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Patapsco

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  • Back Story: Charles Street winds its way through the heart of Baltimore

    Back Story: Charles Street winds its way through the heart of Baltimore
    From its humble origins on the shores of the Patapsco River in industrial and rail-clogged South Baltimore, Charles Street transforms itself during its 10.9-mile journey through the heart of the city as it heads north through the fashionable and wealthy...
  • Couple's yellow brick road ends at Pasadena waterfront cottage

    Couple's yellow brick road ends at Pasadena waterfront cottage
    Where there's a will, there's a way — especially if it means securing the house of your dreams. Zach and Mary Kuhn always wanted a home on the water. They were living in upstate New York when they made the decision to move south. After...
  • So many Halloween events, it's scary [Mostly Main Street]

    Halloween is coming to the historic district in a big way this year. Festivities start this weekend, and it seems like the whole town is prepared to be scared. They are busing people in for the start of the "HallowRead" book convention on Friday, Oct....
  • Family robbed while out to dinner in 1927 [History Matters]

    50 Years Ago UMBC site selected From a Times article: "University of Maryland New Branch Site ...  off Wilkens Ave. in Baltimore County. "Seven reasons were cited for the selection of the Wilkens Ave. campus. These included: The site is...
  • Patapsco Valley parks not suited to be Heritage Tourism Area [Letter]

    There was no "misperception" about Patapsco Heritage Greenway. The Friends of Patapsco Valley and Heritage Greenway organization tried to create a Maryland Heritage Tourism Area by that name back in the 1990s. As I understand it, by 2000, numerous local...
  • Don't forget bikes in county plans for Ellicott City streets [Letter]

    I read with interest Amanda Yeager's Oct. 17 article about pedestrians being a priority in historic Ellicott City plans. It was a very comprehensive article about the county planning to spend $3 million in improvements for better/safer pedestrian travel....
  • All Together Now at Howard library branches

    Central Library 10375 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. 410-313-7800. •All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes. •Eclectic Evenings. Second Tuesdays, 7 p.m. •English Conversation Club. Mondays, 10 a.m.;...
  • Sewage leak reported in Sykesville

    The Carroll County Bureau of Utilities has repaired a sewage leak in Sykesville, but not before an estimated 77,500 gallons of effluent leaked from a pipe each day over the past 12 days, according to a Carroll County government press release. The bureau...
  • Ellen I. Rhudy, writer and actress

    Ellen I. Rhudy, writer and actress
    Ellen Irene Rhudy, a writer and activist for Patapsco Valley environmental causes who also performed in community theater productions, died of complications from leukemia Nov. 24 at Howard County General Hospital. The Marriottsville resident was 69. Born...
  • UMBC bike share program provides options for students, connects communities

    UMBC bike share program provides options for students, connects communities
    Many college students are without a car or alternate form of transportation to check out what is available off campus. Students at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County are no different. Beginning Friday, however, UMBC students began having...
  • 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...