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Smoldering comedy in Playhouse's 'Loves and Hours'

Friday the 13th cast no unlucky shadows on Laurel Mill Playhouse on Main Street. A cast of 13 talented local actors pulled off an admiral opening night performance of Stephen Metcalfe's "Loves and Hours," directed by Daniel Douek. An American film director and prolific writer for film, television...

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Former Maryland City youth soccer coach charged with child abuse

A former Maryland City youth league soccer coach has been charged with sexually abusing a player on two occasions four to eight years ago. Anne Arundel County police said Eris Murray, of the 1700 block of Wolcott Way in Hanover, has been charged with two counts of second-degree sexual offense,...

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  • Staying in shape early pays off now on college court for Laurel resident

    Staying in shape early pays off now on college court for Laurel resident

    Matt Frierson played soccer with the Laurel Boys and Girls Club as a boy, and all of that running has paid off in his current athletic pursuit. The Laurel resident is a sophomore shooting guard for the men’s basketball team at The Citadel, whose style of play is unmatched by any Division I team...

  • Mamadou Ndiaye plays in reserve role for Saint Peter's basketball squad

    Mamadou Ndiaye plays in reserve role for Saint Peter's basketball squad

    Mamadou Ndiaye grew up in North Carolina and his athletic pursuits were limited to pickup games in football and soccer. His family moved to Laurel when he was in eighth grade and Ndiaye played organized sports for the first time when he started with basketball at Eisenhower Middle School on Briarwood...

  • Pallotti now above .500 after win over Glenelg

    Pallotti now above .500 after win over Glenelg

    When the St. Vincent Pallotti boys basketball team started the season 2-5, the Panthers stayed calm and reassured. After winning four of their next five to reach.500, they used the same demeanor in the fourth quarter of Wednesday's game against visiting Glenelg Country.

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  • New Year's resolutions can be easily met [Old Town Laurel]

    New Year's resolutions can be easily met [Old Town Laurel]

    Happy new year to all readers. If you're ready to tackle your resolutions, you don't have to look far. Perhaps you want to spend less time in front of screens. Our new Laurel Branch Library is the perfect place to turn. The 2017 Winter Library Challenge begins this week and runs through April....

  • Volunteer for a day of service to honor MLK [Russett]

    Volunteer for a day of service to honor MLK [Russett]

    Happy New Year! As 2017 begins, please remember this: volunteering makes a difference. Your time and skills can help churches, animal shelters, schools, committees and so much more. By working for the greater good, it will not only benefit you spiritually but it will help those in need. A volunteering...

  • City of Laurel must repay over $360,000 after state's tax distribution error

    City of Laurel must repay over $360,000 after state's tax distribution error

    Following a five-year error in the state's local income tax distribution, the city of Laurel is now faced with repaying more than $360,000 to the Office of the Comptroller of the state of Maryland. In a public statement last month, Comptroller Peter Franchot said an independent audit reported a...

  • Santa is the hit of the breakfast party [Russett]

    Santa is the hit of the breakfast party [Russett]

    Merry Christmas and happy New Year! Russett celebrated the holidays once again with its annual Breakfast With Santa on Saturday, Dec.3 and Sunday, Dec. 4. A festively decorated community center with Christmas music playing throughout as well as the wafting smell of coffee, bacon, scrambled eggs,...

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