| Jul 22, 2013
| 7:50 AM
It was 60 years ago this summer that Baltimore City began plans to fill what we now know as Liberty Reservoir. The 9,200 acres of the Liberty Reservoir tract are owned by Baltimore City and on July 27, Baltimore's Department of Public Works will hold...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 3:52 PM
More free parking has come to historic Ellicott City.
All 234 spaces in Lot D, located off of Main Street next to the tourism center, are now free, County Executive Ken Ulman announced Aug. 28.
Previously, 58 of the parking spots had been metered. Lot...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Reenactors from as far away as Ontario are set to gather at Fort Howard Park on the North Point Peninsula this weekend to mark Defender's Day.
They will reenact the War of 1812's Battle of North Point, which occurred in 1814 when British troops were...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Being named one of three sustainable communities in Baltimore County by the state of Maryland has opened the door for Catonsville to receive state funds for revitalization projects in the area.
Since being named a sustainable community, the Greater...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 5:03 PM
While the Harbor Point project's millions in public financing have dominated debate in Baltimore this summer, a carcinogen buried beneath the proposed waterfront development has sparked concerns about the safety of neighboring residents and the people who...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake had encouraging words Wednesday about a proposal to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to the Washington region, with sporting events envisioned for both Baltimore and Annapolis.
"The opportunity for a regional approach for...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 5:52 AM
As of this morning there were still some spots left for Waterfront Kitchen's "Dinner and a Cruise" event tonight, which will feature pairings with cocktails made with Hennessy cognac.
Each Dinner and a Cruise event begins with cocktails and hors d&...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 4:33 PM
A Baltimore City school police officer fired into a vehicle Thursday while responding to a report of an armed robbery, city school officials said.
City school officials said in a statement that the police-involved shooting occurred on East Patapsco...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 3:10 AM
Okay, what does Ellicott City have in common with Halifax, Nova Scotia; Joplin, Mo.; Flint, Mich.; Greeley, Colo.; and Martinez, Calif? That's right — we are part of that lucky band of 20 Main Streets about to get a makeover.
Yippee! We did it. We...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:35 AM
On a warm Saturday evening last month in downtown Ellicott City, the moving current of passers-by walking along the bridge paused as people looked down into the river to see a different kind of current changing course.
In the river, several men and...
| Jul 12, 2013
Help at detention center
Volunteers 21 and older who pass a background check are needed at the Jennifer Road Detention Center to work in the library, assist with pre-GED classes and the education program, facilitate self-help workshops on parenting,...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:25 PM
This will be the third year in a row that Baltimore tries to get its head wrapped around an IndyCar race on our downtown boulevards, and the question is: Are we there yet? Is Baltimore now a Grand Prix town, and is that even something we want?