With funds lacking, the Baltimore Teacher Supply Swap is shutting down

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Photo via Baltimore Teacher Supply Swap/Facebook

After distributing more than $700,000 worth of school supplies over the last five years, the Baltimore Teacher Supply Swap is shutting down next month.

Undersized crab possession dominates Maryland crab violations

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Photo via Wikimedia Commons

By Talia Dennis
Capital News Service

Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources reported 2,341 crab-related violations across the state from 2013 through 2018. There were 27 types of infractions ranging from undersized crab possession to illegal harvesting methods.

Possession of undersized crabs was the highest reported infraction and made up nearly half of the reported violations. Crabbing or possessing crabs during the closed season was the second most common offense with 356 reported citations during the six-year period. Crab season opens April 1 and closes Dec. 15, according to DNR’s eRegulations website.

Baltimost: Nathan Ferrell, Spanish teacher at Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women

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Courtesy of Nathan Ferrell.

Baltimost is a Baltimore Fishbowl feature series that asks locals what they love about their city. The idea is to celebrate Baltimore and the people who make it so unique.

So what makes Baltimore the Baltimost to you? It could be a favorite place, a great meal, a memorable interaction or something else entirely. Email suggestions to Karen at [email protected]

Nathan Ferrell, 35, is a Spanish teacher at Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women.

In his words: 

“To teach in Baltimore, you have to have the endurance, the wit and the brilliance that the students here exhibit. They bring it every day.

Wood-fired pizza, Thai and Indian food coming to Columbia’s Merriweather District

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Photo via merriweatherdistrict.com

Columbia’s planned Merriweather District is starting to grow its restaurant roster, with the Howard Hughes Corporation today announcing plans to bring in D.C.-born pizza chain Matchbox, a new Thai restaurant and an Indian-inspired eatery from a Hanover restaurateur.

Boldin, Ingram and other NFL vets leading policing town hall today

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Anquan Boldin. Image via Boldin’s Twitter.

Wide receiver Anquan Boldin left football in 2017, but he hasn’t been far away from the game.

Along with Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins, the wideout co-founded the Players Coalition to promote racial justice and push back against systemic inequality. Their nonprofit has tapped a committee of more than a half dozen current and former NFL players for a variety of social justice initiatives, including the launch earlier this year of the league’s social justice platform Inspire Change.