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  • Where have all of Baltimore's colorful figures gone?

    Where have all of Baltimore's colorful figures gone?
    Baltimore used to be a town of colorful public characters. One of them, my father, passed away 40 years ago today. Sam Shapiro was often described as a "perennial" candidate — for mayor in 1967 and 1971 and House of Representatives in 1968 and...
  • Hug made major contributions to Baltimore's institutions

    Hug made major contributions to Baltimore's institutions
    The obituary for Richard E. Hug (May 7) fell far short of honoring the legacy of a man who dedicated so many years to helping make Baltimore's non-profits better able to fulfill their missions. While the obit focused on Dick's political fundraising,...
  • Aquarium in D.C. to close; animals will be sent to Baltimore

    Aquarium in D.C. to close; animals will be sent to Baltimore
    The National Aquarium in Washington will close this fall as a nearby building is renovated, and some of the 1,500 animals will be sent to Baltimore, aquarium officials said Thursday. In an email to aquarium members, John Racanelli, CEO of the National...
  • Volunteers pour into Fort McHenry wetlands to clean up

    Volunteers pour into Fort McHenry wetlands to clean up
    More than 100 gloved volunteers, some in boots and others in waist-high waders, streamed along narrow paths and historic sea walls Saturday in a secluded nook of wetlands just south of Fort McHenry, their eyes scanning for trash or the perfect spot to...
  • Isaiah 'Ike' Dixon, state delegate from Baltimore

    Isaiah 'Ike' Dixon, state delegate from Baltimore
    Isaiah Dixon Jr., a jazz fan, world traveler and four-term state delegate from Baltimore City whose accomplishments included introducing a bill that made cross burnings a felony in Maryland, died of heart failure April 26 at Stella Maris Hospice in...
  • Looking for ways to improve Inner Harbor

    Looking for ways to improve Inner Harbor
    City leaders hope that by this time next year they'll have returned from Annapolis with funds to put toward making the Inner Harbor what its original designers intended it to be — "a playground for Baltimoreans." "The city has changed so much...
  • Take back the planet, and not just on Earth Day

    Take back the planet, and not just on Earth Day
    For over 40 years, Earth Day has sent a powerful message: that each of us has both the capacity and the duty to support the environment that sustains us. This is certainly a message that dedicated conservationists can get behind, but what about everyday...
  • More to Earth Day than climate scare

    More to Earth Day than climate scare
    I was happy to see that National Aquarium CEO John Racanelli wrote about the important activities that we, as individuals and as a society, can do to protect the environment, without once mentioning the impossible goal of "stopping climate change" ("...
  • 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....
  • With rare chickweed in bloom, ecologists gather in Baltimore to celebrate biodiversity

    With rare chickweed in bloom, ecologists gather in Baltimore to celebrate biodiversity
    Leading a tour of the Soldiers Delight area of western Baltimore County on Sunday afternoon, Paula Becker, an ecologist with Maryland's Department of Natural Resources, was pleased to report the first blooming of serpentine chickweed — a plant as...
  • Sea turtles leave Baltimore after winter rehabilitation

    Sea turtles leave Baltimore after winter rehabilitation
    Three endangered sea turtles that spent the winter in Baltimore departed Saturday evening, joining a caravan of at least 43 others bound for Florida's warm waters and a return to their natural habitat. The three turtles — Chet, Biff and Two-Bit &#...
  • 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...