Health and Fitness, Lifeline

Baltimore-Based Research Centers Are Working Toward Eliminating Malaria

0 Written by: | Monday, Apr 24, 2017 4:13pm

There are seven research spots around the world that have the high designation of International Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research. Baltimore-based universities have two of them, and both just received new grants to keep the work of stopping the disease going. Read More →


Eco-Conscious Vandals Sought After Pitcher’s Mound Prank at Md. High School

1 Written by: | Monday, Apr 24, 2017 3:44pm

Photo via Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office/Facebook

Some suspected senior pranksters at a high school about an hour outside of Baltimore made a brash landscaping adjustment to the school’s baseball field overnight on Friday.

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Featured, Lifeline

Opioid Intended to Sedate Elephants Kills Three Marylanders, Two from Anne Arundel County

0 Written by: | Monday, Apr 24, 2017 12:44pm

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Maryland’s opioid problem has entered scary new territory following the recent overdose deaths of three residents, two of them in Anne Arundel County, who consumed an elephant tranquilizer.

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Marylanders Invited to D.C. this May for the Blue Vision Summit to Protect Our Waterways

0 Written by: | Monday, Apr 24, 2017 10:00am

Dear Friend,

Will you help me turn the tide this May?

The Ocean Foundation (TOF) would like to cordially invite you to attend the Blue Vision Summit on May 9-11, 2017 at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Read More →

Culture, Featured, Lifeline

In Formstone Portraits, MICA Grad Student Captures Faces of Gentrification in East Baltimore

0 Written by: | Monday, Apr 24, 2017 9:53am

Portraits from “Facing Change,” by MICA graduate student Ben Hamburger.

For longtime dwellers of the neighborhoods around Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Dunbar-Broadway, the differences between their streets today and a decade ago are night-and-day. Amid razing of building and rapid redevelopment by Hopkins in East Baltimore, the structures they once occupied have been torn down and replaced, leaving behind piles of formstone debris.

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Major Dredging Planned for Baltimore County’s Upper Bird River

0 Written by: | Friday, Apr 21, 2017 2:18pm

An aerial view of Middle River, via Ken Lund/Wikimedia Commons.

For the second time in 15 years, Baltimore County plans to dig up massive amounts of muck from the floors of the Bird River and Railroad Creek in Middle River.

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Featured, Lifeline, Money & Power

Harford Road Bridge in Northeast Baltimore Reopens After Disruptive and Frightening Water Main Break

0 Written by: | Friday, Apr 21, 2017 10:16am

Still via Councilman Ryan Dorsey/Twitter

City public works crews have fixed a sizable water main break within the Harford Road Bridge that runs above Herring Run Park.

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Baltimore Women Face Charges for Setting a Trump Sign on Fire

0 Written by: | Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 4:10pm

A Trump sign (not the one in question).

The unexpected election of Donald Trump continues to inflame passions. One not-so-figurative example: Two women from Baltimore were charged with burning a Trump campaign sign in Somerset County. Read More →

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Woman Dies 11 Days After Being Arrested by Baltimore Police and Collapsing in Cell

0 Written by: | Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 3:27pm

Photo via National Police Car Archives

A woman who suddenly collapsed and fell severely ill after she was arrested by Baltimore police officers last week passed away today.

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Featured, Lifeline, Money & Power

City to Appoint Five Baltimoreans to Help Reform Civilian Review Board, with Hope of Holding Officers More Accountable for Misconduct

0 Written by: | Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 1:57pm

Still via WMAR/Facebook

Mayor Catherine Pugh wants you…to help oversee a crucial component of court-ordered police reform in Baltimore.

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