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  • 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...
  • Postal service assigns new ZIP codes to communities [50 years ago]

    Taken from the pages of The Aegis dated June 27, 1963: The U.S. Postal Service this week assigned a "ZIP code" number to each of its thousands of branch offices. The new system, which the agency hoped would become as commonplace as car tags or Social...
  • Maryland agrees to buy Annapolis post office

    Maryland agrees to buy Annapolis post office
    Maryland officials agreed Wednesday to buy the historic Annapolis post office building from the U.S. Postal Service for use as part of the government complex surrounding the State House. Without dissent, the three-member Board of Public Works agreed to...
  • Sale of downtown Annapolis post office building will end era ... eventually

    Sale of downtown Annapolis post office building will end era ... eventually
    Since 1901, Annapolis residents and downtown workers have been dropping off letters and buying stamps at the brick Georgian Revival-style post office on Church Circle. But not for much longer. A vote by the state's Board of Public Works on Wednesday...
  • Victim tells robber he has no cell phone -- then it rings [North Baltimore Crime Log]

    The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City...
  • Full weekend of free music in Catonsville

    Full weekend of free music in Catonsville
    Saturday morning fun and games The Family Time Festival Series continues Saturday, June 15, with "Father's Day Frenzy," featuring food, games and live music from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the open air courtyard behind Catonsville Gourmet and C'ville Bikes at...
  • Two Benson Post Office robberies connected, police say

    Two Benson Post Office robberies connected, police say
    The robber of the Benson post office on Connolly Road Saturday is believed to be the same man who robbed that post office in December 2012, police investigators say.. An attempted robbery that also occurred Saturday, at the Sovereign Bank branch just...
  • Security is found off-line

    Security is found off-line
    More than a decade ago, I ordered a book from a publisher specializing in technical books. I then received notice that my credit card information, along with hundreds of others, had been compromised by an Internet hacker who had penetrated the publisher's...
  • Motorman back on track ringing bell rail line from Catonsville to Towson

    An article in the April 19, 1913, edition of The Argus announced the return of familiar face on the rail cars. Not content with sitting on a slow-moving auto truck, Charles Bujac of Catonsville, one of the oldest motormen in the employ of the United...
  • Big Brother NSA

    Big Brother NSA
    For years, I've been super cautious about my phone calls. I avoid e-mail as much as possible and eschew Facebook and social media. I've nothing to hide, but the thought of the National Security Agency (among others) spying on my day-to-day...
  • Sykesville plans to reopen post office, hire new employees

    The Sykesville Town Council voted Monday night, Nov. 26, to maintain the town's contract for a U.S. Post Office, and the town will plan to hire at least two new employees to operate it. The decision does not guarantee the post office's future, however,...