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  • Traffic: All traffic closed at MD 178 in Crownsville

    Traffic: All traffic closed at MD 178 in Crownsville
    All traffic is shut down on MD 178 in Crownsville due to a single-vehicle crash at Paul Birch Drive at 7:50 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A collision on Interstate 97 South in Crownsville at MD 178 has closed the...
  • Traffic: Disabled vehicle on I-795

    Traffic: Disabled vehicle on I-795
    A disabled vehicle on Interstate 795 North past the MD 940 (Owings Mills Boulevard) exit has closed the northbound left shoulder at 8:25 a.m. on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. DOT added that all lanes are open on I-95...
  • Tractor trailer crashes into pick-up at Fort McHenry tolls, forcing lane closures

    Tractor trailer crashes into pick-up at Fort McHenry tolls, forcing lane closures
    Several toll lanes on southbound Interstate 95 prior to the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore were closed Tuesday afternoon after a tractor trailer collided with a pick-up truck at one of the toll entrances. The accident, reported to Maryland...
  • Traffic: Collision on I-95 South in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Collision on I-95 South in Baltimore City
    A two-vehicle collision on Interstate 95 South in Baltimore City at the Fort McHenry toll plaza has closed southbound toll lanes 18-19 for more than three hours after the state Department of Transportation first reported the incident at 5:18 a.m. on...
  • Lineup announced for Star-Spangled Spectacular concert

    Lineup announced for Star-Spangled Spectacular concert
      Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth, country group Little Big Town and a cappella group Pentatonix will join the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for September's Star-Spangled Spectacular concert, a celebration of the bicentennial of our national anthem to be...
  • All Together Now at Howard library branches

    All Together Now at Howard library branches
    Central Library 10375 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. 410-313-7860. •All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes. •Eclectic Evenings. Second Tuesdays, 7 p.m. •English Conversation Club. Mondays, 10 a.m....
  • All you need to know for Fourth of July weekend in Harford

    All you need to know for Fourth of July weekend in Harford
    Get ready Harford County. The most rip-roarin, explosive holiday of the year is here and, as always, there will be multiple celebrations, parades and fireworks from which to enjoy another memorable Independence Day. Another big crowd already was on hand...
  • Star-Spangled crab feast coming to Fort McHenry

    Star-Spangled crab feast coming to Fort McHenry
    This September marks the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Baltimore and the successful defense of Fort McHenry events that inspired Francis Scott Key to write "The Star-Spangled Banner." The celebration has already begun at the fort. On Saturday,...
  • Bel Air July 4 parade and events results announced

    Bel Air July 4 parade and events results announced
    The Independence Day events in Bel Air offered fun, patriotic splendor and educational interest to the entire region. Tens of thousands of people from the greater Bel Air area and across Harford County participated and enjoyed the traditional small town...
  • Students create their own Star-Spangled Banner [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Students create their own Star-Spangled Banner [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]
    Let's test your knowledge of Maryland history. Do you know the importance of Mary and Caroline Pickersgill? The fourth grade students at West Friendship Elementary do; they learned in a very hands-on manner this year. To answer the question, I must back...
  • Bus tour to retrace route of Civil War's Great Train Raid

    Bus tour to retrace route of Civil War's Great Train Raid
    The 150th anniversary of Confederate Major Harry Gilmor's "Great Train Raid" of the Civil War will be remembered with a bus tour retracing his route of destruction through northern Baltimore County in the summer of 1864. The tour, on Saturday, July 12,...
  • What happened to the Star-Spangled Banner's missing star?

    What happened to the Star-Spangled Banner's missing star?
    Decades of careful restoration and study have revealed a lot about the flag that flew over Fort McHenry after its defenders fought off a naval attack during the War of 1812: the swatches taken as mementos of the pivotal battle, the areas worn by time,...