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  • History Matters: Summer was "new model season" for buggies 100 years ago

    100 Years Ago Close shave Ad for Laurel store: "Machinery Repairs of all Kinds. Whole and Odd Pieces of Harness, A large Variety. Feds of All Kinds. Special: I have 4 2-horse wagons, 3 inch rim carried over from last year, these I will sell at special...
  • Indians snap Orioles' five-game winning streak

    Indians snap Orioles' five-game winning streak
    CLEVELAND – Orioles manager Buck Showalter, a master of detail, watches baseball games in pieces, individual snapshots, and not in one stream. So, to him, a play that might not have been made in the third or a blown call in the sixth is equally...
  • Bay Bridge gets weather alert upgrade after violent storm

    Bay Bridge gets weather alert upgrade after violent storm
    The Maryland Transportation Authority is upgrading its early warning weather system for the Bay Bridge — allowing it to close the span more quickly when strong gusts hit, instead of waiting for sustained winds. The agency has purchased advanced...
  • County Executive dishes over doughnuts to community members Wednesday morning

    County Executive dishes over doughnuts to community members Wednesday morning
    On a drizzly Wednesday morning in Lansdowne, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz told community members that the county's economics are far from sunny but still better than most. Kamenetz organized the meeting of community members and leaders at...
  • Task force to study city's speed, red light cameras

    As Baltimore's speed cameras rack up millions of dollars in fines, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is convening a task force to study the devices and the city's red light cameras. "Over the past decade, there have been more traffic and pedestrian...
  • City converts streetlights to energy-saving LEDs

    City converts streetlights to energy-saving LEDs
    Going block by block, crews in bucket trucks are converting 70,000 city streetlights from sodium vapor lights to long-lasting, energy-saving LEDs. The bright side: Baltimore expects to reap an annual savings of $1.9 million on its electric bill and $275,...
  • New speed camera near Loch Raven High School vandalized

    Baltimore County Police said Monday the most recent incident of speed camera vandalism — spray-painting of a newly-installed camera on Cromwell Bridge Road on Aug. 17 — isn't a bump in the road for the county's enforcement program. "Vandalism...
  • Jim Johnson walks in go-ahead run as Orioles' extra-inning win streak ends at 17

    Jim Johnson walks in go-ahead run as Orioles' extra-inning win streak ends at 17
    When the topic of winning streaks arose before Wednesday afternoon’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Orioles manager Buck Showalter insisted that his players don’t pay much attention to them. “I don’t think they had a thing up...
  • Hands-free dangers

    Hands-free dangers
    Amid much fanfare several years ago, Gov. Martin O'Malley signed into law a ban on the use of handheld cell phones while driving. The controversial law took more than a decade to pass the General Assembly, but it was hailed as a "giant step" toward...
  • Tolls, taxes and fees

    Tolls, taxes and fees
    Maryland appears to be getting through the first week of July with no signs of Armageddon. Motorists are commuting in numbers typical for this time of year. A lot of their kids are staying home from school, but this is likely due to something called...
  • Consumers cut family activities when gas prices rise, poll shows

    Fluctuating gas prices are shaping consumer behavior, a public opinion poll out today shows. A poll of 1,000 adults by Fuels America found that social or family-related activities take the biggest hit when it comes to cutting things from the family...
  • AAA predicts fewer Marylanders will travel July 4

    AAA predicts fewer Marylanders will travel July 4
    Nearly 800,000 Marylanders are expected to travel for the July 4th holiday weekend, about a 1 percent drop from last year, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic. Of that total, 86 percent of those polled said they would be traveling by car, 8 percent are flying...