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  • Contract awarded to build new Catholic high school in Bel Air [50 years ag0]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, August 22, 1963: The largest school construction contract in Harford history was awarded this week for the new Catholic high school in Bel Air on Route 22. The bid from E. Eyring & Sons Co. for $3,175,...
  • Elaine N. Porter, award-winning quilter

    Elaine N. Porter, award-winning quilter
    Elaine N. Porter, a homemaker and award-winning quilter, died Friday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at her Lutherville home. She was 87. The daughter of the founder and president of Real Estate Title Co. and a homemaker, Elaine Neubauer was...
  • 132nd Maryland State Fair opens Friday, Aug. 23

    132nd Maryland State Fair opens Friday, Aug. 23
    Organizers of the Maryland State Fair said new attractions like a goat mountain and pirate-themed high dive show add new, exciting elements to the traditional fair attractions. The 132nd Maryland State Fair, which begins Friday, Aug. 23 and runs through...
  • Maryland State Fair boasts strong, local beer list

    Maryland State Fair boasts strong, local beer list
    The deep-fried decadence of the state fair may get most of the attention, but the Brewers Association of Maryland has done the beer-drinking public a service this year by curating a beer list that should make any local proud. The fair kicks off Friday,...
  • Maryland State Fair hosts arm-wrestling tournament for anyone to compete

    Maryland State Fair hosts arm-wrestling tournament for anyone to compete
    At a time of amped-up competitions like cage matches and extreme obstacle-course races, there's something downright retro about a good old-fashioned arm-wrestle. A couple of combatants, usually at a bar, usually egged on by onlookers, plant their elbows,...
  • Fair champ Brooke McDonnell follows in mom's footsteps [Elkridge]

    They say the apple doesn't fall far from the tree. That is the quintessential understatement when you take stock of the recent Howard County Fair ribbons won by Brooke McDonnell, the talented 10-year-old daughter of Elkridge resident Cindy Perry...
  • One week and counting

    One week and counting
    Between Egypt and disgraced politicians, August has proven itself a more robust month for news than usual this year, yet there's always room in the summer doldrums for the wacky and off-beat. And for generations, few individuals have proven themselves...
  • Local gardeners reap bumper crop of Maryland State Fair ribbons [column]

    Who says people in the suburban neighborhoods in our area can't grow prize-winning vegetables? Rose Marie Fury walked away with 27 ribbons from the Maryland State Fair this year. Nine of the ribbons were for her homegrown vegetables including purple...
  • Trio of residences on Southerly Road in Towson burglarized [Crime Log]

    The following is compiled from police reports from the Towson and Cockeysville precincts. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible. Three residences in the 900 block of Southerly Road were...
  • Carroll programs aimed at attracting small business

    Carroll programs aimed at attracting small business
    Lois Trout was just looking to pay her bills when she offered to sell homemade peanut butter eggs at the Carroll County Agriculture Center's Easter show in 2009. She had recently lost her job and her husband was injured at work. Four years later,...
  • Carly Rae Jepsen, The Wanted to perform at Maryland State Fair

    Carly Rae Jepsen, The Wanted to perform at Maryland State Fair
    UPDATE (June 10): Mainstream rockers Three Days Grace will perform at the Maryland State Fair on Sunday, Sept. 1 at 7:30 p.m, according to a press release. Gold Circle Assigned Seating tickets are $40 while general admission tickets are $30. Tickets are...
  • Ann K. Crane, personnel director

    Ann K. Crane, personnel director
    Ann K. Crane, who went to the wrong place in Dundalk when applying for a job and ended up staying there anyway for nearly a quarter of a century, died Wednesday from heart failure at Oak Crest Village. She was 93. The daughter of immigrant Lithuanian...