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  • Protect Maryland's wilderness areas [Letter]

    Protect Maryland's wilderness areas [Letter]
    At the request of Gov. Martin O'Malley, the Maryland General Assembly is considering legislation to expand 14 of Maryland's existing wilderness areas and add nine new ones, increasing by nearly 22,000 acres the state's Wildlands Preservation System ("...
  • Concerned about development of Eva Mar Farm [Letter]

    It was with great interest that I read the recent Aegis article on the history of the Eva Mar farmland. It's amazing to me that this beautiful piece of farmland could have possibly been preserved as farmland or developed as a Harford County park for all...
  • Habitat loss threatens bay creatures' survival

    Habitat loss threatens bay creatures' survival
    A little osprey chick has been the center of attention for a growing crowd of admirers this summer. It's the third chick to hatch to a pair of osprey, Tom and Audrey, who make their home on a nesting platform at the end of a dock on Kent Island. It's an...
  • Group targets Baltimore vacants with art, activism

    Group targets Baltimore vacants with art, activism
    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...
  • Harford Historical Society hosts showing 'Green Fire,' award winning conservation film

    Harford Historical Society hosts showing 'Green Fire,' award winning conservation film
    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...
  • City to raze hundreds of vacant houses in stepped-up plan

    City to raze hundreds of vacant houses in stepped-up plan
    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...
  • Redesigning Baltimore: Planners envision new development among mass transit stations

    Redesigning Baltimore: Planners envision new development among mass transit stations
    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,...
  • Concerned about development plans in Fallston [Letter]

    Editor: 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...
  • Hotel, residential planned for Columbia's crescent property

    Hotel, residential planned for Columbia's crescent property
    Preliminary plans to build a hotel, 400 residential units, retail and office space on approximately 23 acres of land on downtown Columbia's crescent property will be revealed at a pre-submission community meeting. The meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m....
  • 5 Questions for Michael D. Hankin, CEO of Brown Advisory

    5 Questions for Michael D. Hankin, CEO of Brown Advisory
    Brown Advisory in Fells Point turned 20 this year. The firm now manages about $42 billion in assets and recently expanded its business in the United Kingdom. CEO Michael Hankin reflected on the firm's founding and its growth, as well as his efforts to...
  • It's a fairy-tale end of school year for Owings Mills fourth-graders [Owings Mills]

    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...
  • 'Silent Spring' echo still eloquent

    Mitt Romney wants to open up more federal lands and waters to drilling for oil and natural gas. His party is pushing, in the name of freedom and economic opportunity, to roll back a variety of environmental protections. Republicans, including U.S. Sen....