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  • Traffic: Moravia Road clear after Baltimore fire

    Traffic: Moravia Road clear after Baltimore fire
    As of 8:30 a.m., traffic is flowing clearly on Moravia Road after delays caused by firefighters working at the scene of a small attic fire in the 4500 block of St. Thomas Avenue Monday morning, according to the Baltimore Fire Department. All lanes have...
  • Lane closures set for MD 140 at Liberty Reservoir

    Lane closures set for MD 140 at Liberty Reservoir
    A primary road carrying motorists between Baltimore and Carroll counties will be closed overnight beginning July 14, according to the State Highway Administration. Work on the bridge carrying MD 140 over the Liberty Reservoir will close the road for...
  • University of Maryland, city officials urge pedestrian safety on U.S. 1

    University of Maryland, city officials urge pedestrian safety on U.S. 1
    — Three University of Maryland students crossed U.S. 1 this weekend, hours after a fatal hit-and-run on the same stretch of road. The students said they know jaywalking on the major thoroughfare is dangerous — three people have been struck...
  • Kamenetz challenges county contribution to Red Line funding

    Kamenetz challenges county contribution to Red Line funding
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz is balking at the price of the Red Line transit project, telling state officials the county will contribute about half the funding it is being asked for — and only if certain conditions are met. Kamenetz...
  • Candidates for governor promise to restore local highway aid

    Candidates for governor promise to restore local highway aid
    OCEAN CITY — Gubernatorial candidates of both parties promised city and town officials that they would restore local road repair money cut from the state budget by the O'Malley administration. Appearing at the annual convention of the Maryland...
  • County office building's delayed opening 40 years ago [Eagle Archive]

    County office building's delayed opening 40 years ago [Eagle Archive]
    This summer will mark the 40-year anniversary of the construction of the Carroll County Office Building on a 9-acre track of fallow farmland at 225 N. Center St. in Westminster. This writer vividly recalls the construction of that building because he...
  • Police say woman was struck in head over parking spot in Catonsville

    Police say woman was struck in head over parking spot in Catonsville
    An argument between two female drivers over a parking space at a McDonald's in Catonsville turned physical when one struck the other in the head several times with a piece of wood, Baltimore County Police said Monday. Witnesses told police that they saw...
  • Maryland's storm-water pollution efforts faulted

    Maryland's storm-water pollution efforts faulted
    Environmental groups have gone to court in an attempt to force state regulators to strengthen orders given to Baltimore City and three of Maryland's largest counties to curtail their storm-water pollution. A hearing was scheduled in Prince George's...
  • Construction to begin on Ellicott City staircase

    Construction to begin on Ellicott City staircase
    Construction work to connect historic Ellicott City's Circuit Courthouse to Main Street is set to begin June 10, County Executive Ken Ulman announced Wednesday.  The $1.5 million project will link the courthouse's parking lot to Main Street with a...
  • Ailing U.S. infrastructure needs public-private investment [Commentary]

    Ailing U.S. infrastructure needs public-private investment [Commentary]
    When traveling this summer, you will likely encounter some combination of traffic on the highway, large crowds and delays at the airport and high gas prices. Some of this is the natural result of vacation season, but these experiences are also due to...
  • Traffic: Collision on inner loop of I-695 in Towson

    Traffic: Collision on inner loop of I-695 in Towson
    A three-vehicle collision on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in Towson at the Charles Street exit has closed two inner loop left traffic lanes, the inner loop left shoulder and outer loop left shoulder at 8:56 a.m. on Friday, according to the state...
  • After delays, transit-oriented development starts to arrive

    After delays, transit-oriented development starts to arrive
    Maryland developers are once again digging into plans to build near rail stations, a sign that the appetite for development projects focused on transit may be coming back. This week, developers will break ground on a new 700-car parking garage and...