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  • Traffic: Mandatory travel restrictions in Baltimore City roads until noon

    As of 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has imposed mandatory travel restrictions on city roads until noon Tuesday. Restrictions do not apply to uniformed personnel, hospital employees, other medical providers and Corporate Emergency...
  • Traffic: Baltimore City travel restrictions lifted

    Traffic: Baltimore City travel restrictions lifted
    Travel restrictions on Baltimore City roads were lifted at noon, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said. Maryland State Police are urging people to stay off roads until highway crews are able to clear away fallen trees and other traffic hazards. They warn...
  • New Shiloh's Rev. Dr. Harold A. Carter Sr. remembered at funeral

    New Shiloh's Rev. Dr. Harold A. Carter Sr. remembered at funeral
    An overflow crowd at the funeral Friday of the Rev. Harold A. Carter Sr., a well-known Baltimore pastor, heard him described as a man with a "mandate on his life to shine." The outpouring of fellow clergy and laity filled New Shiloh Baptist Church in the...
  • Dozens of roads and bridges across the region remain closed due to Sandy

    Dozens of roads and bridges across the region remain closed due to Sandy
    Road closures continue to accumulate as high-standing water, downed power lines and darkened intersections dot the region. A Maryland law that took effect Oct. 1 requires motorists approaching a darkened intersection to treat it as a four-way stop.The...
  • Havre de Grace introduces budget, approves tower lease to repay Gamatoria purchase

    Havre de Grace introduces budget, approves tower lease to repay Gamatoria purchase
    The Havre de Grace City Council formally introduced a $14.8 million proposed general operating budget for fiscal year 2014 on Monday, which Council President Randy Craig noted includes a spending reduction of more $500,000 from the current fiscal year....
  • Traffic: Major delays on MARC trains during rush hour

    Traffic: Major delays on MARC trains during rush hour
    The Maryland Transit Administration said MARC train service experienced major delays during Tuesday morning's rush hour, with some disruptions due to late-arriving equipment from other trains. Train 610 (7:50 a.m., Washington departure) ran up to 33...
  • Public works board to consider Md. housing agency move

    Public works board to consider Md. housing agency move
    The state Board of Public Works is expected to vote today on a contract that would clear the way for the Department of Housing and Community Development to move from its park-like campus in Crownsville to a transit hub in Prince George's County. The...
  • State OKs move of housing agency from Crownsville to Prince George's

    State OKs move of housing agency from Crownsville to Prince George's
    Maryland officials approved Wednesday a much-debated plan to move the headquarters of the state's housing agency — along with 380 jobs — from Anne Arundel County to Prince George's County. The three-member Board of Public Works voted...
  • Rosedale and rail safety

    Rosedale and rail safety
    As accidents go, few of recent memory have grabbed the region's attention like Tuesday's collision and explosion involving a CSX freight train and a trash truck in Rosedale. If Baltimoreans weren't close enough to hear the tooth-rattling blast, they...
  • Hospitals prepped for mass casualties after train blast

    Hospitals prepped for mass casualties after train blast
    Bob Marshall was on the phone in his office at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in East Baltimore when he heard the boom, felt the building shake and saw the plume of smoke on the horizon. "This is what we've trained for," he thought. As news poured...
  • MARC: Rolling in the right direction

    MARC: Rolling in the right direction
    The Transportation Infrastructure Investment Act of 2013 will provide crucially needed funding for improving, expanding and building transportation projects throughout Maryland. Projects critical to continued economic growth throughout Central Maryland...
  • Transportation creeps back after Sandy slams area

    For the second consecutive year, transportation crews got their winter tune-up before Halloween, battling blinding rain and high winds as well as slick roads and blizzard conditions. At the height of the storm overnight, 132 state roads were closed and...