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  • Three Retrievers named All-America East

    Three Retrievers named All-America East
    Three UMBC women’s players were named to the All-America East conference teams, including defender Jamie Fahey, who was honored for the third straight year. Fahey (Loch Raven) and midfielder Kirsten Bilney (Mount Hebron) made the first team...
  • IRS grants taxpayers afffected by Boston bombings filing extension

    IRS grants taxpayers afffected by Boston bombings filing extension
    The IRS says it will extend the tax deadline for filing and paying taxes to July 15 for Boston area taxpayers and others affected by the bombing on Monday, the tax deadline. This three-month extension will automatically apply to taxpayers living in...
  • Baltimore 17th fittest metropolitan area

    Baltimore 17th fittest metropolitan area
     Baltimore is the 17th fittest metropolitan area in the country, according to the latest survey by the American College of Sport Medicine’s American Fitness Index. The index measures the health and community fitness status of the 50 largest...
  • What Boston learned from Israel

    What Boston learned from Israel
    As the horror of the bombing in Boston shocked us and filled us with disgust, many people noticed the swiftness and efficiency of the first responders and were astounded ("Acts of humanity," April 17). How did it happen? As reported on the Israel21C...
  • Board approves $285,000 for consultant to tell police how to better run department

    Board approves $285,000 for consultant to tell police how to better run department
    Baltimore's spending panel on Wednesday unanimously approved $285,000 for city police to hire a Massachusetts-based consultant — the highest of five bidders — to recommend how the department should be run. Despite the protests of competing...
  • Harford County police blotter: Trespassers start fires in Abingdon

    Aberdeen Donnie Edward Beck Jr., 36, of the 700 block of Custis Street, was arrested Tuesday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with marijuana possession. Sara Louise Montgomery, 30, of the 200 block of Center Deen Avenue, was arrested...
  • City police seek $285,000 to hire consultant

    City police seek $285,000 to hire consultant
    The Baltimore Police Department is asking the city for $285,000 to hire a Massachusetts-based consultant — the highest of five bidders — to recommend how the department should be run. But a city councilman is questioning the need for a...
  • Winter weather advisory for northern counties, with 2 feet of snow expected in New England

    Winter weather advisory for northern counties, with 2 feet of snow expected in New England
    A winter weather advisory is in effect for northern counties from 4 a.m. through 10 a.m. Friday, with up to an inch or two of snow mixed with sleet and freezing rain expected as a major snowstorm heads northeast to slam New England. The advisory applies...
  • Bright Minds: Debra Buczkowski, planetary science

    Bright Minds: Debra Buczkowski, planetary science
    When Debra Buczkowski was 7, in 1976, NASA’s Viking space probes were landing on Mars and sending images of the red planet back to Earth as part of their $1 billion mission. “I realized that no matter where I went on this planet, I couldn&...
  • Harford County police blotter: Juveniles break into cars in Abingdon

    Aberdeen Arthur Collin Flanigan, 35, of the first block of County Road, was charged Thursday with driving with an obstructed window view, failing to display a registration card on demand and driving on the highway without required license. Jamierra...
  • Dixon leads Chesapeake to MLL championship game with win over Boston

    Dixon leads Chesapeake to MLL championship game with win over Boston
    It didn't start pretty for the Chesapeake Bayhawks during Saturday's Major League Lacrosse semifinal at Harvard Stadium in Cambridge, Mass., but a momentum-changing string of four points in 48 seconds left the Bayhawks smiling at the end. Kyle Dixon, the...
  • Police charge man with homicide in death of North Avenue woman

    Baltimore Police have made an arrest in the death of a woman in the 300 block of E. North Avenue late Friday night. On Sunday afternoon, police said Darren Ruffin, 47, has been arrested and charged with homicide in the incident. Police said they...