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  • USPS wants to keep Columbia lakefront location

    USPS wants to keep Columbia lakefront location
    There will be a post office in downtown Columbia for the foreseeable future, whether it stays in the American City building on the lakefront or moves to a location nearby, a United States Postal Service official told community members in a meeting...
  • Amazon's Sunday delivery to spread next year

    Amazon's Sunday delivery to spread next year
    E-commerce giant Amazon will provide Sunday package delivery at no extra cost in two key cities and plans to expand the program dramatically next year. Kelly Cheeseman, an Amazon spokeswoman, didn't say whether Baltimore would be included in that...
  • Grief knows no rank [Commentary]

    Grief knows no rank [Commentary]
    We got the dreadful news of the president's murder at a retirement luncheon at the old House of Welsh for our boss, United States Attorney Joseph Tydings. Stunned and subdued, we straggled back to our fourth floor offices in the nearby United States...
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance' recap, first eliminations

    'So You Think You Can Dance' recap, first eliminations
    The first eliminations: 20 dancers enter, 16 leave -- or four dancers leave, however you'd like to put it. The six dancers with the least support from the voting audience, will be at risk tonight. The judges will save one boy and one girl from the long...
  • Postal Service told to work more with business

    The inspector general of the U.S. Postal Service is urging the agency to take a cue from the port of Baltimore and expand its partnerships with private businesses to cut costs and modernize its infrastructure. In a report released last month, Inspector...
  • Ellicott City has been the site of many disasters over the years

    Ellicott City has been the site of many disasters over the years
    It seems like Ellicott City has come in for an inordinate amount of disasters from floods, fires and railroad wrecks since its founding in 1772. The latest incident occurred this week when a CSX train bound for Baltimore derailed, spilling coal from...
  • Gregory A. "Willie" Eads Sr.

    Gregory A. "Willie" Eads Sr.
    Gregory A. "Willie" Eads Sr., a retired Baltimore police officer who attained the rank of colonel during a career that spanned more than three decades, died June 30 from pancreatic cancer at his Catonsville home. He was 61. The son of an Arundel Corp....
  • 'Aunt Polly' Pauline Carico celebrates a century

    Pauline Duncan Carico was born on July 8, 1913. She was the middle child of Robert and Hannah Dunlap Duncan. There was an older brother, Everett, and a younger brother, Roy, who are deceased. A party to celebrate her 100th birthday was held in her...
  • Pages from the Past: Weasel eludes police and firefighters in retreat from Catonsville firehouse in 1912

    An article in the Sept. 21, 1912 edition of The Argus reported an uninvited guest to the local fire house. The engine house of the Catonsville Fire Department was the scene one morning this week of a spirited attack upon an unwelcome visitor, a large...
  • Perryville: Bridal showers, weddings, waffle breakfasts

    Reba Ann Hause was the guest of honor at a bridal shower Sunday. Held at the home of her mother, Cheryl Whited, and given by her matron of honor, Ashley Barton, sister of the bride, and her bridesmaids, sister Chrissie Grove, cousin Amy Donoho, niece...
  • Postal inspectors intercept mailed drugs

    James A. Buck gladly accepted the package at his Parkville office from the deliveryman wearing a UPS uniform. But minutes later, police swooped in to arrest Buck, 54, and seized the parcel, which had contained three pounds of marijuana he sent to himself...
  • State could buy downtown Annapolis post office

    State could buy downtown Annapolis post office
    Top state officials will decide Wednesday whether to buy the Annapolis post office on Church Circle to use it for government offices. The Board of Public Works -- comprised of the governor, comptroller and treasurer -- will vote on spending $3.2 million...