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  • Get the lead out

    In this age of PVC pipe and space age metal alloys, it seems odd that lead is used in plumbing at all. Lead poisoning causes brain damage, a reality that came to the forefront as a public health threat more than a generation ago because children were...
  • Wilde Lake graduate Stephen DeVito marries Allison Maimona in Ohio ceremony

      Allison and Stephen DeVito   Andrew and Cheryl Maimona, of Hudson, Ohio, announce the marriage of their daughter, Allison Anne Maimona, to Stephen Roy DeVito, son on Richard and Judith DeVito, of Columbia, on May 14, 2011. The bride is a 1999...
  • Condor Airlines ready to welcome Baltimore

    Condor Airlines ready to welcome Baltimore
    Beginning next summer, Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport will host Condor Airlines, a German carrier offering service to continental Europe and adding some needed heft to the airport's "international" stock. Condor will provide...
  • Archbishop O'Brien leaving Baltimore for post in Rome

    Archbishop O'Brien leaving Baltimore for post in Rome
    Archbishop Edwin F. O'Brien flies to Rome next month for a new job leading a global order of Catholic knights, a post that likely will lead to his elevation to cardinal, but which also begins his departure from the Archdiocese of Baltimore. Pope Benedict...
  • Frascati: A washed-up wine wages roaring comeback

    Just 15 short miles outside of Rome lies the Frascati wine district, whose vantage point midst the Castelli Romani (hills) overlook the "Eternal City." Urban sprawl is a constant pressure and many would like to see the vineyards fall to upscale housing...
  • The Rev. Walter John Paulits, theology scholar, dies

    The Rev. Walter John Paulits, theology scholar, dies
    The Rev. Walter John Paulits, a long-time Baltimore-area priest and theology scholar, died June 4 from natural causes at an assisted living residence in the Pasadena area. He was 88. In a career that spanned decades as an educator, religious scholar...
  • Salving psychological wounds with talk and food

    Salving psychological wounds with talk and food
    In 1992, Paula Butturini and her husband, John Tagliabue, moved back to Rome, where they'd met, gotten engaged and were married in the '80s. Each morning she would walk from their apartment near the Tiber River to Campo dei Fiori, where everyone from the...
  • PBS goes 'Zen' in coming Sundays with Italian mystery series

    PBS goes 'Zen' in coming Sundays with Italian mystery series
    If you want a little mid-summer escape via TV the next three Sunday nights, check out the new PBS mystery series, "Zen," starring Rufus Sewell. I watched all three that were made available for preview, but I love TV mysteries. And I have to say that...
  • Escape Plan: La Dolce DC

    Escape Plan: La Dolce DC
    Rome wasn't built in a day, so Washington has given Italy five months. La Dolce D.C. is a celebration of all things Italian with arts, architecture, culture and food, running March through July. Honoring the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy,...
  • Md. Catholics come to celebrate with O'Brien

    Cardinal Edwin F. O'Brien, speaking Sunday at a Mass of Thanksgiving in Baltimore after his recent elevation ceremony in Rome, alluded to political battles in Maryland as he said the church must always stand up for its values. Noting that Pope Benedict...
  • Peabody composer wins Pulitzer Prize in music

    Peabody composer wins Pulitzer Prize in music
    Kevin Puts, a composer who teaches at the Peabody Institute in Baltimore, won the Pulitzer Prize in music Monday for his first opera. Puts, a member of the Peabody faculty since 2006, was honored for "Silent Night," a two-act work commissioned by the...
  • Heartless 'Titus Andronicus' driven by revenge

    Heartless 'Titus Andronicus' driven by revenge
    If the crime rate spikes in Howard County, blame Shakespeare. The Bard's most violent play, "Titus Andronicus," is being staged by the Laurel-based theater company Rude Mechanicals at the Howard County Center for the Arts in Ellicott City. This...