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  • Six Flags America launching new roller coaster this weekend

    Six Flags America launching new roller coaster this weekend
    Maryland’s largest theme park is about to take a new roller coaster for a spin. Six Flags America in Upper Marlboro on Saturday launches Ragin' Cajun, a ride that is billed as the first of its kind at the park. At just over 40 feet, the ride...
  • Close but no cigars after vacation trip to Cuba

    Close but no cigars after vacation trip to Cuba
    It was an adventure of a lifetime. On June 1, about 40 members of the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce returned from an eight-night, nine-day trip to Cuba. The cultural exchange trip offered a look into a country many Americans do not get a chance...
  • Cruise ship Pearl Mist to embark on maiden voyage

    Cruise ship Pearl Mist to embark on maiden voyage
    Nearly eight years after it was ordered, the cruise ship Pearl Mist will embark finally on its maiden voyage Wednesday from Baltimore's Inner Harbor, ending the vessel's protracted saga. The 335-foot cruise ship, which spent the past year being finished...
  • Churches open doors for vacation Bible schools [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Churches open doors for vacation Bible schools [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]
    Summer break began last week, and local churches are registering students now for vacation Bible school. St. James United Methodist Church, at 12470 Old Frederick Road (Route 99) in Marriottsville, is trying something different this year: its VBS,...
  • City's cable-access relaunches with HGTV-style fare, increased budget

    City's cable-access relaunches with HGTV-style fare, increased budget
    On Wednesday, Baltimore will relaunch its publicly owned TV station, shifting its focus from broadcasts of government meetings to CharmTV, a showcase for city restaurants, businesses and neighborhoods. City leaders see an opportunity to counteract...
  • Senior briefs

    Annapolis Center These activities are being offered through the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818. The trip committee is accepting reservations for a European river cruise on the Danube. The Aug. 2-13 trip...
  • O'Malley to visit Iowa next month

    O'Malley to visit Iowa next month
    Gov. Martin O'Malley, who is considering a run for president in 2016, will return to Iowa next month to give the keynote address at the state's Democratic party convention. The June 21 trip to the first-in-the-nation caucus state is part of a more...
  • This weekend in Ocean City: Ravens at the beach

    This weekend in Ocean City: Ravens at the beach
    Here's what to expect at the beach this weekend: Ravens Beach Bash. Fans can join players, mascots, cheerleaders and more as the team turns beachtown into Ravenstown, May 29-31. Activities include flag football, tailgating, a bonfire and more. The...
  • Center Stage gives area premiere of 'Wild with Happy'

    Center Stage gives area premiere of 'Wild with Happy'
    Journeys of one kind or another — emotional, physical, spiritual — are at the heart of Colman Domingo's 2012 play "Wild with Happy," receiving its Baltimore premiere at Center Stage. There isn't just a road trip in this work, but a car chase....
  • By sharing her life's story, Maya Angelou gave strength to others [Commentary]

    By sharing her life's story, Maya Angelou gave strength to others [Commentary]
    I was listening to a local radio news program when I heard the anchor say that Dr. Maya Angelou had passed. To make sure the report was accurate, I called a friend, who knows her through a close friendship with Angelou's grandson. She confirmed what I was...
  • Harford County's fifth annual Restaurant Week has begun

    Harford County's fifth annual Restaurant Week has begun
    Harford County's fifth annual Restaurant Week started Monday and will run through June 14, offering all kinds of valuable dining experiences around the county at a fraction of the normal cost. During Restaurant Week participating eateries are offering...
  • Bat speed helping Orioles outfield prospect Dariel Alvarez smash in Bowie

    Bat speed helping Orioles outfield prospect Dariel Alvarez smash in Bowie
    When Cuban outfielder Dariel Alvarez arrived in Bowie last year for the last few weeks of the Baysox season, manager Gary Kendall and hitting coach Butch Davis saw a player who was trying to fit a season's worth of slugging into a couple of home stands....