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Christmas

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  • Advent, sticklers, which/that, and more

    A brief preface for the liturgically uninformed: Kathleen looked up from the comics pages this morning and marveled, "There are really people who think that this is the second day of Christmas." I believe she was looking at Mother Goose and Grimm. The...
  • Bel Air announces holiday trash pickup schedule

    The Town of Bel Air has announced changes to its trash and recycling pickup schedules during the holiday weeks. In addition to Christmas Day, town offices will be closed on Monday, Dec. 24, Christmas Eve; Monday Dec. 31, New Year's Eve; and Tuesday,...
  • 25 years ago: 'A time to wish our friends ... a very Merry Christmas'

    From The Aegis dated Dec. 24, 1987: It was the last issue before Christmas, and The Aegis was wishing its readers happy holidays 25 years ago. "Perhaps it was the sight of the first snowfall of the winter; or a visit to the Oak Grove Baptist Church'...
  • Commentary: Why not pretend every day is Christmas day?

    Christmas is a time to say, I love you; so says Canadian rock star Billy Squire. It's a season when bells will be ringing, according to Southern California's Eagles. Notably, it's the season when Bing Crosby and countless others have been dreaming of a...
  • Spank Rock, Death Set return for annual Xmas Party show

    Spank Rock, Death Set return for annual Xmas Party show
    For many Baltimoreans, it's not the holiday season until the lighting of the Washington Monument or a stroll down Hampden's 34th Street. But for fans of chaotic, sweaty, dance-fueled scenes, it's not Christmastime until the Baltimore Bass Connection's...
  • Toby's of Columbia's 'A Christmas Carol' is rich with holiday cheer

    A favorite holiday tradition has come to Toby's Dinner Theater of Columbia for the first time in a musical production of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol." Toby's has chosen the version by Oscar-winning composer Alan Menken, known for his work in...
  • West Friendship: At 4-H Hare Raisers Club, they know their rabbits

    Who says you can't go home again? Glenelg High School freshman Rebecca Miller began her eight years with local 4-H as a member of the Hare Raisers Club. Along the way, the 15-year-old, who aspires to become a veterinarian, switched over to the...
  • Empty Stocking is slowly filling with gifts

    Empty Stocking is slowly filling with gifts
    Christmas season comes early for The Aegis Empty Stocking Fund, and the elves are busy working to get toys packed for the 831 Harford County children who will receive gifts of toys this holiday season. Time is running short, and the shelves in Santa's...
  • Carroll County Farm Museum decks the halls for 'Twelve Days' theme

    Carroll County Farm Museum decks the halls for 'Twelve Days' theme
    On the 10th day of Christmas, someone's true love gave them 10 lords a leaping. At the Carroll County Farm Museum, in Westminster, that gift was a little bit challenging for Beverly Rose and Dorothy Duerr, who were tasked with displaying that scene in...
  • From Sun Magazine: Four unforgettable holiday parties

    From Sun Magazine: Four unforgettable holiday parties
    Ted Frankel and Bill Gilmore It would be difficult for even the smartest holiday decorations to compete with the artwork that fills every corner of Ted Frankel's North Calvert Street four-story brownstone. So he and his partner, Bill Gilmore, don't...
  • Gift card sales booming during the holidays

    Gift card sales booming during the holidays
    Cheryl Knauer has a restaurant gift card in mind for her in-laws, a massage gift card planned for another family member and intends to pick up cards in smaller dollar amounts to Chick-fil-A and Starbucks for kids' stockings and teachers' gifts. The...
  • At Shrine of St. Anthony, a taste of history and a sense of peace

    At Shrine of St. Anthony, a taste of history and a sense of peace
    Beyond the verdant crops flourishing in this summer's 100-degree heat and regular rainstorms, a guesthouse from long ago sits near the northeastern edge of the 236-acre property that is home to the Shrine of St. Anthony in western Ellicott City....