| Dec 4, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Sheppard Pratt on Wednesday unveiled its newly restored historic gatehouse, which since the 1860s served as the primary entranceway to the psychiatric hospital and which will now function after a 15-month, $1.5 million renovation, as a guesthouse for...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 11:18 AM
Dolores B. Scott, a retired educator and librarian who taught in Baltimore public schools for three decades and was a world traveler, died Nov. 19 of Alzheimer's disease at Chaparral Winds Hospice in Sun City West, Ariz.
The longtime Randallstown...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 3:05 AM
As the sun set over Ellicott City on a crisp autumn evening earlier this week, the volunteers stood outside Miller Library, clutching clipboards and calling out to passersby: "Would you like to help take zoning to the voters?"
People stopped to listen...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:15 PM
There's a reason people want to own or visit properties that back up to open spaces: Nature enhances lives.
And that's why protecting and preserving the Patapsco Valley "is really all about quality of life," says John Slater, president of Patapsco...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 2:58 PM
The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture, which opened in Baltimore with great fanfare in 2005, has fallen short of attendance and fundraising goals — forcing the state to shore up its finances.
During the past...
| Sep 20, 2013
Monday, Sept. 23
Auditions Anne Arundel Community College's theater department will hold auditions at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday for its production of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" to be held in the Robert E. Kauffman Theater, Pascal Center for the...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 3:12 PM
The latest debate over downtown Annapolis could come with a serving of fried chicken and a side of Western fries.
City planning officials said this week that Royal Farms has expressed interest in moving into the former home of Stevens Hardware, at 142...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:39 AM
What memories old brochures and programs bring back! Homes, organizations and school events are recalled.
Susan Osborn brought into the Aberdeen Room a brochure from Humming Bird Manor, recalling the beautiful James B. Baker house at 452 W. Bel Air Ave....
| Jul 18, 2013
| 7:03 PM
The Taneytown creamery building, located behind Country Kitchen on East Baltimore Street, has sat vacant since 2001 when it was last used as a haunted house.
With its windows missing or covered by plywood and Halloween decor painted on its walls, the...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 7:44 PM
A 250-year-old grist mill near the mouth of the Susquehanna River has sat mostly vacant since the end of the Civil War, its thick stone walls serving no purpose but the protection of a few old tools.
Though the building is historic — it was listed...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 1:03 PM
The Hays-Heighe House at Harford Community College will welcome Dr. Alan Taylor on April 8 as part of the College's commemoration of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812.
Taylor will offer a public lecture at the Chesapeake Center at 10 a.m. His talk,...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Opponents of a planned town house development on the grounds of the historic Crittenton House in Hampden drove two hours to Calvert County on June 6, hoping to convince the Maryland Historical Trust to keep in place an easement that prohibits new...