| Oct 18, 2013
| 12:35 PM
From its cavernous subterranean vault, Baltimore's Washington Monument seems every bit its nearly 200 years.
Plaster chips and crumbles to the touch. Mortar sealing together thousands of bricks and stones is deteriorating into sand. A mildewy odor fills...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:27 PM
The state of Maryland announced $1.2 million in new matching grants Monday to support events and projects commemorating the bicentennial of the War of 1812.
Fifteen Maryland non-profit and government entities will get the grants for projects or events,...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 1:12 PM
For the first time since 2010, it appears the Blue Angels will be back in full formation above graduation ceremonies at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis this spring.
They'll also show up above Baltimore next fall.
The U.S. Navy announced funding on...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 8:18 AM
Havre de Grace Mayor Wayne Dougherty and members of the City Council honored an employee who went "above and beyond" her regular duties to produce a guide for new residents.
Laurie Dawson, a secretary in the city's Department of Public Works, was...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Those visiting the Fire Museum of Maryland in Lutherville Saturday night met up with a sharpshooter from the 1814 Battle of Baltimore, a lady and a soldier from the War of 1812, and firefighters from different eras, among other historical personages....
| Oct 2, 2013
Tonight (Friday) is First Fridays, dear readers,
From 5 to 9 p.m. in downtown Havre de Grace, the theme is "Harvest in Havre de Grace." Phone 410-939-1811 for details. Live music will be there, too. Dance in the streets!
See the fall harvest and buy a...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 9:03 AM
For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385.
The Bain Center
5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213.
•Acupuncture. Thursdays, 10 a.m. $20 group...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:23 AM
It's Graw Days, dear readers,
On Saturday in downtown Havre de Grace. The sixth Graw Days Festival sponsored by Havre de Grace Main Street Inc. will run 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. as a day-long family fun event celebrating the historic period in the city when...
| Oct 12, 2013
The Chasseur is a likable enough tavern. Think of it as the kind of place where you can sit down for a good square meal of well-prepared comfort food and then, if you're feeling perky, spend some time at the adjacent bar with your friends and neighbors....
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:06 AM
Dinner is served, dear readers,
Tonight (Friday) by the VFW Ladies Auxiliary 8126, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Dinner includes pork roast, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, peas, applesauce, roll and dessert ($10). The VFW Lodge is at 300 North Lodge Lane, 410-939-4578....
| Sep 20, 2013
Peace be with you, dear readers,
Saturday, Sept. 21 marks the International Day of Peace, established by a United Nations resolution in 1982.
Also Saturday, happy autumn! Officially, Sept. 21/22 is the first day of autumn. It's time to enjoy colorful...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 9:00 AM
It seems that when it comes to the doomed Baltimore Grand Prix, there is really no gray area. Baltimoreans either embraced it or abhorred it. I am in the latter category ("Grand Prix of Baltimore canceled through 2015, and likely beyond," Sept. 13).