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  • It's official -- we are among the best small towns [Mostly Main Street]

    It's official -- we are among the best small towns [Mostly Main Street]
    The Aug. 17 issue of Parade Magazine listed the 16 finalists in the vote for best small towns in America, and there we were. We didn't place first, but our charming Main Street (freshly painted, I might add) was recognized on a national level.
  • Two-mile run will memorialize derailment victims [Mostly Main Street]

    Two-mile run will memorialize derailment victims [Mostly Main Street]
    It has been two years since the tragic accident on the railroad tracks took the lives of Elizabeth Nass and Rose Mayr. To celebrate their lives, the second annual memorial run, called "2 miles for 2 hearts" will be held in the Historic District on...

    Group home for disabled children struggled to provide adequate care

    Group home for disabled children struggled to provide adequate care
    The recent death of a 10-year-old disabled foster child at an Anne Arundel County group home was just the latest in a series of problems at LifeLine, the state contractor that has been paid millions in taxpayer funds to care for "medically fragile"...

    Corrections officer sentenced in inmate assault

    Corrections officer sentenced in inmate assault
    A former corrections officer was sentenced on Tuesday to five years in prison for assaulting an inmate in 2008 in retaliation for a prior incident involving another officer, authorities said. James Kalbflesh was a correctional officer at the Roxbury...

    Equality's struggles

    Equality's struggles
    This was the promise: No longer would African-Americans be forced to pick up their meals from the back door of restaurants. No longer would they need to fear being unable to find lodgings on their way home from a trip. And no longer would those who...