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  • Friends of Towson Library book sale offers thousands of titles

    Friends of Towson Library book sale offers thousands of titles
    While scouring tables for tome treasures during the annual Friends of Towson Library book sale April 10 to 13, buyers can hunt for something else of value this year: dragon eggs. Each egg entitles the finder to a free or discounted book. The eggs are...
  • For international writer Sujata Massey, there's no place like home

    For international writer Sujata Massey, there's no place like home
    Glancing out the windows of Sujata Massey's house on an early spring day, you could be on a quiet street anywhere, in Japan, or India, or Minneapolis, Minn. Massey shares a bond with all of those places, but her heart and home are in the Roland Park...
  • Howard County datebook Datebook

    Sunday, Jan. 26 Child care fair Howard County's Department of Citizen Services Preschool/Child Care Information Fair, "Children On Board," will be held from 1 p.m to 4 p.m. at Ten Oaks Ballroom, 5000 Signal Bell Lane in Clarksville. Admission is free,...
  • No common ground in Harford for new curriculum standards

    No common ground in Harford for new curriculum standards
    Common Core, a controversial newly adopted set of education standards nationwide, has become a major concern of educators, school administrators and parents in Harford County and across Maryland. One state delegate from Harford hopes to stop the program...
  • AP classes are often misused [Letter]

    AP classes are often misused [Letter]
    As a retired AP English teacher, I appreciated Liz Bowie's extensive discussion of the current misuses and abuses of the College Board's AP program ("Some parents, educators rethinking the role of AP," Jan. 18). I participated in national AP conferences...
  • Murder suspect 'always smiling, always laughing'

    Murder suspect 'always smiling, always laughing'
    Rushing Stream Court, in the rural, upscale Morning Brook development off of Morse Road, was quiet and snow-covered Thursday afternoon. The tranquil, newly-built development seemed an unlikely site for a murder, and the man charged in the killing seemed...
  • Obama picks three gay athletes to represent U.S. at Sochi Olympics

    Obama picks three gay athletes to represent U.S. at Sochi Olympics
    UPDATE: Olympic figure skating gold medalist Brian Boitano came out in a statement Thursday, making him the third openly gay athlete on the White House's Sochi delegation. In August, President Barack Obama told Jay Leno he had "no patience" for Russia's...
  • Golden Globes bring more award noms for Baltimore-made 'Veep' and 'House of Cards'

    Golden Globes bring more award noms for Baltimore-made 'Veep' and 'House of Cards'
    Baltimore-made "Veep" and "House of Cards," and stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Kevin Spacey came up big in Golden Globe nominations announced Thursday. Dreyfus was nominated as best actress both in film and TV comedy by the Hollywood Foreign Press...
  • Authors & Artists holiday gift sale coming Saturday at Bel Air Armory

    Meet more than 35 local writers and artists and shop for unique gifts on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the free "Authors & Artists Holiday Gift Sale." The event will be held at the Bel Air Armory at 41 N. Main St. in Bel Air., Shoppers will...
  • 'Lieutenant of Inishmore' a dark and violent comedy

    'Lieutenant of Inishmore' a dark and violent comedy
    Laurel Mill Playhouse is proving just how many stage lives belong to Bones Maurer, the black cat who debuted recently in "Bell, Book, and Candle." This time around, the four-legged thespian serves as the central plot device in the Playhouse's current...
  • Amazon makes its own TV and does OK with 'Alpha House'

    Amazon makes its own TV and does OK with 'Alpha House'
    If you don't think TV is in the midst of revolutionary change, go to Amazon.com this weekend and instead of buying a book or baby food, take a look at the online giant's original production of "Alpha House." It's a political satire written and...
  • A day to honor veterans [Editorial]

    A few weeks back, when Congress came to an agreement on budgetary issues as the national government inched ever closer to the prospect of a large scale default for the first time since the Articles of Confederation government, the deal was characterized...