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  • Huge containership calls at Baltimore's port

    Huge containership calls at Baltimore's port
    The port of Baltimore has played host to some massive containerships in its time, but none larger than the MSC Sindy, which paid a call Monday at the Seagirt Marine Terminal. More than 31/2 football fields long and capable of hauling 9,200 20-foot...
  • The right fix for I-95 travel plazas

    Pot holes are not liberal or conservative. Nor are bridges, sewer lines, roads, airports or tunnels. They are our infrastructure. And much of it is deteriorating, in Maryland and across the nation. There is simply not enough money. At least, not enough...
  • Renaissance Institute teachers know their history

    Renaissance Institute teachers know their history
    As teachers at the Renaissance Institute, retirees Sidney Leibovitz and Gregory Halpin fascinate their adult students with history courses ranging from the Chinese Revolution to French Connections. Their own histories are fascinating, too. Leibovitz's...
  • Dedication of World Trade Center I-beam part of Laurel's 9/11 commemoration

    To commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11, Laurel officials have planned an evening of presentations that will provide information residents can use in the event of a catastrophe or terrorist attack. On Sept. 8, Mayor Craig Moe, city officials and...
  • Darlington Volunteer Fire Company 9/11 memorial a community effort

    Darlington Volunteer Fire Company 9/11 memorial a community effort
    If it weren't for the community, there wouldn't be a memorial to dedicate Sunday. It's been a long process for the Darlington Volunteer Fire Company to get its 9/11 memorial, which will be in front of its Dublin station, 1520 Whiteford Road, built. But...
  • Harford council to return to Black Box soon

    Harford council to return to Black Box soon
    The Harford County Council is getting set to move back to its original "Black Box" location sometime this summer. Council members approved a letter to Harford County Executive David Craig at their Tuesday meeting, requesting that he allow the council...
  • Remembering events of 10 years ago is a duty for future generations

    It's hard to believe that 10 years have passed since the events of Sept. 11, 2001. Yet, a decade later, the images from 8:46 a.m., when American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into north tower of the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan; and 9:03 a.m., when...
  • Sparrows Point closure shows decline of U.S. manufacturing

    Your recent stories last week about the closing of Sparrows Point and the Maryland Port Authority's purchase of new cranes from China were sad in many ways ("Gloom hangs over Sparrows Point mill," June 5). This state does not care about manufacturing,...
  • Darlington fire company dedicates World Trade Center I-beam as part of 9/11 memorial

    Darlington fire company dedicates World Trade Center I-beam as part of 9/11 memorial
    Ten years later and we still can't forget. More than 350 firemen and women, police officer, friends, relatives and nearby residents gathered inside the still-rather-new Darlington Volunteer Fire Company station, 1520 Whiteford Road, on the 10th...
  • Baltimore vs. Norfolk: A tale of two ports

    Baltimore vs. Norfolk: A tale of two ports
    It was just one headline among many of its kind in The Baltimore Sun during the 1980s and 1990s: "Baltimore loses round to Va." The 1995 article noted that the shipping giant Maersk Lines was ending its service between South America and the port of...
  • Federal mediators to try to restart talks with dockworkers

    Federal mediators to try to restart talks with dockworkers
    Federal mediators will attempt to restart stalled contract talks between the union representing 14,500 East and Gulf coast dockworkers and the group representing their employers in an effort to avert the first strike in 35 years. A strike would clot...
  • Tornadoes, derecho meant a whirlwind start to job for MEMA director Mallette

    Tornadoes, derecho meant a whirlwind start to job for MEMA director Mallette
    One afternoon in early June, Ken Mallette was in Jacksonville driving from a funeral when he got a text message about severe storms striking Maryland. One of the storms' 11 tornadoes had just ravaged nearby Fallston. In his second week as executive...