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  • Old creamery building offers economic potential to Taneytown

    Old creamery building offers economic potential to Taneytown
    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...
  • Brochures and programs from the past provide Aberdeen history [Column]

    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....
  • City officials say Royal Farms eyeing downtown Annapolis

    City officials say Royal Farms eyeing downtown Annapolis
    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...
  • Datebook

    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...
  • Lewis Museum struggles with attendance, fundraising

    Lewis Museum struggles with attendance, fundraising
    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...
  • Patapsco Heritage Greenway promoting vision of a more cohesive valley

    Patapsco Heritage Greenway promoting vision of a more cohesive valley
    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...
  • Maryland Historical Trust removes restriction on development of Crittenton property

    Maryland Historical Trust removes restriction on development of Crittenton property
    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...
  • Maryland Historical Trust to hold public hearing on Crittenton development

    Maryland Historical Trust to hold public hearing on Crittenton development
    The good news for critics of a plan to develop the old Crittenton Home for Girls in Hampden is that the Maryland Historical Trust will hold a pubic hearing June 6 on whether to modify an easement that prohibits new construction on the site. The bad news...
  • Residents oppose town house development on historic site in Hampden

    Residents oppose town house development on historic site in Hampden
    A developer's plan to turn a historic house into townhouses and apartments is sparking consternation among residents, who say their streets are already overly dense and congested. General contractor John Brooks wants to convert the old Crittenton Home...
  • Maryland agrees to buy Annapolis post office

    Maryland agrees to buy Annapolis post office
    Maryland officials agreed Wednesday to buy the historic Annapolis post office building from the U.S. Postal Service for use as part of the government complex surrounding the State House. Without dissent, the three-member Board of Public Works agreed to...
  • Sale of downtown Annapolis post office building will end era ... eventually

    Sale of downtown Annapolis post office building will end era ... eventually
    Since 1901, Annapolis residents and downtown workers have been dropping off letters and buying stamps at the brick Georgian Revival-style post office on Church Circle. But not for much longer. A vote by the state's Board of Public Works on Wednesday...
  • With opening of Mill No. 1, the Jones Falls Valley's makeover is nearly complete

    With opening of Mill No. 1, the Jones Falls Valley's makeover is nearly complete
    Standing amid his $44 million refurbished textile mill, now nearing completion, developer and one-time mayoral candidate David Tufaro observed a bird wading in the Jones Falls nearby. "That's our great blue heron," Tufaro said. Water birds fly up...