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  • Some big businesses owe millions in city water bills

    In Sparrows Point, bankrupt RG Steel's delinquent city water bills have risen from about $3.5 million in 2009 to nearly $7 million today, according to city records. Chemical giant W.R.Grace & Co. owes almost $500,000 — even after recently...
  • Zoo bears responsibility for elephant's illness

    Zoo bears responsibility for elephant's illness
    The Maryland Zoo's 4-year-old elephant Samson's serious illness with herpes is one example of how zoo breeding programs put elephants at risk ("Young elephant recovering from virus," March 14). This frightening disease causes massive internal...
  • Severna Park Marine dies in Nevada military training accident

    Severna Park Marine dies in Nevada military training accident
    He was the teenager who wasn't embarrassed to hug his mom at Severna Park High School while other students looked on, who pitched on the Falcons' 2009 state championship baseball team, and who matured into a Marine with a swallow tattoo on his right arm....
  • Young elephant continues to recover from deadly virus at Maryland Zoo

    Young elephant continues to recover from deadly virus at Maryland Zoo
    Samson, the young male elephant who was diagnosed with a deadly virus at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore late last month, has continued to recover in recent days and has "turned a very positive corner" in his treatment, according to zoo officials. "His...
  • Young Maryland Zoo elephant Samson recovering from deadly virus

    Young Maryland Zoo elephant Samson recovering from deadly virus
    A deadly virus has stricken Samson, the only elephant born at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore in its 137-year history, but zoologists are hopeful that he will recover because the strain is thought to be less serious in his species. Samson also has...
  • Erin Fitzgerald to wed Stephen Dombroskie

    The engagement of Erin Fitzgerald and Stephen Dombroskie has been announced. Fitzgerald is the daughter of Kevin and Michelle Fitzgerald of Edgewood. She is a 2002 graduate of Edgewood High School and a 2011 graduate of Harford Community College, where...
  • Museums, cultural institutions taking a snow day

    Museums, cultural institutions taking a snow day
    Schools and government offices aren't the only things closing down in anticipation of today's snowstorm. Here is a partial list, continually being updated, of cultural and commercial institutions shutting down for the day. The American Visionary Art...
  • Camp St. Vincent caters to Baltimore's homeless youth

    Camp St. Vincent caters to Baltimore's homeless youth
    From the outside, Camp St. Vincent looks like many other summer camps. There are crafts and reading along with plenty of time to play outside, and campers beat the heat with a dip in the pool. But the reality of these kids’ everyday lives is...
  • Digest: State foosball tournament set for this weekend in Jessup

    Foosball State tournament scheduled for Friday through Sunday The Maryland State Foosball Championships will be held at the Holiday Inn Columbia in Jessup from Friday through Sunday. More than 150 players are expected to vie for the $12,000 prize....
  • Maryland Zoo, Pratt Library bet on the Ravens

    Maryland Zoo, Pratt Library bet on the Ravens
    When it comes to Super Bowl XLVII, it seems everyone is willing to put some skin in the game. Or at least a little ego. (Yes, we're talking about you, Mayor Hancock.) The bets for - and against - the Baltimore Ravens are piling up. And it's not just in...
  • The animal verdict is in: Winter will soon be but a memory

    The animal verdict is in: Winter will soon be but a memory
    The only thing colder and stiffer than the crowd bundled up near a Washington fountain early Saturday morning was a woodchuck standing on its hind legs on a small wooden platform. Potomac Phil, you see, is stuffed. Or more precisely, taxidermied. When...
  • Will Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow?

    Will Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow?
    At 7:20 a.m. Saturday Punxsutawney Phil will leave his burrow at Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa., for the 123rd time and prognosticate how much longer winter will last. If Phil sees his shadow and returns to his burrow it means six more weeks of...