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  • Spring brings seasonal sights, sounds of chirping baby birds

    Bluebirds have been at it for weeks, and hummingbirds will be at it soon – nesting and feeding baby birds. It's part of the magic of the spring season, an annual ritual that never grows old or boring. Why do birds nest where they do – in...
  • Group plans rally to spotlight issues with Balto. Co. animal shelter

    Group plans rally to spotlight issues with Balto. Co. animal shelter
    A animal advocacy group is planning a rally today to highlight what members say are inadequate operations at the Baltimore County animal shelter. Organizers of the group, Reform Baltimore County Animal Services, say they will host the rally at 5:30 p.m....
  • Pet+ER of Towson gives matching gift to March for the Animals

    Pet+ER of Towson gives matching gift to March for the Animals
    The Maryland SPCA’s 19th annual March for the Animals, scheduled for April 27, received a kickstart in the form of a challenge gift of $5,000 from Pet+ER of Towson. For every online donation of $40 or more received through April 10, Pet+ER will...
  • Orland Park may outlaw 'puppy mill' sales

    Orland Park may outlaw 'puppy mill' sales
    Orland Park trustees are considering banning the sale of pets raised by commercial breeders, which critics call "puppy mills," in village pet stores. Mayor Dan McLaughlin asked Trustee Pat Gira, chair of the Parks and Recreation Committee, to look into...
  • Gardening events: Birds, butterflies and more

    Birds and herbs in April Two programs this month at the Williamsburg Botanical Garden offer birding information for kids and herb garden maintenance for adults. The programs are free, but a $5 donation is suggested by the garden. For more information,...
  • Magic breaks the spell of 'The Tempest' in Vegas

     Magic breaks the spell of 'The Tempest' in Vegas
    LAS VEGAS — Telling friends that you're heading to Las Vegas for some Shakespeare is a bit like claiming you read Playboy for the interviews. Well, I did indeed head to Vegas last weekend to see "The Tempest," and I can guarantee that I was the...
  • County still refuses SPCA's help [Letter]

    County still refuses SPCA's help [Letter]
    After reading the article, "Rally calls for improvements at Baltimore County animal shelter" (April 8), I feel compelled to share again, as I did to The Sun last year, that the Maryland Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has reached out to...
  • $271,000: Civic contributions

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series looking at line items from state and local budgets. GLOUCESTER — Nine local non-profit organizations are poised to receive $271,000 in contributions from Gloucester County in the fiscal year 2014-...
  • New Mount Vernon exhibit introduces George Washington the landscaper

    As a young surveyor and before serving as our country's first president, George Washington developed the ability to measure up a landscape and to take advantage of its natural features. He also had an eye for spatial awareness. Washington learned by...
  • Turtle bone found in 1800s had been missing its other half -- till now

    Turtle bone found in 1800s had been missing its other half -- till now
    Two halves of the same turtle's arm bone were discovered almost 200 years apart, according to a new study.  A fossil miracle? Totally. "When two pieces of a fossil fit together, they fit perfectly like a puzzle piece," said Jason Schein, an...
  • Kathy Ireland extending her passion for fashion to pets

    Kathy Ireland's Worldwide brand is 28th most powerful brand in the nation, according to Forbes Magazine, topping $2 billion in licensed products in 2013. When it comes to home decor, the one-time super model is a superstar and more than a tad successful....