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September 10, 2014, No comments

Michael Lisicky, Fell’s Point’s Towne Crier, reads “News of the Day from 1814.” There was a lot going on–Baltimore was dealing with a British invasion. The Towne Crier reads every […]


Hard work, summer heat, and a brain-rattling washing machineHard work, summer heat, and a brain-rattling washing machine

September 10, 2014, 2 Comments

Editor’s note: Robert J. Baker, a retired Foreign Services officer now living in Los Angeles, sent us this memoir of his formative years at 620 ...


To the Editor: September 3, 2014

September 3, 2014, No comments

Ice Bucket Challenge has lasting impact To the Editor: I share Ms. Heid’s opinion (Editor’s note: See “Regarding your cover photo,&# ...


School starts

August 27, 2014, No comments

It’s time. Teachers welcomed students back to St. Casimir School, near O’Donnell Square in Canton, on Tuesday morning.

  • letterstotheeditor
    To the Editor: August 27, 2014
    August 27, 2014, 2 Comments

    Regarding your cover photo—Ice Bucket Challenge To the Editor: When fads go viral, I get suspicious. Recently, I was involved with #Bringbackourgirls at City Hall and supplied a position paper […]

  • COVERIceBucket
    Ice Bucket Challenge
    August 20, 2014, No comments

    Vitamin, a branding, web design and public relations boutique firm at 3237 Eastern Ave., takes on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, in which participants dump ice water over their own […]

  • COVER_MusicGuys
    First Thursday rocks the Waterfront
    August 13, 2014, No comments

    Last Thursday, music lovers enjoyed good weather and live music at WTMD’s First Thursdays at Canton Waterfront Park. The next and final First Thursdays concert is Sept. 4. The Can […]

  • letterstotheeditor
    To the Editor: August 6, 2014
    August 6, 2014, No comments

    Community organizations should embrace technology To the editor, With regard to last week’s letter, “Get off your duffs,” I’m surprised Ms. Heller is so comfortable with six people determining the […]

  • letterstotheeditor
    To the Editor: July 30, 2014
    July 30, 2014, No comments

    Kraft responds quickly To the Editor: This is in regards to a letter written by a community association president in last week’s paper. (“Unhappy with a community organization vote? Go […]

  • letterstotheeditor
    To the Editor: July 23, 2014
    July 23, 2014, No comments

    Unhappy with a community organization vote? Go to a meeting To the Editor: I would like to go on the record with this statement on Councilman Jim Kraft’s request for […]

  • SeniorCouple
    Park picnic
    July 16, 2014, No comments

    Mary Halcott, left, and her son, James, relax during the Butcher Hill Association’s annual picnic, which was held last Friday in Halcott Square, a tidy and tranquil pocket park tucked […]

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    Summer of Service
    July 9, 2014, No comments

    Baltimore Intersection, a youth leadership organization that recently moved in at 518 S. Conkling St., held “Books and Barbecue” on Monday evening. The event, which brought out 200 attendees, kicked […]