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  • 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...
  • Charming changes give home personality, but family gives it meaning

    Charming changes give home personality, but family gives it meaning
    Lynn and Scott Wegner are used to people telling them theirs is the most unusual home in the Towson neighborhood of Chartleigh. They agree wholeheartedly, even as they enjoy the multiple renovations they have made since purchasing 1950s split-level back...
  • Dream home: Pasadena renovation creates space for growing family

    Dream home: Pasadena renovation creates space for growing family
    In the beginning, the Pasadena home purchased by Matt and Jenny Knoepfle was not so much a dream as it was a challenge. "This was a 1940s shore cottage [back when] people were building randomly and then adding on to their houses," said Jenny Knoepfle...
  • Howard Hughes Corp. welcomes Whole Foods to Columbia

    Howard Hughes Corp. welcomes Whole Foods to Columbia
    What Howard Hughes Corp. Senior Vice President John DeWolf called "the worst-kept secret in Howard County" was confirmed Thursday as he and other county leaders welcomed Whole Foods Market to Columbia. On Wednesday evening, the Hughes Corp. had announced...
  • Group hopes to restore Peale Museum into history, architecture center

    Group hopes to restore Peale Museum into history, architecture center
    After being closed to the public for nearly two decades, a new day may be dawning for the Peale Museum on Holliday Street if its planned restoration as the Peale Center for Baltimore History and Architecture comes to fruition. "I think it has lots of...
  • Board opts for Longfellow renovations over new Faulkner Ridge

    The Board of Education Thursday opted to renovate Longfellow Elementary School in phases, with the students still in the building, rather than build a new school on the site of the Faulkner Ridge Center. Building a replacement school would cost more than...
  • Report: BGE struggled to gather storm crews after derecho

    Report: BGE struggled to gather storm crews after derecho
    Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. struggled to muster the out-of-state crews from partner utilities needed to restore hundreds of thousands of power outages in the days after a deadly derecho struck June 29, the company said in a report to state energy...
  • Baltimore housing authority pays $3.7 million for lead paint poisoning

    Baltimore's public housing agency announced Monday it has paid $3.7 million to a former public housing resident who suffered lead-paint poisoning as a young child in the 1980s. The insurance payment to plaintiff Markeath Justice, now 29, marks the...
  • Youth detainees transferred to air-conditioned building within city jail

    Youth detainees transferred to air-conditioned building within city jail
    Youths detained at the Baltimore City Detention Center were moved over the weekend into a building that has air conditioning, state officials confirmed. The move comes amid increasing concerns over conditions for juveniles charged as adults at the city...
  • Annapolis lobbyist hit with lead-paint citation

    Annapolis lobbyist Bruce C. Bereano has been fined $13,000 by the Maryland Department of the Environment for allegedly violating state lead-paint regulations on two properties he owns in the capital. But Bereano disputes the state's charges, saying the...
  • Schools get summer construction makeovers

    Schools get summer construction makeovers
    During the school year, the halls and classrooms are filled with students and teachers. But during the summer, many schools are instead packed with construction workers. "The heavy lifting occurs during the summer," Howard County school construction...
  • Volunteers help veterans, and others, get their house in order

    The first troops showed up on a Saturday morning at the four-bedroom house in Columbia heavily armed: saws, hammers, crowbars, drills. They've returned three times since and are expected back again next week in hopes of making repairs upstairs and down,...