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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • B&O locomotive to be transferred to Western Md.

    B&O locomotive to be transferred to Western Md.
    A 65-year-old steam locomotive will be restored and transferred from the B&O Railroad Museum to the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad. The restoration will bring the locomotive back to full service. Built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in September 1949...
  • Anne Arundel County exhibits

    'U.S. Navy Ships of War 1898 to 1991' An exhibition of paintings by Jim Griffiths of Chicago will be on view through June 15 at the U.S. Naval Academy Museum, 118 Maryland Ave. in Annapolis. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 11 a.m....
  • Havre de Grace named a best small town to visit by Smithsonian Magazine

    Havre de Grace named a best small town to visit by Smithsonian Magazine
    It what could be truly considered a tourism manager's dream, Havre de Grace has made Smithsonian Magazine's list of "The Best 20 Small Towns to Visit in 2014." The April edition of Smithsonian places Havre de Grace at No. 12 on the list, just behind...
  • Our picks for summer fun

    Our picks for summer fun
    Once summer break begins, boredom can set in. Before the whining starts, we’ve come up with a list of activities proven with local families. Because there are two kinds of fun we search for during Maryland’s summer – in the shade and...
  • 'For Whom It Stands' exhibit opens at Reginald Lewis Museum

    'For Whom It Stands' exhibit opens at Reginald Lewis Museum
    The artist Sheila Pree Bright has spent her adult life trying to sort through her mixed feelings about the American flag. It's just a red, white and blue bolt of cloth. But all the Atlanta resident has to do is glance up casually and see one at the...
  • Walters Art Museum awarded $913K in grants

    Walters Art Museum awarded $913K in grants
    The Walters Art Museum announced Monday that it's been awarded $913,000 in grants to support renovations and exhibitions at the museum, including a special show on Islamic art scheduled to open next year. That sum is made up of six individual...
  • Memorial Day schedule and closings

    Memorial Day schedule and closings
    This schedule will be in effect Monday, May 26: Government offices Closed in all jurisdictions. Courts Closed in all jurisdictions. Libraries Closed in all jurisdictions. Public schools Closed in all jurisdictions. Trash/recycling No...