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  • Maryland names shortlist of Purple Line contractors

    Maryland names shortlist of Purple Line contractors
    Four teams of contractors and investors have been named to a short-list of companies that will be considered under a public-private partnership with Maryland to build the Purple Line. The teams were selected from a pool of six respondents to an...
  • Start the year with a fun, new skill through rec department classes

    Start the year with a fun, new skill through rec department classes
    There are all kinds of activities that go on in your neighborhood community centers. Some may very well surprise you. Consider the "Happy Hookers," for example. The group of senior women gathers weekly at the Hampton Senior Center to provide instruction...
  • Tenth homicide in nine days occurs in Southwest Baltimore

    Tenth homicide in nine days occurs in Southwest Baltimore
    A man was killed and a woman was injured Thursday afternoon in a Southwest Baltimore corner store, marking the city's 10th homicide in the first nine days of the year. The shooting took place just before 3 p.m. at the Latino Deli and American Grocery at...
  • Board OKs plan to build Purple Line with private partner

    Board OKs plan to build Purple Line with private partner
    The Board of Public Works gave its blessing Wednesday to an O'Malley administration plan to contract with a private sector partner to build, operate and help finance a $2.2 billion light rail line in the Washington suburbs. The board action clears the...
  • Back Story: Charles Street winds its way through the heart of Baltimore

    Back Story: Charles Street winds its way through the heart of Baltimore
    From its humble origins on the shores of the Patapsco River in industrial and rail-clogged South Baltimore, Charles Street transforms itself during its 10.9-mile journey through the heart of the city as it heads north through the fashionable and wealthy...
  • State offers grants to train residents for Red, Purple Line work

    State offers grants to train residents for Red, Purple Line work
    Officials in Maryland want disadvantaged local residents to fill thousands of construction jobs as two major transit projects come online in Baltimore and the Washington suburbs in coming years, and are handing out grant money to get them trained. On...
  • Navy football excited to earn berth in Armed Forces Bowl

    Navy football excited to earn berth in Armed Forces Bowl
    Perhaps more than any other player on the Navy football team, senior slotback Darius Staten is thrilled that the Midshipmen will be playing in the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas, which is about 35 miles from his hometown of...
  • Gwendolyn H. "Winkie" Davis, teacher

    Gwendolyn H. "Winkie" Davis, teacher
    Gwendolyn H. "Winkie" Davis, a retired substitute and kindergarten teacher, died Nov. 12 of complications from diabetes at Woodbridge Valley Manor Care Center in Catonsville. She was 92. Gwendolyn Hughes was born in Baltimore and raised in Waverly....
  • Community holds vigil for man killed in Southwest Baltimore robbery

    More than 60 people held candles, signed a giant sympathy card and dropped donations in a bucket Thursday for the family of a man killed during a Jan. 9 robbery in Southwest Baltimore. Jose Abreu and his wife were both shot as they visited Abreu's...
  • Storeowner reopens store after relative was murdered

    Storeowner reopens store after relative was murdered
    Recovering from four bullet wounds, Jose Melo's wife begged him not to go on Monday, but he would not hear of it. Eleven days had passed since Melo last worked at his small corner store in Southwest Baltimore. On that day — Jan. 9 — he had...
  • Kennedy's New Frontier made manifest in Laurel [Commentary]

    Kennedy's New Frontier made manifest in Laurel [Commentary]
    Marylanders had a special affinity for John F. Kennedy, who we memorialize this week on the 50th anniversary of his assassination on Nov. 22, 1963, in Dallas. That affinity is more than the fact that Kennedy was a Democrat in a state weighted toward...