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  • Balto. Co. trail to honor mother and son killed in 2008 car crash

    Balto. Co. trail to honor mother and son killed in 2008 car crash
    If it was a Saturday morning and the weather was nice, you could find Katie and Wil Brady on their bikes, exploring trails around the Baltimore region. That was until 2008, when the Perry Hall mother and her 8-year-old son were killed in a car crash on...
  • 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...
  • Three APG employees charged with releasing hazardous chemicals [25 years ago]

    From The Aegis dated June 30, 1988: Three longtime civilian employees at Aberdeen Proving Ground were indicted 25 years ago this week on charges they were "willful" and "deliberate" in the release of hazardous chemicals into the environment. Three men,...
  • New farmers market in Violetville opens July 10

    New farmers market in Violetville opens July 10
    Residents of Arbutus, Lansdowne and surrounding communities now have a new opportunity to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables. A farmer's market opens July 10 at the pavilion at the Jenkins Senior Living Campus at the corner of Benson and Caton avenues...
  • Bank of America's wild patents on live-video analysis could reinvent mobile banking, shopping and more

    Bank of America's wild patents on live-video analysis could reinvent mobile banking, shopping and more
    A bunch of new patent applications from Bank of America reveal that the company's R&D lab has been working on new mobile technologies that would enable smartphone users to analyze their environment with their smartphone's video camera; recognize the...
  • Eco-conscious stores in Clarksville ride wave of increased awareness

    Eco-conscious stores in Clarksville ride wave of increased awareness
    After sharing a serving of chocolate lava cake, Jeff Kaufman asked his lunch partners what they thought of the dessert, which had been prepared at his Clarksville restaurant, Great Sage, with no dairy or eggs. But he already knew the answer. The...
  • Foose eliminates in-house attorneys for schools

    Foose eliminates in-house attorneys for schools
    As part of new Superintendent Renee Foose's continuing realignment of the Howard County schools' central office, the school system will no longer have in-house legal counsel. "The model's not functioning as it was originally designed," Foose told the...
  • Havre de Grace planning commission approves medical complex concept plan

    Havre de Grace planning commission approves medical complex concept plan
    The Havre de Grace Planning Commission recommended approval of the concept plan for the proposed Upper Chesapeake mixed-use hospital and medical office campus with little debate and few public complaints Monday night. The 96-acre project would be built...
  • Federal tax subsidies paying for junk food, MaryPirg says

    Federal tax subsidies paying for junk food, MaryPirg says
    The federal government doled out taxpayer subsidies last year that went to support $1.28 billion in junk food, an analysis by MaryPIRG found. In a report released Wednesday the consumer advocacy group said that since 1995 $18.2 billion has gone to...
  • Getting educated on GMOs

    Getting educated on GMOs
    Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is printed here. This week, Karen Kolowski weighs in on...