| May 12, 2012
| 12:38 PM
Work and weekend events have shut down several city thoroughfares, officials said.
A crane lift is expected to shut down 20th Street between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. from Charles Street to Maryland Avenue.
A portion of Falls Road at the intersection of...
| May 20, 2012
| 7:20 PM
As traffic officer Bobby Brown began his weekday afternoon shift at Pratt and Light streets, he was quickly drawn into the dangerous dance involving pedestrians and motorists.
A motorist didn't see three pedestrians as he made a sharp left-hand turn, but...
| May 17, 2012
| 6:04 AM
As of 9 a.m. Thursday, traffic was slow on the inner loop of I-695 near Reisterstown Road, due to an accident.
Accidents were slowing traffic on I-695 at the Curtis Creek Drawbridge in Baltimore County, Oliver Street and Milton Avenue in Baltimore City,...
| May 21, 2012
| 4:38 PM
The trustees of the Contemporary Museum announced Monday that they have voted unanimously to suspend operations May 31. That will be the last day for the executive director and four part-time staff members. Plans to secure a new home for the museum have...
| May 25, 2012
| 6:05 AM
As of 9 a.m. Friday, traffic was slow on the inner loop of I-695 near Perring Parkway, due to an accident.
Accidents were slowing traffic at Northern Parkway and Liberty Heights Avenue in Baltimore City and Bayard Street and Carroll Street in Baltimore...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 5:50 PM
After a day in which they temporarily became waterfront businesses, shops and cafes on North Charles Street began reopening Thursday, when the river created by a massive water main break at 20th Street receded.
While several blocks remained closed to...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 2:14 PM
John Thomas "Dick" Burda, a retired asbestos worker and former Howard County resident, died Sunday of lung cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson. He was 83.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Edmondson Village, Mr. Burda attended city public schools.
| Aug 28, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Sept. 5 is D-Day for the two-year, $28 million project to reconstruct North Charles Street between University Parkway and 25th Street in Charles Village.
The "D" in this case stands for detour, which is what thousands of motorists a day will have to do...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 12:53 PM
The news that a Southeast Pennsylvania utility company has suspended "smart meter" installations following reports that some have overheated and caused fires has prompted the Maryland Public Service Commission to schedule a public hearing Tuesday to...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 2:27 PM
The way it is now: Mark Farley Grant steps out of the room he shares with three other men in a big rowhouse on St. Paul Street, grabs his backpack, and steps into the 6 a.m. darkness. He takes the No. 13 bus, transfers to the 54, then the 53, grabs...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 6:04 AM
As of 9 a.m. Tuesday, traffic was slow on the inner loop of I-695 near Perring Parkway, due to an accident.
Accidents were slowing traffic on U.S. 29 at Old Columbia Road in Howard County, Route 100 eastbound at Route 295 in Howard County, and Dulaney...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 2:30 PM
The Baltimore Playwrights Festival is a chance for local writers, directors, actors and audiences to test brand-new plays. This annual festival's full-length plays have the luxury of time to prove themselves, but its one-act plays have to deliver the...