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  • 43K gallons of sewage spilled into Baltimore stream for 2 weeks

    43K gallons of sewage spilled into Baltimore stream for 2 weeks
    For more than two weeks, 43,000 gallons of sewage spilled into the Gwynns Falls stream through a broken sewer line. Baltimore public works officials said Wednesday they had stopped the sewage's flow, which was reported on July 13 and fixed on July 28....
  • Chefs show their chops during Restaurant Week [Mostly Main Street]

    Chefs show their chops during Restaurant Week [Mostly Main Street]
    We are in the midst of Howard County Restaurant Weeks right now. They end on Aug. 4. I think this is a wonderful idea, especially when restaurants serve up something new and different, showing what they can do. And, of course, the usually less expensive...
  • Baltimore turns 285 years old, or does it?

    Baltimore turns 285 years old, or does it?
    Wednesday is Baltimore's 285th birthday. Or is it? A quick Google search declares July 30, 1729, as the day the city was founded. That's when the colonial assembly of Maryland passed the bill that established Baltimore as a town. But historians such...
  • Rev. Joseph Messer, Roman Catholic priest

    Rev. Joseph Messer, Roman Catholic priest
    The Rev. Father Joseph Valentine Messer, a Roman Catholic priest who served in Glen Burnie and Severna Park, died of dementia complications Wednesday at Stella Maris Hospice. The Timonium resident was 90. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of...
  • Free outdoor concerts galore lined up through August [Ellicott City]

    Looking for a free summer activity? Try one of Ellicott City's free outdoor summer concert series — Sunset Serenades, Dorsey's Search Village Center, Traveling Bands and the new Turf Valley Towne Square.  The Sunset Serenades concerts showcase a...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, July 20 Kids Triathlon Children ages 7 to 15 can participate in the seventh annual TriColumbia Kidz Triathlon at Clemens Crossing Elementary School, 10320 Quarterstaff Road in Columbia, from 7 a.m. to noon. Event includes exercise, photography,...
  • Ellicott City

    Outdoor movies The Saturdays at the Wine Bin summer outdoor movie series continues with "Grease" (rated PG-13) at 9 p.m. July 26 at 8390 Main St. Popcorn and bottled water will be sold to benefit Voices for Children. Information: 410-465-7802 or...
  • Deadly Ellicott City derailment linked to break in track

     Deadly Ellicott City derailment linked to break in track
    The August 2012 derailment of a coal train in the heart of historic Ellicott City likely began at a small break in the rail line several hundred feet from where two 19-year-old women were seated next to the tracks. The presence of the break, made public...
  • Highest honors for Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts

    Three local Girl Scouts were recognized at the 2014 Girl Scouts of Central Maryland Precious Metal Ceremony held at the Clementine Peterson Activity Center in Ellicott City. Emily Abdow (Juliette program), McKenna Hearn (Troop 1372) and Catherine...
  • Parents of Ellicott City derailment victims speak out, say they blame CSX for deaths

    Parents of Ellicott City derailment victims speak out, say they blame CSX for deaths
    The parents of two young women killed in a 2012 coal train derailment in Ellicott City criticized CSX Transportation for the first time Tuesday — blaming the railroad for their daughters' deaths. "The families and our attorneys are determined to...
  • Coast Guard rescues man from boat off Ocean City

    Coast Guard rescues man from boat off Ocean City
    A man having trouble breathing was rescued Tuesday from a fishing boat off the coast of Ocean City by Coast Guard helicopter. The man, 41, was fishing on a boat approximately 45 miles off Ocean City at about 3:30 p.m. when another crew member aboard the...
  • Come downtown for movies, music and more

    Well, that perfect weather we enjoyed over the Fourth weekend is just a sweaty memory right now. Nothing to do in these dog days but sit back and be entertained. Luckily, the historic district is happy to oblige, with lots of things going on for us to...