| Jan 7, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Tuesday was Baltimore's coldest day in 18 years, with temperatures cold enough to shatter two records, strain the region's electricity supply, fill homeless shelters and even render fire hydrants near a South Baltimore blaze useless.
The air temperature...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Inside the 1905 Arts and Crafts-style house that Tony Foreman shares with wife Katie and their newborn daughter in Northeast Baltimore, the mood is festive in anticipation of New Year's celebrations. Downstairs in the wine cellar, some 5,000 bottles are...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Letitia Clark Sexton, a volunteer tutor and former department store designer, died of congestive heart failure Dec. 20 at the Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. She was 90 and had lived in Stevenson.
Born Letitia Clark in Baltimore and raised...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Carolyn M. Donkervoet, a retired director of the Society for the Preservation of Federal Hill and Fells Point, died of complications from dementia Dec. 15 at the Broadmead Retirement Community. The former Bolton Hill resident was 85.
Born Carolyn Eugenia...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Patricia H. Burch, a homemaker and Loyola Blakefield high school benefactress, died Nov. 30 of Alzheimer's disease at the Edenwald retirement community. She was 89.
"I had met Pat several times in Ocean City, and she had a very lovely, lovely family,"...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:04 AM
A few weeks ago, he was a lovestruck tom cat caterwauling in front of a Hampden shop, hoping for a taste of canned food and a glimpse of Mrs. Puff, the haughty shop window she-cat.
Now, he is Cat Stevens, beloved pet of a Bolton Hill couple and...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 9:12 AM
Garnette Lynch Brant, a retired real estate saleswoman who also had a Waverly consignment shop, died of congestive heart failure Nov. 19 at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 93 and lived in Lutherville.
Born Mary Garnette Lynch in Yadkin County, N.C., she...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Arthur Lee Shreve Waxter, a Towson and Bolton Hill real estate developer who was a former Maryland Arts Council chairman, died of cancer Sunday at Talbot Hospice House in Easton. The longtime Roland Park resident was 87.
Born in Baltimore and raised...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 9:45 AM
If the Mount Vernon Conservancy thinks it's such a good idea to replace old, mature trees with young ones ("Group fights to stop tree removal at Mount Vernon Place," Nov. 29), why don't we replace all mature, old people with young people! It would save...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 8:02 PM
The snaking tunnel beneath West Baltimore where an Amtrak engine derailed Monday, disrupting travel for thousands of evening commuters, has been a source of concern for decades.
The narrow, two-track Baltimore and Potomac Tunnel twists 1.4 miles under...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 1:19 PM
Marie F. Schramm, a homemaker and retired grocery store cashier who was also an accomplished cook, died Sept. 22 of a heart attack in Whitesville, N.C. The former Highlandtown resident was 76.
Marie Frances Pistorio, the daughter of a tailor and a...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 6:55 PM
In the latest sign of turmoil for Baltimore's speed camera program, city officials are moving to sever ties with the vendor amid unresolved problems — an action that could idle the city's already mothballed speed and red-light camera system until...