| Aug 10, 2013
| 3:27 PM
The two-story abstract mural — featuring a pharaoh's headpiece, a cotton field and fire spewing out of rowhouse windows — showed up suddenly this summer on a vacant house in North Baltimore.
The artwork at 4727 Old York Road came with a...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 1:58 AM
The Historical Society of Harford County and the Maryland Agricultural Education Foundation will host a screening of the award winning 2011 documentary film "Green Fire" Friday, Aug. 16, at 7 p.m. at the society's headquarters in Bel Air.
The film is...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Boarded-up and falling down, hundreds of Baltimore's vacant and blighted rowhouses are scheduled for demolition in coming months in a stepped-up effort to rid the city of its most visible sign of decades of urban decay.
Over the next 2 1/2 years, the...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 8:41 PM
Baltimore planners want to invite development around mass-transit stations where individuals and families can live, shop and commute without having to get behind the wheel of a car — part of a proposal to modernize the city.
In the 350-page,...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:39 PM
Thank you for the opportunity to address recent letters to The Aegis regarding the proposed development at the corner of Route 152 and Route 147 in Fallston. I am a community member that is very concerned about the plan to develop the...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 8:42 AM
I hope everyone had a Happy Fourth of July as America celebrated her 237th birthday. As families enjoyed cookouts and fireworks, here's hoping they remembered America's past, including our Founding Fathers with the vision for a free country, and all the...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 8:28 AM
Urban farmers are complaining about the city's plan to sell two lots that are part of an ambitious community garden on a working class street in Hampden.
But they are also trying to buy the lots to prevent them from being developed.
| May 21, 2013
| 7:06 PM
With plans to demolish 1,500 vacant houses in the next three years, Baltimore officials and the few remaining residents in largely vacant blocks are beginning the early stages of the most delicate of relationships.
About 80 residents — each of...
| May 3, 2013
Fort Meade spouse job fair
The third annual Fort George G. Meade Military Spouse Job Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, at McGill Training Center, 8452 Zimborski Ave. on the post. The event is open to all military spouses,...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The Maryland General Assembly has wisely reaffirmed the importance of maintaining Program Open Space, the state's premier program to conserve land and create recreation areas, as a dedicated fund based on revenues from the transfer of real estate ("...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 2:54 PM
Some Harford County officials may have been reluctant to talk about a Walmart coming to the Emmorton area south of Bel Air when the subject first came up more than a year ago, but the developer of the site off Route 924 and Plumtree Road is moving forward...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 2:25 PM
The Harford County Council, along with Pete Gutwald, the county's planning and zoning director, blasted the state's new sustainable growth act Tuesday night for taking away private property rights and trying to control local land use planning.