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  • Wagandt to speak on preservation of Ellicott City's neighbor, Oella

    Wagandt to speak on preservation of Ellicott City's neighbor, Oella
    The tale of a tiny river village that was nearly wiped out in 1972 after the shuttering of its textile mill — and that had its existence further threatened months later by Tropical Storm Agnes — is a compelling one. The rebirth of Oella,...
  • Preparations for the next Hurricane Sandy go on in Garrett, Crisfield

    Preparations for the next Hurricane Sandy go on in Garrett, Crisfield
    Hurricane Sandy blew the waters of the Little Annemessex River into living rooms across the Somerset County town of Crisfield one year ago, displacing hundreds of families, some still homeless a year later. Their numbers began to shrink Monday when...
  • Woodstock dentist offering cash for your Halloween candy [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    After the Halloween sugar frenzy abates and parents have secretly looted their tykes' treat bags, what's to be done with the remaining glut of sweets? Well, little ones can happily surrender their booty because Woodstock dentist Walter Mazzella is...
  • Howard school board takes first crack at middle school redistricting plan

    Howard school board takes first crack at middle school redistricting plan
    Howard County Board of Education members were literally all over the map at the first work session to discuss redistricting among the county’s middle schools. Superintendent Renee Foose last week proposed moving 1,177 students among eight...
  • Baltimore man sentenced to life terms for shooting spree

    Baltimore man sentenced to life terms for shooting spree
    On a hot summer night, patrons at a South Baltimore bar cowered in the back as Darnell Sewell stood outside firing a 9mm handgun wildly into the air — the first act in a burst of violence that left three victims wounded by gunfire in two nights....
  • Memorial run honors friends who died in train derailment [Ellicott City]

    Last August, Ellicott City lost two shining stars, 19-year-olds Rose Mayr and Elizabeth Nass. The Mt. Hebron High School alums and friends, home from college on summer break, died when a train derailed on the bridge they were sitting on in historic...
  • Westport development lawsuit dismissed, to be filed again

    Westport development lawsuit dismissed, to be filed again
    A lawsuit over the ownership of the Westport waterfront that was dismissed last month by a bankruptcy judge will be re-filed in a different court, an attorney for real estate developer Patrick Turner said Monday. Kenneth B. Frank said the suit against...
  • Patapsco Bancorp names new CEO

    Patapsco Bancorp names new CEO
    Patapsco Bancorp Inc. announced Monday that Phil Phillips has been named president and CEO of the Dundalk-based bank holding company. Phillips, who had been executive vice president, replaces Michael J. Dee, who resigned from the positions he had held...
  • Share memories of Enchanted Forest at Clark's Elioak Farm [Mostly Main Street]

    On Aug. 17 and 18, Clark's Elioak Farm will celebrate the 58th anniversary of the opening of the Enchanted Forest. I hope to see many of you out there as Martha Anne Clark and I are going to be signing copies of our new book, "The Enchanted Forest,...
  • County plans to increase tree canopy matches Catonsville goal of more shade

    County plans to increase tree canopy matches Catonsville goal of more shade
    Last week's Baltimore County Council resolution to evaluate ways to increase and improve tree canopy in the county was encouraging news for Catonsville residents working to add trees to the area. The Aug. 5 resolution, co-sponsored by 1st District...
  • Happy birthday, Baltemore!

    Happy birthday, Baltemore!
    (Note to readers: Before sending an email to the editor of this page complaining that I or the editors don't know how to spell the name of our fair city, please know that the spelling "Baltemore," with an "e" instead of an "i," is intentional …...
  • Construction complete on U.S. Route 40 bridge over Patapsco River

    Construction complete on U.S. Route 40 bridge over Patapsco River
    The Maryland State Highway Administration announced Tuesday that construction on the U.S. Route 40 bridge over the Patapsco River is complete. The project to renovate the 77-year-old concert arch bridge connecting Baltimore and Howard counties began...