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Bohemian Rhapsody

A writer’s life in Baltimore, where it’s never too late to be a work-in-progress.

Column by Marion Winik


On a Marble Stair

A Baltimore poet, essayist and educator chronicles adventures and experiences with the places, people, and pastimes they have called home.

Column by Jalynn Harris

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Friday Afternoon Headlines: 19-year-old gets 65 years for killing of Baltimore police captain’s husband; Baltimore fire marshal is dismissed; Advocates propose reimagined Red Line as phased-in subway project; and more.

Judge sentences 19-year-old to 65 years in prison for fatal shooting of Baltimore Police captain’s husband — The Baltimore Sun “It came out of the blue.” Baltimore’s well-respected fire marshal is dismissed — Baltimore Brew Advocates reimagine Red Line as a phased-in subway project — Maryland Matters Parents fed up with lack of air conditioning…

Friday Morning Headlines: State health department seeks approval for abortion pill stockpile; City schools without AC to close early; Teens urged to stop game using water guns that look like real weapons; and more.

State health department seeking approval from Board of Public Works for stockpile purchase of abortion pill – The Sun High temps mean city schools lacking AC will close early – WBAL-TV Teens urged to stop game using water guns that look like real weapons – WMAR-TV Designs unveiled for rec center in West Baltimore funded…

Friends School of Baltimore Russian students earn prestigious U.S. government-sponsored scholarships for intensive summer immersion study

Nine Friends School of Baltimore Upper School students were selected to participate in six exciting fully-funded intensive Russian language and culture immersion programs this summer. Leah Fuzayl, Sasha Rosenthal, Sophia Clark, and Nathan Renard will head off for their Russian STARTALK four to five-week residential full-immersion Russian language camps at the University of Pittsburg, the University of Oklahoma City,…

Thursday Morning Headlines: Weekly recycling to resume next year if trucks arrive; Owings Mills community rescues baby deer in storm grate; GBMC nurse saves life of fellow Southwest passenger; and more.

Weekly recycling to resume in Baltimore in early 2024 – if new trucks arrive – The Sun Owings Mills community rallies to rescue baby deer in storm drain – WBAL-TV GBMC nurse saves life of fellow Southwest passenger in cardiac arrest – WMAR-TV 3-year-old in critical condition after shooting himself with BB gun, police say…

Wednesday Afternoon Headlines: Maryland suing companies over cancer-causing ‘forever chemicals’; Pimlico pulls plug on off-track betting operation; 13 Baltimore schools still without air conditioning; and more.

Maryland files suit against companies that made cancer-causing PFAS, known as forever chemicals — The Baltimore Sun In another blow to track’s future, Pimlico pulling the plug on off-track betting operation — Maryland Matters Numerous Baltimore City schools still without air conditioning — WBAL University of Maryland medical school launches $30M addiction research center –…

Wednesday Morning Headlines: City fire department beset by EMT shortages; Brothers dead in Columbia murder-suicide; Md. license plate web address leads to gambling site; and more.

Baltimore City Fire Department beset by shortage of emergency medical technicians, paramedics – The Sun Two brothers dead after murder-suicide in Columbia – WMAR-TV Website address on 798k Maryland license plates leads to Philippines gambling site – WBAL-TV Starbucks workers in Ellicott City file to unionize – WMAR-TV Catonsville murder suspect ‘could not stop’ shooting…

Tuesday Afternoon Headlines: Maryland gas tax going up; New president and COO named for Sinai Hospital and Grace Medical Center; Baltimore boxer Gervonta Davis buys Scott Plank condo for $34M; and more.

Maryland gas tax will go up to 47 cents per gallon in July — Maryland Matters New President, COO named for Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and Grace Medical Center — WJZ Scott Plank sells Baltimore condo to boxer Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis for $3.4 million — Baltimore Business Journal Will new process change how Baltimore County…

Baltimore County seeks applicants for Fair Election Fund Commission

Baltimore County is looking for people to serve on a commission that will make recommendations about a new system for publicly financing candidates for county council and county executive. The public finacing system will begin with the 2026 election cycle. It aims to make it easier for more candidates to run for office, particulary individuals…

Make the Most of Your Summer

The weather is warming up, the school year is winding down. It’s time for summer vacations, outdoor barbecues and evenings filled with concerts, friends and fun. Here are six great ideas from The Associated and its agencies on how to make the most of your summer: FAMILY FUNThis August, pack up for an amazing week…

BmoreArt’s Picks: May 30 – June 5

BmoreArt’s Picks: May 30 – June 5 This Week: Tracie Taylor at Steven Scott Gallery, Hilton Carter book celebration at The Ivy Bookshop, Stoop Storytelling  + Queer Jewish Arts Festival at Creative Alliance, First Thursdays in Bromo Arts District + Mount Vernon, Asia North Closing Event at Motor House + The Parlor, Muse & Metaphor opening reception at…

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