| 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....
| Nov 17, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Since 1947, the Manchester War Memorial on York Street has stood as a silent sentry to pay tribute to Manchester's sons and daughters who have gone off to fight our nation's wars.
At the Manchester Veterans Day observances last Sunday at a building...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Because there are no guidebooks on how to create a tercentennial celebration, several members of the Manor Conservancy took matters into their own hands by forming the Manor 300 Committee with representatives from other nonprofit groups, churches, schools...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:36 AM
A lot of changes are in store for Laurel's Riverfest festival this year, with a larger lineup of vendors, more entertainment and a pirate's theme.
Normally held on Saturday, this is the second year that the festival is scheduled for a Sunday. The Sept....
| Sep 27, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The human eye sees a black-and-white border collie, about 35 pounds, stepping slowly and silently across the lawn at Fort McHenry, its light-brown eyebrows lending its face a most personable expression.
The Canada goose eye apparently sees something...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 9:03 AM
Under the cover of, thankfully, sunny skies, this year's Riverfest found vendors in good spirits and close to 1,000 visitors to the outdoor celebration in Riverfront Park, according to Maureen Rogers, administrator at festival sponsor Laurel Board of...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 12:51 PM
The original home of the Susquehanna Hose Company will forever be preserved in a model, unveiled in grand style before the Havre de Grace City Council on Monday.
Designer Mitch Mitchell built the replica of the building at Franklin and Stokes streets,...
| 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...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 4:05 AM
50 Years Ago
St. John's College, etc.
"American Legion Talk At Jessup Woman's Club
"Featured speaker at the October meeting of the Jessup Woman's Club was 1st Sgt. Russell Walters, State Police, Waterloo Barracks, who gave a talk on the American...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Today, dear readers,
Is All Saint's Day. Thursday, Oct. 31 commenced the celebration of Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) in Mexico. Not associated with Halloween, but based upon Aztec and Mesoamerican faiths, the day honors the lives of deceased...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 6:28 PM
The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture has released an ambitious financial turnaround plan designed to resolve within 19 months long-standing problems with attendance and fundraising.
The fixes outlined in the 11-...