Friday Morning Headlines: Coldstream Homestead Montebello Seeks Investment; Ravens Win First Preseason Game; and More

0 Written by: | Friday, Aug 11, 2017 7:25am

Looking up: Despite blighted housing and crime, Baltimore neighborhood sees itself as worth investing in — Baltimore Sun

Ravens Get Preseason Win Over Redskins — WBAL

Baltimore Residents Struggle to Pay Increasing Water Bills — Baltimore Magazine

University of Maryland Medical unveils plans for $100M outpatient center — BBJ

Victims Remembered 1 Year After Deadly Silver Spring Apartment Explosion — CBS Baltimore

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After Post-Trump Election Uptick in Hate Crimes, Frosh Launches Hotline

0 Written by: | Thursday, Nov 17, 2016 4:29pm

"WHITES ONLY," written on a church's sign in Silver Spring. Courtesy Episcopal Diocese of Washington.

“WHITES ONLY,” written on a church’s sign in Silver Spring. Courtesy Episcopal Diocese of Washington.

Thanks to an increase in hate-fueled crimes and bias incidents following Donald Trump’s election as president, Maryland now has its very own hate crime hotline.

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Monday Morning Headlines: Fire Displaces Dozens at Penn North Recovery Center; University of Md. Student Still Missing; and More

0 Written by: | Monday, Nov 14, 2016 7:22am

Silver Spring church vandalized with pro-Trump racist message – AP

Dozens displaced by fire at addiction recovery center – WBAL-TV

Baltimore City Council zoning overhaul would promote walking, discourage frats and bondsmen – Baltimore Sun

Man shot while driving on Rt. 295 in Anne Arundel County – ABC2

University Of Maryland Student Kaitlyn George Still Missing – CBS Baltimore


This Is the Sorriest Bus Stop in America

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Aug 09, 2016 9:32am


The transportation-minded folks over at Streetsblog USA have named their 2016 Worst Bus Stop in America, and — well, I have to agree. This looks like a bad decision all around. Read More →

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Will Organ Manufacturing Be Our New Big Industry?

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016 9:22am


A lot of people have floated a lot of ideas about how the biomedical industry might transform the state of Maryland– but this might be the strangest one I’ve heard yet. Read More →

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Maryland Parents Investigated for Letting Children Walk Alone

2 Written by: | Friday, Jan 16, 2015 9:29am

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Photo via Pinterest

Montgomery County Child Protective Services visited the Meitiv family home in Silver Spring a few days before Christmas. They were worried about the family’s two children, a 10-year-old boy and a 6-year-old girl. The problem? The children had been seen walking home from the park unaccompanied by an adult. Read More →

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Silver Spring Woman “Narrowly Escaped the Gunfire” at Kenyan Mall Terrorist Attack

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Sep 24, 2013 8:49am


You know you live in a global society when a brutal terrorist attack and hostage situation in a Kenyan shopping mall endangers a Marylander. In Kenya on a business trip, Sara Head of Silver Spring was at the mall when the shooting — which killed at least 60 — broke out. Read More →


Thursday Links: Baltimore Water Rates Jump Up, Heatwave Round Two, Sleep and Its Effects on Bad Memories, and More

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jun 28, 2012 7:00am

City agrees to pay state $1M for inmate clean-up crews – Baltimore Brew
Baltimore water, sewer rates to increase 9 percent – Baltimore Business Journal
Excessive heat watch issued ahead of 102-degree high Friday – Baltimore Sun
No Rest for the Haunted: Sleep May Actually Reinforce Bad Memories – The Atlantic
The ‘computer geek’ whose Md. lawsuit could help clear out your junk mail – Washington Post

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