Students in Howard County have missed nine school days because of inclement weather this winter, and the system was shut down completely for 11 days. The Howard County Public School System has applied to the Maryland State Department of Education to waive four of those days, but as of Tuesday, April 1, a waiver has not been granted.
More than 200 pigeons had taken up residence on the roofs of the courthouse and the Masonic Temple buildings in Bel Air 50 years ago this week. To address the problems the pigeon populations were causing, including defaced buildings and the diseases that birds carry, the town commissioners decided to adopt the "Indianapolis Plan."
The Harford County Public School Board of Education voted to send students to school on April 17 - previously slated as a day off spring break - to make up for an instructional day missed for inclement weather.
Harford County Public Schools are out of planned inclement weather make-up days, and school officials say will they need clarification from the state if they need to request a waiver of excused absence for at least two or, possibly, three days.
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On the one year anniversary of the Newtown schoolhouse massacre, dozens of people stood in a Baltimore church and solemnly shook bells, an audible symbol of their desire to make noise about the issue of gun violence in America.
By By Carrie Wells and Erin Cox and The Baltimore Sun
The stained glass windows at St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Emmorton, believed to be the only complete set of windows in the United States designed by British architect William Butterfield, are being restored.
Federal prosecutors on Tuesday depicted the defendant in a complicated murder-for-hire case as an arch-schemer who had a witness against him killed and then sought ways to benefit from the killing years down the line.
This year, the Eastern Orthodox church celebrates Easter a month after the Western Christian observance, capping 40 days of fasting and a week of services marking different stages of the paschal narrative.
But things to do are stacking up. The Susquehanna Museum of Havre de Grace at the Lock House reopens April 13 (Saturday), 1-5 p.m. for the season. Free admission. Contact 410-939-5780, email: email@example.com or visit their site at www.thelockhousemuseum.org.
A 2013 Maryland General Assembly bill bearing the name of a Howard County teenager who killed herself last year was expected to be signed into law, but still stands on shaky constitutional ground, an official of the Maryland ACLU said.
William J. Kunkel took the oath of office as Harford County's third sheriff in the past month. The 35-year-old veteran police officer was named to the post following the sudden deaths of former sheriffs Raymond Fulker and Paul Stearns
Arnolia United Methodist Church member builds replica of the church that is on display at the church, Jacksonville Senior Center holds spring flea market on April 27, Parkville Senior Center's holds free health and fitness fair April 24