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  • Stephen Baxter, travel agent

    Stephen Baxter, travel agent
    Stephen Baxter, a retired travel agent, died of liver disease Oct. 2 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Mays Chapel resident was 66. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Samuel Baxter and Lola Annen Baxter. He lived on Barclay Street and in Anneslie. He...
  • Action in Maturity to mark 40th anniversary

    Action in Maturity to mark 40th anniversary
    Esther Bonnet, 100, is always thinking about new plans for Action in Maturity — as she has since she co-founded the transportation service for seniors more than 40 years ago. During a recent visit from Elizabeth Briscoe, AIM's executive director,...
  • City presents latest plans for upgrading Waverly Library

    The Waverly library would be about 2,000 square feet bigger than it is now, with a wall of glass, more computers, modernized equipment and separate areas for children and teens, as planned in a $6 million renovation project, Baltimore City library...
  • Want to make work better? Bring a dog

    Want to make work better? Bring a dog
    Bonnie Bessor's job can take its toll after a while. As executive director of Rebuilding Together, she's responsible for finding ways to help low-income Baltimore residents with home repair, maintenance projects and money to pay for the heat. But when...
  • Bible, marriage and the Lord's Prayer

    I am writing as a pastor to express my support for Question 6, which allows gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people to be married in Maryland. Biblical scholar John Dominic Crossan explains that the concept of justice in the Bible is not punitive...
  • H. Berton McCauley, dentist

    H. Berton McCauley, dentist
    Dr. H. Berton McCauley, former chief of the dental division of the Baltimore Health Department, who led the controversial battle that resulted in the city's water supply being fluoridated nearly 60 years ago, died Oct. 23 of prostate cancer at his...
  • Betty B. Hill, homemaker

    Betty B. Hill, homemaker
    Betty B. Hill, a homemaker and orphanage volunteer, died of a pulmonary embolism Oct. 23 at St. Joseph Medical Center. The former Roland Park resident was 84. Born Betty Jane Bearry in Dundalk, she was the daughter of an electrician and a homemaker....
  • Elsie M. Hegwood, churchwoman

    Elsie M. Hegwood, churchwoman
    Elsie M. Hegwood, a former elementary school educator and cafeteria manager who was an active member of Govans Presbyterian Church, died Jan. 16 at a daughter's Elizabethtown, Pa., home from complications of a stroke she suffered two years ago. The...
  • Paul B. Moore, Evening Sun reporter

    Paul B. Moore, Evening Sun reporter
    Paul B. Moore, a former Evening Sun reporter and editor who later became a public relations executive, died Nov. 27 from complications of prostate cancer at his Homeland residence. He was 84. "Paul was a very conscientious reporter and a very...
  • Crews douse Baltimore rowhouse fire

    Baltimore City firefighters quickly brought a basement fire in a Govans rowhouse under control Wednesday morning. Crews responded at 7:25 a.m. to the fire in the 700 block of Beaverbrook Road. No injuries were reported. Mary.gail.hare@baltsun.com -...
  • Men shot while parked in Govans; found in Homeland

    Police found two men with gunshot wounds in a North Baltimore neighborhood Thursday night and later determined they were shot at a different location. The men were shot, sometime before 10 p.m., by an unknown suspect, who was standing outside their...