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Bill Henry

Bill would crack down on noisy parties

Bill would crack down on noisy parties

On weekends, Nancy Charlow often looks out the window of her home in Charles Village and sees members of the fraternity house next door playing beer pong. As the day goes on, "the boys get louder and the language gets fouler," Charlow said, and by nighttime, there's often a party with hundreds of people in the backyard. It's gets so loud sometimes that Charlow, 70, and her husband stay with friends in Annapolis for the weekend. "It's just been a nightmare," Charlow said. "There needs to be a stronger law with more teeth to it than what's currently available to us." City Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke said she has spreadsheets full of these...