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  • Award-winning young quartet serves up classics

    If the Wasmuth Quartet is not a familiar name, that's precisely the reason why the Candlelight Concert Society is presenting this young chamber music ensemble on Sunday, June 15, at 3:30 p.m. at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre. This season-...
  • Cow reported on the side of the road in Bel Air [Police blotter]

    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Patricia Ann Tatta, 39, of the 700 block of Gilbert Road, was arrested Thursday on a bench warrant in a case in which she was charged with failing to send her child to...
  • Thanks to three sisters, Oregon Ridge butterfly garden takes wing

    Thanks to three sisters, Oregon Ridge butterfly garden takes wing
    Stone paths fashioned into the wings of a butterfly hint of the garden's future. For right now, though, the butterfly garden near Oregon Ridge Nature Center is mostly tiny plants and dirt. But to the three Possidente girls — Maggie, 11, Ava, 10,...
  • Kaiser to stop buying flame-retardant furniture

    Kaiser to stop buying flame-retardant furniture
    Kaiser Permanente will stop buying furniture with flame retardants because of the potentially harmful chemicals they may contain - the first health system in the country to adopt such a measure. The California-based Kaiser, with 19 Medical facilities...
  • Thomas M. Gibbons, CEO of phone company

    Thomas M. Gibbons, CEO of phone company
    Thomas M. Gibbons, former president and CEO of Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Cos. who also served on boards of business and educational institutions, died Sunday of complications from a stroke at The Terraces of Bonita Springs Retirement Community in...
  • Hosting baseball's All-Star Game in 2016 would boost the Orioles, city of Baltimore

    Hosting baseball's All-Star Game in 2016 would boost the Orioles, city of Baltimore
    When baseball commissioner Bud Selig said recently that Baltimore was a "very, very viable candidate" to host the 2016 All-Star Game at Camden Yards, those who have sought for the Midsummer Classic's return to the city for years received a boost to...
  • Catonsville artist teaches students to paint with watercolor

    Catonsville artist teaches students to paint with watercolor
    With quiet focus, six students dip their paintbrushes in water, dab the saturated brushes in cobalt blue paint and gently run them across a sheet of paper. They are learning the delicate art of watercolor painting. The group is part of an introductory...
  • 'House of Cards' to hold Season 3 casting call in Bel Air Saturday

    'House of Cards' to hold Season 3 casting call in Bel Air Saturday
    The critically acclaimed, ground-breaking political thriller Netflix series "House of Cards" has returned to Maryland and Harford County to film its third season. People of all types, ages, sizes and ethnicities are once again being sought for union and...
  • Aegis school board voter recommendations [Editorial]

    Aegis school board voter recommendations [Editorial]
    Anyone who needed further convincing that there is substantial interest in having a board of education that includes elected members need only take a look at the list of school board candidates. This is the first election cycle in which a majority of...
  • What Elliot Rodger didn't know [Commentary]

    What Elliot Rodger didn't know [Commentary]
    As my 9-year-old son and I were enjoying a meal at a Lebanese cafe last month, I overheard a middle aged woman say to the server: "This is my first Memorial Day weekend alone. I'm separated, and the kids are with their dad." The way in which she wore...
  • 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...
  • Mother's Day Flower Sale at St. Andrew's Episcopal [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    Mother's Day is Sunday, May 11, and, if you haven't already found something for the special women in your life, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Glenwood has some ideas for you. On Saturday, May 10, and Sunday, May 11, St. Andrew's will hold a Flower...