Tag: Connecticut

Susan Souders Obrecht, Former Baltimore Magazine Owner, Dies at 61

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Courtesy Hoyt Funeral Home
Courtesy Hoyt Funeral Home

Susan Souders Obrecht, former owner of Baltimore Magazine, the Towson Times and other publications, died Sunday at her home in Greenwich, Connecticut. She was 61.

We Interrupt Your Regular Holiday Programming to Bring You This Message

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Five days after the Newtown, CT, shooting, Marion Winik shares a proposal, a petition, and a poem…

It is beyond me to finish the end-of-year column I was working on this week, which is feather-light and silly and which I will try to get back to next time. Like everyone else, I am filled with grief and rage for people of Newtown and the concentric circles of family and friends that ripple out, by six or 60 degrees of separation, to touch every one of us.

Get Rid of Them: Baltimore Gun Buyback Packs a Grieving Crowd

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A gun buyback on Saturday in the Coldstream-Homestead-Montebello neighborhood of Baltimore had been planned well in advance of the horrific Newtown, Connecticut, shooting Friday, but organizers said news of the mass shooting helped pack even more conscientious support. All in all, 461 guns were handed off to Baltimore police by hundreds of local residents, according to The Baltimore Sun. Each received a $100 gift card for use at buyback sponsor Klein’s ShopRite supermarkets.

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