| Mar 1, 2013
The Cross Country Garden Club will host an open house from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, March 8, in the Avalon Room of the Howard County Library's Miller branch, 9421 Frederick Road. Visitors can meet club members and learn about...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Who was that affable older gentleman who was asked to show his identification in order to enter the State House Monday? It was Paul S. Sarbanes, the longest-serving United States senator in Maryland history.
Sarbanes, who retired in 2007 after 30...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 2:20 AM
So, are you getting your sweetie a Raven's jersey for Valentine's Day? It's okay — we need to bask in the glory for a little while yet. And I'm sure that jersey would be acceptable garb for your romantic dinner out tonight.
In the historic...
| May 3, 2013
| 9:38 AM
With thousands of people expected in Havre de Grace for this weekend's War of 1812 Commemoration and Decoy show festivities, local emergency officials – working in concert with their county, state and federal counterparts – have stepped up...
| May 3, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Costumes are prepared, logistics are finalized, attendees are reconfirmed – just some of the many preparations Havre de Grace officials and volunteers made earlier this week in final preparation for the city to receive thousands of visitors for...
| May 3, 2013
| 1:39 PM
What are those new, metal numbers in the ground along Union Avenue and other historic streets in Havre de Grace? That's a question the city's tourism officials hope people will be asking.
In advance of the big War of 1812 commemorative weekend coming...
| May 9, 2013
| 6:46 AM
Havre de Grace was able to pull together a respectable version of its Lafayette Trail, just in time for the bicentennial celebration of a British sacking of the city during the War of 1812.
The trail is named for Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roche Gilbert...
| May 6, 2013
| 5:30 AM
People fled in panic when British troops invaded Havre de Grace 200 years ago, as rockets rained down on the city and soldiers and Marines stormed through the streets, ransacking and burning homes, businesses and houses of worship.
In 2013, however,...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 3:14 PM
It won't take much more than a few minutes into the new year to see the impact of the old one, with Baltimore's City Hall opening at midnight to begin performing same-sex marriages under a law that takes effect on Jan. 1.
But if the state's newly...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 2:38 PM
The DNA of a battle that helped turn the tide of a war going horribly wrong for America lay buried just six inches below the surface in a Kent County cornfield.
For nearly two centuries, the musket balls, canister shot and other artifacts from intense...
| May 15, 2013
| 11:15 AM
It's Armed Forces weekend, dear readers,
May 18 is Armed Forces Day, a tribute to those who have served or are serving in any of our military branches. We salute them for their courage and dedication.
Saturday is also the running of the 138th...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 4:50 PM
This beautiful time of year has certainly been enhanced by all of the lovely plantings. The Ellicott City Restoration Foundation planted hundreds of daffodil bulbs throughout the Historic District and they were magnificent.
And, did you know that 1,...