When the county asked the Town of Hampstead about its request to rezone the former North Carroll High School Wednesday, town staff said the petition has not yet been scheduled to go before the Planning Commission. But the petition to rezone the school was submitted four months ago.
Razing the North Carroll High School building and constructing a community center in its place, similar to what is being done at the site of the former Charles Carroll Elementary School, might be the best path forward to assuage the concerns, both fiscal and emotional, of all involved.
Wildfire season bears down with July and a Baltimore County man has revived a tradition of the Pacific Northwest to defend his cattle ranch in Oregon. Tim Roberts hired Maryland cabinetmakers to replicate a 1930s fire lookout tower. He trucked the cabin across country. Now he's raising it four stories by crane to spot smoke and look mountaintops in the eye.
Harford County-based Saxon's Diamond Centers has been running its Let It Rain promotion, in which a couple receives a refund of up to $3,000 on an engagement ring if it rains on their wedding day, for three years, but no couples won the promotion until this year.
New ClimbZone in Laurel is perfect place for a birthday party as Amber Fitch, of South Laurel, who turned 11 years old, discovered. Don't forget winter activities for seniors at the Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center. Young artists can submit artwork for "Artists on the Rise," a juried teen exhibition to be held March 7 to 29 at Montpelier Arts Center.
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The members of the Havre de Grace High School marching band have performed at high-profile events in prior years, but they performed on what their director called "the biggest stage we've ever been on" Monday when they took part in the Veterans Day parade in New York City.
The eighth-graders at Harford Friends School did just that when they visited the National Museum of Mathematics (also known as MoMath) in New York City with their teacher, Ray Pitz, and parent Chip Emely. Opened in December 2012, MoMath makes the sometimes ethereal concepts of mathematics truly concrete even for middle school algebra students
The partisan media madness started early Tuesday on the "Fox & Friends" morning show with host Steve Doocy somehow turning a report on midnight voting in Dixville Notch, N.H., into an attack on President Barack Obama for his handling of the September attack on an American consulate in Benghazi, Libya.