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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...
  • 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...
  • Warfield cottage nets state tax credits for renovation

    A project to renovate a building in the Warfield Cultural and Commerce Center, in Sykesville, has been awarded $246,619 in state tax credits in Maryland's Sustainable Communities Tax Credit program. This week Gov. Martin O'Malley announced that five...
  • Karen Lewand, preservationist

    Karen Lewand, preservationist
    Karen Lewand, a preservationist and educator who launched a series of walking tours while establishing programs for children to learn about architecture, died of cancer Dec. 20 at her home in the Radnor-Winston section of North Baltimore. She was 67....
  • Balto. Co. bill would protect Middle River Depot development in zoning fight

    It would be easier to redevelop large, historic manufacturing sites in Baltimore County under legislation approved Monday by the County Council. Under the bill, tracts of land 40 acres or larger that are zoned for heavy manufacturing and include...
  • Historic Burleigh Cottage sells for $1.1 million

    Historic Burleigh Cottage sells for $1.1 million
    Burleigh Cottage, an historic Howard County house whose origins go back to the late 1700s, sold in October for $1.1 million. The house at 10250 Burleigh Cottage Lane in Ellicott City started out as a log cabin used as a hunting retreat. Additions were...
  • Bel Air receives $175,000 state grant for armory garages 'marketplace' project

    Bel Air receives $175,000 state grant for armory garages 'marketplace' project
    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...
  • 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...