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  • The Interview: Bentley on a maritime promise lost

    The Interview: Bentley on a maritime promise lost
    The Baltimore Sun's front page on July 22, 1959, carried the news accompanied by a six-column photo: The world's first nuclear-powered cargo ship had been launched at Camden, N.J. The christening of the $47 million N/S Savannah was bigger than news about...
  • Postal Service announces study to examine usage of area post offices

    The United States Postal Service announced Tuesday, July 26 that it will begin a study of 3,700 of its retail locations nationwide -- including the Towson Town Center location and 41 others in Maryland -- to look at usage and the viability of those...
  • For some communities, post office could disappear

    For some communities, post office could disappear
    Edward Tarter, stopping in at the Harford Road post office in Baltimore, was aghast to hear Wednesday that it might shut down. He understands that the U.S. Postal Service — which is eyeing one in 10 of its locations nationwide for possible...
  • Post office closings: Necessary but insufficient

    Post office closings: Necessary but insufficient
    Ten Baltimore area post offices are at risk of closing. They are among 41 in Maryland and 3,700 nationwide that the Postal Service says it can no longer afford to operate, either because they don't have enough patrons or are located near another post...
  • Odenton man guilty of exploiting mentally disabled postal worker for cash

    An Odenton man who tricked a mentally disabled Glen Burnie postal worker into giving him more than $250,000 over the course of three years pleaded guilty Wednesday to exploiting a vulnerable adult, according to Anne Arundel County prosecutors. Eugene...
  • Clarksville post office to close Aug. 12

    The post office on Auto Drive in Clarksville will be closing its doors after Aug. 12 because the property owners decided not to renew its lease. The possibility of opening another post office location in Clarksville is "under study," Yvette Singh,...
  • Laurel Mall post office on list for possible closure

    Laurel Mall post office on list for possible closure
    The post office in the Laurel Mall is on the list of 3,700 post offices, postal stations and branches that federal officials are considering closing as officials look for ways to reduce costs. In addition to the mall post office, 42 other postal...
  • Harford's post offices appear safe from USPS closing study

    Harford County's 21 local post offices have apparently dodged the bullet in the latest round of reviews and potential closings of post offices around the country announced recently by the U.S. Postal Service. Though Harford is home to a few small, almost...
  • Go green with fewer days of mail delivery

    It is time for the U.S. Postal Service to consider home mail delivery only three days a week. Emails and text messaging have far surpassed the delivery of mail. The bulk of current mail consists of advertisements and requests for a multitude of donations....
  • Catonsville Marine to receive Congressional Gold Medal nearly 70 years after service

    Catonsville Marine to receive Congressional Gold Medal nearly 70 years after service
    William Foreman wasn't looking to make history when he elected to join the United States Marine Corps after the Selective Service System called his number for World War II. The lifelong Catonsville resident could have joined the Army or Navy, like most...
  • Baltimore City Council members oppose post office closings

    Chanting "Return to sender" outside the Waverly post office Wednesday, four Baltimore City Council members protested a United States Postal Service plan to close as many as eight post offices in the city. On the list is Waverly, 3000 Homewood Ave., which...
  • Pages from the Past: Lightning did strike twice for Catonsville resident in 1911

    An article in the Aug. 12, 1911 edition of The Argus reported on damage from a severe storm. Lightning struck the home of Mr. Emil Fisher, Smithwood avenue, last Friday night, causing damage of several hundred dollars. The bolt struck the roof near the...