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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Traffic: Accident on I-83 south near Padonia Road

    Traffic: Accident on I-83 south near Padonia Road
    As of 8:45 a.m. Wednesday, traffic was slow on southbound I-83 near Padonia Road in Baltimore County, due to an accident. Accidents were slowing traffic on Charles Street near Saratoga Street in Baltimore City, I-97 southbound near Route 32 in Anne...
  • MARC gets a boost

    MARC gets a boost
    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...
  • Traffic: Accident on I-70 west near I-695

    Traffic: Accident on I-70 west near I-695
    As of 9 a.m. Thursday, traffic was slow on I-70 westbound near I-695 in Baltimore County, due to an accident. Accidents were slowing traffic on Route 97 near Hook Road in Westminster, Park Heights Avenue near Devonshire Drive in Baltimore City, Old...