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  • New life for historic Sheppard Pratt gatehouse

    New life for historic Sheppard Pratt gatehouse
    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...
  • Aberdeen's historic B&O station moves slowly toward restoration

    Aberdeen's historic B&O station moves slowly toward restoration
    Restoration of Aberdeen's long-dilapidated historic Baltimore & Ohio Railroad train station might finally be moving forward with plans to construct a new foundation for the eventual relocation of the building. The Historical Society of Harford County,...
  • 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...
  • Catonsville Elementary could become new community center

    Catonsville Elementary could become new community center
    The Baltimore County School Board's plan to turn Catonsville's community center located at 106 Bloomsbury Avenue into an elementary school has left residents wondering if they will still have a community center. Saundra Owens, president of the...
  • Annapolis to Royal Farms: no deli, no dice for City Dock property

    Annapolis to Royal Farms: no deli, no dice for City Dock property
    Royal Farms is appealing a decision by Annapolis officials that put a halt to the company's plan to move into a historic building at City Dock. The company has sought to open a delicatessen at the former site of Stevens Hardware at 142 Dock St., but city...
  • Development sprouts around first Johns Hopkins home

    Development sprouts around first Johns Hopkins home
    The Crofton birthplace of Johns Hopkins, which once anchored hundreds of acres of farmland in Anne Arundel County, soon may see its territory shrink once more. A developer has proposed building an assisted-living center on the 10.5-acre lot next door to...
  • 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...
  • Aged grist mill awaits scarce federal funds

    Aged grist mill awaits scarce federal funds
    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...
  • 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...