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  • Catonsville Boy Scout Troop to celebrate 100th anniversary Sunday

    Catonsville Boy Scout Troop to celebrate 100th anniversary Sunday
    In 1911, America was a much different place. President William Howard Taft was in the White House, and baseball was the national pastime. There were no National Football League games on Sunday, Monday or Thursday, because there was no NFL. That same...
  • Fine arts curator takes a look at Montpelier's treasures

    Fine arts curator takes a look at Montpelier's treasures
    Fine arts curator Sumpter Priddy III gave a talk at Montpelier Mansion Sept. 15 about the rich history of antique furniture in Washington and its neighboring communities, in addition to highlighting what makes the mansion's furniture collection so...
  • Independent puts money behind Senate run

    Independent puts money behind Senate run
    Arguing that the two-party system is corrupt, a Montgomery County businessman is pouring his own money into an independent bid for the U.S. Senate from Maryland. Rob Sobhani, 52, who announced his candidacy this month, is the first candidate to buy...
  • Structure found in Md. may be linked to man who inspired 'Uncle Tom's Cabin'

    Structure found in Md. may be linked to man who inspired 'Uncle Tom's Cabin'
    Archaeologists have discovered what they think are remains of a barn or blacksmith workshop in North Bethesda that could date to the days of Josiah Henson, a former slave whose autobiography inspired the novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin." Looking for evidence of...
  • Football: Saturday scores from around the area

    Click here for Friday's scoreboard Saturday's scores:  The Baltimore Sun’s Top 15 No. 2 Calvert Hall 34, Niagara Academy, Ontario 21 No. 8 Dunbar 51, Mervo 0 No. 11 Mount St. Joseph 36, Valley Forge, Pa. 12 Other scores from around the area:...
  • Towson melee was waiting to happen

    The riots this past weekend in Towson should not be a surprise, and the disturbance was not an isolated incident. The weekends in downtown Towson have been a time bomb waiting to explode. The colleges in the Towson area continue to grow with inadequate...
  • Friday's high school football scores from around the Baltimore area

    Friday's high school football scores from around the Baltimore area
    The Baltimore Sun's Top 15 No. 3 River Hill 27, Glenelg 13 No. 4 Arundel 53, North County 20 No. 5 Westminster 42, Liberty 5 No. 8 Dunbar 36, Digital Harbor 0 Hereford 56, No. 9 Catonsville 12 No. 13 St. Paul's 35, Archbishop Curley 8 No. 14...
  • Columnist unfair to attack Rep. Paul Ryan on women's issues

    Susan Reimer must have been in a hurry to excoriate Rep. Paul Ryan because she didn't bother to get her facts or her logic straight ("Ryan and the GOP's women problem," Aug. 16). When did Rep. Paul Ryan disrespect nuns? Ms. Reimer says the nuns'...
  • Buon Appetito: Carroll Restaurant Week offers its second helping

    Buon Appetito: Carroll Restaurant Week offers its second helping
    Dante Liberatore already knew the value of participating in a "restaurant week" — a special promotion in which restaurants offer various discounts and special menus to showcase their establishments. With restaurants in Harford and Baltimore...
  • Ronald J. Biglin, Loyola business professor

    Ronald J. Biglin, Loyola business professor
    Ronald J. Biglin, a former business professor and dean of graduate programs at what is now Loyola University Maryland who owned a winery and a distribution company, died Monday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Lutherville resident was 81. "Ron...
  • Obama to unveil plan for fighting climate change

    Obama to unveil plan for fighting climate change
    President Obama will unveil a sweeping plan today to cut the nation's carbon pollution while also preparing communities for the impacts of climate change. In a speech to be delivered this afternoon at Georgetown University, Obama is expected to make the...
  • Obama's global warming plan: Not enough but better than nothing

    Obama's global warming plan: Not enough but better than nothing
    With this week's heat wave, air quality warnings and severe weather forecasts as a backdrop, President Barack Obama could scarcely have picked a more auspicious moment to reveal his multi-pronged plan to address climate change. His surprise decision to...