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  • Towson Winterfest kicks off with annual tree lighting

    Towson Winterfest kicks off with annual tree lighting
    The annual spring festival may be the Towson Chamber of Commerce's key fundraiser but Winterfest 2013, which begins with Black Friday, Nov. 29, and runs through the weekend before Christmas, is the chamber's annual key "fun-raiser." "We draw children...
  • Harford celebrates the Christmas season

    Harford celebrates the Christmas season
    'Tis the season when all  attention turns toward Christmas РSanta Claus, trees, baking. Dozens of activities are scheduled throughout Harford County, and some of the biggest are back this year. The Town of Bel Air started things off with its...
  • Making the Christmas parade come to life in Bel Air [Letter]

    Making the Christmas parade come to life in Bel Air [Letter]
    Editor: On behalf of the Town of Bel Air and the Bel Air Downtown Alliance, I would like to thank the citizens of greater Bel Air for their attendance and enthusiasm at [Sunday's] Bel Air Main Street Christmas Parade and Shamrock Park Celebration. The...
  • Port hits rough patch

    Port hits rough patch
    At the beginning of the year, the Port of Baltimore was on a roll. At Seagirt Marine Terminal, the ribbon was cut on a 50-foot-deep berth financed by a $1.3 billion public-private partnership between the port and Ports America Chesapeake. The investment...
  • Film about dying Indiana town shows what Bel Air could have been, town officials say

    Film about dying Indiana town shows what Bel Air could have been, town officials say
    In the town of Medora, Ind., a tiny high school struggles to hold together a basketball team, buildings stand boarded up and one shop owner, when asked to describe the town, called it "closed." "This is almost what Bel Air was teetering on, in a way,"...
  • Annapolis prepares to host Military Bowl

    Annapolis prepares to host Military Bowl
    Annapolis is preparing this week to host its first-ever college football bowl game. Festivities for the 2013 Military Bowl on Friday, Dec. 27 will include several events in and around the city — a parade, a tailgate party, a concert and a nationally...
  • Hickey to step down as Columbia arts festival leader

    Nichole Hickey, who has served as executive director of the Columbia Festival of the Arts since 2004, said she will step down after the 2014 season. "When I took the reins at Columbia Festival of the Arts, it was supposed to be a temporary position, but...
  • When a gift of oranges was a Christmas treat in Westminster [Eagle Archives]

    The Christmas season has always been a special time in Westminster. For generations; long before our current tradition of an electric light parade right after Thanksgiving, the city came together for a community celebration and a parade called the...
  • Military Bowl is expected to draw a crowd, and economic bonus, to Annapolis

    Military Bowl is expected to draw a crowd, and economic bonus, to Annapolis
    After five years in the nation's capital, the Military Bowl is staking out a future in Annapolis, and city leaders are hoping to cash in on the cachet of hosting a nationally televised college football bowl game. With events including a flyover by a B-...
  • Havre de Grace employee honored for going 'above and beyond'

    Havre de Grace employee honored for going 'above and beyond'
    Havre de Grace Mayor Wayne Dougherty and members of the City Council honored an employee who went "above and beyond" her regular duties to produce a guide for new residents. Laurie Dawson, a secretary in the city's Department of Public Works, was...
  • Ellicott City fire department celebrates 125 years of service

    Ellicott City fire department celebrates 125 years of service
    Marching bands from Howard and Mt. Hebron high schools joined fire trucks and other participants along a parade route down Main Street Saturday that stretched from Ellicott Mills Drive to Maryland Avenue to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the...
  • Firefly Music Festival announces Outkast-led lineup

    Firefly Music Festival announces Outkast-led lineup
    Firefly Music Festival, the most prominent multi-day summer music festival in the area, will return to the Woodlands at Delaware's Dover International Speedway for its third year on June 19-22. Reuinted rap duo Outkast leads the lineup, along with Foo...