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  • Different continent, same candidate: Romney can put his foot in his mouth abroad just as well as at home

    Different continent, same candidate: Romney can put his foot in his mouth abroad just as well as at home
    For years, presidents and presidential hopefuls have gone abroad to cast themselves as knowledgeable on world affairs, counting on friendly receptions wherever they go as a respite from the slings and arrows they routinely encounter in campaigning at...
  • At Howard County man's house, history chimes on the hour

    At Howard County man's house, history chimes on the hour
    John D. Danko stops in mid-conversation to note the sound ringing through the house. The small brass bell chimes from behind the face of the grandfather clock in the foyer, perhaps the same sound people would have heard in their homes while waiting for...
  • Baltimore native Bunting unveils 'Star-Spangled' car for American Le Mans race

    Baltimore native Bunting unveils 'Star-Spangled' car for American Le Mans race
    Baltimore native and American Le Mans Series driver Marc Bunting was surprised last year at the then-Baltimore Grand Prix. He was standing with his crew before the start of his sports car race on Saturday, listening to the national anthem being played....
  • Fort McHenry enjoying a banner year; attendance up 27.5 percent during first half of 2012

    Fort McHenry enjoying a banner year; attendance up 27.5 percent during first half of 2012
    California residents Caryn and Kurt Burris missed the Star-Spangled Sailabration festivities in June, but they learned all about the Stars and Stripes this month at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine. The Burrises toured the birthplace of...
  • Some big businesses owe millions in city water bills

    In Sparrows Point, bankrupt RG Steel's delinquent city water bills have risen from about $3.5 million in 2009 to nearly $7 million today, according to city records. Chemical giant W.R.Grace & Co. owes almost $500,000 — even after recently...
  • National Sailing Center and Hall of Fame makes progress on future home

    National Sailing Center and Hall of Fame makes progress on future home
    Navigator Stan Honey led what was then the fastest nonstop circumnavigation of the world under sail — "48 days and a few hours" in 2010. Sailmaker Mark Reynolds won three Olympic medals, two gold and one silver, and is a two-time Star World...
  • Fire Department clamping down on firefighters' online chatter

    Fire Department clamping down on firefighters' online chatter
    The Baltimore City Fire Department plans to implement new social media guidelines after Chief James S. Clack said he found that firefighters and officers were "crossing the line" by posting inappropriate or sensitive information online. The social...
  • Three Balto. Co. areas named 'sustainable communities'

    Three Balto. Co. areas named 'sustainable communities'
    Baltimore County officials say three local communities will be eligible for state funding for projects to improve their economies, housing, transportation and the environment based on their designation by the state as sustainable communities....
  • It's almost here, the big HdG July 4th celebration

    Saturday is the big day in Havre de Grace, dear readers, Flags, banners and bunting throughout Havre de Grace are shouting red, white and blue in expectation of the Havre de Grace Independence Parade at 2 p.m., traversing Union Avenue from Lafayette...
  • Havre de Grace planning for big War of 1812 weekend in May

    Havre de Grace planning for big War of 1812 weekend in May
    The City of Havre de Grace continues to plan for its big War of 1812 weekend in May, potentially one of the biggest public celebrations the city has ever staged. City risk manager Patrick Sypolt gave more detail on the plans to members of the Mayor and...
  • Celebrating Maryland Day, birthdays, anniversaries

    Happy Maryland Day, dear readers! On March 25, the English ships Ark and Dove landed in St. Mary's, loaded with the first colonists for Lord Baltimore to settle here in 1634 as a Catholic colony. March 25 is a national holiday in Greece. Greeks and...
  • Author to Speak at HCC

    The Hays-Heighe House at Harford Community College will welcome Dr. Alan Taylor on April 8 as part of the College's commemoration of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812. Taylor will offer a public lecture at the Chesapeake Center at 10 a.m. His talk,...