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  • Objects of desire

    Objects of desire
    Eddy Whitely loads a blanket-wrapped item of furniture into his the van on a chilly weekday morning, but the co-owner of Orions Objects, a furniture dealer that specializes in midcentury modern design, isn't taking the piece for delivery. He's taking it...
  • Wilde Lake Middle community asks for renovation now

    Wilde Lake Middle community asks for renovation now
    The message from the community was resounding: the oldest middle school in Howard County is in dire need of a facelift. After a public hearing and work session on Sept. 26, the Howard County Board of Education approved a $96.4 million capital budget...
  • Patuxent Valley parents express concern, need for renovations

    Patuxent Valley parents express concern, need for renovations
    With the redistricting process in full swing, Patuxent Valley Middle School in Jessup could face significant change in its student population, with more than 280 students possibly leaving for other schools and almost 250 coming in from nearby Murray...
  • Montpelier Mansion re-opens after restoration work

    Montpelier Mansion re-opens after restoration work
    Be part of the grand reopening of the Montpelier Mansion Historic Site Sunday, Oct. 6, from noon to 4 p.m. at 9650 Muirkirk Road. Following extensive renovation at the site, visitors can enjoy tours with a member of the restoration team, answering...
  • Montpelier Mansion again welcomes visitors after closing for structural restoration

    Montpelier Mansion again welcomes visitors after closing for structural restoration
    After restorations that have taken more than six months, Montpelier Mansion has thrown open its doors to visitors once again. But don't look for a new look — or even a facelift on the 18th-century Georgian beauty. Almost all the restoration work...
  • Couple rebuilds home from wreckage of derecho

    Couple rebuilds home from wreckage of derecho
    Entering the foyer of Irv and Sharon Caplan's rambling rancher-style home just outside Stevenson in Baltimore, a visitor would never know. "What you're walking into is where a tree fell through the house," said Sharon Caplan. The initial horror at...
  • Washington Monument set to undergo $5 million in repairs

    Washington Monument set to undergo $5 million in repairs
    From its cavernous subterranean vault, Baltimore's Washington Monument seems every bit its nearly 200 years. Plaster chips and crumbles to the touch. Mortar sealing together thousands of bricks and stones is deteriorating into sand. A mildewy odor fills...
  • Savage Branch Library renovations begin

    Howard County libraries will be closed Monday, Oct. 14 to observe Columbus Day. Meanwhile, renovation work on the Savage branch of the Howard County Library System, shuttered since earlier this year, is beginning. "Our library system is a key part of...
  • Record hatchery production aids bay's oysters

    Record hatchery production aids bay's oysters
    Government agencies and nonprofit groups have produced and planted a record 1.25 billion baby native oysters in Maryland waters this year, Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Friday, declaring it a milestone in the long-running effort to restore the Chesapeake...
  • Back Story: Historic B&O steam engine is being painstakingly restored

    Back Story: Historic B&O steam engine is being painstakingly restored
    The restoration has begun of the J.C. Davis, No. 600, an 1875 Baltimore & Ohio steam engine that was a casualty of a roof collapse at the B&O Railroad Museum's roof during the 2003 Presidents Day snowstorm. The work, which is being conducted at the...
  • Grant targets continuing lead poisoning threats in Baltimore

    Grant targets continuing lead poisoning threats in Baltimore
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $30,000 to help educate Baltimore families about the risks to young children of lead poisoning, which despite progress made in reducing exposure over the years still affects nearly 3,000 youngsters...
  • 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...