Manchester tables possible solar farm

After two years of debate, the town of Manchester has tabled a possible solar farm on town property. Councilwoman Tammy Black recommended taking the possible solar field off of the agenda, because the Town Council has so many questions on it. (Carr. Co. Times)

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Mort’s paintings reach new heights at Air and Space Museum, White House

Acclaimed artist Greg Mort’s portrait of Carl Sagan is on display at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum, as part of its new “High Art — A Decade of Collecting” exhibit. (Gazette)

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Renovation of City Hall approved over objection

Four of the five council members present Tuesday decided they had enough notice before voting to award a $69,100 contract to Deane Moore Builders to repair and expand Brunswick City Hall at 1 W. Potomac St. Councilman Walt Stull objected to the lack of information he had seen about the project and the scope of work. (News-Post)

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CHAP gives preliminary approval to Mt. Vernon site 

A city review panel gave limited preliminary approval to plans for a $25 million, 142-unit apartment building at a busy intersection in historic Mount Vernon Tuesday.  (Daily Record)

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Baltimore guard pleads guilty to racketeering in jail scandal

Corrections officer Jennifer M. Owens pleaded guilty Tuesday to involvement in a racketeering conspiracy to smuggle drugs and other contraband into the Baltimore City Detention Center for an inmate, a gang leader who fathered two children with her and whose name she had tattooed on her neck. (Wash. Post)

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Ravens Adopt New Bag Policy To Help With Public Safety

The Baltimore Ravens announced Tuesday that they have adopted the NFL policy that limits the size and type of bags that can be brought into the stadium. (WBAL)

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'Red Light District' sign in Salisbury is illegal, mayor says

A new sign for the adult-themed "Red Light District" store in Salisbury is illegal and the business is in poor taste, the Eastern Shore town's mayor said Tuesday. The North Salisbury Boulevard shop, advertised as a "romantic superstore," put the sign up Monday night without a permit, Mayor James Ireton Jr. said. (Balt. Sun)

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Why Baltimore is better than D.C.

We're not sure what's going on in D.C. But a rash of recent media stories originating from our neighbor to the south have been devoted to showing Baltimore as so much worse than the nation's capital. Enough is enough. Here are 100 reasons why Baltimore is better than D.C. Period. (Balt. Sun)

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