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Maryland Zoo Baltimore

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  • Challenge water rates and 'rain tax'

    Challenge water rates and 'rain tax'
    I want to both honor and condemn The Sun for its coverage of an issue that the average city citizen feels both perplexed and confused about. It's difficult for people to understand how they can be taxed with a Stormwater Utility Fee buried among 20 ballot...
  • Zoo teams up with state to promote college savings plans

    Zoo teams up with state to promote college savings plans
    May 29 has been dubbed 529 College Savings Day -- get it 5/29 and 529, as in the part of the tax code that allows the savings plan? -- and the College Savings Plans of Maryland (CSPM) is teaming up with the Maryland Zoo to promote awareness of the plans. ...
  • Earth-friendly spirit prevails at Mount View Middle School

    The results are in: Mount View Middle School rocked its Green Field Day on April 24. Not only did the students raise $1,500 for the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore — and get to slime Assistant Principal Linda Monti as a reward — but they also...
  • A 'Passport' to the world of Druid Hill Park

    A 'Passport' to the world of Druid Hill Park
    A Roland Park resident has created a "passport" to Druid Hill Park. Janet Felsten, founder and director of the nonprofit group Baltimore Green Map, introduced the green-colored passport April 19 at a Baltimore Green Week kickoff party in the...
  • Camel rides return to Maryland Zoo

    Camel rides return to Maryland Zoo
    Two Arabian camels who spend their summers in Baltimore are taking on passengers for short daytime trips past their penguin and elephant neighbors at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore for the next few months. The one-humped animals, also known as...
  • Veterans Day schedule

    This schedule will be in effect Monday: Government offices Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties; and in Annapolis and Baltimore City. Courts Closed in all jurisdictions. Libraries Open in Anne Arundel...
  • Like/Dislike: Steve Dombroskie, zookeeper

    Like/Dislike: Steve Dombroskie, zookeeper
    Steve Dombroskie has always been devoted to animals — alive and extinct. "I wanted to be a zookeeper since I was about 4 years old," the 26-year-old Mount Washington resident said. "My back-up plan was to work at Jurassic Park, but that kind of...
  • Wedded: Lauren Webb and Brennan Tolstoi

    Wedded: Lauren Webb and Brennan Tolstoi
    Wedding day: Oct. 14, 2012 Her story: Lauren Webb, 26, grew up in Glen Burnie. She is the grants manager for Young Audiences Arts for Learning Maryland. Her father, Gary Webb, works for Verizon, and her mother, Renee Webb, is a neonatal nurse at the...
  • City voters to weigh election cycle, other issues

    City voters to weigh election cycle, other issues
    Baltimore City residents will vote next week on whether to elect city officials at the same time they cast their ballots for president — but their choice could be merely symbolic. State lawmakers passed a measure this year to align city elections...
  • Endangered lemur couple gives birth at Maryland Zoo

    Endangered lemur couple gives birth at Maryland Zoo
    An endangered lemur species native only to the island of Madagascar has grown its global population by one with the birth last month of Maximilian — the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore's newest Coquerel's sifaka. The species (pronounced CAHK-ker-rells...
  • Billboard companies object to proposed city tax

    Billboard companies object to proposed city tax
    Area billboard companies are speaking out against a proposed tax introduced this week by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. In a hearing before the City Council's taxation committee Thursday, the global billboard firm Clear Channel Outdoor offered to give...
  • Annual Judith Resnik awards recognize female math, science standouts

    Annual Judith Resnik awards recognize female math, science standouts
    Twelve 11th-grade girls, one from each of Harford County's high schools, were honored for their achievements in math and science, as well as extracurricular activities, during the annual Dr. Judith Resnik Luncheon Saturday at Harford Community College....