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  • Mary B. Neale, nurse and sailor

    Mary B. Neale, nurse and sailor
    Mary Bracken Neale, a retired natal intensive care nurse and ocean sailor, died of cancer May 10 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Towson resident was 74. Born Mary Elizabeth Bracken in Baltimore and raised on Atwood Road, she was the daughter of Thomas...
  • Aberdeen Proving Ground contractor settles government claim for $1.1 million

    Aberdeen Proving Ground contractor settles government claim for $1.1 million
    A defense contractor has agreed to pay the federal government $1.1 million to resolve allegations brought under the civil False Claims Act that the company falsified information on employee qualifications in order to collect more than allowed under a...
  • Nudist loses court fight against Davidsonville club

    Nudist loses court fight against Davidsonville club
    A woman who had defied an Anne Arundel County nudist club's bid to bar her from its grounds in Davidsonville has complied with a court order to move out of her leased cabin, putting an end to what she called the "nude feud." Catherine Holmes lost her...
  • Michael I. Volk, 68, of Pikesville

    Michael I. Volk, 68, of Pikesville
    Michael I. Volk, former division chief for what is now the Department of Legislative Services in Annapolis, died Wednesday of pancreatic cancer at his Pikesville home. He was 68. "Mike was a really great guy and one of the most important behind-the-...
  • Amid legal dispute, nudist hunkers down in cabin

    Amid legal dispute, nudist hunkers down in cabin
    Catherine Holmes' route home in Davidsonville takes her on a quarter-mile walk in the woods, over a fallen tree, through a shallow stream and along a swaying cable bridge to reach her log-sided cabin. Then she climbs through a window to get in. Holmes...
  • Musical instrument repairman finds his coda

    Musical instrument repairman finds his coda
    After permanently closing his successful musical instrument repair shop in North Laurel last month, Jim Tull said he is watching the next chapter of his life unfurl. On the agenda: Jumping in his RV and cruising to a yet-to-be purchased parcel of land...
  • In Md., government shutdown buffets businesses

    In Md., government shutdown buffets businesses
    At least 100 federal workers usually crowd the Salsa Grill in Woodlawn for lunch. By Friday, the fourth day of the partial federal government shutdown, their numbers dwindled to three. The Peruvian eatery — across from the Social Security...
  • Lillian N. Conklin, school admissions director

    Lillian N. Conklin, school admissions director
    Lillian N. Conklin, a former admissions director at Roland Park Country School and St. Paul's School for Girls who was known for her warmth and sense of humor, died June 14 of colitis at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 85. "Not only was Lil the...
  • 'House of Cards' casting call has locals dreaming of Hollywood

    'House of Cards' casting call has locals dreaming of Hollywood
    Look out for Paul Shields in the background of a Central Park scene in the forthcoming Netflix series "House of Cards." Dagmar Wittmer, owner of the Washington-based talent company Central Casting, said Saturday she can picture the 25-year-old Laurel man...
  • Metro says weekend work could cause 20 min delays

    Metro says weekend work could cause 20 min delays
    Metro says customers traveling on Metrorail this weekend can expect delays of up to 20 minutes on several lines because of weekend work. Metro says that beginning Friday at 10 p.m. red line trains will share a single track between Van Ness and...
  • Rescued O.C. swimmer in critical condition

    Rescued O.C. swimmer in critical condition
    Two Virginia men visiting Ocean City were able to rescue two young women who became distressed while swimming in the area of 90th Street and the beach last Friday. Christopher Bourdeau, 39, of Vienna, Va., and Robert Miller, 43, of Falls Church, Va.,...
  • Which Maryland restaurant crab cakes are 'True Blue'?

    Which Maryland restaurant crab cakes are 'True Blue'?
    More than 50 restaurants have signed onto the Maryland's 'True Blue' certification program and marketing campaign. Launched this spring by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, the 'True Blue' certification program allows restaurants serving DNR-...