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Crossroads

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  • Laurel Boys and Girls Club president responds to City Council candidate's remarks at forum

    Recently the Laurel Board of Trade hosted a meet-and-greet session with the candidates for city of Laurel. During that meeting Council President Mike Leszcz who is running for candidate-at-large defended the mayor and city of Laurel Council's position for...
  • New Windsor 'birthday' party celebrates efforts to preserve town's heritage

    On Saturday, Nov. 5, the town of New Windsor will celebrate two birthdays at a event called "Birthday Celebration at the Crossroads." The evening celebration will, first of all, mark the 25th anniversary of the incorporation of the nonprofit New...
  • Safe for drinking?

    A practice that separates people from creatures of lesser mental capacity is having the good sense not to befoul with waste the places where we eat. Though some of us fail to understand the importance of this concept when it comes to certain figurative...
  • Riding out Hurricane Irene with little inconvenience, and great appreciation

    How was your hurricane? At our house in Eldersburg, we spent the night on the first floor last Saturday evening as Hurricane Irene struck, for fear of falling trees. Our ancient and huge maple tree shed more than its quota of dead branches, but...
  • Highland/Fulton: Get ready for food and fun and kick off October at the annual Highland Days festival

    Highland Day 2011 is Saturday, Oct. 1 (rain date is Sunday, Oct. 2) and everything starts at 11 a.m. The event continues until 4 p.m. and a few of the planned highlights include Little Shoppe of Horrors at Highland Groomery, a Halloween costume parade and...
  • Baltimore Co. officials welcome residential development on Route 43

    Baltimore County leaders hailed the official opening Wednesday of a 356-unit luxury apartment building on Route 43 in White Marsh as a magnet for businesses. About 83 units are ready for occupancy in the multi-story building, with a six-level garage,...
  • Baltimore-area home sales, contracts rose in February

    Baltimore-area home sales, contracts rose in February
    Baltimore-area home buyers picked up the pace in February ahead of the important spring selling season, helped along by unseasonably mild weather. Real estate agents say they're seeing more activity and hope it's a good sign for spring, rather than...
  • Letter: Community benefits prove developer's projects worked for Catonsville

    Paul Dongarra's at it again, pontificating on the evil influence of developers, especially yours truly, corrupting our system ("Campaign contributions pay off for developers," Catonsville Times, March 7). News flash! Developers make contributions to...
  • New Windsor students dig deep to explore archaeology and local history

    New Windsor students dig deep to explore archaeology and local history
    Digging into the past can be an intriguing and enlightening experience. But when it involves slogging for hours through shin-deep mud and frigid water on a chilly November morning, it might tend to dampen the intrigue and stifle the enlightenment a...
  • O'Malley DGA fundraising: The appearance of conflict

    O'Malley DGA fundraising: The appearance of conflict
    Perhaps it is a pure coincidence that Energy Answers International cut a $100,000 check to the Martin O'Malley-led Democratic Governors Association on the very same day that Governor O'Malley indicated he would sign state legislation that could be worth...
  • Carroll commissioner: MDE is cooking the books on septics

    A recent article by Tim Wheeler ("Septic task force produces 'roadmap' for MD growth," Nov. 23) perpetuates a false narrative regarding septic systems that the state is using as an excuse to arrest property rights and local autonomy in rural counties....
  • Damon Paul Gerber, police captain

    Damon Paul Gerber, a retired Baltimore County Police Department captain who founded its police dog unit, died of multiple organ failure Wednesday at Harmony Hall in Columbia. The former Mount Airy and Lansdowne resident was 87. Born in Sykesville and...