Study reveals impact of Purple Line

The Purple Line will bring with it the hum of power substations, the squealing of wheels and the ringing of warning bells according to the final environmental impact study. (Gazette)

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Tuscarora Creek plan change pleases residents

Residents who had protested plans for the developing Tuscarora Creek community are now pleased with the way the project is moving forward. The residents, who live on Meadowbrooke Drive, adjacent to the 223-acre development on the northern edge of the city, spoke out at a Planning Commission meeting in August, saying that they did not want duplexes or townhouses behind their homes. (News-Post)

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Frederick Avenue bridge over Gwynns Falls to be closed for a year

A $14 million project to completely replace the aging bridge that carries Frederick Avenue over the Gwynns Falls and a CSX Corp. railway in Southwest Baltimore will close the bridge to through traffic for an entire year starting next week, Baltimore transportation officials said Monday. (Balt. Sun)

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Taneytown adopts new alcohol polcy

 A policy setting rules on alcohol consumption at non-city-sponsored events held on city property passed in a 4-1 vote at the Taneytown City Council meeting Monday. It requires event sponsors to adhere to a list of rules aimed at keeping the event safe and ensuring all those imbibing are 21 and older. (Carroll Co. Times)

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Bethesda developer chosen to build new police station

Montgomery County has selected Bethesda-based developer StonebridgeCarras to build the new 2nd District Police Station in downtown Bethesda, and in exchange it will be able to redevelop the old one. (Gazette)

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Annapolis police back on the water with new patrol boat

Following an eight-year absence, Annapolis police have returned to the water. In July, city police began hitting the city’s waterways in a 28-foot Metal Shark Defiant aluminum patrol boat. The boat, powered by twin 250 HP outboard engines, was purchased with a $315,000 Port Security Grant from the Department of Homeland Security. (Capital)

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State reinstates Annapolis doctor suspended for drug abuse

An Annapolis doctor suspended for practicing medicine while abusing methadone and oxycodone has been reinstated by the Maryland Board of Physicians. (Capital)

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Howard police 5K sets new pace for funds raised

The Howard County Police Foundation Police Pace 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run raised approximately $50,000, a new record for the 22-year-old event. (Patuxent)

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