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For customers of Baldwin fruit farm, late is better than never

The sun had not quite finished rising on Saturday when, at 8 a.m., people began pulling green buckets from a stack and opening plastic bags they intended to fill with fresh blueberries and raspberries they picked at Robert and Eva Hamilton's Hybridoma Organic Fruit Farm, in Baldwin. The pick-you-own...

Towson

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Immaculate Conception School earns recognition for environmental education

Immaculate Conception School earns recognition for environmental education

A week before school let out this month, fifth-graders at Immaculate Conception School, in Towson, had their hands in the dirt, plucking out weeds and planting 750 native plant species on school grounds. The planting, located at the base of a hill on campus, is designed to slow and trap the water...

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  • Plans announced for new Catonsville courthouse

    Plans announced for new Catonsville courthouse

    Plans have been unveiled for the new Maryland District Court in Catonsville — a project in the works for more than a decade — and a groundbreaking could start before the end of the year. Construction is estimated to take two years, Therese Yewell, communications director for Maryland's Department...

  • Promenade project brings plenty of discussion, concern during public hearing

    Promenade project brings plenty of discussion, concern during public hearing

    The community remains divided on the merits of the Promenade, a proposed mixed-use development in Catonsville more than a decade in the works, according to public comments at a zoning hearing June 16. If the County Council approves a proposed rezoning of 14.75 acres of land on West Kenwood Avenue,...

  • Arbutus business community searches for Google presence

    Arbutus business community searches for Google presence

    When the Arbutus Commercial Revitalization group met with students from University of Maryland Baltimore County in November 2014, it asked the students what they knew about Arbutus. Some responded by saying they didn't know it existed. The commercial revitalization group, the think tank of the...

Lutherville/Timonium

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  • Former Congresswoman Helen Delich Bentley moved to hospice

    Former Congresswoman Helen Delich Bentley moved to hospice

    Former U.S. Rep. Helen Delich Bentley, for whom the Port of Baltimore is named, is in failing health and has been moved to full-time hospice care at her home in Timonium. Bentley, 92, was discharged from Greater Baltimore Medical Center after spending the weekend there. It was the most recent of...

  • Woman, 92, dead in Lutherville house fire

    Woman, 92, dead in Lutherville house fire

    A 92-year-old woman died in a house fire in Lutherville Wednesday morning, the Baltimore County Fire Department said. Firefighters were called about 10 a.m. and quickly knocked the fire, which started in the kitchen of a home in the 1700 block of Lynncrest Ave., fire department spokeswoman Julia...

  • Baltimore County school board will consider new policy on heat closures

    Baltimore County school board will consider new policy on heat closures

    After years of pressure by parents and community leaders angered over the high summer temperatures in some Baltimore County schools, the school board is considering a new policy that would shut schools more frequently in hot weather. When the heat index is forecast to rise above 90 degrees by 11...

Arbutus/Lansdowne

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Cockeysville/Hunt Valley

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  • Organizers of Towson's July 4 fireworks seek donations of money, time

    Organizers of Towson's July 4 fireworks seek donations of money, time

    A pair of community organizations have joined hands this year to keep the annual Loch Raven July 4 fireworks tradition alive, but like others who have organized the annual event, the groups are in need of helping hands and generous donors to ensure the event succeeds and continues. Until this year,...

  • Baltimore County requests additional $9.75 million to cover snow costs

    Baltimore County requests additional $9.75 million to cover snow costs

    With temperatures in the 80s this week, a January winter storm that dumped 30 inches of snow on the region is probably well out of most people's minds. The Baltimore County Council, however, will vote June 6 on a bill to provide an additional $9.75 million to the county's Department of Public Works...

  • J. Joel Woodey, attorney and Walters Art Museum volunteer, dies

    J. Joel Woodey, attorney and Walters Art Museum volunteer, dies

    J. Joel Woodey, a retired University of Maryland School of Law faculty member and Walters Art Museum volunteer, died of a stroke May 17 at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Timonium resident was 79. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of John Frederick Woodey, a naval officer, and Dorothy...

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  • Theodore B. Reichhart, mortgage banker, dies

    Theodore B. Reichhart, mortgage banker, dies

    Theodore B. Reichhart, a mortgage banker and recreation council coach, died of brain cancer June 17 at his parents' farm in Sparks. He was 37. The son of Theodore E. "Chip" Reichhart, a mortgage banker, and Susan Hessler Reichhart, an interior designer, Theodore Brett Reichhart was born in Baltimore...

  • Charles E. Rappold, retired WMAR engineer and television pioneer, dies

    Charles E. Rappold, retired WMAR engineer and television pioneer, dies

    Charles Edward Rappold, a WMAR-TV engineer and local broadcasting pioneer, died of Alzheimer's disease June 19 at Brookdale Assisted Living in Towson. The Glen Arm resident was 92. Born in Baltimore and raised near Clifton Park, he was the son of Charles Christian Rappold, who owned a jitney service...

  • Cheers for Maryland School for the Blind graduates[Perry Hall/Kingsville]

    The Maryland School for the Blind (MSB), 3501 Taylor Ave, held its 163rd commencement on Wed, June 1, 2016. The ceremony celebrated the accomplishments of eighteen students from the Class of 2016, who are now proud MSB alumni. The ceremony consisted of the conferring of diplomas, certificates and...

  • Towson crime log

    The following is compiled from local police reports. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible. York Road and Chumleigh Road. June 14 at 1:04 a.m. A man and woman who knew each other got into an argument, which led to them striking each...

  • County schools recognize work of Ridgely Middle counselor [Lutherville-Timonium]

    Congratulations to Jill Jahries for being named the Baltimore County Public Schools Middle School Counselor of the Year in recognition of the support she provides to the students of Ridgely Middle School. During a ceremony recognizing her achievement, here's how Ridgely's Principal, Susan Truesdell,...

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  • Stevenson University's summer concert series adds Owings Mills date

    Stevenson University's summer concert series adds Owings Mills date

    Those looking for an evening of music under the stars have only look to Stevenson University for their annual Summer Serenades in the Valley outdoor concert series, starting Wednesday, June 22. The series, now in its 12th year, brings Stevenson University's ensemble and the Greenspring Valley Orchestra...

  • A hub of immigrants, Owings Mills High looks for new education models

    A hub of immigrants, Owings Mills High looks for new education models

    In a crowded math class at Owings Mills High School, students from El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico strained to comprehend what their teacher was saying. They could barely understand the English words she used, much less figure out the equations she was having them solve. A boy at the...

  • Student successes

    Student successes

    Rachel Setless, of Owings Mills, has earned a Master's of Education from Springfield College, in Massachusetts. The following area students earned dean's list at Mount St. Mary's University, in Emmitsburg, for the spring 2016 semester: Eiann Bulatao, of Reisterstown; Jessica DeCarlo, of Reisterstown;...

  • Pets of the week

    Pets of the week

    Snookie is a laid-back lap dog with a big personality. She has interacted well with smaller dogs at the shelter, and lived with kids in her previous home. She can't wait to join a loving family. She is available for adoption for $50. Red, named after the character on the popular TV show "Orange...

  • School news

    School news

    FHS volunteer wins award Brian Kim, a second-year volunteer at Franklin High School in Reisterstown, has been selected as the third annual Team BCPS Volunteer of the Year. Kim works with students in the Advancement Via Individual Determination, or AVID, program. He put in more than 2,000 hours...

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