| Sep 30, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Looking through my calendar of national observances, it appears that October is turning into "food month," beginning with World Vegetarian Day and World Day for Farm Animals Oct. 1-2, continuing with National School Lunch Week, Oct. 14-18 and World Food...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Dean R. Wagner, a retired mathematics teacher who spent his retirement researching Baltimore residential communities, died of cancer Sept. 11 at his Original Northwood home. He was 77.
He was born in Piqua, Ohio, and attended high school there. His...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 5:28 AM
Baltimore City plans to expand the Purple Route of the free Charm City Circulator bus line to University Parkway in north Baltimore, starting in fall 2014.
The north-south Purple Route currently runs between Federal Hill downtown and Penn Station. Plans...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 6:07 PM
Picking up where their TreeKeepers classes left off, residents of Tuscany-Canterbury have begun a survey of the estimated 200 "street" trees in the leafy neighborhood.
"We want to be the first neighborhood (in the city) to do a complete, thorough...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 9:56 AM
We already know that federal regulators have undermined accountability for abuses by mortgage servicing companies. In another disturbing development, the Federal Reserve and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) are refusing to turn over...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 8:17 AM
About a dozen Tuscany-Canterbury residents, including their city councilwoman, gathered Wednesday for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the neighborhood's new traffic circle, which they hope will make the intersection of 39th Street and Canterbury safer....
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:02 PM
Fireworks were set off in a Fallston mailbox Wednesday night, prompting an investigation by the Maryland State Fire Marshal's bomb squad.
Five firefighters responded to the 3200 block of Canterbury Lane at 10:55 p.m. after a blast was reported from...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 5:20 AM
Attorney Robert Erwin pruned ivy on a tree outside his house Sunday afternoon as cars rolled through Baltimore City’s new roundabout at 39th Street and Canterbury Road.
So, he was asked, is the traffic-calming device a good thing or a bad thing?...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 6:43 PM
Sewage flowed into Baltimore's Stony Run again this weekend for at least the second time this month. And apparently it's not under control yet.
A resident reported seeing (and smelling) "sewage-scented water" on Saturday morning welling up from a...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Doris C. Simpson, an avid gardener and birder who had been a garden club president, died Tuesday from cerebrovascular disease at the Cathedral Village retirement community in Philadelphia. She was 94.
The former Doris McElroy Cullings was born and raised...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Baltimore health officials are asking North Baltimore residents to be wary of potentially rabid animals after euthanizing three of them over the past month.
Residents are advised to ensure pets are vaccinated for rabies and to keep a safe distance...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:21 AM
The following is compiled from police reports from the Towson and Cockeysville precincts. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible.
Police report that a glass bottle containing a black...