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Pratt becomes First Library in Maryland to Eliminate Overdue Fines

The Enoch Pratt Free Library proudly announced the elimination of overdue fines for customers on all Pratt-owned materials on Monday, June 4, 2018 at the Free to Bmore Community Block Party.

Baltimore Bass Clarinetist Todd Marcus to perform at Center Stage

Baltimore-based Todd Marcus is one of the most prominent, renowned bass clarinetists in the world. As one of only a few players who solely focuses on the instrument, Marcus has carved out a unique sound, which thrusts his bass clarinet ...

Baltimore Native Takes ‘Leap of Faith’ to the Big Time

“When I lived in Baltimore I would leave the house at midnight and walk around the city and take in its true energy. I would walk around Neighborhoods [that] people would consider unsafe and safe learning the streets and the ...

Tips for Staying Safe Around Electric and Gas Equipment from BGE

As part of National Safety Month, BGE is reminding local contractors and customers to be aware of their surroundings when planning projects near electric lines or natural gas equipment.

A New Way to Help Marylanders Quit Tobacco

The Maryland Department of Health partners with Johns Hopkins Health System to offer electronic referrals to Department Tobacco Quitline.

North Baltimore County Woman Stays Busy as a Spoken Word Poet, Middle School Teacher, & Kids Tutor

Hydes, Maryland resident, Mary Cate Gates presents her spoken word poetry on Saturday, June 10, 2018 at Evil Grin, a monthly poetry slam event that will be held at The Annapolis Bookstore located at 53 Maryland Avenue in Annapolis from ...

Baltimore boxer seeking championship while helping his community

Malik Titus has his heart set on becoming an Olympian but the 20-year-old Baltimore boxer has more to offer than just being a champion inside the ring.

Tax relief may be available for property owners impacted by recent heavy rain and flood damage

The Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT) is encouraging residents whose real property has been damaged by the recent severe weather to contact the Department, as they may qualify to have their property assessments reduced.

The Travis Manion Foundation: Serving Our Country, One Youth At A Time

First Lieutenant Travis Manion (USMC) was a hero in life.

Wells Fargo awards five-year $500,000 grant to Jubilee Baltimore

A $500,000 grant awarded to Jubilee Baltimore by Wells Fargo should help local charities in Baltimore achieve some of its more pressing objectives and will support the implementation of Central Baltimore Partnership (CBP) and its “Front and Center Plan: A ...

Swim Healthy—Stay Healthy: Raising Awareness during National Healthy and Safe Swimming Week

National Healthy and Safe Swimming Week runs May 21-27, the week leading up to Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer. The Secretaries of Maryland’s Departments of Health, the Environment, and Natural Resources encourage all Marylanders to take note of ...

Liberty’s Lite Holds Book Club Extravaganza

In celebration of “Older Americans Month,” the Liberty’s Lite Readers Book Club held its annual Book Club Extravaganza on Wednesday, May 9, 2018. The event was held at the Liberty Senior Center located at 3525 Resource Drive in Randallstown. The ...

Conservation Organizations, Green Street Academy Students Plant Pollinator Garden

The National Wildlife Federation (NWF), National Aquarium, Blue Water Baltimore and Maryland officials planted a 5,000 sq. ft. pollinator garden with students and staff at Green Street Academy on Friday, May 11, 2018. The native plant garden will provide vital ...

Annapolis-Born Rocket Scientist Simplifies Engineering

Rocket science has historically been considered difficult because the slightest mistake could wreck a multi-billion-dollar mission. But one Annapolis-born rocket scientist says, not everything is— well— rocket science.

William Henry Dorsey: The 85-Year-Old Horse Whisperer

Every May, the Administration on Aging, part of the Administration for Community Living, leads our nation's observance of Older American's Month. The 2018 theme, “Engage at Every Age”, emphasizes that you are never too old (or young) to take part ...