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  • Two-year construction project on I-95 in Baltimore to begin Sunday

    Two-year construction project on I-95 in Baltimore to begin Sunday
    A major construction project on Interstate 95, set to begin Sunday, will impact traffic in Baltimore for the next two years — shifting and narrowing lanes and forcing ramp closures and detours. The $66 million project to remove and replace the...
  • Pride of Baltimore II, 'Star-Spangled Banner' replica to help mark Maryland Day

    Pride of Baltimore II, 'Star-Spangled Banner' replica to help mark Maryland Day
    The Pride of Baltimore II and a replica of the flag that inspired "The Star-Spangled Banner" will be the focus of Maryland Day celebrations in Baltimore and Annapolis on March 25, according to the Maryland Historical Society. First, the flag, hand-...
  • Traffic: Collision in Annapolis on I-97

    Traffic: Collision in Annapolis on I-97
    A three-vehicle collision in Annapolis on Interstate 97 South at U.S. 50 has closed both southbound shoulders at 8:44 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The Maryland Transit Administration reported minor light rail...
  • Websites offer virtual visit to area's War of 1812 sites

    Websites offer virtual visit to area's War of 1812 sites
    The runup to this year's celebration of the "Star-Spangled Banner" bicentennial took a leap forward Tuesday with the rollout of a pair of websites — one of which shows live video of Fort McHenry offering views similar to what Francis Scott Key would...
  • Shutdown closes Catoctin Mountain Park

    Shutdown closes Catoctin Mountain Park
    Maryland's Catoctin Mountain Park is closed to the public and 30 park employees have been furloughed as part of the federal government shutdown that began on Tuesday, National Park officials said. The park closed at noon with just a few roads...
  • Water main repairs close three lanes on Pratt Street

    Water main repairs close three lanes on Pratt Street
    The Baltimore City Department of Public Works said on Thursday morning that traffic along Pratt Street is still hampered by a Wednesday water main break at Market Place. DPW spokesman Kurt Kocher said that crews are on the scene repairing a 10-inch break...
  • Traffic: 2-vehicle collision on I-95 North in Baltimore City

    Traffic: 2-vehicle collision on I-95 North in Baltimore City
    A two-vehicle collision on Interstate 95 North in Baltimore County at the Baltimore Beltway has closed one of two northbound shoulders at 8:26 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation. And DOT said that an early morning water...
  • Old Joppa Road overpass damaged after truck crash

    The Old Joppa Road overpass over I-95 in southwestern Harford County suffered minor damage early Tuesday morning after a dump truck traveling north on I-95 crashed into it, forcing county officials to close the overpass for about 10 hours. Sgt. Beads of...
  • Port Deposit celebrates 200 years of varied history [Editorial]

    Situated at a geographic nexus, Port Deposit has seen its fortunes rise and fall and rise again over its 200 years as a town, largely thanks to its location. Like many river towns along the Susquehanna, it was established to deal with waterborne transit...
  • Traffic: Harford incidents cleared

    Traffic: Harford incidents cleared
    As of 10:30 a.m., light rain and low visibility continued to cause slow traffic and other issues. Use of headlights and wipers is strongly recommended. A driver on the Baltimore Washington Parkway reported that traffic was at a standstill there just...
  • Hundreds lend a hand to sew Star-Spangled Banner replica

    Hundreds lend a hand to sew Star-Spangled Banner replica
    On most days, Tony Wheeler of Arnold is a guide for a company that offers historic tours in Maryland. But on Sunday, Wheeler became part of history himself. Wheeler, wearing a top hat and early 19th-century attire, joined hundreds of volunteers at the...
  • Letitia Sexton, department store designer

    Letitia Sexton, department store designer
    Letitia Clark Sexton, a volunteer tutor and former department store designer, died of congestive heart failure Dec. 20 at the Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. She was 90 and had lived in Stevenson. Born Letitia Clark in Baltimore and raised...