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  • 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...
  • Help for Howard residents curious about their ancestors

    Help for Howard residents curious about their ancestors
    Among the generations of fine ancestors Dennis Ayers discovered while climbing through the branches of his family tree are a "witch" and an "Indian-slayer." Then there's the 11th-century tale of the origin of his family name with William the Conqueror's...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Emergency bridge repair closes part of I-70 westbound

    Emergency bridge repair closes part of I-70 westbound
    State Highway Administration bridge inspectors closed the westbound Interstate 70 between I-695 and Route 29 on Friday at 4 p.m. shortly after finding the beginning of a small crack in a steel girder under the I-70 bridge over the Patapsco River,...
  • 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...
  • Four rescued from Patapsco boat fire

    Four rescued from Patapsco boat fire
    Four people were rescued when their boat overheated, caught fire and began to sink on the Patapsco River Sunday morning. Petty Officer Ryan Ketchum, spokesman for the U.S. Coast Guard's Baltimore office, said crews received a distress call at 11:08 a.m....
  • 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...
  • I-70 west bridge reopens after weekend repairs

    I-70 west bridge reopens after weekend repairs
    The I-70 Bridge carring traffic west over the Patapsco River at the Baltimore-Howard County line was reopened around 4 p.m. Sunday after undergoing weekend repairs, the State Highway Administration said. The ramps from the inner and outer loops of the...