volunteers at airport terminal

Bill Fitzpatrick still remembers the hero’s welcome he received when he returned home from the South Pacific during World War II.

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Since she was a small child, Gloria Paar always wanted to be a teacher. And for 50 years she lived that dream, first in Baltimore City Public Schools and later as a nursery school teacher in Catonsville, Md.

artist sits at his desk in his home office

Irish writer and poet Oscar Wilde once said, “Life imitates art far more than art imitates life.” But if you ask Bill Wilson, he would tell you the opposite is true. A lifelong artist, Bill is inspired by the people and places around him—inspiration that comes easily living at Charlestown. 

The Nixon's standing in their kitchen

The first time Howard and Sara Nixon saw their future

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Janet Evans is no expert when it comes to diamonds or pearls, but she does have a knack for creating beautiful, budget-minded jewelry. So after a few years of going it solo, she decided to share her love of jewelry making and started the B-Boopers, a jewelry-making club at

couple and realtor near a for sale sign

It’s generally accepted that the best time to get a good deal on a new car is at the end of the year. But some industry analysts say you may actually get a better deal in summer as new models hit the lots in August and last year’s inventory goes on sale. 

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Ann MacKay has always been tech savvy. She bought her first Macintosh computer in 1985; joined Facebook in 2007, and got an iPad just two weeks after they hit the shelves in 2010.