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  • Louise M. Flanigan

    Louise M. Flanigan
    Louise Mullan Flanigan, who owned and operated the Ambassador Gift Shop for six decades in a landmark Tuscany-Canterbury apartment house her father built, died Saturday in her sleep of undetermined causes at Blakehurst Retirement Community. She was 101...
  • Bicycling duo head from Alaska to Argentina [West Friendship]

    Gosh, our recent getaway to Connecticut for my husband's 50th high school reunion sounds blah after hearing of the amazing adventures of Jason Bostron and his wife Daisy Phillips. What a team this duo makes as they bicycle from Alaska to Argentina....
  • Baltimore-based fund sending cancer survivor to World Cup

    Baltimore-based fund sending cancer survivor to World Cup
    The legacy of Craig Willinger lives on with Hannah Smith at the 2014 World Cup. Smith, a 17-year-old high school soccer player from Murraysville, Pa., is in Brazil this week with her mother, Rori. She is the ninth honoree of a Baltimore-based foundation...
  • More Marylanders expected to travel for July Fourth, despite high gas prices

    More Marylanders expected to travel for July Fourth, despite high gas prices
    The days surrounding the Fourth of July holiday are perennially among the busiest of the summer when it comes to travel on Maryland roadways and across its skies — and this year will be no exception. About 858,400 Marylanders are expected to...
  • Hereford grad is off to college in Shanghai

    Hereford grad is off to college in Shanghai
    A decision Annie Seaman made in 2008 as a seventh-grader at Hereford Middle School has changed the course of her life. Chinese classes were being offered that year for the first time in Baltimore County schools and Annie signed up. She continued to...
  • Howard County family embarks on trip around the world

    Howard County family embarks on trip around the world
    Tim and Julie Rivenbark had a house, two kids and jobs they loved. But the Howard County couple also had a yearning for more experiences and fewer things. "We were doing what we thought was the American dream," says Tim Rivenbark. It took a couple...
  • 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...
  • 'We've got no plane,' Buck Showalter says, as Orioles mull travel options

    'We've got no plane,' Buck Showalter says, as Orioles mull travel options
    After the Orioles completed a four-game sweep of the Texas Rangers with a 5-2 win Thursday night, the real battle began. The plane that was supposed to take them to Boston for Friday’s series opener against the Red Sox wasn't expected to arrive in...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Fourth of July in N. Baltimore is for fire trucks and cupcakes

    Fourth of July in N. Baltimore is for fire trucks and cupcakes
    The Fourth of July will be a busy holiday for Melinda Frame. She will be in Mount Washington and Cape Cod the same day. Every July 4, Frame is Mount Washington's queen of cupcakes, collecting as many as 1,000 home-baked or store-bought cupcakes from...
  • Highest gas prices since 2008 expected for July 4th weekend

    Highest gas prices since 2008 expected for July 4th weekend
    With gas prices on the rise again, West Baltimore resident Coralee Penner says she may sell the "gas-guzzling" Hummer H3 she's driven since 2007. Penner said she's considering replacing her SUV with a more compact car to save on gas. In the meantime,...