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  • Roland Park Civic League wrestles with Cross Keys gatehouse plans [Hudson's Corner]

    I was unable to attend the December meeting of the Roland Park Civic League and missed a presentation by New York-based Ashkenazy Acquisitions Corporation. These owners of the Cross Keys Shopping Center came to present plans for proposed renovations...
  • Dumbarton parking plan raises questions

    Dumbarton parking plan raises questions
    A proposed large paved bus lot and additional parking behind Dumbarton Middle School as part of its $27.5-million renovation and addition project has come under scrutiny from architects and planners in the community. They say they aren't necessary for the...
  • Ulman announces plans for staircase connecting downtown Ellicott City and courthouse

    Ulman announces plans for staircase connecting downtown Ellicott City and courthouse
    Downtown Ellicott City will soon see more pedestrian, parking and stormwater improvements as the county kicks off a series of new public works projects next month, County Executive Ken Ulman announced Wednesday.  The county plans to connect Ellicott...
  • Harford, municipal crews keep busy filling potholes

    Harford, municipal crews keep busy filling potholes
    Public works personnel in Harford County and its three municipalities know all too well what many motorists feel every time they hit the streets – it's pothole season, and not a particularly good one. "Probably worse than any other year,...
  • Traffic: All lanes reopened on MD 170 in Linthicum

    Traffic: All lanes reopened on MD 170 in Linthicum
    All lanes have been reopened in MD 170 at Andover Road in Linthicum on Wednesday morning after the clearing of an accident with injury that had shut down the roadway in both directions, according to the state Department of Transportation. A single-...
  • Developers of Bel Air retirement community won't change plans

    Developers of Bel Air retirement community won't change plans
    Developers of a continuing care retirement community and surrounding single-family homes east of Bel Air changed their plans once, based on community opposition, but they do not plan to alter them again, despite opponents voicing many of the same concerns...
  • As Horseshoe casino rises, officials work behind the scenes for smooth launch

    As Horseshoe casino rises, officials work behind the scenes for smooth launch
    The thud of nail guns and screech of drills echoed inside the cavernous shell of exposed cement, silver ventilation shafts and metal framing of the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore rising on Russell Street. As cement trucks rumbled over stubborn patches of...
  • House passes bill to allow 70 mph speed limit

    House passes bill to allow 70 mph speed limit
    The House unanimously passed a bill Thursday that would allow the State Highway Administration or the Maryland Transportation Authority to raise the maximum speed on expressways and interstate highways to 70 mph. The legislation, which now goes to the...
  • Harford councilman calls for roundabout at Route 23 and Grafton Shop

    Harford councilman calls for roundabout at Route 23 and Grafton Shop
    Almost a year to the day of the last fatal accident at the intersection of Route 23 and Grafton Shop Road in Forest Hill, a Harford County Council member said state highway officials should consider installing a roundabout there. Councilman Chad Shrodes...
  • North Harford leaders hopeful on special school weather zone study

    North Harford leaders hopeful on special school weather zone study
    Northern Harford County community leaders are hopeful about the prospect of serious study being given to creating a special school weather zone, one which could have different dismissals and school closing procedures for northern Harford from the rest...
  • Maryland Film Festival moving from the Charles Theatre

    Maryland Film Festival moving from the Charles Theatre
    After 15 years at the Charles Theatre, the Maryland Film Festival will be moving into new digs in May. The operators of the Charles, James “Buzz” Cusack and his daughter, Kathleen Cusack Lyon, chose not to rent their five-screen facility...
  • Warm up to offer window for pothole repairs on Maryland roads

    Warm up to offer window for pothole repairs on Maryland roads
    The promise of warm weather and the threat of more rain through the rest of this week have pushed the State Highway Administration to craft a two-pronged plan for its continuing winter clean-up operations. The focus: potholes and drainage. Recent cold...