| Apr 25, 2014
The Anne Arundel County Police-Community Relations Council will host Shred-A-Rama VIII from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 3. Residents may bring up to four boxes or bags of personal documents to any one of four locations and have them...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 3:00 AM
From The Aegis dated April 27, 1989:
The beginning of May in Harford County 25 years ago meant local elections in Aberdeen and Havre de Grace.
In Aberdeen, two seats were up for election on the town board. Incumbents Raymond Warfield and Ronald...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 1:10 PM
My dogwood had leaf spots last summer. Now my neighbors say it's dead and I should cut it down. Should I?
Your neighbors may think it had Discula anthracnose, a fungal disease that slowly killed many dogwoods — particularly stressed ones —...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:22 AM
During the 1970s, Diane Hale would enter Flirting Heart, her thoroughbred racehorse, in races on tracks such as Laurel, Pimlico, and Penn National.
Now, Flirting Heart is Hale's newest wine offering from the Galloping Goose Vineyards.
"She was big,...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 7:03 AM
Hampden florist Libby Francis-Baxter is seeing red over roses.
Her gripe? Most roses are imported from South and Central America, are costly to begin with, and are even more expensive with shipping, said Francis-Baxter, a Hampden resident.
| Feb 22, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Jean H. Hepner, an early Fells Point community activist who restored one of its residential landmarks and fought a planned interstate highway, died of injuries she suffered as a passenger in an automobile accident Feb. 1 on the Baltimore Beltway at Park...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 3:20 AM
"The Drowsy Chaperone," a musical show-within-a-show, will be presented by the River Hill High School Theatre Arts Department March 6-9. The show promises to be a fun, laugh-out-loud experience for the entire family as the audience is immersed in the...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Melvin Mowrey Jr., a retired Sweetheart Cup operations manager, died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder March 6 at Dove House in Westminster. The Reisterstown resident was 76.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Christian Street, he was the son of...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 7:06 AM
With recent snows and sub-zero temperatures, it might not seem like spring is right around the corner.
But Laurel gardeners are taking a cue from the plants they grow and keeping their eyes to the sun, like Suzanna Pieslak, who is caring for seedlings...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Joan A. Spurrier, a retired legal secretary and family matriarch, died of kidney failure Sunday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Idlewylde resident was 80.
Born Joan Anita Adams in Baltimore and raised on Beaumont Avenue in Govans, she was the...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 9:04 AM
Last week was "Prom Night" and mercifully Wynonna went home. Tonight is "The Best Year of Your Life," and I'm already prepared to feel decrepit and ancient when Aly and Zendaya pick from their limited number of years.
During the staircase introductions,...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Bill Gant says asking him to choose a favorite plant or a favorite season in his garden is like asking him to choose "among my children."
When Gant and his wife, Nancy, bought their home in 2004, the previous owner had created a place for a large flower...