| Nov 30, 2012
| 3:10 AM
The Town of Bel Air has been awarded a $175,000 state Community Legacy Program grant to be used for the installation of infrastructure in the 1950s-era cinder block garages at the rear of the Bel Air Reckord Armory on Main Street.
The town plans to...
| May 15, 2013
| 8:28 AM
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...
| May 15, 2013
| 1:31 PM
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...
| May 16, 2013
| 7:20 PM
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...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 5:55 AM
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...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 6:33 AM
The Town of Port Deposit is trying to determine possible uses for the Tome Gas House once it's restored.
At the town's monthly meeting Tuesday night, council members voted to support an easement for the gas house, the first step in ensuring the...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:04 AM
We continue with the story of the Aberdeen Room Archives and Museum's 25 years:
The nine years at the 58 N. Parke St. location were very rewarding ones. The volunteers received more and more donations of historical items, and conducted more and more...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Orlando Ridout V, a historian of early Maryland buildings who explored crawl spaces and attics for their social and architectural details, died of pancreatic cancer complications April 6 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The lifelong Annapolis resident...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 7:17 AM
When she thinks of Fort Carroll, the abandoned 19th-century military installation in the Patapsco River, Beverly Eisenberg thinks of her grandfather — and of duckpin bowling balls.
She visited the six-sided artificial island as a little girl, just...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 1:58 PM
Perched on a wooded bluff in rural southeastern Carroll County, the old Henryton State Hospital bears silent witness to the ravages of decades of neglect and vandalism. First opened in 1923, the 18-building complex that once housed the sick and...
| 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,...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 12:27 PM
Charles Wagandt is waiting patiently.
When he stepped up nearly 40 years ago to help rescue a town whose very existence was being threatened, recession certainly wasn't on his mind. But now, the nation's sluggish economy is his primary foe as he waits...