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  • Plan for wall repair ready to take shape in historic Ellicott City

    Plan for wall repair ready to take shape in historic Ellicott City
    Before it became "The Wall That Ate Some Cars," it was just a stone wall on Mulligans Hill Lane, bracing a 20-foot-high embankment — stalwart as the steep hills that give Ellicott City's historic district much of its character. Then in early...
  • Alma Mater to miss 2013 Illinois graduation

    Alma Mater to miss 2013 Illinois graduation
    Restoration work on the University of Illinois' Alma Mater sculpture is taking longer than expected, and the landmark statue won't be back on campus until the 2014 academic year. According to a story on the university web site, the 5-ton work by...
  • Some mentally ill get jail; others get treatment

    Some mentally ill get jail; others get treatment
    Worlds apart in their treatment of mental illness, the Hampton Roads Regional Jail in Portsmouth and Eastern State Hospital in James City County have overlapping populations. Some even go back and forth between the two institutions. Both house men and...
  • State's Mills Can Work Magic Again

    In recent years, vacant mill or factory buildings in Norwich, Windsor Locks, Somers and Waterbury were destroyed by fires, sad losses not unknown to many other communities. The message couldn't be clearer: We need to use our remaining mill buildings or...
  • City Council approves more Wrigley Field renovation changes

    City Council approves more Wrigley Field renovation changes
    The Chicago City Council today approved measures to give the Cubs more flexibility on scheduling night games, an advertising archway over Clark Street and permission to push back the exterior outfield walls at Wrigley Field as part of the team’s...
  • Cross Keys at the crossroads

    Cross Keys at the crossroads
    Rhythmic thumping of techno music filled the air as a series of models draped in fall fashions strutted across the T-shaped runway. In September, a majority of Cross Keys retailers joined together to produce a series of fashion shows to highlight new...
  • Florida shells to help revive MD's oysters

    Florida shells to help revive MD's oysters
    Some long-gone oysters from prehistoric times are going to play a role in restoring the Chesapeake Bay's current crop of bivalves. Maryland has purchased 112,500 tons of fossilized oyster shells for $6.3 million from a quarry in the panhandle of Florida,...
  • Montpelier Mansion re-opens after restoration work

    Be part of the grand reopening of the Montpelier Mansion Historic Site Sunday, Oct. 6, from noon to 4 p.m. at 9650 Muirkirk Road. Following extensive renovation at the site, visitors can enjoy tours with a member of the restoration team, answering...
  • Couple rebuilds home from wreckage of derecho

    Couple rebuilds home from wreckage of derecho
    Entering the foyer of Irv and Sharon Caplan's rambling rancher-style home just outside Stevenson in Baltimore, a visitor would never know. "What you're walking into is where a tree fell through the house," said Sharon Caplan. The initial horror at...
  • Savage Branch Library renovations begin

    Howard County libraries will be closed Monday, Oct. 14 to observe Columbus Day. Meanwhile, renovation work on the Savage branch of the Howard County Library System, shuttered since earlier this year, is beginning. "Our library system is a key part of...
  • LACMA to present restoration premiere of 'Rebel Without a Cause'

    LACMA to present restoration premiere of 'Rebel Without a Cause'
    The Los Angeles County Museum of Art will unveil a new restoration of Nicholas Ray's seminal 1955 teen drama "Rebel Without a Cause" Nov. 1 at the Leo S. Bing Theater. The 4k digital restoration of the classic starring James Dean, Natalie Wood and Sal...