Homewood Museum at Johns Hopkins University has spent more than $100K to restore an 1801 outhouse, once used by the Charles Carroll family and later by students at the Country School for Boys, a precursor to the Gilman School. Students left graffiti, and the museum preserved that too. The public can see it as part of tours this summer and a Sept. 27 ribbon-cutting is planned.
Boy Scouts from around the Baltimore area gathered in Annapolis last week to witness a historic event involving the state's transfer of ownership to part of the Broad Creek Memorial Scout Reservation in northern Harford County.
As Catholic institutions across the country sue the Obama administration over new health insurance rules, Baltimore's new archbishop is scheduled to speak in Washington this week at a conference focusing on "Rising Threats to American Religious Freedom."
Howard County doesn't have the cache of Paris, New York or Tokyo, or even of some of the more local tourist haunts. It's not the sailing capital, as Annapolis bills itself, or home of the Preakness, which Baltimore boasts, nor does it have the wide-selection of museums as Washington.
A 29-year-old man who was shot in the leg early Monday in Pigtown, but refused to go to the hospital, was the eighth person shot in Baltimore since Friday afternoon, according to police. Two of the victims died.
Ellicott City: March 2 marked what would have been Theodor Geisel's 108th birthday, but he is better known as Dr. Seuss. Events have been taking place around the country to honor this beloved writer. Here, in Ellicott City, two schools planned Dr. Seuss themed events.
A community meeting to discuss the findings of a Charles Carroll Elementary School Feasibility Study looking at modernization of the school will be held on Thursday, Feb. 23, 7 p.m., at Charles Carroll, 3719 Littlestown Pike, Westminster.
Mount Clare Mansion, the historic 1760 Southwest Baltimore home of Charles Carroll the Barrister, will now be operative jointly between the B&O Railroad Museum and the Maryland Society of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
On Feb. 18, former Westminster High baseball coach Bryan Harman will be inducted into the Maryland State Association of Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame at a Camden Yards ceremony. At that same event, Harman will also receive the MSABC District One Coach of the Year award.
Marion Marie Ames Garrett, a retired principal for the Baltimore City Public Schools and a lead soprano in her church choir, died Jan. 15 at Keswick Multi-Care Center of complications from several longtime physical ailments, including diabetes and repeated strokes.
Students in several Prince George's County middle schools are using iPads to take notes, study for quizzes and review homework, part of a federally funded experiment that county leaders say should serve as a national model for integration of new technology into the classroom.
Over 300 wrapped shoe boxes full of Christmas gifts were assembled by the Mid-High group from the Hunt's Memorial United Methodist Church and given to the students at Charles Carroll Barrister Elementary School in West Baltimore, a school that the West Towson church has developed a unique partnership with.