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Last week presented the sort of opportunity that elected officials crave. As Gov. Martin O'Malley signed the gas tax increase into law, he announced a slew of new Maryland transportation projects — $1.2 billion in all — that can now move...
Maryland's MARC commuter trains, which have always operated Monday through Friday, will begin offering weekend service between Baltimore and Washington on the Penn Line in coming months. The expansion — put on hold in 2008 when the recession hit...
The Army is moving forward with converting an old building on the Aberdeen Proving Ground into a water source to provide 3 million gallons of water daily, Aberdeen city manager Doug Miller said. The post has one, 500,000-gallon water tank, which has...
The first of 70 new energy-efficient locomotives destined for Amtrak's East Coast service rolled off Monday morning from a Sacramento, Calif., assembly line. The locomotives, called Amtrak Cities Sprinters and built by Siemens Rail Systems, will...
Tags: Siemens, Energy Saving
The Baltimore SunThe pitch bores in low and skitters under Ian Anderson's mitt. As he chugs to retrieve the baseball, another enemy runner dashes across home plate, putting the Carver Bears more hopelessly behind. Shoulders slump around this West Baltimore diamond,...
Aberdeen Forshaye Deshawn, 21, of the 100 block of Holloway Road, was charged Monday with being a fugitive from Virginia. Shona L. Murray, 42, of the 4900 block of Villa Point Drive, was charged Monday with failing to appear in court for a case in...
Two people were rescued from the Bush River in southern Harford County late Wednesday after their canoe capsized, the Harford Fire & EMS Association said. A call for a boat rescue was dispatched at 5 p.m. by Harford County emergency radio. According...
The Gari Melchers Home & Studio, 224 Washington St., Falmouth, Va. Call 540-654-1844 or go to garimelchers.umw.edu. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily except Wednesday. The estate is one of the homes taking part in The Garden Club of Virginia's Historic...
Three state officials have recommended amending Aberdeen's development regulations to include form-based codes, explaining how this change would help proposed transit-oriented development around the MARC train station by giving developers a more graphic...
Recently I boarded an Amtrak train headed for New York City. But as we embarked on our journey I was struck by the trash and debris strewn along the route. The dilapidated houses, abandoned buildings, discarded furniture and graffiti were more than I...
The Baltimore SunI’m currently on the Amtrak heading home from New York. I’ve slept in my own bed for just two nights since Feb. 10, so heading back to Baltimore for the Orioles’ nine-game homestand will be a welcome change. The Orioles played nine...
Over the next several weeks in Aberdeen, a dozen and a half homes along Route 22 will be demolished to make way for the road to be widened. No doubt more than a few lives were disrupted when the Maryland State Highway Administration began acquiring...
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