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  • 10 Days: A guide to upcoming events in Carroll County, April 7-16

    Sunday 4/7 Easter eggs An Easter egg hunt will be held April 7, at 10 a.m., at Winters Mill High School, 560 Gorsuch Road, Westminster. Face painting, crafts, magic tricks and more. Tickets are $10, with proceeds benefiting Carroll Hospice. 410-871-...
  • Civil War Anniversary Commemorated at Harford Libraries

    To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg and the American Civil War, Harford County Public Library is hosting Civil War 150, a series of events including visits from bestselling authors of books about the Civil War, book discussion...
  • Hays-Heighe House at HCC to host national exhibition on slavery, emancipation

    The Hays-Heighe House at Harford Community College will host Emancipation and Its Legacies, a national traveling exhibition on display through Feb. 25. In conjunction with the exhibit, the Hays-Heighe House is sponsoring free programs and other events for...
  • Lincoln document on display Tuesday

    Lincoln document on display Tuesday
    The Enoch Pratt Free Library's only document signed by Abraham Lincoln will be on display Tuesday for one day only, in honor of the Great Emancipator's 204th birthday. The document — the appointment of Walter Graham of New Jersey as the American...
  • Pratt library offers a piece of history on Lincoln's birthday

    Pratt library offers a piece of history on Lincoln's birthday
    To mark the birthday of Abraham Lincoln, our 16th president, the Enoch Pratt Free Library is offering a look at a bit of history today. The Pratt will have a presidential appointment signed by Lincoln on display in the main hall of the Central Library...
  • Fond recollections of the Hooker family in Harford [Letter]

    Editor: What's in a name? I often ask people if they know why their parents chose the name they were given. Sometimes the answer is no, and I suggest the person ask their parents for an answer. I don't know why my parents chose my name, however, I...
  • Body of work: Einstein's brain and other medical history at Philadelphia museum

    Body of work: Einstein's brain and other medical history at Philadelphia museum
    Mutter Museum may leave you shocked and horrified or amazed and fascinated. Either way, its collections of bones, bodies, body parts, plus tumors and other terrors, are unforgettable. The nation's finest and oldest medical museum — celebrating...
  • Arena Stage premieres Tazewell Thompson's 'Mary T. & Lizzy K.'

    Arena Stage premieres Tazewell Thompson's 'Mary T. & Lizzy K.'
    Tragedy seemed to stalk Mary Todd Lincoln as surely as it did her husband. Long before that Good Friday in 1865 when the Lincolns decided to attend Ford’s Theatre, it was clear that the mental health of the president’s wife had begun to...
  • Center Stage sets sights on joy, fun

    Center Stage sets sights on joy, fun
    For his first full season as Center Stage artistic director, Kwame Kwei-Armah focused on works that could spark conversation about a variety of heady issues. Midway through that season, he has unveiled a very different theme for the next one. "If this...
  • Obama should free Pollard

    Obama should free Pollard
    President Barack Obama's forthcoming trip to Israel affords him a special opportunity to mend political fences and guarantee a warm popular reception in that country, while at the same time ensuring that justice is served here at home. These are goals...
  • In a word: sockdolager

    A notable contribution to the language is the nineteenth-century American colloquialism sockdolager (pronounced sahk-DAHL-uh-jer). It means, literally, "knockout punch" or "a decisive blow," figuratively something that settles a matter, the decisive...
  • 25 years ago: Waste to Energy plant getting ready to open

    From The Aegis dated Nov. 5, 1987: The $29 million Waste to Energy plant, which in 2012 is nearing the end of its useful life, was brand new 25 year ago this week, when it was being prepared to go into operation. The incinerator was to be fueled by...