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  • Football By the Numbers for Week 6

    Football By the Numbers for Week 6
    This past weekend’s high school football action extended into Monday thanks to the torrential rain on Thursday and Friday. Most games were made up Saturday, but one – St. Paul’s 28-21 win over Archbishop Curley -- came on Monday. As...
  • Online survey available for Carroll facilities study

    Online survey available for Carroll facilities study
    Carroll County Public Schools is in the midst of a comprehensive facilities study to determine whether the school system needs to close, combine or restructure schools and programs throughout the county. The school system has hired MGT of America, Inc....
  • Funding sought for Charles Carroll Elementary modernization

    Funding sought for Charles Carroll Elementary modernization
    A modernization project for Charles Carroll Elementary School in Westminster tops the list of capital improvement project funding sought by Carroll County Public Schools for fiscal year 2015. Facilities planner Bill Caine presented the school system's...
  • 2013 volleyball Top 15 preseason poll

    2013 volleyball Top 15 preseason poll
    1. Arundel Coach: Ashley Yuscavage Last season: 19-1, ranked No. 1 Postseason: Class 4A state runner-up Outlook: The Wildcats lost a lot after last season, but the Orr twins — Allie and Brittany — lead a good group of returning...
  • Another First Friday extravaganza in Havre de Grace [Havre de Grace]

    It's First Fridays, dear readers: Tonight in downtown Havre de Grace, 5-9 p.m. Be there! Saturday morning (Sept. 7) rise and shine to the Havre de Grace Farmer's Market, 450 Pennington Avenue. Booths set up 9 a.m. to noon. The 25th Children's Art...
  • 'Star Spangled Banner' flag repaired and flying in Bel Air

    'Star Spangled Banner' flag repaired and flying in Bel Air
    Two businesses in Bel Air recently teamed up to get a special edition Old Glory flying again. Bishop & Adkins P.A., a CPA firm at 612 Rock Spring Road, says it recently acquired a replica of the original garrison flag that flew over Fort McHenry...
  • Hundreds lend a hand to sew Star-Spangled Banner replica

    Hundreds lend a hand to sew Star-Spangled Banner replica
    On most days, Tony Wheeler of Arnold is a guide for a company that offers historic tours in Maryland. But on Sunday, Wheeler became part of history himself. Wheeler, wearing a top hat and early 19th-century attire, joined hundreds of volunteers at the...
  • Our nation's anthem: Less rockets, more fruited plains

    Our nation's anthem: Less rockets, more fruited plains
    Well here's another Independence Day when we again will sing and hear various renditions of "The Star Spangled Banner." Francis Scott Key, bless his patriotic heart, composed excellent lyrics. At the time, I suppose it was particularly appropriate for a...
  • War of 1812 comes alive in learning center

    War of 1812 comes alive in learning center
    Charlesmont Elementary in Dundalk chose Sept. 14, the anniversary of the bombardment of Fort McHenry, to launch its War of 1812 interactive learning center. The students held a flag ceremony and demonstrated how they are mastering 19th-century history...
  • Fall sports: Loyola's DeGraffenreidt brothers too much for Mount St. Joseph, 3-0

    Louisville-bound brothers Jeremy and Michael DeGraffenreidt helped No. 2 Loyola get back on track with its second straight shutout soccer victory, 3-0, over No. 7 Mount St. Joseph (4-3), Thursday. The Dons (4-1), who beat Georgetown Prep, 2-0, on Sept....
  • Century's Julian Woods named Gatorade Maryland Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year

    Century's Julian Woods named Gatorade Maryland Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year
    Century's Julian Woods was picked as the Gatorade Maryland Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year on Thursday, according to a news release. Woods, a senior who made the All-Metro first team for indoor track and outdoor track and field this year,...
  • Don't blame Fort McHenry for the sequester

    Don't blame Fort McHenry for the sequester
    Fort McHenry National Monument commemorates the Battle of Baltimore and Francis Scott Key's creation of The Star-Spangled Banner. There were more than 640,000 visitors to the fort in 2011, and they spent $44 million in the Baltimore area. Fort McHenry,...