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  • New girls softball team takes field in Roland Park

    New girls softball team takes field in Roland Park
    Katrina Marinelli swung for the fences and got all ball. "Nice hit," said a teammate. It wasn't really a hit. The 12-year-old Roland Park girl was hitting a softball off a tee into a net during practice, as the Rams, a newly formed girls softball team...
  • For international writer Sujata Massey, there's no place like home

    For international writer Sujata Massey, there's no place like home
    Glancing out the windows of Sujata Massey's house on an early spring day, you could be on a quiet street anywhere, in Japan, or India, or Minneapolis, Minn. Massey shares a bond with all of those places, but her heart and home are in the Roland Park...
  • City to offer night basketball, life skill classes to boys, young men

    City to offer night basketball, life skill classes to boys, young men
    City officials hope hundreds of boys and young men will participate in a new B'More Night Hoops league that will combine basketball and life skills workshops this spring and summer. The program, to be announced Thursday, will be open to boys and men...
  • SAT to be redesigned, focus more on classroom learning

    SAT to be redesigned, focus more on classroom learning
    The SAT — that anxiety-provoking test required for so many college applications — is being redesigned to focus more on classroom learning and less on brain teasers. The College Board announced Wednesday that its revised SAT will be ready in...
  • Baltimore-born poet Afaa Michael Weaver wins $100,000 prize

    Baltimore-born poet Afaa Michael Weaver wins $100,000 prize
    Afaa Michael Weaver, a Baltimore native who spent 15 years as a factory worker, has won one the country's most lucrative poetry prizes. Weaver, a professor at Simmons College in Boston, received the $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award for his most...
  • 10:55 p.m. Saturday UPDATE: High school boxes, results (basketball, track)

    Boys basketball WARWICK 50, MENCHVILLE 43 MENCHVILLE (7-11, 5-10 Peninsula): Hewett 4, Washington 6, Clary 6, Hinson 19, Knight 4, Leaphart 2, Lake 2. Totals 19 2-3 43. WARWICK (6-12, 4-11): Taylor 8, Saunders 9, Freeman 18, Moody 4, Hunt 11. Totals 15...
  • With a morning boom, BGE's landmark gas holder became a local memory

    With a morning boom, BGE's landmark gas holder became a local memory
    As the clock ticked down Sunday, the morning clouds disappeared, as if they were in on the months-long planning that went into the destruction of Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.'s final natural-gas holding silo. Then, as if someone were turning on...
  • Five questions with Wes Guckert

    Five questions with Wes Guckert
    "Robotic parking" might conjure up images of a far-off future. Wes Guckert is trying to make it a lot more common now. Also known as automated parking garages, such facilities are the vehicle version of a high-tech warehouse: Hydraulic lifters "park" the...
  • Public forums on city superintendent search begin this week

    Public forums on city superintendent search begin this week
    Baltimore city educators, parents and members of the public will have the opportunity to sound off this week on what they're looking for in the next Baltimore city schools CEO during a series of public forums that will take place throughout the city. ...
  • Edward Dopkin, owner of Miss Shirley's and Ravens caterer, dies at 61

    Edward Dopkin, owner of Miss Shirley's and Ravens caterer, dies at 61
    Edward "Eddie" Dopkin, whose business acumen and knack for building relationships fueled a long career in Baltimore's restaurant and catering industries, died on Saturday at Sinai Hospital from complications associated with a form of leukemia. The...
  • Third annual gala benefits family center and auction winners

    Third annual gala benefits family center and auction winners
    Charles Curlett paid $2,000 Saturday night for a Cartier watch worth $5,600. "And for a good cause," said the attorney from Oakenshawe. But Curlett won't have the unisex watch all to himself. "We're going to share it," said his wife, Christina....