facility in the Baltimore Crossroads business community in White Marsh next year, according to a...

  • Trump greeted warmly at Dundalk diner

    Trump greeted warmly at Dundalk diner

    Word traveled quickly Monday morning: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, in Baltimore for a campaign appearance, might make a stop in Dundalk that afternoon. The Boulevard Diner, already a popular hangout, filled to capacity, volunteers passed out Trump stickers and signs — and the rumor...

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  • Student successes

    Student successes

    Robert Curlin, of Reisterstown, is beginning his collegiate journey at Lehigh University as part of the Class of 2020. Catherine DiPietro, of Owings Mills, graduated cum laude from Bates College with a degree in art and visual culture and environmental studies. She is a 2012 graduate of Garrison...

  • Pets of the week

    Pets of the week

    Blackjack is a social, happy, energetic dog who loves people and treats. He has done well in play groups with other dogs, but he loves attention, and prefers to be the king of his castle. He would make a wonderful companion and can't wait to join a loving family. He is available for adoption for...

  • Around the county

    JCS to host presentation for parents Jewish Community Services will host "Going Back to Work After Kids" from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 3. The presentation will be held in the Morstein Performa at the Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC, at 3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue. The free program will include...

  • At your library

    Reisterstown Branch21 Cockeys Mill Road, 410-887-1165 Wednesday, Sept. 21: "Baby Story Time." Connect with your baby through stories, rhymes, bounces and songs, followed by a play time, at 10 a.m. Registration required. "Preschool Story Time." Interact with your preschooler by enjoying stories,...

  • School news

    BCPS holds second annual attendance awareness contest Baltimore County Public Schools is holding its second Baltimore County Public Schools Attendance Awareness Commercial Contest this year. The contest is an effort to get students involved in spreading the message about the importance of regular...

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