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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Morning drizzle, fog and clouds on Friday

    Morning drizzle, fog and clouds on Friday
    Friday is expected to be drizzly and foggy in the morning before becoming mostly cloudy for the remainder of the day. The light drizzle was expected to taper off by 9 a.m., with fog clearing out before 11 a.m., according to the National Weather Service....
  • A veteran vocal presence at Memorial Day ceremonies

    A veteran vocal presence at Memorial Day ceremonies
    There were no somber crowds, no guest tents, no military musicians or American Gold Star mothers, not even flags on the flagpoles, as Alan Walden toured the Circle of the Immortals at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens on a chilly, misty morning, two weeks...
  • 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...
  • Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Bay Bridge Boat Show Sunday, April 13: The show at the Bay Bridge Marina at 357 Pier 1 Road in Stevensville will feature boats, equipment, electronics, clothing and accessories. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 13. Admission is $12; children 12 and...
  • Marylanders are expected to get away for Memorial Day weekend after brutal winter

    Marylanders are expected to get away for Memorial Day weekend after brutal winter
    After an unusually cold and snowy winter, many Marylanders are expected to take advantage of the sun forecast for this holiday weekend by getting out of town. More than 754,000 people throughout the state will travel between Friday and Memorial Day,...
  • Remembering the meaning of Memorial Day

    Remembering the meaning of Memorial Day
    The annual Memorial Day observance at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens, where officials, veterans and family members come together to honor the state's war dead, is traditionally a somber affair. This year's ceremony will maintain that tone, but carry...
  • Please, a little love for Dudley Buck

    As Defenders' Day approaches here in Baltimore, we will be commemorating the two-hundredth anniversary of the Battle of Baltimore and Francis Scott Key's composition of "The Defence of Fort McHenry."  I expect that the ink was scarcely dry on the poem...
  • 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...
  • 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...