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  • Traffic concerns about apartment complex proposals well founded [Editorial]

    The proposal to build a complex of 258 apartments on the southwestern end of Bel Air off Route 1 near the Old Joppa Road intersection comes as something of a surprise, as did the plan to build another apartment complex off of Route 24 in the Bel Air South...
  • Walter E. Woodford Jr., highway engineer

    Walter E. Woodford Jr., highway engineer
    Walter E. Woodford Jr., a state highway engineer and executive who supervised road construction projects from Ocean City to Garrett County and headed the building of the second span of the Bay Bridge in 1973, died of congestive heart failure May 22 at the...
  • Balto. Co. makes a mistake in lowering open space fees

    How ironic to read the Home Builders' lobbyist remark that fees for waiving open space requirements for new developments were so high that it was more profitable to actually set aside the open space ("Balto. Co. Council lowers open-space fees for...
  • Young, Pratt criticize city's use of consultants

    Young, Pratt criticize city's use of consultants
    Two of the city's top three elected officials are criticizing what they believe is an over-reliance on consultants within city government. Both City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young and Comptroller Joan M. Pratt voted against a $27 million on-...
  • M. Faysal Thameen, structural engineer

    M. Faysal Thameen, structural engineer
    M. Faysal Thameen, a retired structural engineer who headed the city's role in the 1980s construction of the Fort McHenry Tunnel, died of cancer April 9 at his home in Millbury, Mass. The former Parkville resident was 75. "He was a quiet force in the...
  • Harford school moratorium remains unchanged; Hickory E.S. still overcrowded

    Harford school moratorium remains unchanged; Hickory E.S. still overcrowded
    Of 52 public elementary, middle and high schools in Harford County, only one, Hickory Elementary north of Bel Air, is considered overcrowded by county adequate public facilities standards. There's likely little relief in sight for the school, either,...
  • Doubts face a new proposal for prominent downtown parcel

    Doubts face a new proposal for prominent downtown parcel
    Developer J. Joseph Clarke has come up with a half-dozen ideas over the past 20 years — a hotel, corporate headquarters, residences, office space — for a prominent downtown site three blocks from the Inner Harbor. But none took hold. He...
  • Apartment complex for homeless planned in North Laurel

    Apartment complex for homeless planned in North Laurel
    A North Laurel mobile home park is set to be replaced by a 33-unit apartment complex for the chronically homeless as part of the county's plan to end homelessness. The Beechcrest Mobile Home Park was purchased by the Howard County Housing Commission...
  • O'Malley, top Democrats propose higher taxes on gas

    O'Malley, top Democrats propose higher taxes on gas
    Gov. Martin O'Malley and the Democratic leaders of the General Assembly are proposing to raise taxes on gasoline by $2 billion over five years to pay for highways, transit and other transportation projects. The legislation endorsed by the governor,...
  • Colts' Ordell Braase attends church's father/son dinner in 1963 [Pages of the Past]

    An article in the March 11, 1938 edition of The Catonsville Herald and Baltimore Countian reported on the possible end of the battle between two fire companies for control. The long-debated question as to which of two volunteer fire companies at...
  • Howard County looking for another site to build apartments for homeless

    Howard County looking for another site to build apartments for homeless
    Howard County will "most likely" drop its plans to build an apartment building for the chronically homeless at the site of the Beechcrest Mobile Home Park, in North Laurel, according to county spokesman Mark Miller. The Howard County Housing...
  • Church of the Redeemer to celebrate new geothermal HVAC system

    Church of the Redeemer to celebrate new geothermal HVAC system
    And God said, "Let there be heat." Six months after an Earth Day ceremony to start Church of the Redeemer's installation of its new geothermal heating and air-conditioning system, the work is done and the system is up and running. Now, the church is set...