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  • A busy April is on tap in Bel Air

    April arrived today, and with it comes a busy month for activities in the Town of Bel Air, including Kite Day, the opening of the Saturday farmers market and some popular annual fundraising events. In addition, this April a couple of highly visible...
  • Ravens partnering with Habitat for Humanity to build rowhouses in Pigtown

    Ravens partnering with Habitat for Humanity to build rowhouses in Pigtown
    The Ravens are partnering with Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake to build rowhouses in Baltimore. The two organizations are combining to construct three new rowhouses in the Washington Village neighborhood called Pigtown on Russell Street near M&...
  • Community, volunteers build deck for struggling family in Aberdeen

    Rita Custer, of Aberdeen, has always been self-reliant. A former assistant manager for a Rite Aid Pharmacy, she is currently living on unemployment due to prolonged illness. She is also raising two sons, age 11 and 16. Her oldest, Justin, has Down's...
  • Md. nonprofits waiting for cuts to AmeriCorps volunteers

    When officials in Washington evaluate the consequences of the sequester, Tiara Bland wants them to consider the sixth-grade girls at Mother Seton Academy. Bland, a 22-year-old AmeriCorps member at the Baltimore academy for low-income children, said the...
  • Time editors discuss new book about presidents at McDaniel College

    Time editors discuss new book about presidents at McDaniel College
    The four-story brownstone near Washington's Lafayette Park is one of the most exclusive hotels in the world. There's a fireplace in the master bathroom, and the thread counts on the sheets is high enough to rival the Four Seasons. And only four people...
  • Senior Ticktockers culminate community service

    Senior Ticktockers culminate community service
    The 2013 Senior Class of Ticktockers from National Charity League Glendale culminated their six years of volunteer service during the 62nd annual Senior Presentation, themed "Dancing in the Moonlight." As each of the 27 Ticktockers was introduced and...
  • College Lines

    UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH BRADFORD: Emily Angel of Stewartstown, Pa, was expected to graduate Sunday, April 28, from the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford with a bachelor's degree in elementary education. MIDWESTERN UNIVERSITY: Meredith Riddle, D.O.,...
  • Edward H. "Ham" Welbourn Jr., insurance executive

    Edward H. "Ham" Welbourn Jr., insurance executive
    Edward H. "Ham" Welbourn Jr., a retired insurance executive and World War II veteran, died April 29 of complications from dementia at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. He was 98. The son of Edward H. Welbourn, who owned Rennous Kleinle...
  • Robert M. Douglass, Calvert Cliffs' chief engineer

    Robert M. Douglass, Calvert Cliffs' chief engineer
    Robert M. Douglass, former chief engineer of Baltimore Gas & Electric Co.'s Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant, died Monday of cancer at his home in Port Republic, Calvert County. He was 88. The son of an electrical engineer and a homemaker, Robert...
  • 'It's definitely a nightmare': Tornado cluster shreds North Texas

    About 10 tornadoes slashed through parts of North Texas, leaving at least six people dead, dozens injured and more than 100 homes damaged or destroyed as the tornado season got off to a frenzied start. At least three Texas counties -- Hood, Johnson...
  • Forecasters eyeing severe storm risks Thursday, likely south of Baltimore

    Forecasters eyeing severe storm risks Thursday, likely south of Baltimore
    Forecasters are watching for development of potentially severe thunderstorms across Maryland late Thursday, though the strongest chances for severe weather were expected in Southern Maryland. Warming temperatures are expected to fuel the atmospheric...