In Brief

November 16, 2008

Construction to begin on offices near APG

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Construction will start tomorrow on an 84,000-square-foot office building near Aberdeen Proving Ground. The building off Route 22 will be the first structure in the North Gate Business Park at APG. The office park is being marketed to defense contractors and other companies.

Lorraine Mirabella

MTA considers reducing service from Harford, Cecil

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Faced with declining revenues, the Maryland Transit Administration is considering cost-cutting reductions in service from Harford and Cecil counties to Baltimore beginning early next year. The MTA has scheduled public hearings to hear comments from riders. The first session is from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. tomorrow at John Carroll School, 703 E. Churchville Road, Bel Air. Other hearings are set for 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 25 at the Edgewood Recreation Center, 1980 Brookside Drive, Edgewood, and from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 25 at Perryville High School, 1696 Perryville Road in Perryville.

Mary Gail Hare

College sponsors lecture on China's resurgence

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Towson University will sponsor a lecture on "The Revival of China as a Great Power and What It Means for the United States," by Richard Bush at 7 p.m. tomorrow at the Burkshire Marriott, 10 W. Burke Ave., Towson. He will talk about Americans' perception of China's growing economic, diplomatic and military power, as well as China as a force for regional and global stability. Jewish Museum to screen film, host discussion

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The Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd St., Baltimore, is hosting a screening and discussion of Eyes Wide Open, a documentary on the relationship between American Jews and Israel, from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. today. The film's producer, Jon Lopatin, will introduce the film and lead the discussion afterward.

Water main break prompts alert in Prince George's

LARGO: Some Prince George's County residents are being advised to boil their water after a water main break in the Largo area. The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission said there was no indication the water system is contaminated, but it advised residents to boil water for one minute as a precaution. The water main break occurred about 2:30 a.m. Saturday, leading to a loss of water pressure or loss of water service for large areas of the county.

Associated Press

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