| Feb 7, 2012
| 2:54 PM
The rehabilitation of the Old Towson Jail into an office building was honored by the Maryland Historical Trust last week as part of the organization's 2012 Maryland Preservation Awards
The rehabilitation of the historic jail, now known as Bosley Hall,...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Edwards gets Kennedy Award
State Sen. George C. Edwards, R-Garrett/Allegany/Washington, on Wednesday received the Thomas Kennedy Award, which goes to a former delegate for “personal courage and dedication to the principles of liberty and freedom.&...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 1:55 PM
Outside support for bond bill
In Congress, members’ funding requests for projects in their districts are “earmarks.”
In Annapolis, they’re “bond bills.” Lawmakers generally ask for money only for counties they...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 3:55 PM
Work to open six lock houses for lodging on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park — seen as an extraordinary way to give people a taste of life on the old shipping channel — has resulted in an award from the Maryland...
| Mar 9, 2012
The Samples Manor Cemetery Committee will start spring cleaning for Easter.
The committee asks residents who have placed memorial items such as flowers and statues on the graves of loved ones to remove and collect these items by March 15, or the...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 5:18 PM
Developers have proposed building a $19 million apartment tower in an area slated for revitalization on downtown's west side that would include 92 affordable and market-rate rentals but would require city and state tax subsidies.
The board of the...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 2:20 PM
Maryland's highest court has cleared the way for the city to move forward with its plans for the long-delayed $152 million Superblock project.
The Maryland Court of Appeals dismissed Friday a lawsuit by Orioles owner Peter G. Angelos that challenged the...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 3:10 AM
The Town of Bel Air has been awarded a $175,000 state Community Legacy Program grant to be used for the installation of infrastructure in the 1950s-era cinder block garages at the rear of the Bel Air Reckord Armory on Main Street.
The town plans to...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 12:27 PM
Charles Wagandt is waiting patiently.
When he stepped up nearly 40 years ago to help rescue a town whose very existence was being threatened, recession certainly wasn't on his mind. But now, the nation's sluggish economy is his primary foe as he waits...
| Apr 24, 2011
| 5:00 AM
As confirmed by a recent report of the Urban Land Institute, the historic and architectural significance and integrity of Baltimore City's West Side is its greatest asset and key to successful and sustainable revitalization. A preservation-based...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 8:56 AM
It shimmers and glistens by day, reflecting the sun's brilliant rays. When night falls, beams of moonlight illuminate its crystal-like walls.
The landmark 'Glass House' overlooking the Magothy River in Anne Arundel County is an architectural gem that...