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  • 'Bell, Book and Candle' casts its spell at Laurel Mill Playhouse

    You are in for some laughs if you attend the opening of "Bell, Book and Candle" Friday, Oct. 11 at 8 p.m. at the Laurel Mill Playhouse at 508 Main St. Directed by Larry Simmons and produced by Maureen Rogers, this romantic comedy is about a genuine...
  • 'Bell, Book and Candle' casts a spell at Laurel Mill Playhouse

    'Bell, Book and Candle' casts a spell at Laurel Mill Playhouse
    The Laurel Mill Playhouse on Main Street seems to be getting the hang of stormy opening nights. But even Director Larry Simmons couldn't design as fitting an aura for the first showing of John Van Bruten's classic romantic comedy, "Bell, Book, and Candle,...
  • Carroll County's first newspaper reprinted

    Carroll County's first newspaper reprinted
    Charles Sower intended to drum up support for the formation of a new county between Baltimore and Frederick counties when he began publishing Carroll County's first newspaper in 1813. While Carroll County was not formed until 17 years after Sower's...
  • Author writes book 'Around Mount Washington'

    Author writes book 'Around Mount Washington'
    After 20 years as a Mount Washingtonian, Linda Noll felt like she still didn't really know her community and its past as well as she would like. Now, Noll is promoting her new book for Arcadia Publishing, "Around Mount Washington," part of Arcadia's...
  • Baltimore Outreach Services cooks up success for women at its shelters

    Baltimore Outreach Services cooks up success for women at its shelters
    When Latitia Carter and her then-12-year-old son sought temporary housing at Baltimore Outreach Services' emergency shelter in Federal Hill, she wasn't looking for a job — just a roof over her head while she rebounded from a rough spell that...
  • The expat life: Going south of the border

    The expat life: Going south of the border
    In June 2009, my husband Sam and I slammed down the hatchback of our Honda CRV, the interior bulging with containers of Legos and books, school supplies and board games, and a box of shoes, a tin of Old Bay in the glove compartment. On the roof was a...
  • For former Texan, Reservoir Hill is now deep in his heart

    For former Texan, Reservoir Hill is now deep in his heart
    It is a long way from Lubbock, Texas, to Baltimore's Reservoir Hill, but Kelly Dale Terrill was up for the change. "I wanted to do something different, and I liked the Mid-Atlantic," said Terrill, 32. "So I got a job at the University of Maryland as a...
  • MacArthur-winning author and Columbia resident writes novel about race in America

    MacArthur-winning author and Columbia resident writes novel about race in America
    It's fair to say that very few novels that devote 496 pages to such weighty themes as race in America ever crack The New York Times best-seller list. But sure enough, there on the June 2 list for hardcover fiction was Columbia resident Chimamanda...
  • Westminster resident's story time connects with kids at shelters, hospitals

    Westminster resident's story time connects with kids at shelters, hospitals
    Suelyn Rivera, who lives in Westminster, knows the transformative power of reading to children. As a media specialist at Carrolltowne Elementary School in Sykesville, her job is to order books for the school library, work with teachers, read aloud to...
  • Tribune Co. to spin off newspapers

    Tribune Co. to spin off newspapers
    One week after boosting its broadcasting holdings with the announcement of a deal to purchase 19 television stations,  Tribune Co. said Wednesday morning it intends to spin off its publishing business into a separate company.   The move would separate...
  • For Jen Michalski, a prolific year

    For Jen Michalski, a prolific year
    For Baltimore author Jen Michalski, 2013 is shaping up to be the Year of the Book Party. In a nine-month period, the 41-year-old freelance medical copywriter is having three works of fiction in different genres come out with three small, independent...
  • No one right way

    In a post at Pub Talk: Interviews With Literati, Jonathan Galassi of Farrar, Straus and Giroux says of editing: "Editing is something you learn by doing. It’s basically common sense, I think. You watch what your elders do and try it yourself. The...