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  • Carroll County microbrewery celebrates two-year anniversary

    Carroll County microbrewery celebrates two-year anniversary
    It started with a home beer-brewing kit — a gift to contractor Henry Ruhlman from his sons, Matt, Daniel and Michael. Dad was notoriously difficult to shop for, and since he was always interested in the culinary conception of things like bread and...
  • Pickersgill gearing up to celebrate Old Glory

    Pickersgill gearing up to celebrate Old Glory
    Former Towson resident Bob Knowles promises "shock and awe" June 13 when Pickersgill Retirement Community hosts a Flag Day Ceremony featuring patriotic songs and readings, and 260 flags from all over the world. The flags are not just a stunning...
  • Fracking may be inducing earthquakes [Commentary]

    Fracking may be inducing earthquakes [Commentary]
    The perennial jokes about California being sloughed off into the Pacific when the next big earthquake strikes may soon give way to laugh lines about Oklahoma shaking, quaking and sinking into the earth. A place once known for rodeos, tornados and dust...
  • Bel Air's Wienckowski back at Alcatraz, only to escape

    Bel Air's Wienckowski back at Alcatraz, only to escape
    Chuck Wienckowski returned to Alcatraz recently, just over a year after completing his first Escape from Alcatraz. This time, the 66-year-old Bel Air resident was much faster in the annual Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon on June 1. He competed the 27.5-...
  • Missile-defense blimps to sail above Harford, but not for spy purposes, officials say

    Missile-defense blimps to sail above Harford, but not for spy purposes, officials say
    Two giant missile-tracking blimps, part of an airborne-attack defense exercise, will soon be perched high above parts of Aberdeen Proving Ground in Harford and Baltimore counties, as Army officials have been going to lengths reassure residents that they...
  • Crofton's Kyle Beckerman had long set the World Cup as his destination

    Crofton's Kyle Beckerman had long set the World Cup as his destination
    As a kid, Kyle Beckerman always had his eye on the goal. He painted pictures of U.S. soccer stars, wowed classmates at Crofton Woods Elementary with his command of a soccer ball and even tagged his adolescent signature: "USA #15." Attending the World...
  • Frontier offers $39 flights from Washington to Orlando

    Frontier Airlines, the low-cost carrier based in Denver, is offering introductory one-way fares as low as $39 for people flying between Washington, D.C., and Orlando who book by May 17. The new service to Washington Dulles International Airport from...
  • Aspiring Edgewood writer, 13, wins national essay contest

    Aspiring Edgewood writer, 13, wins national essay contest
    Josiah Taft of Edgewood is the first-place winner in a national patriotic essay contest sponsored by the National Society of Colonial Wars Inc. Josiah, the son of Brad and MaryAnn Taft, is 13 years old and in eighth grade. He has been home-schooled...
  • Arts center steps in the right direction [Editorial]

    Arts center steps in the right direction [Editorial]
    Famously inscribed on the JFK Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. is a quote from the papers of the slain president: "The life of the arts, far from being an interruption, a distraction in the life of the nation, is very close to the center...
  • Like/Dislike: Gwen Grastorf, actor

    Like/Dislike: Gwen Grastorf, actor
    Ever wonder what the circus was like 70 years ago? Ask the performers of the Happenstance Theater. The visual, poetic theater company will be putting on its own version of what goes down under the big top with "Impossible! A Happenstance Circus,"...
  • NetworkForGood.com raises $10M, buys GiveCorps

    NetworkForGood.com raises $10M, buys GiveCorps
    A company that helps nonprofits raise money has landed a $10 million investment and is acquiring Baltimore-based competitor GiveCorps for an undisclosed sum. Network For Good, a nonprofit based in Washington, D.C., has created a for-profit subsidiary...
  • New Aberdeen Proving Ground commander installed Tuesday

    New Aberdeen Proving Ground commander installed Tuesday
    Brigadier General Bruce T. Crawford officially assumed command of the Army Communications-Electronics Command and of Aberdeen Proving Ground on Tuesday during a 10 a.m. ceremony at the post's C4ISR Center of Excellence Campus. Gen. Dennis L. Via,...