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  • Cole's record on development draws praise and concern

    Cole's record on development draws praise and concern
    In two terms on the Baltimore City Council, William H. Cole IV has earned a reputation as an enthusiastic champion of downtown development. That history — and his close ties to the business community — make him a great choice to jump-start...
  • 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....
  • Youth advocates find LGBT kids vulnerable, underserved in Maryland

    Youth advocates find LGBT kids vulnerable, underserved in Maryland
    DiJohn Thomas grew up bouncing between foster placements in Baltimore, never knowing how his peers, the next foster parents or staff at his next group home would respond to his being gay. Sometimes the adults responded negatively, he said, and his peers...
  • Listings climb, but sales fail to follow suit

    Listings climb, but sales fail to follow suit
    The number of homes for sale in the Baltimore metro region climbed to the highest level in nearly three years last month, but closed sales failed to follow suit, a mismatch that reflects weakness in the housing market, analysts said. Sales in Baltimore...
  • Man who tried to break up Essex bar fight dies

    Man who tried to break up Essex bar fight dies
    A man hit in the head after breaking up a fight outside of an Essex bar died, Baltimore County police said Monday. William Earl Law, 59, died on Aug. 7 at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center, after police said he broke up a fight outside Sylvester's Tavern...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Good times at the BBQ bash in Bel Air

    Good times at the BBQ bash in Bel Air
    Although this year's Maryland State BBQ Bash was the 13th to be held in Bel Air, the event was anything but unlucky, according to organizers. Erika Quesenbery, executive director of the Bel Air Downtown Alliance, called the event "lucky No. 13; it's...
  • Traffic: Collision on I-83 North

    Traffic: Collision on I-83 North
    A collision on Interstate 83 North in Baltimore County at Padonia Road has closed the northbound left traffic lane and northbound left shoulder at 9:10 a.m. on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The Maryland Transit...
  • Catonsville resident appointed to Baltimore County Commission for Women

    Catonsville resident appointed to Baltimore County Commission for Women
    Catonsville resident Renee McGuirk-Spence, 61, who recently ran unsuccessfully for state delegate in District 12, will now serve her community in a different way. Late last month, she was appointed to the Baltimore County Commission for Women by 1st...