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  • Back-to-school shopping heats up

    Back-to-school shopping heats up
    As music videos played on flat screen TVs overhead, Brendon Lee, 7, sank into a brown cushioned stool at Shoe City on Monday while his great-aunt poked the toe of the white Converse sneaker on his left foot. It was the right shoe but the wrong size....
  • The Red Line numbers don't add up [Commentary]

    The Red Line numbers don't add up [Commentary]
    In a recent letter to Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Jim Smith, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz correctly stated that "… there was always a clear understanding that [the Red Line] would be a state and federally funded...
  • Overnight storms downed trees in Carroll, Baltimore counties

    Overnight storms downed trees in Carroll, Baltimore counties
    Though overnight storms weren't as severe as forecasters had feared, they still downed trees and brought large hail to some areas north of Baltimore. Meteorologists had cautioned of risks of isolated tornadoes across the mid-Atlantic Sunday evening, but...
  • 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...
  • Serious crash on Westminster Pike near Carroll-Baltimore county line

    Serious crash on Westminster Pike near Carroll-Baltimore county line
    A trash truck and a sports utility vehicle collided on Md. 140 in Baltimore County near the Carroll County line Wednesday afternoon. Two people from the SUV were transported to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, one by ambulance and one by...
  • Standing up for children [Editorial]

    Standing up for children  [Editorial]
    Another proposal to house undocumented children in Maryland and another shameful response. This time it wasn't rural Carroll County blasting the prospect of "illeagles" living outside Westminster, but a Baltimore County councilman decrying the potential...
  • Jon Cardin says he was victim of 'most negative smear campaign'

    Baltimore County State Del. Jon S. Cardin, who lost the primary campaign for attorney general, says he was the victim of the "most negative smear campaign in a Democratic Party primary in Maryland's modern history."  In a Facebook post this week,...
  • Baltimore turns 285 years old, or does it?

    Baltimore turns 285 years old, or does it?
    Wednesday is Baltimore's 285th birthday. Or is it? A quick Google search declares July 30, 1729, as the day the city was founded. That's when the colonial assembly of Maryland passed the bill that established Baltimore as a town. But historians such...
  • Towson's new theater protects a somber link to town's past

    Towson's new theater protects a somber link to town's past
    Towson's brand-new movie palace comes with all the accouterments of modern filmgoing: 15 tiered auditoriums, floor-to-ceiling screens, leather seats, even a choice of wines. But the Cinemark theater, which opened July 10, also offers guests an...
  • Space camp helps kids launch love of science

    Space camp helps kids launch love of science
    While many of her friends spent the summer swimming or going to amusement parks, 11-year-old Asley Ventura, of Laurel, had fun participating in a space camp at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab. During the two-week camp, Asley and about...
  • Thefts reported in Bel Air South, dynamite thrown in Fallston Yard [Harford Police Blotter]

    Thefts reported in Bel Air South, dynamite thrown in Fallston Yard [Harford Police Blotter]
    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Dwane Allen Mabe, 25, of the 100 block of Osborn Road, was arrested Friday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with theft less than $100. Robert Wayne...
  • Man hit by piece of steel at Sparrows Point

    Man hit by piece of steel at Sparrows Point
    A man was seriously injured after he was hit by a piece of steel at Sparrows Point on Friday, Baltimore County police said. The man was flown to Maryland Shock Trauma by state police helicopter after fire and EMS personnel were called to 1430 Sparrows...