| Aug 6, 2013
| 10:25 AM
The Baker Family thought the Old Westminster Winery could be a Carroll County hidden gem located on the gravel-covered Old Westminster Road when it opened for wine tastings June 8.
But things have gone far better than the family ever could have...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:05 AM
The arrival of this year's Harford County Farm Fair got me to thinking about the event and its future and my own view of fairs and carnivals and the like.
Growing up in the suburbs, any early exposure to a true "country fair" was pretty illusionary....
| Aug 1, 2013
| 3:15 AM
The following are the results of the 2013 Harford County 4-H Livestock Sale at the Farm Fair on Saturday, July 27. Results are listed by category and include the seller first, followed by the buyer and the price. Grand Champion sellers are noted with an...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 4:00 AM
From The Aegis dated Aug. 4, 1988:
After a 26-year-absence, the Harford County Farm Fair returned for three days 25 years ago this week, three years of work all leading up to the weekend.
The new Harford Farm Fair was to feature commercial exhibits,...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 8:25 AM
When Molly Ousborne was little, she knew she was in for a long but exciting night when her mother would come into her room and say, "Big Momma's about to have her piglets."
Ousborne said she and her mother would hop in the car and drive over to her aunt...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 3:15 AM
When Shirley Lewis was a vendor at the first Howard County Farmers Market in the late 1990s, she would pack up two trucks of fresh fruit from her orchard in Cavetown to sell at the Oakland Mills Village Center.
In the years that have followed, Lewis has...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:20 PM
As the July 25 deadline for a comprehensive zoning bill draws near, some Howard County residents are protesting that neither they nor the County Council have had enough time to evaluate the bill and its amendments.
Several local groups, including the...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:54 AM
Residents protested plans for a small shopping center and office strip planned on Baltimore Pike at Old Joppa Road near Bel Air during a community input hearing in Fallston Wednesday night.
The 25,000-square-foot retail-and-office project is the...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:45 PM
For the family-owned AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar, supporting local farmers by serving fresh, locally grown food is in the restaurant's DNA, according to owner Joe Barbera.
AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar is one of six Howard County restaurants participating in the...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Ellicott City celebrates Benjamin Moore win
It's a story about paint. It's also about social media and more importantly, a community, said Howard County Executive Ken Ulman at a gathering among Main Street Ellicott City business owners last week at the...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 8:08 PM
Baltimore City has awarded "an exclusive negotiating privilege" to an urban farming collective to buy two vacant, city-owned lots near a community garden in Hampden.
The collective, Baltimore Free Farm, is trying to buy the lots to prevent their...
| Jul 6, 2013
Call it the battle of fried chicken versus made-to-order hoagies, both served with a side of gasoline.
Competition among convenience store chains in the Baltimore area has heated up as retailers vie to win over consumers by redefining and expanding...