| Jun 27, 2013
| 7:04 PM
An Essex truck driver faces hundreds of dollars in fines but no jail time after a Baltimore County police investigation found him at fault in the Rosedale train derailment that caused a fire and chemical explosion and injured several people last month....
| Apr 29, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Charles T. Mahan Jr., who spent 75 years painstakingly documenting the Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad — better known as the Ma & Pa — that zig-zagged across Maryland from Baltimore to York, Pa., died Friday of kidney failure at Oak Crest...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 5:16 PM
Paul W. Wirtz, former deputy director of facilities engineering at Aberdeen Proving Ground and longtime comptroller and trustee of the Baltimore Streetcar Museum, died Nov. 4 from multiple organ failure at Greater Baltimore Medical Center.
| Nov 16, 2012
Mara Kaminowitz knows the roads. That's why the professional mapmaker and her husband will be taking the train to New York City to celebrate Thanksgiving with family.
"That's our strategy for how to deal with holiday traffic — avoid I-95 at all...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Happy summer, dear readers!
Summer officially began with the summer solstice today (Friday) at 2:46 a.m. in Havre de Grace (and all along the East Coast, USA, of course). Visit Susquehanna State Park or the North Park – Joe K. Trail for a little...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 3:53 PM
The rail transport company CSX is suing the truck driver involved in last month's Rosedale train crash, arguing that he did not take proper care when crossing the railroad tracks.
The suit, filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore, names John...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 12:56 PM
"You know when you see John Ellsberry's painted alligator at the end of the 28th Street Bridge that you're in Remington," said Kathleen C. Ambrose, who is researching and writing a history of the more than 200-year-old Baltimore neighborhood that she...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:04 AM
We continue with the story of the Aberdeen Room Archives and Museum's 25 years:
The nine years at the 58 N. Parke St. location were very rewarding ones. The volunteers received more and more donations of historical items, and conducted more and more...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 6:01 AM
Havre de Grace City Council members told railroad officials during a work session Monday they hope a plan to expand or re-route the existing Amtrak bridge over the Susquehanna River will not affect the city's major investments or local properties....
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:37 PM
For quite some time now, enthusiastic volunteers have been whacking brush, clearing debris and replacing ties and rails on the old Pennsylvania Railroad's Northern Central Division, one of the nation's most historic stretches of railroad, which courses 10...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 7:31 AM
An article in the June 7, 1913, edition of The Argus reported on the slow recovery of a little girl severely burned several weeks earlier.
After lying in St. Agnes Hospital for three weeks, slowly recovering from burns which she sustained near her home,...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 4:20 AM
Is it really November already? Well, then I guess it's that time of year, meaning you are cordially invited to the Grace Episcopal Church annual spaghetti dinner, Nov. 3, 5-7:30 p.m., at the Parish Hall, 6725 Montgomery Road, Elkridge.
The menu will...