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  • Baltimore's rentals in high demand, fueling building boom

    Baltimore's rentals in high demand, fueling building boom
    To win the two-bedroom Canton condo Jillian Rimmer wanted, she offered to pay $75 more a month than the asking rent of $1,600. It worked: The landlord chose her bid, and she and a roommate live there now. "I was willing to pay that for the great...
  • Making earthquakes for science

    Making earthquakes for science
    Engineering researchers at the Johns Hopkins University plan to stir an earthquake this month, a temblor as powerful as the 1994 Northridge quake in Southern California — one of the costliest in U.S. history. It will hit at the University at...
  • The jury's still out on Harbor Point

    The jury's still out on Harbor Point
    The Baltimore City Council is scheduled to hold at least preliminary debate on $107 million in tax increment financing for the Harbor Point development today, and whenever the final vote occurs, the outcome is not much in doubt.  Despite an unusual amount...
  • Havre de Grace High Hall of Fame names four inductees for 2013

    Havre de Grace High Hall of Fame names four inductees for 2013
    Mark P. Becker, Bert J. Hash Jr., Robert "Bobby" Parker and Clark Turner have been announced as the Class of 2013 of the Havre de Grace High School Hall of Fame. "We are very excited to add these distinguished alumni to our Hall of Fame," said Richard...
  • Bel Air fire company burns house to the ground in Hickory

    Bel Air fire company burns house to the ground in Hickory
    Members of the Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company watched as a house burned to the ground in Hickory over the weekend. It wasn't negligence, though, as the firefighters were participating in a live fire training session Sunday at 2228 Conowingo Road. The...
  • Clyde's will close in January for $4 million renovation

    Clyde's will close in January for $4 million renovation
    Clyde's of Columbia, located on the downtown lakefront since 1975, announced plans Tuesday to close for a $4 million renovation project that also will shutter its sister restaurant Tomato Palace for six to eight weeks beginning in January. While...
  • Court hears legal challenge to Chesapeake Bay 'pollution diet'

    Court hears legal challenge to Chesapeake Bay 'pollution diet'
    — In a challenge to the Obama administration's efforts to jump-start the lagging restoration of the Chesapeake Bay, lawyers for farmers and homebuilders argued in federal court here Thursday that the Environmental Protection Agency overstepped its...
  • Northwest development's impact on stream eyed

    Northwest development's impact on stream eyed
    In a city struggling to rebuild its population, construction cranes would seem to be a welcome sign. But office, shopping and housing projects in the works in Northwest Baltimore have some residents worried about the impact of development on a degraded...
  • New development plans revealed for prime Columbia site

    New development plans revealed for prime Columbia site
    A prime lot near Lake Kittamaqundi in Columbia that has sat vacant for years is likely to become a construction site in the next few months, the land's owner said Monday. David Costello says he's eager to move forward with his vision for the site: a $65...
  • Harford approves leases for county agencies in Bel Air

    Harford approves leases for county agencies in Bel Air
    The Harford County Board of Estimates recently approved several leases for properties in Bel Air used by county agencies, including the Health Department and the Department of Public Works. The transactions were approved during the board's last meeting...
  • Eugenia 'Jean' Bosley, church volunteer

    Eugenia 'Jean' Bosley, church volunteer
    Eugenia "Jean" Bosley, a homemaker who was honored as a "shining star" for 35 years of providing child care in her church's Sunday morning nursery, died of multiple organ failure Monday at her Ruxton home. She was 93. Born Eugenia Kerr in Hereford, she...
  • Ocean City officials assess Sandy damage

    Ocean City officials assess Sandy damage
    — The beeping and rumbling of backhoes shoveling sand and debris replaced the howl of Hurricane Sandy's winds as cleanup from the storm began Tuesday, though higher than normal tides continued to threaten some areas with further damage. The storm's...