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  • 39 people displaced after Northwest Baltimore block catches fire

    39 people displaced after Northwest Baltimore block catches fire
    Thirty-nine people were displaced after a rowhouse fire in Northwest Baltimore spread to eight other homes on the block Thursday afternoon, a Fire Department spokesman said. The fire was reported about 3 p.m. It started in a two-story home on the end of...
  • NOTES AND NOTABLES: The Daily Press Editorial Board weighs in on state songs, Pharrell's "Happy," airplanes and blood drives

    Singing a new song We're not happy. Not at all. Virginia has gone from having no official state song to now having two. The General Assembly decided to designate "Our Great Virginia" as the "traditional state song" and Robbin Thompson's "Sweet...
  • Manchester Fire Displaces Eight Residents

    Manchester Fire Displaces Eight Residents
    MANCHESTER — A fire at a Bissell Street duplex Friday morning displaced eight people. No one was hurt. Firefighters responded to 41-43 Bissell St. at 8:11 a.m. after a resident awoke to find smoke in his second-floor bedroom, Fire Chief David...
  • Glastonbury edition community news

    Goodwin College Dean's List GLASTONBURY - The following local students have been named to the Goodwin College Fall Dean's List: Janice Blake of Glastonbury; Heather Scionti and Megan Herrick, both of South Glastonbury. Southern Connecticut State...
  • When pets, not just their owners, volunteer

    When pets, not just their owners, volunteer
    Volunteering consistently ranks among the top New Year’s goals, and those resolutions can be much easier to keep if you’ve got a buddy. Someone to share the experience. Someone to hold you accountable. Someone to wag his or her tail at the...
  • West Point Dean's List

    BOLTON - Cadet Alexandra Caudullo daughter of Alfred and Louise Caudullo, of Bolton, has been named to the Dean's List for the fall semester at the U.S. Military Academy. To earn this distinction, a cadet must maintain a 3.0 average in all courses. The...
  • A brief timeline shows how we're gluttons for diet fads

     A brief timeline shows how we're gluttons for diet fads
    We've barely dug ourselves out from beneath the pile of new diet books that arrived to kick off the year, and already the "get in shape for summer" diet books are filling our mailboxes. That raises the question: If any of these diets actually worked,...
  • Woman treated for burns after Newport News kitchen fire

    Woman treated for burns after Newport News kitchen fire
    A woman was flown to a hospital in Norfolk after suffering burns from a kitchen fire in Newport News Tuesday morning. Just before 10:15 a.m., crews were called to an apartment in the 300 block of Civil Court, according to a news release from the Newport...
  • USS Cole defense lawyers want entire Senate 'Torture Report'

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba Defense lawyers for a former CIA captive awaiting a death-penalty trial as the alleged mastermind of the USS Cole bombing asked the judge Tuesday to secure a U.S. government copy of the full so-called "Torture Report" before...
  • No pipe bombs found in Rosemead apartment fire

    No pipe bombs found in Rosemead apartment fire
    Investigators are trying to determine what sparked a fire Tuesday that destroyed three apartments at a multi-unit complex in Rosemead, authorities said. Witnesses reported hearing an explosion about 4 p.m. before the blaze erupted in the 4200 block of...
  • Snow day on the Peninsula showcases neighborly deeds

    Snow day on the Peninsula showcases neighborly deeds
    Sometimes a big storm uncovers unexpected networks of neighborliness, as along the 200 block of LaSalle Avenue in Hampton on Tuesday. Jeff Liscomb lives around the corner. He makes a living hanging gutters but knew that wasn't going to happen after...