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  • Hippodrome names new head with history of community involvement

    Hippodrome names new head with history of community involvement
    The Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center, a key venue in the blossoming Bromo Tower Arts and Entertainment District, is getting a new president with a history of sparking the redevelopment of an arts community. Ron Legler,...
  • Eastern Shore encouraged to cash in on Wallops Flight Facility

    Eastern Shore encouraged to cash in on Wallops Flight Facility
    Maryland officials should get more economic bang from the Wallops Flight Facility — just over the line in Virginia — by capitalizing on space tourism and the potential from unmanned aircraft, according to a new study. The report, commissioned...
  • Like/Dislike with Rob Vary, Mount Vernon Ghost Tour guide

    Like/Dislike with Rob Vary, Mount Vernon Ghost Tour guide
    Since moving to Charm City nine years ago, Rob Vary has been quite busy interacting with the many residents of Baltimore — living and not-so living. Vary, 32, is a tour guide for the Baltimore Ghost Tours, which coordinates three ghost tours in...
  • Snowplow-busted mail box and other snow woes [Mostly Main Street]

    The weather — so what else are we going to talk about? Every time we inch a little closer to spring, it snows again. I thought that our buying a snow blower this season would guarantee a snow-free year, but obviously I was wrong. My husband Tom...
  • Carnival comes back [Editorial]

    Carnival comes back  [Editorial]
    It seems strange to celebrate the return of a ship that hasn't left yet, but that's what the recent announcement that the Carnival Pride will be sailing out of Baltimore beginning in March of 2015 amounts to. Last summer, Carnival Cruise Lines announced...
  • Slow to warm up to Carroll Farm Museum open in winter

    Slow to warm up to Carroll Farm Museum open in winter
    This year marks the first time since its opening in 1966 that the Carroll County Farm Museum has kept its doors open in the dead of winter. In the past, the museum closed for the season with the end of its Christmas open house and remained shut down for...
  • Smoke-free beaches [Editorial]

    Smoke-free beaches  [Editorial]
    Polls show a majority of Americans support bans on smoking in public places. That wasn't true a decade ago, but the numbers are so high now — between 55 and 59 percent in recent years, according to Gallup — that a growing number of cities,...
  • Lilley resigns as tourism's Welcome Center manager

    Veteran Ellicott City community volunteer Ed Lilley announced Saturday that he would be resigning his post as Welcome Center manager for Howard County Tourism, effective immediately. "After 44 years on Main Street this has been one of the toughest...
  • Lowery says school districts need autonomy on start of school year

    Lowery says school districts need autonomy on start of school year
    Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Lillian Lowery said Tuesday that school districts across the state should be allowed to determine for themselves when to start classes after summer break, whether it's before or after Labor Day. Lowery said...
  • Barn quilt project highlights Carroll County's rural history

    Barn quilt project highlights Carroll County's rural history
    Drive up and down the rolling hills on Uniontown Road in Westminster and you'll run into a red barn adorned with a placard painted with sunflowers. The barn on the Gardener's Gourmet farm is one of 12 rustic buildings getting decorated as part of a...
  • Carnival reverses plan to depart Baltimore port

    Carnival reverses plan to depart Baltimore port
    Pride will only leave the port of Baltimore for a few months. Carnival Cruise Lines announced Thursday that its Carnival Pride cruise liner will return to the port of Baltimore in March 2015, after only a brief stint in Florida, thanks to new...
  • Hundreds brave cold for Laurel Historical Society's holiday house tour

    Hundreds brave cold for Laurel Historical Society's holiday house tour
    Cold temperatures, sleet and snow did not stop the nearly 200 people who came out for the Laurel Historical Society's Holiday House Tour on Saturday, Dec. 14. Warmly dressed people braved the cold to tour brightly lit homes and buildings, elegantly...