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  • Missing four years, family embraces its long-lost pup

    Missing four years, family embraces its long-lost pup
    When their dog disappeared four years ago, the Willey family of Owings Mills searched and searched. They combed their neighborhood, they called everyone they could think of and then they called them again. For months. But eventually they gave up. And...
  • Bricks turning to dust? Moisture's the culprit

    Bricks turning to dust? Moisture's the culprit
    Q: I own a rowhouse built in 1905, and the bricks in the basement seem to be turning to dust over time. What should I do? A: Moisture does it every time. Bricks are porous. You see the deterioration in chimney bricks especially, so you'll need to track...
  • Female lawyers forging new paths to success

    Female lawyers forging new paths to success
    On a typical day, Mindy Mora arrives at her law office about 8 a.m. and leaves 12 hours later. She will drive home, eat dinner and put in a few more hours of work, even taking client calls late at night. "Being a partner at a law firm is not a 9 to 5 job,...
  • Home values continue their slide

    Home values continue their slide
    Home prices in Burbank continued their slide in December compared to the same period a year earlier, but agents said they're hopeful that 2012 would bring better market conditions. The median price for a single-family home was $510,000 last month, down...
  • FACE OF DISASTER

    FACE OF DISASTER
    It was always a quiet block, everyone would say afterward. Maybe it was. Or maybe the 500 block of N. 13th Street in Allentown only seemed so in retrospect. The night was cold and characteristically still as a man made his way along Allen Street. He...
  • Pages from the Past: Police follow trail in snow to capture man stealing from cars in Catonsville in 1961

    An article in the Nov. 30, 1961 edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian reported that a thief left a trail that led to his arrest. Footprints in last week's snow led police six blocks to a 44-year-old man who was apprehended for the theft...
  • A deep issue

    They're dubious landmarks with the look of a low-budget post apocalyptic movie, a fascinating history and an ironic geographic anomaly. The recently-sold Funkhouser Quarry property on the Mason-Dixon Line in the Delta-Cardiff-Whiteford area was a major...
  • Police investigating crash that killed boy, 10; site is same as fatal 2009 distracted driving case

    Police investigating crash that killed boy, 10; site is same as fatal 2009 distracted driving case
    Lake County Sheriff’s police say they will be trying to piece together details leading up to Monday’s fatal crash that killed a 10-year-old Island Lake boy and injured his twin brother.  But for now, officials are giving the boys’ father...
  • Is your home naughty or nice?

    Is your home naughty or nice?
    It's the night before Santa arrives and the house is as quiet as a Christmas mouse — except for the sounds of wind whipping through the attic and down the drafty chimney. Maybe extra insulation and caulking should be on your holiday wish list....
  • Chatfield Trail In Killingworth: Where Your Hike Becomes An Adventure

    Chatfield Trail In Killingworth: Where Your Hike Becomes An Adventure
    The thought first crossed my mind as I contorted my body under ledges and sucked in my stomach to fit through narrow gaps between boulders as I followed the blue blazes along Burlington's "Mile of Ledges." That same thought ran through my head Wednesday...
  • Will any part of Europe save itself?

    Will any part of Europe save itself?
    The Fitch Ratings agency has downgraded the credit of another five European countries -- Belgium, Cyprus, Italy, Slovenia and Spain -- citing "the financing risks faced by eurozone sovereign governments in the absence of a credible financial firewall...