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  • Traffic: Two injured in Harford Co. crash

    Traffic: Two injured in Harford Co. crash
    As of 8:30 a.m., traffic lanes have reopened on Interstate 95 following a motor vehicle collision just past exit 74 in Harford County. The crash, which involved multiple vehicles, left two people injured, according to Joppa Magnolia Volunteer Fire...
  • Traffic: Roadwork near Caton Avenue splits lanes

    Four traffic lanes on northbound Interstate 95 between the Caton Avenue on-ramp and Fort McHenry Tunnel will split around a work zone. One lane will be directed to the left and three others to the right, according to the Maryland Transportation...
  • Deadline is Friday for Bel Air Independence Day Parade applications

    Deadline is Friday for Bel Air Independence Day Parade applications
    It's not too late to join in the celebration of "200 Star Spangled Years" in Bel Air, but time is growing short to submit an application to be part of the 2014 Bel Air Independence Day Parade. The Bel Air Independence Day Committee is looking for...
  • Pickersgill gearing up to celebrate Old Glory

    Pickersgill gearing up to celebrate Old Glory
    Former Towson resident Bob Knowles promises "shock and awe" June 13 when Pickersgill Retirement Community hosts a Flag Day Ceremony featuring patriotic songs and readings, and 260 flags from all over the world. The flags are not just a stunning...
  • Fort McHenry park ranger portrays Francis Scott Key at Charlestown Retirement Community

    Fort McHenry park ranger portrays Francis Scott Key at Charlestown Retirement Community
    “Oh, say can you see by the dawn’s early light,” reverberated throughout a room at Charlestown Retirement Community Friday, marking the 200th anniversary of the day “The Star-Spangled Banner” was written by Francis Scott Key....
  • Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Fish and the thermocline Monday, April 21: Capt. Brian Mayer of Marauder Charters will speak at a seminar hosted by the Broadneck/Magothy River chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association. He'll discuss how fish use the thermocline and...
  • Patterson Park dig uncovering traces of War of 1812 militia camp, defenses

    Patterson Park dig uncovering traces of War of 1812 militia camp, defenses
    When Samuel Smith, major general of the Maryland militia, needed a headquarters to plot Baltimore's defense from British invaders in the summer of 1814, archaeologists believe he called on the owner of a shop that gives Butcher's Hill its name. Jacob...
  • Traffic: Collision with injury on I-70 East

    Traffic: Collision with injury on I-70 East
    A collision with injury on Interstate 70 East in Ellicott City at U.S. 40 has closed both eastbound right off-ramp lanes at 8:47 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. DOT also reported a two-vehicle collision in...
  • Baltimore Visitor Center unveils high-tech video

    Baltimore Visitor Center unveils high-tech video
    The Baltimore Visitor Center on Tuesday launched "The Baltimore Experience," a new 10-minute interactive video using projection mapping technology to give visitors a multi-dimensional view of the city. The video, which uses specialized software to...
  • Volunteers help clean up Fort McHenry Wetland while organizers talk Chesapeake restoration

    Volunteers help clean up Fort McHenry Wetland while organizers talk Chesapeake restoration
    Discarded bottles, empty bags of chips and errant playground balls littered the shoreline of the Fort McHenry Wetland, a 7.5-acre hub of biodiversity home to hundreds of plant and animal species. "Anything that floats ends up downstream," said Laura...
  • Ellicott City scorns neon [History Matters]

    May 1965 "Lower Main Street To Get Renovation Try: "The face of lower Ellicott City is in for a change; a change that will hopefully bring tourists into our historical town and will usher in a new burst of economic potential. "A few months ago, John...
  • Events outlined for Star-Spangled Summer

    Two centuries after Francis Scott Key sat on a ship amid smoke and explosions, peering to discern the famed Star-Spangled Banner on the Baltimore shore, the city will celebrate the anniversary with similar sound and fury. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake...