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  • Five questions for Frank Hamons

    Five questions for Frank Hamons
    Frank Hamons, a trained biologist who for the past 30 years has led efforts to dredge the port of Baltimore's channels, has left the Maryland Port Administration for the private sector. Hamons, 71, who worked his last day as deputy director for harbor...
  • Officers' convictions downgraded in misconduct case

    Officers' convictions downgraded in misconduct case
    A judge has agreed to downgrade the misconduct convictions of two former Baltimore police officers accused of picking up a pair of teenagers and leaving them far from home. The judge's decision to grant probation before judgment opens the way for...
  • As one I-895 ramp reopens in Brooklyn, another closes

    As one I-895 ramp reopens in Brooklyn, another closes
    As one highway ramp in Brooklyn reopens, another is set to close. A ramp designed to carry South Baltimore traffic onto the northbound lanes of Interstate 895 that has been closed for nearly six months is set to reopen on Saturday, according to the...
  • Chesapeake Bay Foundation responds to Craig's 'rain tax' repeal effort [Letter]

    Editor: Harford County Executive David R. Craig wants to roll back state environmental laws that protect the Chesapeake Bay. He says it's not clear in his mind that these laws have been effective. The facts are indisputable: our efforts to decrease...
  • Fort McHenry enlists border collies on a wild goose chase

    Fort McHenry enlists border collies on a wild goose chase
    The human eye sees a black-and-white border collie, about 35 pounds, stepping slowly and silently across the lawn at Fort McHenry, its light-brown eyebrows lending its face a most personable expression. The Canada goose eye apparently sees something...
  • Man shot multiple times in South Baltimore

    Man shot multiple times in South Baltimore
    A man was shot multiple times in South Baltimore on Friday afternoon, according to Baltimore Police. Officers were dispatched to an area hospital about 4:59 p.m. and found a man with multiple gunshot wounds, said Detective Jeremy Silbert, a police...
  • DNR's Park Quest brings out the best of the outdoors

    Susquehanna State Park was a muddy mess. A heavy thunderstorm had brought a downpour to its trails, and Richard Smith had not brought the right pair of shoes for such a hike. It didn't help that it was still raining, if only lightly. The shoes he had...
  • Patapsco Heritage Greenway promoting vision of a more cohesive valley

    Patapsco Heritage Greenway promoting vision of a more cohesive valley
    There's a reason people want to own or visit properties that back up to open spaces: Nature enhances lives. And that's why protecting and preserving the Patapsco Valley "is really all about quality of life," says John Slater, president of Patapsco...
  • The trees at Leakin Park

    The trees at Leakin Park
    Supporters of Gwynns Falls/Leakin Park are understandably alarmed by a BGE plan to build a new gas pipeline through the area. The pipeline, which serves about 90,000 customers in the city and county, was one of the first such conduits built in the...
  • Ambience aplenty for Chesapeake production of 'Dracula'

    Ambience aplenty for Chesapeake production of 'Dracula'
    At the start of Bram Stoker's 1897 novel "Dracula," a London lawyer named Harker visits Transylvania to facilitate a real estate deal for a mysterious count who desires new digs in England. Not anything freshly built, or even modestly rehabbed, mind...
  • HallowRead: New book convention calls Ellicott City home

    HallowRead: New book convention calls Ellicott City home
    Authors and fans of novels of the spooky variety will gather in Historic Ellicott City this month for a new “mini-convention” dubbed HallowRead. Organized by author Rachel Rawlings, of Aberdeen, the event is designed to appeal to authors and...