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  • Concord Point Lighthouse seeking volunteers for the season

    Change your clocks, dear readers! Sunday is Daylight Savings Time – set your clocks forward one hour, or you will be like the white rabbit in "Alice in Wonderland," late for a very important date. Grace Place Serving Center will serve a free,...
  • Decoy Carver and B&O Signalman Remembered

    How we do value B&O Railroad memorabilia at the Aberdeen Room Museum? The rich history connected to that railroad and station in Aberdeen is so valuable when we trace the development of the community. When Shirley Graves called and asked if we would be...
  • Derailment of CSX Corp. train carrying sulfuric acid causes scare in Cecil Co.

    Derailment of CSX Corp. train carrying sulfuric acid causes scare in Cecil Co.
    Just before midnight Wednesday, three words brought a stream of emergency crews and hazardous materials units to a wooded corner of Cecil County just north of Interstate 95: liquid sulfuric acid. A train operated by CSX Corp. derailed about 11:45 p.m.,...
  • Daffodil Days again in bloom at Whipps Cemetery Garden [Mostly Main Street]

    Daffodil Days again in bloom at Whipps Cemetery Garden [Mostly Main Street]
    The sixth annual Daffodil Days celebration at Whipps Cemetery Garden is coming up on Saturday, March 30, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The garden is at 3651 St. John's Lane. The event features a special sale of daffodils, hyacinths, tulips and bluebells....
  • Honoring Harriet Tubman

    Honoring Harriet Tubman
    President Barack Obama's designation Monday of a new national monument to Harriet Tubman, who escaped slavery on a Dorchester County plantation in 1849, then helped guide scores of other slaves to freedom in the North during the decade before the Civil...
  • 50 years ago: Fishing gear stolen from cabins; body found along HdG railroad tracks

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, February 14, 1963: Two summer cabins were broken into by burglars in the Lapidum area. A large quantity of fishing gear was stolen from both of them. Rods, reels and other fishing equipment, valued at...
  • Harriet Tubman park to be on Maryland land she worked as a slave

    Harriet Tubman park to be on Maryland land she worked as a slave
    Abolitionist Harriet Tubman's struggle to help roughly 70 slaves escape to freedom using the Underground Railroad was remembered on Saturday at the groundbreaking of a Maryland state park in her honor. An escaped slave herself, Tubman toiled in bondage...
  • Family searching for answers in man's killing in Southwest Baltimore

    The family of a 28-year-old man found fatally stabbed Friday behind a railroad car in Southwest Baltimore said they're struggling to understand why someone would take his life. LaConte Mitchell, who worked security at Spring Grove Hospital Center, had...
  • Transit-oriented development concept proposed for Penn Station

    Transit-oriented development concept proposed for Penn Station
    Homes, offices and shops would sprout around Baltimore's Penn Station under a preliminary plan developed for Amtrak for the midtown site. The national passenger railroad tapped Beatty Development, the Baltimore-based developer responsible for Harbor...
  • Herbert C. Forrester Jr., CSX official

    Herbert C. Forrester Jr., CSX official
    Herbert Christian Forrester Jr., a retired railroad vice president, died of coronary artery disease Thursday at Mays Chapel Ridge Assisted Living. The former Cockeysville resident was 88. Born in Baltimore and raised in Windsor Hills, he was the son of...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • Walter Scott Brown, B&O civil engineer

    Walter Scott Brown, B&O civil engineer
    Walter Scott Brown, a retired Baltimore & Ohio Railroad civil engineer whose career overseeing the railroad's infrastructure spanned nearly 40 years, died Monday at the Fairhaven retirement community in Sykesville of complications from a fall he...