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Laurel Museum looks at its own history in 'Behind the Bricks'

In its new exhibit, "Behind the Bricks: 20 years of the Laurel Museum," the Laurel Museum has unveiled a wealth of memories recapping every exhibit in the two decades since it opened in a brick millworkers house on Main Street. The exhibit, which was unveiled Sunday and continues through December,...

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Second Maryland teen charged in death of Blacksburg, Va., girl

A second Virginia Tech student from Maryland has been charged in the alleged abduction and murder of a 13-year-old girl in Blacksburg, Va., officials said Sunday. Natalie M. Keepers, 19, of Laurel, is charged with improper disposal of a dead body and accessory after the fact in the death of Nicole...

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  • Courts, games changes around the world for Arledge

    Courts, games changes around the world for Arledge

    Jonathan Arledge is used to moving around and now he is adjusting to life on and off the basketball court near Boncourt, Switzerland. Arledge, 24, was born in Frankfurt, Germany when his mother was in the U.S. Army. He attended Meade High before he transferred to KIMA, a charter school in Washington,...

  • Pallotti girls prepare for basketball playoffs with high hopes

    Pallotti girls prepare for basketball playoffs with high hopes

    Makala Pippen played varsity basketball as a freshman at Notre Dame Prep, which competed at the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland B Conference. Wanting a chance to compete in the A Conference, she transferred last year to St. Vincent Pallotti, where she is now part of a starting...

  • Pallotti boys basketball looks to finish down home stretch

    Pallotti boys basketball looks to finish down home stretch

    It didn’t take the Pallotti boys basketball team long to prove they belonged in the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference as they started 2-1 in league play in December and knocked off perennial powerhouse St. Frances. But, they started this week with five league games left...

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  • City of Laurel reminds drivers to avoid flooded roads

    City of Laurel reminds drivers to avoid flooded roads

    As heavy rainfall joins the melting snow, the city of Laurel will be closing the American Legion Commuter Lot at 8 p.m. Feb. 3 in case of potential flooding. City officials said they will reassess the commuter lot at 6 a.m. tomorrow to determine whether it will reopen for the morning commute. If...

  • Montpelier takes Black History Month programs on the road

    Montpelier takes Black History Month programs on the road

    During February, museum educators at Montpelier Mansion will take two history programs to area libraries, using dress-ups, role-playing and hands-on activities to bring local history to the community in celebration of Black History Month. Montpelier museum educator Holly Burnham said she and Edna...

  • 13-year-old Virginia stabbing victim was caught between childhood, adulthood

    13-year-old Virginia stabbing victim was caught between childhood, adulthood

    Nicole Lovell, by all accounts, was at that awkward stage of growing up that all kids go through: clinging to childhood ways while beginning to venture into the adult world. The 13-year-old still played in the snow with much younger children, a neighbor near her Blacksburg home said. Her mom said...

  • Howard County Council members propose 'citizen funded campaign system'

    Howard County Council members propose 'citizen funded campaign system'

    Two Howard County Council members proposed a new publicly funded campaign system Monday that matches small campaign donations using public funds. Proposed by Council members Jon Weinstein and Jen Terrasa, the resolution — called a "citizen funded campaign system" — is a major change to the county's...

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