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  • Aberdeen Proving Ground to get new water tank, with Aberdeen's help

    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...
  • Havre de Grace officials talk about plans for new Amtrak bridge

    Havre de Grace officials talk about plans for new Amtrak bridge
    Havre de Grace City Council members told railroad officials during a work session Monday they hope a plan to expand or re-route the existing Amtrak bridge over the Susquehanna River will not affect the city's major investments or local properties....
  • MARC to add weekend service to Washington

    MARC to add weekend service to Washington
    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...
  • Former Wall Street success finds new path reviving Carver baseball

    Former Wall Street success finds new path reviving Carver baseball
    The 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,...
  • Playground equipment vandalized in Bel Air [Harford County Police blotter]

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Sailabration Guide

    Sailabration Guide
    Runs through Tuesday at Baltimore's Inner Harbor, Fort McHenry, Martin State Airport and other locations. Inner Harbor activities Star-Spangled Sailabration Villages will feature live entertainment, traditional festival fare and hands-on fun for kids....
  • Sailabration launches War of 1812 bicentennial

    Sailabration launches War of 1812 bicentennial
    Baltimore will launch its commemoration of the War of 1812 by land, sea and air this week, starting with parachute jumps into Camden Yards and a parade of tall ships into the harbor. The history-filled week features music, fireworks and an air show over...
  • Cause of death determined in Ellicott City train derailment deaths

    Cause of death determined in Ellicott City train derailment deaths
    Loved ones and friends prepared to say goodbye to the two young women who perished in a train derailment in Ellicott City as the first of the viewings began Thursday evening. Cars lined both sides of the quiet residential street leading up to the...
  • Rolling geek tweetup on Amtrak gets temporarily delayed by broken-down train

    Today is a big day for Baltimore (and East Coast) geekdom. It's Geeks on a Train: a rolling tweetup that started in Washington DC this morning, with a denizen of DC techies and entrepreneurs boarding an Amtrak train. The itinerary: stop at Baltimore and...