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  • 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...
  • Ellicott City

    Bible school Bethany United Methodist Church offers Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Monday through Friday, June 23-27, at 2875 Bethany Lane. The theme is "Weird Animals." Information: 410-465-2919 or go to bethanyum.org. Art exhibits...
  • Volunteering in Anne Arundel

    Advocates for care The Ombudsman Program of the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities seeks volunteers to assist in protecting the rights and promoting the well-being of residents in long-term care facilities, including nursing homes...
  • Main Street glows with fresh coat of paint [Mostly Main Street]

    The folks from Benjamin Moore paints have done a wonderful job freshening up our Main Street. A few months ago, we won a nationwide contest to be included in about 20 Main Streets that would get a free face-lift. The work started a few weeks ago, and...
  • Columbia Families in Nature introduces the great outdoors

    Columbia Families in Nature introduces the great outdoors
    On a recent Sunday at Gorman Farm in Laurel, Alex Sanchez-Henry gently pushed a handful of green leaves aside as he peered at the ground beneath him. With his other hand, the 9-year-old Ellicott City resident reached toward the ground and pulled out his...
  • Southwest Baltimore County volunteers among nominees for first Volunteer of the Year award

    Southwest Baltimore County volunteers among nominees for first Volunteer of the Year award
    Volunteers from 73 Baltimore County public schools were honored at a special breakfast event in Cockeysville on Thursday morning as the first-ever BCPS Volunteer of the Year was announced. "This is our first time bringing all of the volunteers...
  • Feuding families and cross-dressers mix it up

    The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company loves to take advantage of the natural setting provided for its summer shows at the Patapsco Female Institute Historic Park. "As You Like It" makes their job easy, because much of the play's action takes place in the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Retirement party salutes Carol and Woody Hearn

    Carol and Woody Hearn, longtime residents of Howard County, are retiring and moving to homes in Chincoteague, Va., where they'll spend winters, and Vermont, where they'll spend summers. Their friends recently held a "Retirement and Moving On" party at...
  • Arbutus parade a celebration of sound and sights in red, white and blue

    The threat of rain that hovered over the area in the morning had dissipated by the time the annual Fourth of July Parade through Arbutus was to begin Friday. "This was the best," said Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, one of many politicians in...
  • 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...