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  • Boosting college readiness is goal for new city schools CEO

    Boosting college readiness is goal for new city schools CEO
    As hundreds of Baltimore public school graduates prepare to set foot on a four-year college campus in Maryland this month, nearly half will notice something familiar on their schedules: a class they took in high school. More than from any other school...
  • Anniversary of Halethorpe MARC station renovations on Aug. 12

    Anniversary of Halethorpe MARC station renovations on Aug. 12
    Nearly one year after the Halethorpe MARC train station was rebuilt, ridership has increased slightly, but parking continues to plague commuters. Dozens of commuters waited to catch a southbound train to work in Washington, D.C. during the extended rush...
  • New principal brings 'blue ribbon' reputation to Pikesville Middle

    New principal brings 'blue ribbon' reputation to Pikesville Middle
    On a warm morning in mid-July, landscape crews at Pikesville Middle School are replacing weeds with shrubs. Inside, desks and chairs line the hallways as paint crews freshen up classrooms and offices, the pungent smell lingering in the air. Classes at...
  • Man arrested after assault on Lansdowne parking lot

    Police arrest man after attack with object similar to baseball bat A man was arrested after a man was assaulted with a baseball bat or lead pipe in a Lansdowne parking lot Aug. 16, according to Baltimore County police. Police responded to the 3900 block...
  • Dawson Stump, insurance executive

    Dawson Stump, insurance executive
    Dawson Stump, a retired Baltimore insurance executive and Korean War veteran, died Wednesday of respiratory failure at his Owings Mills home. He was 86. The son of Augustine Herman Stump, an insurance executive, and Priscilla Ridgley Dawson Penniman...
  • Man shot and killed in Baltimore County

    Man shot and killed in Baltimore County
    A man was shot in a Parkville alley and died Sunday night, according to Baltimore County police. Officers found Ramel Keith Baker, 30, lying in an alley suffering multiple gunshot wounds, Baltimore County Police said. He was taken to the Maryland...
  • Outdoors calendar

    Catching rockfish Monday: Gary Richie of Spankin Stripers, which makes baits and lures, will speak at a free meeting sponsored by the Broadneck/Magothy River chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association. He'll discuss catching rockfish,...
  • Brown, Hogan make pitches to county officials

    Brown, Hogan make pitches to county officials
    — Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan promised government officials from across the state Saturday that he would usher in a "new era of state and county cooperation," while Democratic rival Anthony G. Brown vigorously defended Maryland'...
  • County school board bumps up Dance's benefits

    County school board bumps up Dance's benefits
    When the Baltimore County school board voted Tuesday on a contract that includes a raise for Superintendent Dallas Dance, they talked about a $5,000 salary increase. They didn't mention in public other benefits that will bump up his compensation by...
  • Harford council set to introduce raises for next council, county executive

    Harford council set to introduce raises for next council, county executive
    Two members of the Harford County Council will introduce bills Tuesday night to give pay increases to the next county executive and future county council members amounting to about 25 percent from current levels starting next summer. At least one council...
  • Maryland seeking to improve public access to waterways

     Maryland seeking to improve public access to waterways
    Liz Sweeney of Timonium used to race her kayak while she lived in New York City. At the time, Sweeney would practice in the Hudson River, though public access to waterways was hard to find. Now, she is able to get up early and take her kayak to Loch...
  • Charnie L. 'Les' Kinion Jr., marathon founder

    Charnie L. 'Les' Kinion Jr., marathon founder
    Charnie L. "Les" Kinion Jr., a city firefighter who founded the Baltimore Road Runners Club and the Maryland Marathon, died July 23 of a heart attack in Brooklyn, N.Y. He was 78. "The Maryland Marathon was Les' baby. He did a lot of the work and knew how...