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Patapsco

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  • Resident unearths forgotten historic site in Catonsville

    Resident unearths forgotten historic site in Catonsville
    If Joe Gochar, president of the Hilltop/Maple Community Association hadn't been curious about the origins of a stone mill tucked away on a dirt path near his Catonsville community 13 years ago, the land forgotten for 90 years may have gone unnoticed for...
  • Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Fishing tips Tuesday: Fisherman, author and blogger Shawn Kimbro will be the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the Northwest chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association, talking about tips and tactics in his new book, "The Right...
  • Body found of swimmer who went missing in Patapsco State Park

    Body found of swimmer who went missing in Patapsco State Park
    The body of a swimmer who had gone missing at Patapsco State Valley Park on Friday was recovered on Saturday, officials said. Baltimore County Fire Lt. Paul Massarelli said the man was last seen at about 3 p.m. while swimming near the dam. Family members...
  • Maryland gets 'coastal resilience' grants

    Maryland gets 'coastal resilience' grants
    The U.S. Department of Interior has awarded more than $7 million to four projects in Maryland aimed at guarding Chesapeake Bay shoreline and habitat against future severe storms. The funding is part of $107 million in "coastal resilience" grants...
  • State making progress on bridge upkeep with increased funding

    State making progress on bridge upkeep with increased funding
    The crack on a steel girder on the underside of the westbound Interstate 70 bridge over the Patapsco River was so small that it wouldn't catch the eye of most. But within a half-hour of a bridge cleaning-and-painting contractor spotting it, a...
  • Baltimore's position in crude oil market grows as U.S. confronts concerns

    Baltimore's position in crude oil market grows as U.S. confronts concerns
    A Houston-based company asked Maryland for a permit to ship millions of gallons of crude oil through its South Baltimore marine terminal as the nation's oil industry surges. Another company in the Fairfield industrial area began moving crude oil in...
  • Volunteering in Anne Arundel

    Captain Avery Museum Volunteers are needed to serve as docents and escort visitors through the museum from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays and at special functions. On some occasions, they would be dressed in a costume typical of the 1860s. Training is...
  • Arbutus Arts Festival, Catonsville businesses recognized for commercial revitalization

    Arbutus Arts Festival, Catonsville businesses recognized for commercial revitalization
    Three Catonsville area business owners and volunteers with the Arbutus Arts Festival were among the winners Wednesday night at an award ceremony held in Pikesville for businesses and individuals who have contributed to the county's Commercial...
  • Busy season for Howard County Ballet Company [Ellicott City]

    Peter Pan, Tinkerbell, Wendy and the Lost Boys battled the evil Captain Hook recently during Howard County Ballet's production of "Peter Pan," choreographed by HCB founder and director Kathi Ferguson and staged at Centennial High School. Thirteen-year...
  • 8 ways to enjoy the arts outdoors in Howard County

    8 ways to enjoy the arts outdoors in Howard County
    Grab your picnic basket and enjoy live blues music in an Elkridge park. Dig out the easel and paint pictures of flowers and historic storefronts in Ellicott City. Or as the sun sets, learn how to salsa dance under one of downtown Columbia’s most...
  • Riverview's guardian steps down as community leader

    Riverview's guardian steps down as community leader
    "People either like me or they don't," Ron Whitehead said, sitting in the kitchen of his Riverview home on a hot Wednesday afternoon. Located in southwest Baltimore County, a short distance from the Patapsco River and the border with Anne Arundel...
  • Mikulski must stand up for clean water [Letter]

    Mikulski must stand up for clean water [Letter]
    This spring, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency took some long-overdue steps to fix the Clean Water Act, ending confusion over which streams and wetlands are protected by the law. Loopholes in the law created over the past decade have left more...