Archive for: May 2007

May 31, 2007

Chiggers close school

Filed under: Public Schools - 31 May 2007

A redbug infestation closed down Violetville Elementary-Middle School in Baltimore City yesterday. It will remain closed today.

May 29, 2007

Bartlett announces re-election bid

Filed under: Politics, 2008 Campaign, Congress - 29 May 2007

Congressman Roscoe Bartlett of the 6th District has announced that he’s running for a 9th term next year. Bartlett was first elected in 1992. He holds a PhD. in physiology from the University of Maryland. Bartlett, who is …

Single women buy twice as many homes in Baltimore

Filed under: Business, Baltimore City - 29 May 2007

Sumathi Reddy of The Sun reports on a study by the National Association of Realtors that shows 40% of Baltimore City home buyers in 2006 were single women - which is almost twice the national average.

School Bus “Vandalism” in Anne Arundel County

Filed under: Anne Arundel County - 29 May 2007

3 school bus lots were broken into sometime last night in Anne Arundel County. The air was let out of of the tires of 30 buses. No other damage was noticeable but the buses were being checked out.

Bus service …

Expansion underway at malls

Filed under: Business - 29 May 2007

The Examiner today reports on expansion plans at Towson Town Center and Mondawmin Mall. Both are owned by General Growth Properties of Chicago.

The $70 million worth of renovations at Mondawmin Mall are expected to result in several big box …

Orioles win third straight

Filed under: Orioles - 29 May 2007

orioles_logo.gifSteve Trachsel got the win as the Orioles spanked the Royals 9-1 in Kansas City Monday. Trachsel, who pitched a complete game, was aided by stellar hitting that included a grand slam by catcher Ramon …

Free Wi-Fi in Towson

Filed under: Towson, Baltimore County - 29 May 2007

Baltimore County and Towson University are expanding free wi-fi in the Towson area. The pilot program will include hotspots at the Circuit Court building, the old Courthouse, the County Office Building and the Jefferson Building. A hotspot will also …

Former Congressman dead at 85

Filed under: Politics, Baltimore City, Congress - 29 May 2007

Former Congressman Parren Mitchell has died of pneumonia at the age of 85. Mitchell was the first Black congressman elected from Maryland. He was a World War II veteran and received a Purple Heart. Mitchell graduated with an A.B. …

May 28, 2007

Hopkins wins Lacrosse Championship

Filed under: College Sports, Lacrosse, Johns Hopkins U. - 28 May 2007


The Johns Hopkins Blue Jays won their ninth NCAA Lacrosse Championship today as they defeated the Duke Blue Devils 12-11 in front of a record crowd of 48,443 at M&T Bank Stadium.

Hopkins jumped out to …

May 24, 2007

Memorial Day Flag Etiquette

Filed under: Site News - 24 May 2007

american-flag.gifSince Memorial Day is just a few days away, it’s time to remind people of how the American flag should be treated on that holiday since it’s something that’s often forgotten. The American flag should be …

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