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  • Police see pattern to recent Canton robberies

    Baltimore police say they are making progress after identifying a recent pattern of robberies in the Canton area.  In the past few days, there have been at least three robberies there, including a woman who had a gun placed to her head while unloading...
  • When it comes to Baltimore, Travolta does it his way

    When it comes to Baltimore, Travolta does it his way
    John Travolta knew what he wanted to do with the role of Edna Turnblad, the zaftig housewife at the center of "Hairspray." The movie's producers, however, weren't so sure. Especially when he insisted on using a Bawlamer accent. "I got fought on it, by...
  • Not all fun and (video) games

    Not all fun and (video) games
    Big Huge Games in Timonium closed last May, taking nearly 100 jobs with it. Nine months later, a local studio that was launched from the ashes of the video game-maker shut down, too. And Zynga, which created FarmVille and Words with Friends, closed its...
  • Baltimore County man sentenced to 11 years for ID theft scheme

    Baltimore County man sentenced to 11 years for ID theft scheme
    A federal judge on Monday sentenced a Baltimore County man to 11 years in prison and ordered him to pay close to $200,000 in restitution to victims of a wire fraud and identity theft scheme that victimized Johns Hopkins doctors, among some 250 others, the...
  • 5 questions…

    5 questions…
    Joe Mechlinski, CEO and co-founder of Canton-based management consulting firm entreQuest, has worked with more than 400 businesses since starting the company 12 years ago. Last month, he released his first book, "Grow Regardless: Of Your Business' Size,...
  • New branch manager named for Perry Hall Library

    New branch manager named for Perry Hall Library
    The Baltimore County Public Library has named a new branch manager for the Perry Hall Library. Cindy Kleback, a 15-year veteran of library work, was announced Tuesday as the new manager at the Perry Hall branch, 9685 Honeygo Blvd. Library officials...
  • Recession changed course of population growth in metro Baltimore

    Not too long ago, Carroll County faced a problem: Rapid growth had brought crowded classrooms to the northeastern part of the county, and planners expected many more homes to be built in the area. "At one point, they were 400 kids over capacity at North...
  • The incredible growing city

    The incredible growing city
    The Census report this week showing that Baltimore's population grew last year for the first time in decades is an encouraging sign that the long-term hemorrhaging of city residents to the suburbs may finally be turning around. Though the absolute numbers...
  • National Archery in the Schools Program hits the target

    National Archery in the Schools Program hits the target
    John Leck will never forget the look on the face of the paralyzed boy sitting in his wheelchair. When the arrow left the bow that had been strapped onto the eighth-grader's arm, a mixture of wonder and excitement was apparent as he watched it sail...
  • James G. Thompson, banker

    James G. Thompson, banker
    James Gabriel Thompson, a retired savings and loan association president, died of cerebral vascular disease Jan. 29 at Oak Crest Village. The former Guilford resident was 84. Born in Baltimore and raised in Gwynn Oak, he was the son of Stephen Thompson,...
  • Creative Alliance takes over its own cafe space

    Creative Alliance takes over its own cafe space
    The Creative Alliance will take over the cafe operations at the Patterson, the cultural organization's Highlandtown home. The cafe, which opened last May as Clementine at the Creative Alliance, was operated by the owners of Clementine on Harford Road....