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  • Monsignor Roland P. Bordelon, Catholic Relief director

    Monsignor Roland P. Bordelon, Catholic Relief director
    Monsignor Roland Pierre Bordelon, a retired Catholic Relief Services director, died of dementia Dec. 18 at Charlestown Retirement Community. The former Mount Vernon resident was 87. Born in Bordelonville, La., he was the son of Russell and Lillian Dupuis...
  • Monumental mystery, potential answer

    Monumental mystery, potential answer
    A retired schools employee may have cracked the mystery of the identity of a man who scrawled his signature in the Washington Monument nearly two centuries ago. After reading an article in Saturday's Baltimore Sun reporting that workers restoring the...
  • City to reserve hundreds of parking spaces for disabled

    City to reserve hundreds of parking spaces for disabled
    The number of coveted parking spaces available to the able-bodied on crowded downtown streets is about to shrink as Baltimore begins reserving metered spots for disabled drivers. Earmarking 200 metered spaces in the central business district is the first...
  • Kevin Spacey tells Letterman about Baltimore Starbucks visit with Bill Clinton

    Kevin Spacey tells Letterman about Baltimore Starbucks visit with Bill Clinton
    Remember the time Kevin Spacey and Bill Clinton rolled into the Starbucks near UB in Mount Vernon? Spacey told David Letterman last night that he was following the former president's motorcade when Clinton got a hankering for a coffee. "So we're...
  • Senior center patrons protesting lease to LGBT center

    Senior center patrons protesting lease to LGBT center
    A panel of advisers to an established senior center on the edge of Mount Vernon is protesting a proposal to lease space in its city-owned building to Baltimore's gay community center. The Waxter Center Advisory Council fears younger patrons of the Gay,...
  • Wedded: Lauren Fischer and Pete Wallace

    Wedded: Lauren Fischer and Pete Wallace
    Date: Dec. 7 Her story: Lauren Fischer, 27, grew up in Perry Hall. After graduating from Virginia Tech in 2008, she moved to Alexandria, Va., for a marketing job with O'Keefe & Company, a technology public relations firm. She now works in marketing...
  • Valentine's Day dining menus and specials

    Valentine's Day dining menus and specials
    Valentine's Day falls on a Friday this year, which is shaping up to be great news diners and patrons alike. Unofficially at least, Valentine’s Day is being celebrated in restaurants starting on Thursday, Feb. 13 and going through Saturday, Feb....
  • GLCCB to move into city-owned Waxter Center

    GLCCB to move into city-owned Waxter Center
    After more than 30 years, the brick-and-mortar heart of Baltimore's gay activism and support network is moving. The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Baltimore, or GLCCB, announced Friday that it will depart its longtime West...
  • Wedded: Theresa Kouo and David Crowther

    Wedded: Theresa Kouo and David Crowther
    Date: Oct. 26 Her story: Theresa "TC" Kouo, 37, grew up in Guilderland, N.Y., a suburb of Albany. After completing a radiology residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center and neuroradiology fellowship at University of California, Los Angeles,...
  • City to pay $200,000 to family of Marine veteran killed by off-duty police officer

    City to pay $200,000 to family of Marine veteran killed by off-duty police officer
    Baltimore is poised to pay a $200,000 settlement to the family of a Marine veteran killed outside a Mount Vernon nightclub by an off-duty police officer in June 2010. Though Gahiji Tshamba was not on the job when he shot 32-year-old Tyrone Brown 12...
  • Dan Trahey helps make OrchKids a national model for helping disadvantaged kids

    Dan Trahey helps make OrchKids a national model for helping disadvantaged kids
    Dan Trahey plays the tuba. He's played it all his life, and he takes his instrument with him everywhere, even though it's been years since he's performed regularly with an orchestra. Trahey's affinity for the unwieldy, decidedly uncool contraption says...
  • Survey shows majority support for Washington's bag tax

    Environmentalists in Baltimore point toward a recent survey that shows a bag surcharge in Washington resulted in 80 percent of residents using fewer disposable sacks. OpinionWorks, an Annapolis-based public polling firm contracted by the Department of...