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  • Fall Festival will take over the Historic District [Mostly Main Street]

    The Ellicott City Fall Festival will take place this Saturday, Sept. 28, in the Historic District. A shuttle will be available all day to transport you from the courthouse parking lot all the way down Main Street, so you can find easy parking and easy...
  • Maryland eyes expanding wildlands

    Maryland eyes expanding wildlands
    The call for the wild is being heard again across Maryland — though not everyone welcomes it. More than a decade after the last addition to the state's network of wildlands, Department of Natural Resources officials have proposed a major expansion...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap, 'We're not in Oklahoma no More'

    'The Amazing Race' recap, 'We're not in Oklahoma no More'
    Welcome back, everyone! I hope you got your Phil fix over the summer by watching him recreate the 1928 Tour de France on a vintage bicycle. The man does not stop. His calves do not stop. Anyway, back to the race. It opens in an Old West movie ranch...
  • HCC appoints Dr. Thomas Franza as CIO

    Dr. Thomas Franza has been appointed to the position of chief information officer at Harford Community College, which he joined on Oct. 14. Prior to coming to Harford, Dr. Franza was the director of academic information services at Dowling College...
  • Four alderman positions up for grabs in Annapolis election

    Four alderman positions up for grabs in Annapolis election
    To win a seat on the Annapolis city council, candidates say they've relied on tried-and-true shoe-leather politics. Eight men running for four seats have been spending days knocking on doors, trying to reach the estimated 8,000 voters who will cast...
  • Local spice makers defend safety after FDA report

    Local spice makers defend safety after FDA report
    Spice makers in Baltimore defended their food handling practices after a Food and Drug Administration report said that 12 percent of imported spices were contaminated with insects, animal hair and other things over a two-year period. While acknowledging...
  • Checking out Paris with Carla Hayden

    Checking out Paris with Carla Hayden
    Few people can recognize the yearning to escape better than Carla Hayden, chief executive officer of the Enoch Pratt Library. As a librarian, she has spent many years helping her curious clientele explore new realms and journey to wondrous places...
  • Housesitting can make you a world traveler on a budget

    Housesitting can make you a world traveler on a budget
    Baltimore might not seem like a hot tourist destination, but for my husband and me, it was the offer of a free place to stay that catapulted Charm City to the top of our travel bucket list. An advertisement for a split-level suburban home with a...
  • Special precautions should be taken when operating on the elderly

    Special precautions should be taken when operating on the elderly
    Surgery on older people can be riskier than other generations. But it can be safely done if doctors take certain precautions. Dr. Mark Katlic, chief of surgery at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and an expert on surgical care of patients 80 and older, talks...
  • Doing his civic duty, columnist catches a whiff of something unpleasant [Hampden]

    Our neighborhood is beginning its annual, seasonal, new year morphing, with a handful of businesses closing and a slate of new businesses opening. The keyword in 2013 appears to be pizza, with three new pizza joints either already open (Birroteca) or...
  • HCEDA seeks applicants for agricultural innovation grant

    The Howard County Economic Development Authority is accepting applications for the 2013 Agricultural Innovation Grant, which encourages Howard County's agricultural producers to expand or diversity their business operations. Grants range from $1,000 to...
  • College Lines

    IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY: Mark Holloway of Darlington, studying agricultural systems technology, was one of the more than 6,250 Iowa State University undergraduates recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the 2013 spring semester...