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  • Gardner set to take helm of Howard police department

    Gardner set to take helm of Howard police department
    Police Maj. Gary Gardner is scheduled to formally take the reins of the Howard County Police Department as its new chief after William McMahon retires June 30. McMahon, 51, has served as chief since being named by County Executive Ken Ulman in 2006....
  • Dozens turn out to protest 101 York student housing complex in Towson

    Dozens turn out to protest 101 York student housing complex in Towson
    Responding to continuing concerns from the community about the 101 York student housing project, County Councilman David Marks has asked the council not to vote on the planned unit development resolution on the building plan at Monday's meeting. Marks...
  • City officials promise new focus on infrastructure inspections after landslide

    City officials promise new focus on infrastructure inspections after landslide
    City engineers and surveyors will begin more regularly inspecting infrastructure such as retaining walls and streets near railroad tracks after the collapse of a wall in Charles Village last week, officials said Friday. The initiative will focus on...
  • Don't like gas taxes? Slow down [Letter]

    Don't like gas taxes? Slow down [Letter]
    Your article on the gas tax and our deteriorating roads and bridges is right on the point ("The toll on U.S. roads," May 13). Our infrastructure — roads, bridges, tunnels, ports, water/waste systems — are rated by the American Society of...
  • Outside Pimlico, trying to rustle up a buck or two

    Outside Pimlico, trying to rustle up a buck or two
    As crowds poured into Pimlico on Saturday afternoon, a dedicated crew of entrepreneurs set up outside the track, hoping to lure customers with deals on parking or tickets. Peanuts, barbecue and even jewelry were on sale, along with the "ice cold"...
  • Traffic: Serious crash shuts down MD-175 West in Jessup

    Traffic: Serious crash shuts down MD-175 West in Jessup
    A serious two-vehicle collision in Jessup Friday has left one of the drivers in critical condition, Anne Arundel County Police said. All westbound traffic lanes on MD Route 175 near Clark Road have closed as a result of the crash, according to the...
  • Collapsed East 26th Street to cost more than $18.5 million to restore

    Collapsed East 26th Street to cost more than $18.5 million to restore
    Repairing the city block that collapsed during heavy rains in Charles Village last month will cost the city more than $18.5 million, according to city officials and a cost estimate released Tuesday. The Department of Transportation will request...
  • Crash on U.S. 301 in Queen Anne's Co.

    Crash on U.S. 301 in Queen Anne's Co.
    Motorists traveling to Queen Anne's County on Wednesday should note that state transportation officials have reported an early morning crash that has shut down all southbound traffic on U.S. 301. At 4 a.m., the state Department of Transportation reported...
  • Dorsey Run Road extension to start

    Dorsey Run Road extension to start
    A construction project to extend Dorsey Run Road is scheduled to begin Thursday, according to county officials. In addition to extending Dorsey Run Road, construction work will also span a host of improvements to Montevideo Road, including traffic...
  • State, county officials break ground on Route 29 widening in Howard

    State, county officials break ground on Route 29 widening in Howard
    As cars whizzed by, state and county officials gathered on Old Columbia Road Thursday morning to break ground on a project to widen three miles of northbound Route 29 between Route 32 and Route 175 from two to three lanes. The $32.7 million project is...
  • Catonsville area commuters forgo four tires, opt for two

    Catonsville area commuters forgo four tires, opt for two
    On Friday morning, dozens of Catonsville area residents gathered in front of the Catonsville Fire Station No. 4 on Frederick Road to save on gas and money, while getting exercise on their way to work. Instead of driving on May 30, commuters rode their...
  • Western Baltimore Co. nets millions for traffic, streetscape improvements

    Western Baltimore Co. nets millions for traffic, streetscape improvements
    State and local officials in Baltimore County have announced that about $2.76 million is being allocated for traffic safety and community enhancement projects in the western part of the county. House of Delegates Speaker Pro Tem Delegate Adrienne Jones...