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By Jamie Smith Hopkins and Jamie Smith Hopkins,SUN STAFF | November 16, 2000
The land is free and at the end of a road with no houses, and Department of Public Works officials thought they had found the perfect spot for a western Howard County salt barn. But some residents think the Lisbon site is a terrible choice. The road is narrow, a stream runs nearby and the area occasionally floods, they say. One man -- upset that folks found out about the salt barn only when workers starting building it recently -- is waging war. Mike Smith of Lisbon called every county official who has anything to do with the project or could put a halt to the proceedings, and he brought in the Maryland Department of the Environment to look at alleged violations.
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By Edward Gunts and Edward Gunts,SUN STAFF | June 8, 2000
RUNNING OUT OF research space, the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine will begin construction next week on a $140 million tower that will house more than 400 researchers and administrators and define a new gateway to the East Baltimore medical campus. Hopkins has set Monday as the date for a ceremonial groundbreaking for the building, part of a large investment in research facilities in East Baltimore and the most expensive building constructed for the medical school. Other recent capital investments by Hopkins include the $59 million Bunting-Blaustein Cancer Research Building on Orleans Street and the clinical research areas of the $125 million Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Comprehensive Cancer Center at Orleans and Broadway.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | May 16, 2000
Traffic and parking in downtown Baltimore will be disrupted today and tomorrow during the Flower Mart in Mount Vernon. From 9 a.m. today through 11 p.m. tomorrow, these streets will be closed: Charles Street between Centre and Madison streets. Monument Street between St. Paul and Cathedral streets. Madison Street between St. Paul and Cathedral streets. Parking will be restricted and vehicles towed from 6 a.m. today through 11 p.m. tomorrow on both sides of the following streets: Centre Street between Howard and Calvert streets.
NEWS
By From staff reports | February 10, 1999
In Baltimore CityConway arrested, accused of failing to move from sceneState Sen. Joan Carter Conway was arrested last night in East Baltimore, charged with hindering a police officer when she allegedly refused to move away from an accident scene while paramedics and firefighters tried to aid a 6-year-old child hit by a car.Robert W. Weinhold Jr., a police spokesman, said the Northeast Baltimore Democrat -- a former city councilwoman -- was among several people...
NEWS
March 15, 1998
Baltimore's annual St. Patrick's Day parade -- expected to draw a crowd of 200,000 -- will begin at 2 p.m. today at Charles and Centre streets. The parade will head south on Charles Street to Pratt Street and turn east on Pratt, disbanding at Market Place.The three-hour parade will begin forming at 1 p.m. next to the Washington Monument. Charles Street traffic will be diverted east on Centre Street to Calvert Street. Charles Street will be closed between Conway and Madison streets at 1: 30 p.m. At the same time, Centre Street traffic will be diverted south onto Cathedral Street.
FEATURES
By Rob Kasper | August 23, 1997
I HAVE BEEN HAVING a little trouble this week stopping at traffic lights and dialing the telephone. These are symptoms of a guy who is trying to re-enter the hurly-burly world of work after spending two weeks in the lazing-around world of vacation. I have no idea how widespread these re-entry problems are, but I do know a lot of people go on vacation during August and grumble when they return to work.While driving to work on my first day back from vacation, I stopped for a red light on Madison Street.
NEWS
By Sandy Banisky and Sandy Banisky,SUN NATIONAL STAFF | August 21, 1996
CHICAGO -- Begin at the green of Grant Park, where Lake Michigan shimmers, and drive about two miles west along Madison Street.Before you arrive at the United Center, where the Democrats will convene Monday, you drive past the gracious old commercial buildings in the Loop, past the shiny new towers near the Chicago River. You cover blocks that were leveled by the urban renewal programs of the '60s and by the fires that burned after the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.Within sight of the center, you find some of Chicago's infamous public housing.
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By JACQUES KELLY | March 28, 1995
One of the more reassuring sounds of my youth was that of a hickory night stick tapping the pavement.Some 40 years ago, the city seemed more quiet. And about once an hour came that sound made by Officer Joe as he tapped the cement sidewalk with his nightstick as he walked his beat. Clunk. Clunk. Clunk.Baltimore was then a city of foot patrols, corner police call boxes, gas lamp lighters and neighbors who saw and heard everything.The sound the walking cop made seemed to bounce all over the neighborhood on a hot and humid July night.
FEATURES
By Fred Rasmussen | October 24, 1993
From The Sun Oct. 24-30, 1843Oct. 25: About a dozen ducks, belonging to Anastarus Deter, residing in Fell's Point, died yesterday morning, with evident symptoms of being poisoned.Oct. 28: We see it stated in a number of papers that Daniel Webster intends to pay a visit to the South, this winter. He will doubtless be received with the respect due so eminent a man.From The Sun Oct. 24-30, 1893Oct. 25: Architect Jackson C. Gott has prepared plans for the new Maryland Penitentiary. The plans contemplate the occupation of the entire block from Madison Street on the south to Eager Street on the north, and from Forrest Street on the east to Concord Street and the jail premises on the west.
NEWS
September 23, 1992
Man accused of child sex abuseA 46-year-old city man was arrested and charged with four counts of sexual and related child abuse offenses following a search and seizure raid at his home in the 400 block of Daniel Drive.Westminster police said Richard T. Mercer gave alcoholic beverages to a 15-year-old boy whose parents had given him permission to stay overnight at Mr. Mercer's home. Between midnight and 2 a.m., the boy became sleepy and was invited to go to a second-floor bedroom to lie down, police said.
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