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  • Harford residents played major roles in Battle of Gettysburg

    Harford residents played major roles in Battle of Gettysburg
    In 2013, one can look online and see, via a live camera feed, the green fields of the Codori Farm outside Gettysburg, Pa. The only sound to be heard through the feed, which is provided through the http://www.earthcam.com website, is the whoosh of cars...
  • Bucher John Road to close July 17

    The State Highway Administration announced Thursday that Bucher John Road will be closed at the railroad crossing near Union Bridge beginning July 17. Maryland Midland Railway will be replacing the railroad crossing surface and installing new crossing...
  • Perryville Railroad Museum open Sundays; new Miss Farm Bureau crowned

    The Perryville Railroad Museum in the MARC train station is open on Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. Admission is free. The station has a working HO model layout of the Perryville WYE, numerous railroad artifacts on display, railroad history literature...
  • Perryville Railroad Museum Open on Sundays

    All aboard the Perryville Railroad Museum in the MARC train station. The museum is open on Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. Admission is free. They have a working HO model layout of the Perryville WYE, numerous railroad artifacts on display, railroad history...
  • Danger on the rails

     Danger on the rails
    This week, we mourn for the loss of Elizabeth Nass and Rose Mayr, the 19-year-old college students who died on a downtown Ellicott City train trestle, victims of a coal train derailment late Monday night. Theirs were promising lives cut short in a truly...
  • Ellicott City has been the site of many disasters over the years

    Ellicott City has been the site of many disasters over the years
    It seems like Ellicott City has come in for an inordinate amount of disasters from floods, fires and railroad wrecks since its founding in 1772. The latest incident occurred this week when a CSX train bound for Baltimore derailed, spilling coal from...
  • Derailment probe appears to focus on track condition

    Derailment probe appears to focus on track condition
    Track conditions on a CSX Transportation railroad line appear to be the focus of a federal investigation into the train derailment that killed two women in Ellicott City last month. A preliminary report released by the National Transportation Safety...
  • Cause of death determined in Ellicott City train derailment deaths

    Cause of death determined in Ellicott City train derailment deaths
    Loved ones and friends prepared to say goodbye to the two young women who perished in a train derailment in Ellicott City as the first of the viewings began Thursday evening. Cars lined both sides of the quiet residential street leading up to the...
  • Back Story: Baltimore was jittery as the Battle of Gettysburg commenced

    Back Story: Baltimore was jittery as the Battle of Gettysburg commenced
    Residents of Baltimore were naturally jittery as news swept through the city 150 years ago that Confederate and Union forces were about to meet in an epic battle unfolding in Gettysburg, a small Pennsylvania farming village. And when it was over, it...
  • Truck driver in Rosedale train derailment charged with 7 traffic violations

    Truck driver in Rosedale train derailment charged with 7 traffic violations
    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....
  • 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...
  • 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....