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  • End turtle derbies for animals', humans' sake, activists, experts say

    End turtle derbies for animals', humans' sake, activists, experts say
    Turtle derbies are almost as old as the republic, and still a staple in Maryland, a state that loves its terrapins. But conservationists and wildlife biologists say it's time to end this tradition, for the sake of the animals supposedly being celebrated....
  • First free Baltimore City Football Combine draws more than 300 players

    First free Baltimore City Football Combine draws more than 300 players
    The creation of Sunday's free Baltimore City Football Combine at Patterson Park began four years ago and came together through chance. Matt Wyskiel, founder of the financial advising firm Skill Capital Management, was mentoring a ninth-grade football...
  • Back Story: Baltimore was jittery as the Battle of Gettysburg commenced

    Back Story: Baltimore was jittery as the Battle of Gettysburg commenced
    Residents of Baltimore were naturally jittery as news swept through the city 150 years ago that Confederate and Union forces were about to meet in an epic battle unfolding in Gettysburg, a small Pennsylvania farming village. And when it was over, it...
  • Braciole retains Depression-era charms in some restaurants, home kitchens

    Braciole retains Depression-era charms in some restaurants, home kitchens
    Like the best Italian mothers, Rose Savalino Uddeme spent a lot of time cooking for her kids when the family lived off the corner of Central and Eastern avenues on the edge of Little Italy in the 1960s. One of her go-to meals was a staple of hard times:...
  • Maryland Historical Trust removes restriction on development of Crittenton property

    Maryland Historical Trust removes restriction on development of Crittenton property
    Opponents of a planned town house development on the grounds of the historic Crittenton House in Hampden drove two hours to Calvert County on June 6, hoping to convince the Maryland Historical Trust to keep in place an easement that prohibits new...
  • Next schools CEO will have a foundation of community support on which to build

    Next schools CEO will have a foundation of community support on which to build
    We wholeheartedly agree with The Sun's recent editorial urging the Baltimore City school board to seek a superintendent whose strategy will take into account the "issues of poverty, violence and family instability" that affect student performance ("...
  • Teens arrested after string of robberies near Patterson Park

    Baltimore police arrested two teens after additional officers were deployed in the neighborhoods around Patterson Park where four robberies were reported Friday. Southeastern District Major William Davis said the shift commander recognized the pattern...
  • Baltimore's stormwater fee is needed to clean the harbor

    Baltimore's stormwater fee is needed to clean the harbor
    It may be hard to picture, but it's possible for us to have clean waterways in the Baltimore region. Imagine a Herring Run safe for kids and dogs to play in, a healthy Gwynns Falls, or an Inner Harbor that is no longer hazardous but is actually suitable...
  • Baltimore's parks slip to 21st in nation

    Baltimore's parks slip to 21st in nation
    Baltimore's park system has slipped from 15th to 21st in an expanded ranking of open space in the nation's 50 largest cities with relatively low funding cited as a continuing problem. The nonprofit Trust for Public Land gave Baltimore's 4,905 acres of...
  • 15-year-old boy shot in East Baltimore Tuesday afternoon

    15-year-old boy shot in East Baltimore Tuesday afternoon
    A 15-year-old boy was shot in East Baltimore on Tuesday afternoon, police said, and his injuries were not expected to be life-threatening. The boy was shot about 1:45 p.m. near the intersection of North Patterson Park Avenue and East Hoffman Street,...
  • Maryland Historical Trust to hold public hearing on Crittenton development

    Maryland Historical Trust to hold public hearing on Crittenton development
    The good news for critics of a plan to develop the old Crittenton Home for Girls in Hampden is that the Maryland Historical Trust will hold a pubic hearing June 6 on whether to modify an easement that prohibits new construction on the site. The bad news...
  • State mistakenly revives erroneous property tax breaks

    State mistakenly revives erroneous property tax breaks
    Baltimore Circuit Court Clerk Frank M. Conaway Sr. reacted with disbelief upon hearing that an illegitimate tax break was inexplicably on the property tax bill for a rental home he owns in Northwest Baltimore — again. "No, it's not," he insisted...