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  • Five city projects receive historic tax credits

    Five city projects receive historic tax credits
    A century-old Station North movie theater, an East Baltimore church, a former cotton mill and two downtown office towers are among the renovation projects selected for financing next year under Maryland's historic preservation tax credit program. At a...
  • Mount Ida wins distinction as this year's Decorator Show House [Ellicott City]

    Mount Ida, the early 19 century Ellicott family mansion, has been named Historic Ellicott City Inc.'s 28th annual Decorator Show House.  From Sept. 28 through Oct. 27, the public will get a rare chance to visit the Mount Ida house, a 1828 Greek...
  • Hopkins initiative helps fund renovations to Charles Village schools

    Hopkins initiative helps fund renovations to Charles Village schools
    A new partnership led by Johns Hopkins University to help struggling communities in north Baltimore is already paying big dividends — $1.6 million to renovate Barclay and Margaret Brent elementary/middle schools in Charles Village. "I didn't...
  • Home experts offer a dose of renovation reality

    Home experts offer a dose of renovation reality
    Home improvement shows are a mixed blessing, says Kent Drinker of Timberlake Building & Renovations. Drinker speaks from experience. The Annapolis-based project and client relations manager had his brush with television when his company was featured...
  • Long-awaited renovation brings new life to Old St. Paul's

    Long-awaited renovation brings new life to Old St. Paul's
    The Rev. Mark Stanley loves his work as rector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church on North Charles Street, but during his first eight years on the job, he had a problem. The lighting in the historic building was so poor, the color of the walls and ceiling...
  • Education briefs

    Perkins presents $192 million construction plan to school board Anne Arundel County Public Schools will host a hearing on Sept. 25 to gather public comment on a $192.1 million capital budget proposal unveiled last week by interim Superintendent Mamie J....
  • City Homes files for bankruptcy protection

    City Homes files for bankruptcy protection
    Facing a flurry of lead paint lawsuits, a nonprofit company that provides affordable housing in Baltimore has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. City Homes Inc. and its subsidiaries, which operate more than 300 apartment units in what...
  • Changing places for a park view

    Changing places for a park view
    Trent Waite wasn't new to the Butchers Hill area when he purchased a home there three years ago. He simply exchanged the renovated one he already had in the Baltimore neighborhood for another that was in desperate need of fixing up. His reasoning was...
  • Rainbow International of Northeastern Maryland earns industry certifications

    Rainbow International of Northeastern Maryland earns industry certifications
    Three restoration and remediation experts from Rainbow International of Northeastern Maryland have earned certifications for microbial remediation, crime and trauma scene decontamination, and water damage restoration. Rainbow professionals earning new...
  • Back Story: Restoration of ship has ties to Md.

    Back Story: Restoration of ship has ties to Md.
    The 172-year-old whaler Charles W. Morgan, the nation's oldest surviving merchant vessel, will emerge Sunday from an almost five-year, multimillion-dollar restoration effort headed by a former Marylander. Like a proud papa, Quentin Snediker, shipyard...
  • Maryland Science Center to spend $3.15 million on new exhibits

    Maryland Science Center to spend $3.15 million on new exhibits
    By the end of September, Maryland Science Center visitors will be able to stop by The Shed for lessons on bicycle repair or a tutorial on soldering or some other hands-on class. They'll have a chance to sit under a state-of-the-art digital sky in the...
  • Up to 300 city homeowners got inflated tax breaks, councilman says

    Up to 300 city homeowners got inflated tax breaks, councilman says
    Up to 300 Baltimore homeowners are seeing a jump in property tax bills because the city says they have received excessive credits for historic renovations, according to a city councilman briefed on the issue. The city has promised not to seek back taxes...