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  • Five questions for Michael Pecht, reliability detective

    Michael Pecht feels like Sherlock Holmes sometimes, and not just because he plays violin on the side. He's a reliability engineer by trade. He runs a 120-person team at the University of Maryland, where the workload includes digging into the mystery of...
  • Traffic: Debris on U.S. 29 in Ellicott City

    Traffic: Debris on U.S. 29 in Ellicott City
    Debris on U.S. 29 in Ellicott City at U.S. 40 has closed the southbound right traffic lane at 7:44 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A disabled vehicle on Interstate 95 North at Lane 9 of the Harbor Tunnel toll...
  • Commuter alert -- upgrades coming to Route 32 [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Good news! The Maryland State Highway Administration has approved some major safety upgrades to Route 32 in Sykesville, between Day Road and West Friendship Road. Construction is expected to begin this month (and may, in fact, have already done so by...
  • Pumping up gas prices [Editorial]

    Pumping up gas prices  [Editorial]
    The Fourth of July weekend is traditionally one of the busiest travel times of the year, and it's a safe bet that a lot of Marylanders will hit the roads to Ocean City and beyond. As often happens when mid-summer vacations beckon, gas prices are up and...
  • Some neighbors unhappy as plans coalesce for Cardinal Gibbons

    Some neighbors unhappy as plans coalesce for Cardinal Gibbons
    A plan to build subsidized housing on the former Cardinal Gibbons School campus in Southwest Baltimore has met with opposition from some neighbors worried about traffic and property values. The concerns have led to a dispute between the communities...
  • Federal court hears NAACP suit against Harford over desegregation [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, June 18, 1964: The case of the NAACP against the Harford Board of Education was heard in federal court 50 years ago this week. The school board was called to defend its three-year desegregation plan...
  • Traffic: Collision on inner loop of I-695 in Towson

    Traffic: Collision on inner loop of I-695 in Towson
    A three-vehicle collision on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in Towson at the Charles Street exit has closed two inner loop left traffic lanes, the inner loop left shoulder and outer loop left shoulder at 8:56 a.m. on Friday, according to the state...
  • Independence Day in Laurel starts with a parade, ends with fireworks

    Independence Day in Laurel starts with a parade, ends with fireworks
    Laurel Fourth of July committee volunteer Traci Crouse, of Laurel, said the Independence Day celebration is more than the fireworks display that attracts some 50,000 people. The city will spring to life the morning of July 5 with a parade, and Granville...
  • Congress faces tough choices, tight timeline for highway funding

    Congress faces tough choices, tight timeline for highway funding
    Congress returns to work Monday facing a tight deadline to fund highway and road projects across the country, an election-year scramble that has injected uncertainty into state and local construction plans at the start of the summer driving season....
  • University of Maryland, city officials urge pedestrian safety on U.S. 1

    University of Maryland, city officials urge pedestrian safety on U.S. 1
    — Three University of Maryland students crossed U.S. 1 this weekend, hours after a fatal hit-and-run on the same stretch of road. The students said they know jaywalking on the major thoroughfare is dangerous — three people have been struck...
  • Opening of movie multiplex is first test of Towson's readiness [Editorial]

    Opening of movie multiplex is first test of Towson's readiness [Editorial]
    And so it begins. With the opening this week of the 15-screen Cinemark movie multiplex, Towson will get a look at the first wave of visitors drawn by nearly $800 million due in new investment that will transform the town center of the county seat of...
  • Theater opening is the latest step in Towson's ambitious makeover

    Theater opening is the latest step in Towson's ambitious makeover
    This week another piece of the redevelopment of downtown Towson falls into place as a 90,000-square-foot, 15-screen Cinemark theater ushers in its first moviegoers Thursday. Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said Towson Square and the theater...