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  • Baltimore's Penn Station, parts of Harford County lose power in Thursday outages

    Baltimore's Penn Station, parts of Harford County lose power in Thursday outages
    Passengers at Baltimore's Penn Station and about 10,000 folks in Harford County lost electricity in two separate outages Thursday, said Rachael Lighty, a Baltimore Gas & Electric spokeswoman. The lights went out at Penn Station around 4:30 p.m. and came...
  • Harford school board keeps two Fallston school projects as top priority

    Harford school board keeps two Fallston school projects as top priority
    After considerable debate Monday night, members of the Harford County Board of Education approved the school system's overall Capital Improvement Plan for the 2015 fiscal year, one that continues to give top priority to two Fallston area school projects...
  • Pedestrian killed by Amtrak train in Aberdeen

    Pedestrian killed by Amtrak train in Aberdeen
    For the second time in less than a week, a pedestrian has been struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Maryland, disrupting regional service. Just after 4:30 p.m. Saturday, a pedestrian was killed on Amtrak tracks in Aberdeen by the No. 168 Northeast...
  • Pedestrian killed by Amtrak train in Middle River

    Pedestrian killed by Amtrak train in Middle River
    A pedestrian was struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Middle River Tuesday morning in a gruesome incident that disrupted travel for hundreds of passengers, according to Amtrak and Baltimore County emergency officials. As Amtrak worked to transfer...
  • A Christmas journey for an Aberdeen family

    This is a story of a Christmas baptism many years ago. It was just before Christmas, back in 1889. All was in readiness for the trip down to Bush River Neck and Garretson's Methodist Chapel. George and Mary Elizabeth's baby boy was bundled up, Nellie...
  • 3 killed in bus, MARC train accidents

    3 killed in bus, MARC train accidents
    A woman was struck and killed by a Charm City Circulator bus Tuesday, hours after a MARC train crash at a Baltimore crossing claimed the lives of two people in an SUV. Police said it was too early to say whether the snowy, icy conditions played a role...
  • MARC train weekend service begins

    MARC train weekend service begins
    Six-year-old Rey Powell sat next to his father, nose pressed against the window on the MARC train Saturday as he headed from Union Station in Washington to Penn Station in Baltimore aboard one of the system's first weekend trains. The two planned to grab...
  • Rebuilding the Ravens' offensive line is an exercise in patience

    Rebuilding the Ravens' offensive line is an exercise in patience
    When Joe Flacco takes his first snap Sunday, he will line up behind a left tackle who 10 weeks ago was toiling away in Jacksonville, a left guard who has already made as many stops as an Amtrak train, and a center who two years ago was blocking small-...
  • Traffic: Collision with injury on I-395 North in Baltimore

    Traffic: Collision with injury on I-395 North in Baltimore
    A two-vehicle collision with injury in Baltimore City on Interstate 395 North prior to Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard has closed one of four northbound traffic lanes and the northbound left shoulder at 8:51 a.m. on Monday, according to the state...
  • How I spent my summer vacation

    If the falling leaves, shorter days and the return of traffic jams on the JFX have you pining for those lost, carefree days of summer, we commiserate — especially after we tried to drown our end-of-summer blues in a sunny strawberries-and-creme...
  • Aged tunnel where Amtrak train derailed may be replaced

    Aged tunnel where Amtrak train derailed may be replaced
    The snaking tunnel beneath West Baltimore where an Amtrak engine derailed Monday, disrupting travel for thousands of evening commuters, has been a source of concern for decades. The narrow, two-track Baltimore and Potomac Tunnel twists 1.4 miles under...
  • City students needs better transit

     City students needs better transit
    I am writing in response to the editorial, "Charm City Express" (Sept. 16), outlining Gov. Martin O'Malley's plan to increase support for Baltimore's public transportation infrastructure. As a student at Johns Hopkins University coming from New York City,...