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  • Saving the bay on a budget

    Saving the bay on a budget
    What if you had to save the Chesapeake Bay and you had almost no money? It's a fitting question in the aftermath of the Great Recession, as governments across the watershed wonder how to afford the next round of bay cleanup requirements. I've been...
  • City building bike trail to connect Penn Station and Inner Harbor

    City building bike trail to connect Penn Station and Inner Harbor
    About 16 months from now, bicyclists will be able to ride from the Inner Harbor to Pennsylvania Station on a smooth path all their own. Little by little, crews working in the shadow of the Jones Falls Expressway are inching their way north, building a...
  • Harford highway deaths took huge spike in February

    Harford highway deaths took huge spike in February
    One of the bloodiest months on Harford County highways in recent years concluded Wednesday with seven deaths and a number of people seriously injured. The county's top police official, a lawman for nearly 40 years, said he doubts the county has ever seen...
  • A grand mess

    A grand mess
    The Baltimore Grand Prix's problem was not that the city didn't do enough to subsidize the race but that an inexperienced and unwieldy management group overpaid for goods and services and underestimated the amount of capital it would need to cover first-...
  • State looks at all-electronic toll collection

    State looks at all-electronic toll collection
    Maryland may eventually do away with tollbooths on the state's highways, bridges and tunnels and switch to electronic toll collection. A preliminary report by the Maryland Transportation Authority concluded that converting its seven toll plazas is...
  • Timeline: JFX milestones

    Oct. 2, 1956: Mayor Thomas D'Alesandro Jr. and state officials break ground for the Jones Falls Expressway. Dec. 16, 1961: The first, three-mile section opens, from Charles Street at Oliver to Falls Road. An ice storm that evening leads to the first...
  • MTA goal could require passengers to pay 65 cents more

    MTA goal could require passengers to pay 65 cents more
    The Maryland Transit Administration has told the General Assembly that it would have to raise Baltimore-area transit fares by 65 cents next fiscal year — a 40 percent jump — in order to meet state revenue goals without cutting service. Such...
  • In Easton, loss of mail center would ripple through economy

    In Easton, loss of mail center would ripple through economy
    Kathie Jones loses more than patience when the mail is late. She also loses customers. As the owner of a small business that prepares bulk mail for delivery by the U.S. Postal Service, Jones hears complaints every time a church newsletter or a...
  • Maryland officials work to land FBI headquarters

    Maryland officials work to land FBI headquarters
    Maryland officials are working behind the scenes to lure the FBI's headquarters to the state from its longtime home base in downtown Washington as the agency seeks an updated building to carry out its expanded counterterrorism and cyber crime missions....
  • Federal bill would provide money for bike trails

    Federal bill would provide money for bike trails
    Baltimore and other Maryland localities would receive millions of dollars in federal money for bicycle trails, scenic pull-offs and street beautification projects as part of a huge, bipartisan transportation bill expected to pass in the U.S. Senate as...
  • A nice place to get away from

    It had been a lot of years since I regularly made use of the Aberdeen train station when a friend of my daughter's was scheduled to visit and had taken the train from New England. Back when I made use of the train a few times a year, the MARC commuter...
  • Daily closures of Hess Road Bridge in Monkton through Thursday

    The Harford County Department of Public Works announced the Hess Road Bridge over the Little Gunpowder Falls in the Monkton area is closed to traffic daily through Thursday, March 15, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The closures began Tuesday morning along one...