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  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day schedule and closings

    This schedule will be in effect Monday: Government offices Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard and Frederick counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis. Courts Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard...
  • Best week ever: local events, music, movies and more

    Best week ever: local events, music, movies and more
    MOVIES OPENING (Friday; unless otherwise noted) The Change-Up Jaws (revival at the Charles; Saturday and Aug. 8 and 11) Rise of the Planet of the Apes Tabloid  NOTABLE TV The Bachelorette (season finale; 8 p.m. Monday; ABC) Secret Mountain of Fort...
  • Check your calendar

    Submit notices via email: messenger@patuxent.com; fax: 410-332-6336; or mail: Baltimore Messenger, 501 N. Calvert St., Third Floor, Baltimore, MD 21278. Include sponsor or host, date, time, address of event, contact name and phone number. Deadline is...
  • 'WaterBillWoman' pestered city for years over faulty bills

    'WaterBillWoman' pestered city for years over faulty bills
    For years, Linda Stewart has spotted erroneous city water bills and posted them online, where she is known as WaterBillWoman. She has lodged complaints with City Hall about the widespread problems. She has attended hearings. She has demanded...
  • How many more weeks of winter?

    Much like I spent the months up to Christmas counting down the days, I am now wishing away each 30-degree day and clinging to our sporadic 50-degree ones. Don't get me wrong, winter is typically my favorite season, but a winter without snow is kind of...
  • A new champion grows in Baltimore

    A new champion grows in Baltimore
    There's a new champion in Baltimore. Not a sports team, a tree. Tucked amid a clump of loblolly pines in Druid Hill Park stands Maryland's largest striped maple. Acer pensylvanicum, as scientists know it, looks striking in winter, when its bare...
  • Maryland Zoo mourns death of snowy owl

    Maryland Zoo mourns death of snowy owl
    Sophie, the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore's resident snowy owl, died Saturday during surgery, zoo officials announced Thursday. In death, Sophie, 4, joins her companion at the zoo, a 13-year-old male snowy owl named Wesley, who died in November. "Sophie had...
  • Two Maryland Zoo chimps are expecting

    Two Maryland Zoo chimps are expecting
    Joice and Bunny, two chimpanzees at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, are expecting, officials announced Wednesday morning. It would mark the first chimps born at the zoo in six years and would increase the chimp count to 13. "We are cautiously...
  • Zoo celebrates Samson's 4th birthday

    Samson, the Maryland Zoo's young elephant, made quick work of his vegetarian cake while a hillside of children and parents serenaded the birthday boy who is turning 4. His arching and nimble trunk first went for the prize, one of four big carrot...
  • Debate erupts over elephant training as circus comes to town

    Debate erupts over elephant training as circus comes to town
    He stands on a grassy slope, right arm extended upward with an alfalfa treat, addressing his 4-ton companion in the tones of a tender friend. "You're a sweetie, aren't you? You're special," Mike McClure says. And Dolly plucks the treat from his hand,...
  • SARC to hold second annual Balloon Festival

    Hot air balloons will be the center of a two-day festival over Labor Day Weekend in Bel Air. The second Annual Rising Above It Balloon Festival is a fundraiser for SARC, a Harford County nonprofit that provides hope and resources to victims of domestic...
  • Labor Day schedule and closings

    This schedule will be in effect Monday: County offices Government offices and courts: Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties. Libraries: Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Harford and...