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Hunting for the art squirrels of Washington: Artists have rendered the critters in all sorts of ways
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Tucked away in Washington's museums, office buildings and churches are some very cool artistic representations of some very cool squirrels.

Guest crew get to experience life of 19th century sailor aboard Pride of Baltimore
Sat, 1 Jul 2017 13:27:00 PDT

Six guests joined the professional crew setting sails, hauling lines and lugging cannons across the deck as the schooner Pride of Baltimore II made its return to the Inner Harbor on Saturday, marking the end of their week-long stint tasting the life of a 19th century sailor.

Jim Bergeron, a retired...


Cambridge man cited for pot possession
Sat, 01 Jul 2017 15:27:00 -0400
EASTON — A Cambridge man faces a marijuana possession charge following a traffic stop Wednesday, June 28.

Easton man accused of assaulting officer
Sat, 01 Jul 2017 15:19:00 -0400
EASTON — Easton police on Tuesday, June 27, arrested an Easton man who allegedly tried to assault an officer.

Harris opens application for military service academy nominations
Sat, 01 Jul 2017 15:07:00 -0400
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Andy Harris, R-Md.-1st, has announced that the U.S. Military Service Academies nomination application is now available for those wishing to join the class of 2022.

Road closure, parking restrictions for July 4
Sat, 01 Jul 2017 14:59:00 -0400
EASTON — A road closure and parking restrictions will be in effect Tuesday, July 4, for Easton’s Independence Day celebration.

West Texas oilman is unlikely angel for West Baltimore youth center
Sat, 1 Jul 2017 11:46:00 PDT

Chris Hicks was lying in bed flipping through the television channels one night last December when he came across a program shot in Baltimore.

The program, an episode of the Viceland series "Payday," featured footage of children taking pictures and playing video games at Kids Safe Zone, the after-school...


Woman ejected, man also injured in Howard County crash
Sat, 1 Jul 2017 11:41:00 PDT

Two people were transported to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center early Saturday after the truck they were riding in overturned in Howard County, police said.

A 26-year-old Baltimore woman was partially ejected from the truck, and the driver, a 35-year-old Glen Burnie man, was also...


Netflix’s ‘Keepers’ prompts call for archdiocese to release priest’s files
Sat, 1 Jul 2017 10:53:00 PDT

The release of "The Keepers," a Netflix documentary series examining the unsolved death of a Catholic nun and abuse at then-Archbishop Keough High School, has sparked calls for the Archdiocese of Baltimore to release files on the priest at the center of the story.

An online petition on change.org...


Baltimore considers hiring new firm to conduct psychological exams of police
Sat, 1 Jul 2017 10:50:00 PDT

Baltimore police are considering hiring a new firm to conduct psychological evaluations of officers after the city ended a contract with a firm officials accused of providing shoddy exams last year.

According to Board of Estimates records, Business Health Services of Baltimore has submitted a bid...


What will stars in the new school rating system really mean?
Sat, 1 Jul 2017 10:50:00 PDT

The Maryland school board approved a new five-star rating system last Tuesday to assess the quality of the state's public schools and help parents measure their academic performance.

As is the case with many new, broad policy initiatives, especially one likely to influence classroom decisions through...


Baltimore close to hiring new firm to conduct psychological exams of police
Sat, 1 Jul 2017 10:50:00 PDT

Two companies are finalists to conduct psychological evaluations of Baltimore police officers after the city ended a contract with a firm officials accused of providing shoddy exams last year.

According to Board of Estimates records, Business Health Services of Baltimore submitted a bid of $80,000...


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