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  • Central Maryland Habitat for Humanity chapters merge

    Central Maryland Habitat for Humanity chapters merge
    Two of the area's Habitat for Humanity groups said Wednesday they plan to merge this fall, a move designed to ease fundraising and the coordination of volunteers. The combined organization is to take the name of the Halethorpe-based Habitat for Humanity...
  • Middle school students think big, build 'tiny'

    Middle school students think big, build 'tiny'
    More than 50 Maryland middle-schools students have been building a house during a summer camp in Annapolis — not a routine task for teens and preteens. "I came here skeptical," acknowledged JJ Jennings, 13, a rising eighth-grader at the Key School...
  • Auctions rise as city cracks down on code violations

    Auctions rise as city cracks down on code violations
    Hundreds more problem properties in Baltimore are finding new buyers as the city steps up the use of decades-old law designed to root out negligent owners. The law, which community groups pioneered in the early 1990s, allows property owners to be sued...
  • Howard County Briefs

    Auditions Laurel Mill Playhouse will hold auditions for "Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf" from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. July 22 and 24 at 508 Main St. in Laurel. Roles are for seven African-American women, ages 18 and older. No...
  • Why Geothermal Systems Are Heating Up

    Why Geothermal Systems Are Heating Up
    The hardwood floors, abundant light and meticulously crafted built-ins are what you notice first when walking into the Glastonbury home of Paul and Denise Reddington. But it's what's in the basement — and hidden under the lawn and inside the...
  • DP List: Thrift Stores

    DP List: Thrift Stores
    Dedicated thrifters know that getting more bang for their buck isn't always a cakewalk. Second-hand shopping can be rewarding, but not without its challenges – especially if you find yourself trapped in an overwhelming maze of clothes, furniture and...
  • Presbyterian church hires new pastor

    Presbyterian church hires new pastor
    Jason T. Micheli grew up in Colorado, and he spent time in Columbus, Georgia. Now he feels like he’s definitely found his home. Seated inside a conference room inside the Winter Park Presbyterian Church, Micheli said he was looking forward to...
  • Effort To Link Troubled New Britain Young People With Jobs

    NEW BRITAIN — The federal government is providing $1.1 million and Habitat for Humanity is giving $275,000 to have 70 out-of-work, troubled young people build five affordable one-family houses in the city. Capital Workforce Partners will run the...
  • Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County receives $35,000 gift, and other company news

    Habitat for Humanity receives $35,000 gift Doylestown Presbyterian Church recently contributed $35,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County's "House that Faith Built" campaign. This represents the largest contribution to the campaign thus far, and...
  • POKER

    POKER
    Charity poker: NBA players Norris Cole and Udonis Haslem, singers Ryan Cabrera and Boyz II Men's Nathan Morris, and Joanna Krupa and Karent Sierra of "The Real Housewives of Miami" will play in a charity poker tournament 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Seminole...
  • Dreaming of meaningful work

    Dreaming of meaningful work
    A high school senior, Carlos is already a promising carpenter. He is volunteering at a Habitat for Humanity site, assembling the frames for the bedroom walls, the boards for one frame laid out neatly in front of him. He measures the distance between them....