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Howard County Leaders Urge Sheriff to Resign, Citing Discrimination Investigation

0 Written by: | Friday, Sep 23, 2016 11:11am

Courtesy Howard County Sheriff's Office/Facebook

Courtesy Howard County Sheriff’s Office/Facebook

By Ethan McLeod and Robert O’Brien

Howard County’s council, state delegates and former leaders are piling onto a call made by their executive for Sheriff John Fitzgerald to resign.

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Vacants to Value is Back

0 Written by: | Friday, Sep 23, 2016 9:10am

Photo via vacantstovalue.org

Photo via vacantstovalue.org

After running out of money earlier this year to assist homebuyers, Baltimore’s Vacants to Value Booster Program is back.

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Canton Trash Wheel Set to Churn By the End of the Year

0 Written by: | Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 8:02pm

Professor Trash Wheel.

Professor Trash Wheel.

Baltimore’s harbor is getting a second trash-collecting water wheel, and it’s a girl. Read More →

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Historic Read’s Drug Store to Become Spotlighters Theatre, If Approved by SRB

0 Written by: | Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 3:55pm

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The former Read’s drug store building at Howard and Lexington streets will become a new home for the Spotlighters Theatre, with an exhibit about the building’s civil rights history, if Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake approves a proposal submitted by Spotlighters. Read More →

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Starlite, a new diner at Belvedere Square, Opens

0 Written by: | Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 3:45pm

 

 

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Starlite

Leonard Clarke, one of the former owners of the Mt. Vernon nightclub Red Maple, opens this weekend Starlite, a diner, in the former Shoo-Fly location at Belvedere Square. Arim Isabel, of New York restaurant Cafeteria, will serve as executive chef.

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Under Armour Signs Former McDonogh School Lacrosse Star Taylor Cummings

0 Written by: | Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 3:34pm

Taylor Cummings

Taylor Cummings

Under Armour believes in protecting its house, so it’s fitting that company’s most recent signing is from its own backyard. It helps that she is in the conversation for the best player of her sport — ever. Read More →

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Baltimore Sculptor Joyce J. Scott Wins MacArthur Genius Grant

0 Written by: | Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 2:35pm

Artist Joyce J. Scott at her home in Baltimore, Maryland, Monday, September 12, 2016. (Credit: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation)

Artist Joyce J. Scott at her home in Baltimore, Maryland, Monday, September 12, 2016. (Credit: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation)

Joyce J. Scott was spotlighted locally by the Baker Artist Awards earlier this year. Now the sculptor and jewelry maker is being recognized as a genius. Read More →

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Take 2 Minutes And Switch Your Home To Renewable Electricity

0 Written by: | Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 11:21am

It's a no brainer. No change, same bill, save money, lower carbon emissions by choosing a renewable. Just Nike It.

Marylanders can choose what type of electricity powers our homes and businesses: clean energy or polluting fossil fuels. You may not believe this, but switching to a clean energy product is actually cheaper than BGE’s standard coal-fired power. $77.70 cheaper in one year. 

It’s mind-boggling to compare the many electricity suppliers and plans. Our Maryland Climate-Friendly Electricity Guide below is designed for residential customers. Learn why and how to switch your home’s electricity supplier. Better yet, we found the lowest rate. This climate action is a no-brainer.  

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Baltimore County Fire Stations Outfitted with Oxygen Masks for Pets

0 Written by: | Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 10:35am

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Courtesy Baltimore County Fire Department

Cats and dogs in Baltimore County now stand more of a fighting chance to be rescued from fires thanks to one local company’s donation.

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Oprah Is Being Spotted Around Baltimore

0 Written by: | Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 10:22am

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Photo via oprah.com

Oprah Winfrey is bringing The Immortal of Life of Henrietta Lacks, the true story of a Johns Hopkins patient, to HBO, and Oprah sightings have been reported around Baltimore. Read More →

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100 New Homes in Roland Park? Residents Vow to Fight

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