| Apr 10, 2013
| 12:18 PM
In conjunction with the city's big War of 1812 Bicentennial Celebration May 3 to 5, Havre de Grace Main Street Inc. is sponsoring a storefront window display contest.
Downtown business owners and owners of vacant storefronts are being urged to enter...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Maryland will help sponsor eight festivals this year commemorating the War of 1812, an effort officials hope will boost tourism and economic development.
The state would put up $2.1 million in matching grants to various non-profits for 23 War of 1812...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 2:29 PM
On sparkling spring days, Ann Goldman Giroux enjoys tending her garden, planting vegetables and nurturing the lush roses and rare azaleas that adorn her family's home in Guilford.
Giroux, who typically plants 800 white tulips along the front walkway and...
| May 21, 2013
| 5:30 AM
HARBOR SPRINGS — Soon, a different kind of bicentennial war exhibit will open at the Harbor Springs Area Historical Society, thanks in part to an $8,000 grant from the Michigan Humanities Council that the society received May 10.
| May 13, 2013
| 1:15 PM
A big birthday is getting statewide attention.
As WDBJ7 told you last month Fincastle Presbyterian Church is celebrating its 250th anniversary.
Now that milestone is garnering recognition from the Governor and Virginia Senator Steve Newman.
| May 15, 2013
| 11:01 AM
Wow, what a week it was in Havre de Grace!
The city was pillaged by the British for the second time in 200 years. Decoys, ducks and all things fowl from the water made their 32nd annual three-day visit. And the voters not only chose all incumbents (we...
| May 16, 2013
| 2:57 PM
1. Cornet concert
The Rohrersville Cornet Band will perform favorites and new compositions. 3 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at Rohrersville Cornet Band Hall, Main Street, Rohrersville. Free, donations accepted. Call 301-992-9767 or go to www.rohrersvilleband.com....
| May 7, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Before “American Gothic” and his other paintings, artist Grant Wood left his mark at the Veterans Memorial Building in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Wood, who grew up in Cedar Rapids, designed a 24-foot stained-glass window for the memorial, which was...
| May 8, 2013
| 3:57 PM
He didn't get down on one knee, but Christopher Lee wooed his wife with a skyscraping crane she literally could call her own at the dedication of the port of Baltimore's berth capable of handling the world's largest cargo ships.
As founder of Highstar...
| May 9, 2013
| 6:46 AM
Havre de Grace was able to pull together a respectable version of its Lafayette Trail, just in time for the bicentennial celebration of a British sacking of the city during the War of 1812.
The trail is named for Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roche Gilbert...
| May 9, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Books -- about the War of 1812, the Chesapeake Bay and other topics -- were popular gifts to Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley last year, according to his financial disclosure forms. He received nearly 90 books during the year, The Baltimore Sun's political...