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  • Twenty displaced after Ellicott City apartment fire

    Twenty displaced after Ellicott City apartment fire
    About twenty people were displaced after a fire badly damaged an apartment building in Ellicott City in the early hours of Monday morning, Howard County fire officials said. Fire crews arrived at the building in the 6200 block of Waterloo Road shortly...
  • Harford sewer main breaks, sends sewage into Bush Creek

    As much as 5 million gallons of untreated sewage spilled into Bush Creek in the Abingdon area after a major sewage main broke late last week, according to Harford County public works officials. Public works crews and a local heavy construction...
  • Heavy holiday traffic anticipated for I-95 in Harford, Cecil

    Heavy holiday traffic anticipated for I-95 in Harford, Cecil
    While slightly fewer Marylanders are expected to be traveling for Thanksgiving this year compared to last, there will still be hundreds of thousands of people traveling through Harford County this week. A large portion of drivers in Maryland are...
  • Back Story: Chronicling the history of the Sparrows Point mill

    Back Story: Chronicling the history of the Sparrows Point mill
    The recent publication of Elmer J. Hall's "A Mill on the Point: One Hundred and Twenty-Five Years of Steelmaking at Sparrows Point, Maryland," marks the last of his quartet of books chronicling the work and social history of the once heavily...
  • Gas prices rise in Maryland amid holiday travel

    Gas prices rise in Maryland amid holiday travel
    If you traveled for Thanksgiving, you'll likely pay more for gas getting home than you did getting away. Amid strong seasonal demand, the average price for a gallon of gasoline in Maryland rose to $3.42 on Friday, an increase of 10 cents compared to...
  • Man poured gas on self before deadly Ocean City church fire

    Man poured gas on self before deadly Ocean City church fire
    Ocean City fire investigators believe that the man who entered a church on fire, igniting a blaze that killed its pastor, had poured gasoline on himself as part of a suicide plot. The fire marshal's office said Tuesday that John Raymond Sterner covered...
  • Inner Arbor plan puts at risk future of Symphony Woods [Letter]

    There are several serious and potentially dangerous parts of what CA and the new Inner Arbor [IA] corporation plan to do in Symphony Woods. One is that they jettisoned the already approved plans for Symphony Woods Park in favor of a much more costly and...
  • Police investigate Black Friday mall fight in Annapolis

    Police investigate Black Friday mall fight in Annapolis
    Anne Arundel County police detectives are investigating a Black Friday fight at an Annapolis lingerie store that was captured on a video that was posted online. A 17-year-old girl told police that she was at the Victoria's Secret store at the...
  • What Really Happened in Geneva? Ask Iran. [Commentary]

    What Really Happened in Geneva? Ask Iran. [Commentary]
    The nuclear accord reached in Geneva last month has sparked a robust debate in the U.S. and around the world. Was the agreement a major achievement in preventing Tehran from obtaining the nuclear bomb, as President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John...
  • Parsing bumper stickers

    As I was driving to work today, I found myself behind a fellow motorist, another middle-aged white guy with eyeglasses, both of us driving General Motors products. His Lumina displayed his allegiances with bumper stickers, two of which caught my eye: "I...
  • Richard C. Schneider, construction manager

    Richard C. Schneider, construction manager
    Richard C. "Dick" Schneider, a retired construction manager and railroad buff, died Aug. 7 of cancer at Hospice and Community Care of Mount Joy, Pa. He was 67. The son of a Defense Department worker and a registered nurse, Richard Carl Schneider was born...
  • Navy torpedo contract delivers work to Annapolis

    Northrop Grumman Corp. announced it won a U.S. Navy contract to make torpedo parts in Annapolis that could be worth as much as $294 million. The defense contractor's existing 400-person workforce in Annapolis will produce acoustic nose arrays for the...