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  • A day for Old Glory this Saturday in Bel Air

    A day for Old Glory this Saturday in Bel Air
    "On June 14, 1885, Bernard J. Cigrand, a 19-year-old teacher at Stony Hill School, placed a 10-inch, 38-star flag in a bottle on his desk then assigned essays on the flag and its significance," says the National Flag Day Foundation on its website. "This...
  • Nominations sought for Harford Soil Conservation board

    The Maryland State Soil Conservation Committee is accepting nominations for appointment to the Harford Soil Conservation District Board of Supervisors. The appointment will be to fill the unexpired term of Michael S. Birch on Oct. 17, 2016. Nominations...
  • Forest Hill woman reflects on her memories of Pearl Harbor for posterity

    Forest Hill woman reflects on her memories of Pearl Harbor for posterity
    I had always wished that my great-grandmother, who lived in Maryland during the Civil War, had written some personal notes as to what it was like for her at the time. They would be especially interesting for us now. With that thought in mind, I wrote some...
  • For Boog Powell, Key West is favorite place to travel

    For Boog Powell, Key West is favorite place to travel
    He's a legendary Baltimore Oriole, has starred in Miller Lite beer commercials, and in recent years, has become a barbecue king. Yet to fans in Baltimore and beyond, John Wesley Powell Sr., is simply "Boog" — friendly and down-to-earth, despite all...
  • Where to find local flu clinics

    Where to find local flu clinics
    The flu can strike people starting in October, so Maryland health officials are rolling out their flu vaccine clinics. People can also get flu shots at most pharmacies, doctors' offices and sometimes at work. Everyone 6 months and older should get a flu...
  • Former Md. Sen. Clarence Mitchell III has died

    Former Md. Sen. Clarence Mitchell III has died
    Clarence M. Mitchell III, who helped steer a sweeping desegregation measure through the General Assembly, died Thursday of cancer at Seasons Hospice at the Northwest Hospital Center. He was 72. Mr. Mitchell became the nation's youngest black legislator...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, May 13 Paca plant sale Historic Annapolis Foundation hosts the annual William Paca Garden Plant Sale, featuring heirloom flowers, vegetables and herbs, native trees and shrubs, and some of the newest seeds offered in this year's catalog. Hours...
  • Column: A look back at Flag Day

    Wave it proudly, dear readers, Thursday, June 14 is Flag Day. "Flag Birthday" was originally observed June 14, 1885, by school teacher B.J. Cigrand and the students in the Fredonia, Wis., Public School District 6. The year 1885 was the 108th...
  • Romney is this year's Dewey

    Letter writer Bud Gibbs ("Romney is more qualified to be president than Obama," Sept. 4) contends that Mitt Romney is better due to a better resume. That is just a wee bit silly. If Mr. Gibbs would have been around, he surely would have voted for Thomas...
  • Time editors discuss new book about presidents at McDaniel College

    Time editors discuss new book about presidents at McDaniel College
    The four-story brownstone near Washington's Lafayette Park is one of the most exclusive hotels in the world. There's a fireplace in the master bathroom, and the thread counts on the sheets is high enough to rival the Four Seasons. And only four people...
  • 1 dead, 1 critical after possible domestic altercation in Annapolis

    A man is dead and a woman is in critical condition Monday after a possible domestic altercation at an Annapolis business, police said. At 1 a.m., officers responded to a shooting in the 300 block of Harry S. Truman Parkway where they found Tracy Lynn...
  • Traffic: Accident on northbound I-97 prior to Route 100

    As of 9:30 a.m. Thursday, traffic was slow on northbound I-97 prior to Route 100, due to an accident. Accidents were slowing traffic on southbound I-95 at the Fort McHenry Tunnel, Admiral Cochrane Drive at Harry S. Truman Parkway in Anne Arundel County,...