This year's Memorial Day ceremony at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens will be the first since the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and the start of the long wars in Afghanistan in Iraq, in which there is no new Marylander killed overseas to add to the rolls.
The Baltimore Visitor Center on Tuesday launched "The Baltimore Experience" video, a 10-minute interactive production using projection mapping technology to give visitors a multi-dimensional view of the city.
Baltimore's railroad legacy has ebbed over time as Baltimore & Ohio Railroad was subsumed and its successor CSX Transportation moved south. Residents and local officials say the city's prominence in the railroad industry crumbled alongside the aging tunnels, overpasses and tracks that convey trains through city neighborhoods every day.
By By Kevin Rector, Yvonne Wenger and Doug Donovan and The Baltimore Sun
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Tuesday at Fort McHenry the schedule of events for Star-Spangled Summer, the sprawling, noisy, multimillion-dollar celebration the city will host through September to commemorate the 200th birthday of the National Anthem.
The fish kill affecting Baltimore Harbor and the Patapsco River appears to be over, according to a spokesman for the Maryland Department of the Environment. But state biologists are still unclear why an estimated 7,000 fish turned belly up so early in the year.
To combat pollution plaguing the marsh habitat, about 250 volunteers picked up trash, dredged debris, planted trees and tended the wetland's gardens Saturday as part of a cleanup event hosted by the aquarium and the National Parks Conservation Association.
Archaeologists have uncovered a wall of that structure as they embark on a dig for more understanding of what happened when thousands of militiamen camped along the hills of southeast Baltimore during the War of 1812.
By implementing a program that will sweep more than 76,000 additional miles of city streets without adding to the annual street-sweeping budget, Mayor Rawlings-Blake has shown a refreshing propensity for innovation that should be applauded and encouraged. Moving your car twice a month so that your street can be swept is a minor inconvenience. As people who live or work in Baltimore, we should all be asking ourselves what more can we do to help clean up our city.
All lanes have been reopened on Interstate 95 South in Baltimore City with the clearing of a two-vehicle collision with injury at Caton Avenue on Friday morning that shut down all but the southbound left shoulder for more than two hours, state transportation officials said.
The Pride of Baltimore II and a replica of the flag that inspired "The Star-Spangled Banner" will be the focus of Maryland Day celebrations in Baltimore and Annapolis on March 25, according to the Maryland Historical Society.
All northbound traffic lanes and the northbound left shoulder on Interstate 95 in Baltimore City have been closed at the Dundalk Avenue exit due to a single vehicle crash at 11:16 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation.
A single-vehicle crash on MD 175 in Fort Meade at MD 32 (Savage Road) has closed the southbound right traffic lane and southbound shoulder at 8:56 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
With the clearing of an accident with injury in Parkville on the inner loop of Interstate 695 at Harford Road, state and local transportation departments reported no unscheduled road closures at 9:05 a.m. on Tuesday.