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  • READER SUBMITTED: Through Grant, Community Foundation Aids Plainville Program

    A program in Plainville is among the 28 programs and projects receiving grant awards from Main Street Community Foundation. A total of $75,590 was awarded during the Foundation's spring 2014 General Competitive Grant Cycle. Gaylord Hospital was awarded a...
  • Community: Noon Kiwanis invests $5,000 in YMCA

    Community: Noon Kiwanis invests $5,000 in YMCA
    Burbank Noon Kiwanis Club recognized the Burbank Community YMCA at its 17th annual Kiwanis Gala held on June 14 at Lakeside Golf Club. Kiwanis presented a $5,000 donation to the YMCA for its 90 years of service. While the Kiwanis Club supports local...
  • Community & Clubs: Farewell to a longtime, beloved beat

    For many service clubs, including Rotary, Lions and Exchange, July 1 brings a change in club leadership. For Kiwanis clubs, that happens Sept. 1. Last Thursday, more than 90 people, including current and past Rotarians, their spouses, members of the...
  • City, county expand summer free meal programs

    City, county expand summer free meal programs
    When school lets out for the summer, many children lose access to free and reduced-price meals. In the past two weeks, Baltimore County and City both ramped up their efforts to feed these children, who account for eighty-four percent of students in...
  • Elephant Bar closes in Burbank, restaurant's parent company files for bankruptcy

    Elephant Bar closes in Burbank, restaurant's parent company files for bankruptcy
    Downtown Burbank restaurant Elephant Bar quickly and quietly went out of business recently, along with more than a dozen other locations, as its parent company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The restaurant was in business at First Street and...
  • Water safety can save lives

    Water safety can save lives
    Laura Metro is one of the lucky ones. Her son, Clay, survived. But Metro will never forget the day Clay, then 3, was pulled out of a swimming pool, looking lifeless. Clay, now 6, was in a coma for two days before recovering from his fall into the...
  • Village with a vision

    Village with a vision
    When Larry Hallock and his partner decided to move from Chicago's vibrant Lakeview neighborhood, they never imagined they would consider living in the Austin community on the city's beleaguered West Side, let alone wind up in a bidding war over a six-flat...
  • Still moving forward at Fort Monroe

    The Fort Monroe Authority (FMA) just completed our first year of operation as the primary property owner at Fort Monroe and we are pleased to report our successes as well as share our challenges. The success of keeping the property open to the public as...
  • It's Freebie Friday! Half-off at Starbucks, freebies at Lonestar, $10 off gas cards

    It's Freebie Friday! Half-off at Starbucks, freebies at Lonestar, $10 off gas cards
    It's Freebie Friday! It's Friday and that means it's time for my freebie free-for-all! Check my ginormous list for freebies, savings and dining deals, including half off Starbucks Fizzio Sodas through Thursday, $10 off gas cards at Publix through Sunday...
  • Reader feedback June 27: Fort Monroe considers YMCA, midnight shopping at Farm Fresh

    Fort Monroe gauges interest for YMCA Close to 300 children participate in the YMCA's Fort Monroe summer camp as the group's leadership has not-so-quietly sought to build a base of families interested in joining a new branch on the property. Erin Watts:...
  • Minnesota town caught in 'frac sand' mining rush wants answers on pollution

    How much dangerous dust is being kicked into the air from the mounds of frac sand hauled daily across the southern Minnesota town of Winona? Looking for answers, the community got the state to install in January a pollution monitor for crystalline...