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  • Police working to 'build security program' in Towson, chief says

    Baltimore County Police Chief Jim Johnson said Monday, May 20 at a Greater Towson Committee town hall meeting that despite Towson's rising crime rate, Towson and Baltimore County are safer than ever. "We're working closely with the Chamber (of Commerce)...
  • Mary F. Hewes, homemaker and activist

    Mary F. Hewes, homemaker and activist
    Mary F. Hewes, a former newspaper reporter and longtime Charles Village resident, died May 16 from cancer at Mount Pleasant Hospice. She was 81. The daughter of a real estate broker and a homemaker, the former Mary Frances McClatchy was born and raised...
  • City's old Barclay rec center to reopen as privately run community center

    City's old Barclay rec center to reopen as privately run community center
    The formerly city-owned Barclay Recreation Center will make its debut as a privately run community center May 18, serving the Charles Village area, including the Abell, Oakenshawe, Harwood and Old Goucher communities. A grand opening celebration,...
  • New buyer for development site in Remington

    New buyer for development site in Remington
    Seawall Development Corp., a force in Remington as a builder of affordable teacher housing and a rehabber of abandoned row houses, has signed a contract to purchase an 11-acre site where an ill-fated shopping center with a Wal-Mart store was planned....
  • City plans bike-sharing program

    City plans bike-sharing program
    More than 250 bicycles would be available for short-term rentals at 25 stations throughout Baltimore by this time next year under a bike-sharing program similar to those in Washington and London, city officials said. The city's financial oversight...
  • Maryland Film Festival 2013 continues event's expansion

    Maryland Film Festival 2013 continues event's expansion
    It used to be that the Maryland Film Festival was just a cool neighborhood event for Courtney Knipp — a bunch of obscure movies being shown just up the street from her home in Mount Vernon. Not anymore, not with thousands of film fans massing in...
  • Action in Maturity to mark 40th anniversary

    Action in Maturity to mark 40th anniversary
    Esther Bonnet, 100, is always thinking about new plans for Action in Maturity — as she has since she co-founded the transportation service for seniors more than 40 years ago. During a recent visit from Elizabeth Briscoe, AIM's executive director,...
  • Crime down countywide, but thefts cause rise in Towson

    Crime down countywide, but thefts cause rise in Towson
    Crime was down in 2012 compared to 2011 and five-year averages everywhere in Baltimore County except for the Towson area, and Baltimore County Police on Wednesday announced several initiatives aimed at suppressing crime in Towson going forward....
  • Marcella E. Grice, artist

    Marcella E. Grice, artist
    Marcella E. Grice, an artist and calligrapher, died April 13 from complications of heart disease at Sinai Hospital. She was 87. The daughter of an insurance executive and a homemaker, the former Marcella Editha Harman was born in Baltimore and raised...
  • Poll compares Rawlings-Blake, Dixon, Young and Moore

    Poll compares Rawlings-Blake, Dixon, Young and Moore
    They're not exactly sure who's asking the questions, but some Baltimore residents in recent weeks say they've been queried by a polling group seeking their opinions about a list of people some have speculated could be interested in running for mayor in...
  • Open house at Peabody Heights Brewery draws a crowd

    Open house at Peabody Heights Brewery draws a crowd
    When a friend told Brad Siegler and Kim Murray that a brewery in Baltimore was throwing a party for the public Saturday afternoon, distance was not a factor for the Columbia couple. "It sounded fun," Murray said at the Peabody Heights Brewery in Abell,...
  • Pile of Craft showcases artists' wares

    Pile of Craft showcases artists' wares
    On Saturday, crowds of people will gather at St. John's Church in Charles Village to experience the eighth annual Pile of Craft. It is, organizers say, a different sort of craft show. About 50 vendors will be there selling items in a variety of media,...