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  • Travis Tritt, Crack the Sky to headline Dundalk Heritage Fair

    Country music singer Travis Tritt will take the stage at the Dundalk Heritage Fair on Sunday, June 29. Crack the Sky, including founding members (from left) Rick Witkowski and John Palumbo, will perform at the Dundalk Heritage Fair on Friday, June 27.Satu...
  • St. Patrick’s Day Parade highlights heritage

    The St. Patrick’s Day parade will make its way through Dundalk on Saturday.  file photo Festivities start at 11 a.m. Saturday by John G. BaileyIn 1856, Henry McShane emigrated from Dundalk, Ireland, to Baltimore County, where he established a bell ...
  • MURDER-KIDNAP-DRAMA ENDS WITH SAFE RETURN

    Timothy Virts (left) faces a first-degree murder charge in the death of Bobbie Jo Cortez (center). Virts was arrested after allegedly abducting their daughter Caitlyn (right).Missing girl, 11, found with help of Amber Alert by Bill GatesThe nationwide sea...
  • TALK OF THE TOWN: There are still a few bugs in the system

    by Steve MatrazzoNext week is Sunshine Week — a program spearheaded by the American Society of News Editors and supported by other institutions including the Society of Professional Journalists and the Association of Opinion Journalists. (I am a member ...
  • Minimum wage increase bill passes House of Delegates

    Estate tax relief bill also passesby Bill Gates    The effort to raise the minimum wage in Maryland cleared its first hurdle after the House of Delegates voted to approve the bill on Friday.    The bill, which would raise Mar...
  • CCBC Dundalk artists take viewers to “Painting School”

    Show features staff, alumni, student artistsby Nicole Rodman    For CCBC painting instructor Sharon Trumbull, her new exhibition is all about showcasing the unique artistic voices of some of her most accomplished former and current pupils. ...
  • THEY TOOK THE EAGLE ON VACATION

    •   Take a picture of yourself holding the latest Eagle at some recognizable tourist spot around the globe and send it in to us. Keep the number of people in the photo to no more than 10, and make sure they’re prominent and the paper’s front pa...
  • Battle Grove teacher recognized with statewide award

    Honored for work with gifted studentsby Nicole Rodman    Each year, the Maryland State Department of Education (MDE) honors teachers and schools from across the state with the Gifted and Talented Education in Maryland Awards.  &nb...
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation quarter auction planned for March 14

        A quarter auction fundraiser for the Cystis Fibrosis Foundation [CFF], sponsored by Branch Banking and Trust, begins at 7 p.m.,  Friday, March 14, at the Bethlehem Knights of Columbus home, 7401 Bay Front Road. Doors open at 6 p.m....
  • Nick D’Adamo running for House of Delegates

    Former city councilman now county residentby Ben Boehl    The field for the 6th District House of Delegates race has been set, and while Del. Michael Weir Jr. is the only incumbent seeking re-election, there’s another experienced officeho...
  • SCHOOL NEWS

    The Sparrows Point High School Art Honor Society will hold its fourth annual Trashy Fashion Show, Friday, March 21, at 7 p.m. at the school. During the show, students will show apparel they created from discarded and recyclable materials. Tickets at the d...
  • SHOP TALK

    What’s new in the business community    Enhanced Computing Solutions (ECS), a business  technology company that has expanded into Parkville since first opening on Holabird Avenue in 2002, has been named one of 25 finalists for the Ba...
  • Compiled by Nicole Rodman

    •   40 years ago (from The Dundalk Eagle of March 14, 1974):    Baltimore County police conducted an investigation after receiving a complaint that the sex manual The Joy of Sex was being sold at Two Guys department store on Merritt ...
  • “Defender of Dundalk” to return at St. Pat’s parade

    Superhero will pass out 5,000 comic booksby Ben Boehl    Dundalk has a new superhero. “The Defender of Dundalk” was originally spotted at the DRC Fall Fest last year.         “The Defender,” who asked t...
  • Correction

    In the article “Field set for 2014 elections,” published in the March 6 Eagle, it was stated that a contested Republican primary had never previously occurred in a Dundalk-based district. A reader pointed out that in 2006, Ric Metzgar, Steve Dishon, P...
  • Student safe route project applications available

        The Maryland Safe Routes to Schools [MSRS]program, sponsored by the State Highway Administration, is now accepting applications for support of local projects.    Using federal funding, MSRS supports programs to improve sa...
  • MVA now offers emergency contact registry

        The Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) is offering a new service to customers.         Anyone holding a Maryland driver’s license or identification card can now register emergency contacts at the...
  • Eaglet winner

    Last month’s Eaglet grand prize winner was Elaine Gardner of Longpoint Road, shown here with two of the prizes she won. All Eaglet prizes are donated by Baseball Card Outlet & Sports Memorabilia.   photo by Jason O’Neill ...
  • Fort McHenry toll booth work in progress until April 1

        A toll booth replacement project at the Fort McHenry Tunnel toll plaza is currently underway and will continue through Tuesday, April 1.     At least one toll lane will be closed for construction in both the northbound an...
  • Optmist Club seeks Citizen of the Year and Humanitarian nominees

     The Optimist Club of Dundalk is now accepting nominations for  its Citizen of the Year and Humanitarian of the Year awards.     Nominees for Citizen of the Year must live in the greater Dundalk community. Residents can nominate t...