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Council rejects controversial townhouse proposal on Barksdale Road
NewarkPostOnline.com / Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:39:00 -0400
On Monday night, council shot down a developer’s controversial plan to build townhouses on Barksdale Road, choosing to side with nearby neighbors who have been up in arms about the project since it was announced earlier this year.

Baltimore County schools to continue study of religious holiday issue
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:55:26 PDT
Despite rejecting a move to close schools on certain Muslim holidays, Baltimore County school board members said they aren't dropping the issue.The decision to continue examining when schools should close for religious holidays came after a contentious meeting at which the board voted 6-5 not to...

New Howard housing director: “We want people to live and work here”
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 25 Aug 2016 03:00:00 PDT
When some developers are less than thrilled by Howard County's rules for dispersing affordable housing in new housing, Kelly Cimino delivers her trademark response: "Wouldn't it be great if the teachers who work at the schools you use to market your project could live in the county?" This Howard...

Man gets 6 years for Glen Burnie burglaries, sex offense
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:39:00 PDT
Kevin Manning pleaded guilty in Anne Arundel Circuit Court

Yellowstone tourists face detour for fire but landmarks open
FrederickNewsPost.com / Thu, 25 Aug 2016 01:00:00 -0400
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — Some tourists heading to Yellowstone National Park during the busy summer season are facing an hourlong detour Wednesday as a wildfire in neighboring Grand Teton National Park kept a highway closed.

Easton K-9 to get bullet-, stab-protective vest
StarDem.com / Thu, 25 Aug 2016 02:30:00 -0400
EASTON — Easton Police Department’s K-9 Meeko will receive a bullet- and stab-protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from nonprofit organization Vested Interest in K9s Inc.

Maryland congressional redistricting case moving forward
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:36:00 PDT
WASHINGTON (AP) —A lawsuit challenging a 2011 redrawing of Maryland’s congressional districts that enabled Democrats to pick up an additional seat in Congress can go forward, a three-judge panel ruled Wednesday. The panel ruled 2-1 that the case can continue. State officials had argued that it...

Centrowitz’s gold medal results in free baby shoes at AAMC
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:02:00 PDT
Seventy pairs of Nikes were given out this week

Court upholds county’s 2013 approval of Catonsville medical building
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:51:00 PDT
Condominium group challenged plans for offices, developer to move forward with $25 million project

Mewborn Talbot teacher of the year
StarDem.com / Thu, 25 Aug 2016 02:00:00 -0400
EASTON — Easton Middle School language arts teacher and TCPS Teacher of the Year Annie Mewborn has been inspiring young minds for years. Last week, however, she impacted a new and much larger audience when she gave a heartfelt, emotional…

Inebriated History brings Frederick’s past to light with the help of alcohol
FrederickNewsPost.com / Thu, 25 Aug 2016 02:15:00 -0400
Did you know that one of the oldest buildings in the city of Frederick is named Flifferstadt. Stifterstladt? Schifferstadt. Whatever you might call it after a couple drinks, the structure dates back to the French and Indian War. Which goes…

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