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Christmas

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Top Christmas Articles

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  • Bel Air to waive parking fees on Main Street through Christmas

    In observance of the holiday shopping season, the Town of Bel Air is temporarily suspending parking enforcement and parking fees on Main Street.   Meter parking is free on Main Street only in Bel Air starting on Thursday, Dec. 19th through Christmas...
  • Generations flock to visit Mondawmin's 'color blind' Santa Luke

    Generations flock to visit Mondawmin's 'color blind' Santa Luke
    When he was growing up near Mondawmin Mall and the Christmas season rolled around, Andrew Dubose rarely missed a chance to visit the old man in the red suit and white beard who always gave him such a warm holiday greeting. Now 39, married, and the...
  • Julia Andrews knows geography -- her medal proves it [West Friendship]

    Julia Andrews knows geography -- her medal proves it [West Friendship]
    The Chesapeake Bay. That was the winning answer for Mount View Middle School sixth grader Julia Andrews, who took first place during a Geography Bee on Dec. 4. Julia's winning response included specifics about the Chesapeake Bay. Julia now qualifies...
  • Hundreds brave cold for Laurel Historical Society's holiday house tour

    Hundreds brave cold for Laurel Historical Society's holiday house tour
    Cold temperatures, sleet and snow did not stop the nearly 200 people who came out for the Laurel Historical Society's Holiday House Tour on Saturday, Dec. 14. Warmly dressed people braved the cold to tour brightly lit homes and buildings, elegantly...
  • Merry Christmas to all in Havre de Grace

    A joyous and Merry Christmas, dear readers. May your Christmas celebration be one of joy with family members and friends for the next 12 days...remember, the partridge in a pear tree? In Great Britain and Canada, folks celebrate Boxing Day (Dec. 26) with...
  • Water Witch ladies auxiliary hosts county-wide dinner meeting

    The Ladies Auxiliary to the Water Witch Fire Company hosted the county-wide auxiliary's quarterly dinner meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at the VFW Post 8185, Port Deposit. Six fire company auxiliaries plus the state-wide auxiliary sent representatives to...
  • The Avenue in Hampden overrun by 'elves'

    The Avenue in Hampden overrun by 'elves'
    The holidays are a time when people believe in Santa, his reindeer, and, of course, his little helpers, elves dressed in green and red. "It's a time when people are willing to suspend disbelief," observed Rebecca Meszler, 25, of Charles Village, a...
  • Dreaming of a warm holiday, regardless of the weather [commentary]

    It remains a mystery to me why Irving Berlin was dreaming of a white Christmas way back in the days when color movies were first coming into their own, but he was. Ever since Bing Crosby made his melancholy recording of the great American songsmith's...
  • Baltimore tradition makes Christmas happen for thousands

    Baltimore tradition makes Christmas happen for thousands
    Thoughts of childhood Christmases flooded Wendy Winebrenner's mind this month when she opened her mailbox to find an envelope stuffed with gift certificates. Growing up in the O'Donnell Heights project in Baltimore, Winebrenner and her family depended...
  • Bel Air gears up for Christmas with visit from Santa

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, December 19, 1963: Santa arrived in Bel Air by fire truck and handed out candy canes to the onlookers. To add to the holiday spirit of the day, a light snow had fallen during the night which coated the...
  • A season to tie one on, and help others, too [Column]

    Uh, oh, dear readers, It's Friday the 13th. Beware of black cats, broken mirrors and traversing under ladders! December is National Tie Month. Could a tie be lurking in the birthday gifts of: Ella Renee Stratton (Dec. 6); Makayla Hopps (Dec. 9);...
  • All signs point to shopping locally in Carroll County this Christmas season [neighborhood]

    Many believe that in recent years the mega-merger of the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday seasons have conspired to make your life crazy. To make matters worse, this year Mother Nature and the calendar have joined the fray. Just to make the holiday...