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  • Chicago violence and the spiritual bankruptcy of America

    Chicago violence and the spiritual bankruptcy of America
    Frank Sinatra's song about Chicago, "My Kind of Town," "a the town that won't let you down," seems dated in light of last weekend's shooting spree that left 16 dead and dozens wounded in 53 separate incidents. According to the Chicago Tribune, "The victims were among 82 people shot between Thursday afternoon and early Monday."
  • Havre de Grace council seeks more state funding for Opera House

    Havre de Grace council seeks more state funding for Opera House
    Havre de Grace's Opera House renovation is on its way to getting another financial boost, as city council members also noted the recognition Havre de Grace has been getting lately. The council passed a resolution Monday agreeing to apply for $200,000 in...

    Student scores have largest one-year drop since MSAs began

    Student scores have largest one-year drop since MSAs began
    Student test scores had the largest one-year drop since the Maryland School Assessments began a decade ago — an outcome that many had predicted after officials changed what teachers taught in the classroom but not the annual test. The state...

    More lanes ahead for Reisterstown Rd., I-795

    More lanes ahead for Reisterstown Rd., I-795
    Two long-awaited road improvements are coming to Owings Mills. One project is at I-795 (Northwest Expressway) and Dolfield Road; the second is at the bottleneck along Route 140 (Reisterstown Road) and Painters Mill Road. "The projects are based on...

    Laurel City Council seeks answers from Boys and Girls Club

    Laurel City Council seeks answers from Boys and Girls Club
    Laurel officials remain concerned about the state of the Laurel Boys and Girls Club following an intensive special work session Thursday with the club’s current president. The meeting, held at the Laurel Municipal Center, was called by the...