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  • For Maryland nonprofits, time is money

    For Maryland nonprofits, time is money
    Dozens of low-income middle schoolers at Baltimore's St. Ignatius Loyola Academy are getting a head start on money management, thanks to Legg Mason employees. Volunteers from the Baltimore-based money management firm regularly visit the Jesuit boys'...
  • Independence Day schedule and closings

    Independence Day schedule and closings
    This schedule will be in effect Friday, July 4: Government offices Closed in all jurisdictions. Courts Closed in all jurisdictions. Libraries Closed in all jurisdictions. Trash No pickup in Anne Arundel, Baltimore and Howard counties,...
  • Water Witch fire company plans chicken barbecues through summer, fall

    Mark the following dates on your calendar for the Water Witch Fire Company chicken barbecue: Aug. 9, Sept. 13, Oct. 11 and Nov. 8. The Perryville Farmers Market is open every Friday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the corner of Broad Street and Roundhouse Drive in...
  • Visualizing music through medieval, Renaissance works at Walters Art Museum

    Visualizing music through medieval, Renaissance works at Walters Art Museum
    Around the dawn of the 6th century, the philosopher Boethius noted that "music is part of us, and either ennobles or degrades our behavior." It's still hard to argue with him. In the centuries after Boethius, artists illuminated music's benefits and...
  • 61 years of law enforcement at Howard County Police Museum

    61 years of law enforcement at Howard County Police Museum
    Police officials marked the formal grand opening Friday of the Howard County Police Museum. The museum, located inside the Howard County Welcome Center on Main Street in Ellicott City, includes exhibits on fallen officers, vintage uniforms, past...
  • Spotlight on Best Athlete nominee Tatyana McFadden

    Congratulations to Linden-Linthicum United Methodist Church member Tatyana McFadden on being nominated for the prestigious ESPY Award-Best Athlete with a Disability. Last year, Tatyana won four major world marathons and earned six titles at the IPC...
  • Storms set multiple blazes, add to flooding and erosion worries

    Storms set multiple blazes, add to flooding and erosion worries
    An intense flurry of lightning early Thursday sparked fires that destroyed a church steeple and the roof of a Middle River home as heavy downpours also closed the Walters Art Museum for the day Thursday, continuing a rainy spring that already has raised...
  • What happened to the Star-Spangled Banner's missing star?

    What happened to the Star-Spangled Banner's missing star?
    Decades of careful restoration and study have revealed a lot about the flag that flew over Fort McHenry after its defenders fought off a naval attack during the War of 1812: the swatches taken as mementos of the pivotal battle, the areas worn by time,...
  • Great Blacks in Wax Museum inducts four new figures in tribute ceremony

    Great Blacks in Wax Museum inducts four new figures in tribute ceremony
    A cadre of spiritual giants was inducted Saturday into the National Great Blacks in Wax Museum as the East Baltimore gallery looks to expand in its third decade. About 1,000 people gathered in Morgan State University's Murphy Fine Arts Center for a...
  • Sykesville resident's connection to D-Day spurred creation of military museum

    Sykesville resident's connection to D-Day spurred creation of military museum
    A helmet and a helmet liner. A belt with sand still in it. A parachute. The items displayed on Frederick "Butch" C. Maisel III's table were all part of the Battle of Normandy. Many were abandoned by soldiers soon after they landed on the beaches of...
  • Celebrate First Fridays downtown, American Legion post

    It's June First Fridays, dear readers, This evening (Friday) in downtown Havre de Grace, 5 to 9 p.m. In addition, the Joseph L. Davis, Post 47 American Legion, 501 St. John St. will hold a pavilion party this evening, 5 to 8 p.m., with live music and...
  • Bethany's Angels raises $6,000-plus for American Cancer Society

    We walked the walk! Cecil County Relay for Life at Elkton High School was last Friday night under blue skies and warm sunshine. After the opening ceremonies at 6 p.m., the survivors took to the track. Caregivers completed their lap and then the 40...