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  • Traffic: All lanes open on MD 174 in South Gate

    Traffic: All lanes open on MD 174 in South Gate
    All lanes have been reopened on MD 174 in South Gate with the clearing of a utility problem at Elmhurst Road that shut down most of the state roadway for nearly two hours on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The Maryland...
  • Developers of Bel Air retirement community won't change plans

    Developers of Bel Air retirement community won't change plans
    Developers of a continuing care retirement community and surrounding single-family homes east of Bel Air changed their plans once, based on community opposition, but they do not plan to alter them again, despite opponents voicing many of the same concerns...
  • Man assaulted, robbed after leaving Towson hookah lounge

    Man assaulted, robbed after leaving Towson hookah lounge
    An 18-year-old man was assaulted and robbed outside a hookah lounge in downtown Towson early Sunday morning, Baltimore County Police said. According to police, the man was leaving when Towson Nights Hookah Lounge in the unit block of Allegheny Avenue...
  • For a Pa. transplant, the allure of Md. wears off fast [Letter]

    For a Pa. transplant, the allure of Md. wears off fast [Letter]
    When I first moved to Maryland seven years ago, I was excited to leave Pennsylvania and become a permanent resident of this beautiful state, especially moving to the top of the Chesapeake Bay and residing on the water in Havre de Grace. Shortly after that...
  • Maryland's approach to fracking discussed in Catonsville

    While the activity is take place in western Maryland, the subject of fracking was brought home to southwest Baltimore County residents Monday night. David Vanko explained Maryland's approach to hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking, during...
  • Traffic: Disabled vehicle on I-95 South in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Disabled vehicle on I-95 South in Baltimore City
    A disabled vehicle in Baltimore City on Interstate 95 South at the Keith Avenue exit has closed the southbound right lane at 8:56 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A single-vehicle crash in the Baltimore Highlands on I-...
  • Officials react to complaints of postal delays

    Officials react to complaints of postal delays
    — Members of Maryland's congressional delegation, saying constituents have complained of lengthy mail delays, pressed the U.S. Postal Service on Friday to resume regular delivery — even as the agency reported it was not aware of any...
  • Towson police commander warns of rise in daytime home burglaries

    Towson police commander warns of rise in daytime home burglaries
    Towson precinct's police commander during a community meeting Thursday urged residents to be vigilant in their communities, because the area is experiencing an increase in daytime residential burglaries. "Take it back to your communities, and make...
  • Removing barriers to contraception [Letter]

    Removing barriers to contraception [Letter]
    A report released recently by the Guttmacher Institute shows a sharp decline in national abortion rates and strongly suggests it is due to increased access to birth control and fact-based sexual health information. We celebrate this news. Right now we...
  • Hard work pays off with awards for deaf school students [Loch Raven column]

    Six-year-old Max Shlindler of Towson was presented on Feb. 6 the Most Improved Independent Skills award by his kindergarten teacher Jody College at Maryland School for the Deaf. An exciting award for any child and parents, but for Max, it comes after lots...
  • Towson students, artist hope these bowls won't stay empty [Column]

    Fifth-grade students at Cromwell Valley Elementary are working with Towson artist Kathy Fick (www.kathyfickdesigns.com) in a genuine act of community giving by painting bowls for the Empty Bowls Baltimore Project. The painting party was scheduled to...
  • Congregations, nonprofits work to address stormwater pollution

    Congregations, nonprofits work to address stormwater pollution
    Once, when heavy rain hit the roof of the Maryland Presbyterian Church in Towson, there was so much runoff that it would wash away the wood chips and soil that cover the children's play area. Today, the church on Providence Road uses rain barrels and...