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Orlando Ridout V, a historian of early Maryland buildings who explored crawl spaces and attics for their social and architectural details, died of pancreatic cancer complications April 6 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The lifelong Annapolis resident...
As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, February 21, 1963: The Harford County Health Department met with the Maryland Water Works Company in an attempt to find solutions to the turbidity, taste and odor problems with the Bel Air water...
When Bob Zealor was growing up in Overlea, he would go into the woods near his home and collect greens to make a wreath for his mother. You can imagine his delight when he discovered Colonial Williamsburg, where all the holiday decorations come from...
In a season where tiny white lights, window wreaths, inflated Santas and lighted candy canes seem to take over the landscape in Laurel, the Laurel Civic Improvement Committee had a tough job: Narrow down the multitude of twinkling, blinking and even...
The holidays are here before you know it and often gone before you've had a chance to sample any of the wonderful seasonal offerings. Taking a day trip to any of these destinations will provide a quick cup of cheer. New Market Shadrack's Christmas Light...
Every few years, Baltimore City residents are called upon to vote on any number of bond initiatives, wherein the city uses its credit card to fund any number of projects. The city then repays the money with interest at some future date. This is common...
Rodney G. Stieff, former chairman of the board and CEO of Kirk-Stieff Co., which was the oldest silversmith firm in the country, died Tuesday of kidney cancer at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. The former longtime Orchards resident was 87....
Fine arts curator Sumpter Priddy III gave a talk at Montpelier Mansion Sept. 15 about the rich history of antique furniture in Washington and its neighboring communities, in addition to highlighting what makes the mansion's furniture collection so...
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When asked "What did you do last summer?" Montpelier resident Dylan Haversack has an interesting story to tell. A student at St. Vincent Pallotti High School, Dylan participated in this year'sU.S. Naval AcademySummer Seminar program. The highly...
The Baltimore SunWBFF-Fox45 led Baltimore stations in winning eight regional Emmys announced Saturday night at the Newseum in Washington. But overall, that was only good for a fifth place finish behind one Virginia and three Washington stations in the competition for the...
Master blacksmith Nick Vincent, founder and past president of the Blacksmith Guild of Central Maryland, says he started out modestly 29 years ago — a hammer, an anvil and very little idea of what he was doing. "The first things I ever made I made...
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