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  • David Pollitt, Light St. Presbyterian Church pastor, dies

    David Pollitt, Light St. Presbyterian Church pastor, dies

    David L. Pollitt, a retired Light Street Presbyterian Church pastor and a community activist who brought affordable housing to South Baltimore, died of a stroke Nov. 16 at the Sinai Hospital Hospice. The former South Baltimore resident was 82. Born in in Huntingdon, W.Va., he was the son of Robert...

  • Charles 'Mike' Preston, attorney, dies

    Charles 'Mike' Preston, attorney, dies

    Charles Michael “Mike” Preston, an attorney who practiced in Westminster, died of cancer Dec. 6 at his Manchester home. He was 73. Born in Baltimore and raised in Hampden, he was the son of Carlton E. “Bud” Preston, who owned Preston Oil and was later a Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. executive,...

  • Richard Froehlinger, rivers and harbors specialist, dies

    Richard Froehlinger, rivers and harbors specialist, dies

    Richard A. Froehlinger Jr., a retired waters and harbor construction specialist who was a World War II veteran, died of complications of an infection Dec. 8 at his daughter’s Towson home. He was 95. Born in Baltimore and raised on St. Albans Way, he was the son of Richard A. Froehlinger, president...

  • Dorothy Holmes, secretary, dies

    Dorothy Holmes, secretary, dies

    Dorothy Marie “Dot” Holmes, a retired State of Maryland office financial supervisor and church leader, died of cancer complications Dec. 3 at Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care at Northwest Hospital Center. She was 76 and lived in Pikesville. Born in Hamilton, N.C., she was the daughter of Johnnie...

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  • Heavy fog hangs over Baltimore region Friday morning; schools delayed on Eastern Shore

    Heavy fog hangs over Baltimore region Friday morning; schools delayed on Eastern Shore

    Patchy, dense fog hung over parts of northern and central Maryland Friday, according to the National Weather Service. The fog, which developed particularly along the western shore north of Annapolis, decreased visibility and contributed to school delays. A dense fog advisory is in effect throughout...

  • Maryland weather: Possible flooding Saturday as heavy rain returns

    Maryland weather: Possible flooding Saturday as heavy rain returns

    Rain is forecast to return to Maryland late Friday, and meteorologists warned it could bring with it flooding risks on Saturday. The National Weather Service issued a flood watch across Central Maryland for Saturday afternoon and evening. A large area of low pressure is forecast to bring moderate...

  • The best meteor shower of the year arrives in the sky this week. Here's how to watch.

    The best meteor shower of the year arrives in the sky this week. Here's how to watch.

    The best meteor shower of the year — the Geminids — arrives this week. Here’s how to see them. The shower peaks in the early morning hours Thursday and Friday, as Earth crosses the debris trail of the comet 3200 Phaethon. More than 50 meteors per hour will be visible at that time, according to...

  • Winter storm hits Maryland

    Winter storm hits Maryland

    The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook for Maryland on Sunday evening as a winter storm made its way through the region. On Twitter, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan advised anyone traveling around the southern part of the state to use caution and to follow forecasts. Snow was...

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  • With rates set to rise again, Baltimore water chief promotes new discount program

    With rates set to rise again, Baltimore water chief promotes new discount program

    Standing at the front of a church in Waverly early on Saturday morning, Baltimore Public Works director Rudy Chow delivered a 45-minute sermon on water — not holy water, but rather the ordinary kind that comes out of the tap. Chow’s department is responsible for delivering clean water to 200,000...

  • Wreaths placed at graves of veterans at Bel Air Memorial Gardens

    Wreaths placed at graves of veterans at Bel Air Memorial Gardens

    Military members who served know what holidays like Christmas mean, said a Harford County state senator who served three year-long tours. “For our lost comrades and their families, it’s particularly difficult,” Sen. Bob Cassilly, who retired from the U.S. Army, said at a brief ceremony at Bel Air...

  • Police: Annapolis man seriously injured after shooting

    Police: Annapolis man seriously injured after shooting

    An Annapolis man is in stable but serious condition after an early Saturday morning shooting near Bywater Road and Baywind Drive, Annapolis police said. At about 1:33 a.m., Annapolis police officers responded to 1800 Copeland Street for reports of shots fired. Officers found Dominique Pratt, 26,...

  • How Patterson Park flies high

    How Patterson Park flies high

    Middleton Evans knows the Patterson Park boat lake is deeper than he is tall. A decade ago, while walking his dog on a winter day, he watched as a golden retriever bolted after some ducks. The ice could not support the dog, and the pooch went under. Evans, a dog lover, volunteered to save the retriever...

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