| Sep 8, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Among the 60 calls for medical and fire-rescue service received by the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department during the period Sept. 1-8, were the following
Wilkens Avenue at Beechfield Road, 11:10 a.m. Sept. 7. Crews responded to the report of a brush...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Fractured Prune Doughnuts, the Ocean City phenomenon known for hand-dipped doughnuts made-to-order with a choice of glazes, toppings and sugar, is going national.
A new owner plans to spread the concept across the United States and open 50 new...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Though she knew more than most people about Howard County's history, Joetta Cramm always considered herself to be an amateur historian.
"I really look at local history as my hobby," Cramm said in a Baltimore Sun feature about her work in 1996. "I...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Among the 76 calls for medical and fire-rescue service the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department received during the period Sept. 8-15 were the following:
912 South Rolling Road, 2:08 p.m. Sept. 12. Crews from the Arbutus volunteer station and Catonsville,...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 7:52 AM
On April 8, 2013, Kevin Mercer was issued a citation from Baltimore County for illegally housing two chickens in the backyard of his Catonsville home.
On Aug. 22, he was granted a variance from the county, giving him permission to keep them.
| Aug 29, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Stefanie Trop decided to live in Butchers Hill, a 7-minute walk from the Johns Hopkins medical campus, because all her friends live and work in the city and she didn't want to drive to school.
"It's not always the most pleasant walk; it's not very...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 10:34 AM
At 11:54 a.m. Wednesday, the Baltimore County Fire Department was dispatched to a 1-alarm fire at 1928 Oak Lodge Road in Catonsville.
"A fire was seen coming through the roof," said Louise Rogers-Feher, a county fire spokeswoman. "Heavy fire was showing...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 9:45 AM
The Greater Catonsville Chamber of Commerce's Frederick Road Fridays Summer Concert Series continues July 5, at 6:30 p.m., with Dirty Secret performing its mixture of blues and classic rock onstage at the Mews at Mellor.
Heavy Seas beer from the...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 11:00 AM
The days when people bragged about taking a cruise to the Caribbean are long gone. The afterglow from a week at sea with all-you-can-eat amenities topped off with a tan is gone as well. And the EPA has nothing to do with it ("Carnival has plans to ship...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 6:13 AM
Maryland Department of Transportation officials say that as of 9:10 a.m, a disabled vehicle was on northbound I-295 north at I-195 in Anne Arundel County, but no lanes were reported being closed.
The Maryland Transit Administration reported that light...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 4:42 PM
For baseball pitchers as well as real estate agents, the key is location, location, location.
That mantra also held true for the hundreds who lined the parade route through the heart of Arbutus to enjoy the town's annual Fourth of July celebration...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Marley Elementary School teacher Kelly Closs is about two weeks from stepping head-first into role reversal.
The first-year teacher concedes that while growing up in New Jersey, she didn't like elementary school. Her teachers, she said, never grabbed...