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Howard Street sees a sluggish but steady return from decay
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Howard Street sees a sluggish but steady return from decay

A building on downtown Baltimore's Howard Street has a story to tell. An old auction house at 407 N. Howard became a vacant structure decades ago...

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‘People are still afraid’: Customers largely stay away as Baltimore County businesses reopen
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‘People are still afraid’: Customers largely stay away as Baltimore County businesses reopen

Virginia Peery began selling home decor and trinkets at a Glen Burnie flea market 11 years ago as a way to make ends meet after the 2008 recession....

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May in Baltimore meant summer cleaning madness
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May in Baltimore meant summer cleaning madness

Sales assistants at Baltimore's old F. W. Woolworth and Crown five-and-ten-cent stores knew when spring housecleaning season arrived. Customers...

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Baltimore County will ease restrictions on retail stores, haircutting businesses Friday
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Baltimore County will ease restrictions on retail stores, haircutting businesses Friday

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr. announced some restrictions will be lifted on retails stores, barber shops and hair salons...

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Carroll County Health Department confirms 13 new COVID-19 cases
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Carroll County Health Department confirms 13 new COVID-19 cases

No deaths tied to COVID-19 were announced Wednesday in Carroll County, though the health department confirmed 13 new cases of the disease, raising...

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Shops in Harford, Carroll take their first steps to reopen after stay-at-home order lifted
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Shops in Harford, Carroll take their first steps to reopen after stay-at-home order lifted

Buoyed by warm weather, and likely some pent up cravings for a cool treat, demand at The Westminster Cow was brisk Friday evening. The ice cream...

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Howard County announces rental relief, food assistance to help residents during coronavirus pandemic
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Howard County announces rental relief, food assistance to help residents during coronavirus pandemic

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball on Friday announced hundreds of thousands of dollars in food assistance and rental relief for county residents...

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Bowie City Council keeps tax rate flat, waives rent for food pantry during coronavirus pandemic
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Bowie City Council keeps tax rate flat, waives rent for food pantry during coronavirus pandemic

The four-hour meeting opened Monday with nearly two hours of public comment, much of it focused on the new ice arena facility and what multiple...

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Carroll County barbershops and salons divided over opening to serve essential employees
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Carroll County barbershops and salons divided over opening to serve essential employees

Jordan Parry and his wife Lorenia Zurita were stuck in a "nightmare," they said, trying to file for unemployment while unable to run their business...

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Residents of Brightview Senior Living in Bel Air treated to parade of family and friends in their cars
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Residents of Brightview Senior Living in Bel Air treated to parade of family and friends in their cars

The parade of cars with brightly colored posters, balloons and families blowing kisses made their way through the parking lot at Brightview Bel Air...

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Aberdeen citizens renew calls for chicken ownership; city officials say they will carefully consider it
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Aberdeen citizens renew calls for chicken ownership; city officials say they will carefully consider it

The message citizens relayed to the Aberdeen City Council was unified: We want to own chickens. It is a familiar request, going back to at least...

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R. Dennis German, retired zoning official and real estate salesman, dies
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R. Dennis German, retired zoning official and real estate salesman, dies

R. Dennis German, a retired Baltimore City Board of Zoning Appeals member who was active in Boy Scouting, died April 21 of chronic obstructive...

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Lidl to open Baltimore County supermarket in Timonium in 2021
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Lidl to open Baltimore County supermarket in Timonium in 2021

German discount supermarket chain Lidl is opening another location in Baltimore County, signing on as the anchor tenant in Lutherville-Timonium's...

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‘Community-driven’ group hosting pop-up, drive-thru food pantry at two sites, April 26
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‘Community-driven’ group hosting pop-up, drive-thru food pantry at two sites, April 26

The Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COAD) of South Carroll County is holding a pop-up drive-thru food pantry Sunday, April 26 at two...

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Cynthia Green ‘Cindy’ Warren, retired Office of People’s Counsel  attorney, dies
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Cynthia Green ‘Cindy’ Warren, retired Office of People’s Counsel attorney, dies

Cynthia Green "Cindy" Warren, a retired Baltimore attorney who served in the Office of People's Counsel, died of cancer April 15 at her New York...

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Amid coronavirus pandemic, Howard County’s Muslims prepare for Ramadan without community
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Amid coronavirus pandemic, Howard County’s Muslims prepare for Ramadan without community

Ainy Haider-Shah plans to wake up before the sun rises Friday morning and head to her Ellicott City kitchen for an early breakfast before beginning...

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Neighborhood Gallery Walk in Hampstead
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Neighborhood Gallery Walk in Hampstead

Neighbors, friends and family gather outside the home of Carroll Lutheran Village resident George Beck to wish him a happy 100th birthday at the...

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Gary Allen: External shocks define the circumstances in which our community finds itself
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Gary Allen: External shocks define the circumstances in which our community finds itself

These are days that give vivid color to a concept in economics called an "external shock." An external shock in economics is an influential event...

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Westminster-based property manager using crowdfunding to help tenants during pandemic: ‘We’re a community’
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Westminster-based property manager using crowdfunding to help tenants during pandemic: ‘We’re a community’

The tenants who use Westminster-based Utz Property Management's services, Jenni Utz says, are akin to close friends and family members to her. That...

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Harford Community College receives PLANT award
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Harford Community College receives PLANT award

The Maryland Urban and Community Forest Committee of the Maryland Association of District Forestry Boards, in partnership with the Maryland...

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