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  • State House dome dazzles after restoration work

    State House dome dazzles after restoration work
    The last of the scaffolding that enclosed the dome of the State House since summer will come down Friday — leaving Annapolis with an uncluttered view of its most famous landmark just in time for Christmas. For all practical purposes, the $800,000...
  • A story of times gone by

    This column is in honor of my mother, Margaret Copeland Vought Smith, who died at age 90 on Dec. 11. We didn't spend much time together after I moved to Maryland following college in 1971. In fact, the last time we did anything together away from her own...
  • Alumni recall bonds of brotherhood of Strawbridge Home for Boys in Eldersburg

    Alumni recall bonds of brotherhood of Strawbridge Home for Boys in Eldersburg
    As a resident of Strawbridge Home for Boys in 1950, Jim Mathis, at age 13, found himself working on a full-fledged farm with cows, hogs, chickens and horses. He soon learned a few lessons. "Cows don't care what day it is. At the same time every day,...
  • Obama visits U. Md. during debt fight

    Obama visits U. Md. during debt fight
    —With the debate over raising the nation's $14.3 trillion debt ceiling heading into its final stretch, President Barack Obama will visit the University of Maryland on Friday for a town hall meeting the White House said will be focused on the...
  • Explorer Scouts hear talk on leadership from Eisenhower 50 years ago

    100 Years Ago Woodbine Notes "Mrs. A.W. Hoffman of Baltimore is visiting relatives near here; Mrs. Eugene Trayer and children visited her sister, Mrs. Fleming, last week; Mrs. M.C. Mills spent one day last week with Mrs. Robert Pickett here; Mr....
  • An interfaith road trip to promote understanding

    An evangelical minister, a rabbi and an imam rent a van. What sounds like the start of a joke is actually a national tour we began together on the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, to improve interfaith cooperation and address a rising...
  • Penn Station's architect designed terminals in Hoboken, Scranton

    I repeated a blooper in my recent column on the 100th anniversary of Baltimore's Pennsylvania Station that was caught by a sharp-eyed Roland Park resident and lawyer, John C. Murphy, who comes from a family of Baltimore architects. I had stated with...
  • Archivists scramble after men accused of stealing historic documents

    Archivists scramble after men accused of stealing historic documents
    On an invitingly bright summer day, the reading room at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania starts filling up nonetheless as soon as the doors open: professors, Ph.D. candidates and amateur genealogists alike stream in to spend hours perusing the...
  • Catonsville High student sees politics from ground floor

    Catonsville High student sees politics from ground floor
    About eight years ago, Reiter Boldt made a current events presentation to his Hillcrest Elementary School classmates. When he came home, he was more shocked that his peers knew nothing about the topic than pleased with his talk, which was likely about an...
  • Rodgers Forge: Lenten season brings slate of activities at area churches

    Now that Punxsutawney Phil has seen his shadow and we've all declared our love for family, friends and others at Valentine's Day, it won't be long before local Christians begin the six-week observance of Lent. Our area churches will inaugurate the Lenten...
  • Development concerns threaten Arundel water, sewer plan

    When he started a veterinary hospital along Generals Highway on the outskirts of Annapolis in 1974, Harrison Monk says, he was promised his business would be linked to Anne Arundel County's water and sewer services in about a decade. Greater Annapolis...
  • Another overlooked legacy of Reagan: Gun control

    Michael Collins, in his Feb. 7 op-ed "The overlooked Reagan legacy: decency," overlooked the fact that the late president was a supporter of gun control laws. As governor of California, Ronald Reagan signed the Mulford Act, which prohibited the...