Listen to carols on S. Union Avenue.
Sunday, December 23, 2012
Monday, December 17, 2012
Drop off winter clothes for Havre de Grace Elementary School children at the Havre de Grace Visitors Center.
Saturday, December 15, 2012
The deadline for nominations is 8 p.m. Sunday.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Share where your Elf on The Shelf is hanging out this holiday season.
I've seen plenty of photos from parents online recently, featuring each family's Elf on the Shelf. They're hiding in tough-to-spot locations, playing with toys or getting into trouble. There are only so many hiding places left for elves before Christmas Eve comes, and we want to see where your elf is hanging out until Santa arrives. Add your photo by clicking on the "Upload Photos and Videos" icon. While you're at it, what's the name of your elf? Tell us in the comments below.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The jolly man is delivering holiday cheer to a neighborhood near you on Dec. 15.
Susquehanna Hose Company House 5 is visiting Havre de Grace neighborhoods from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15, and the firefighters are bringing Santa with them on the firetruck. According to Chief Scott Hurst, the following neighborhoods are on Santa's agenda for Saturday: Susquehanna Hose Company House 4 will visit these neighborhoods on Saturday, Dec. 15, from 3 to 8 p.m.: Do you know where else to find Santa in Havre de Grace? Tell us in the comments.
Sunday, December 9, 2012
Show us your best shots from the 40th annual event in historic Havre de Grace.
Are you taking pictures of the Candlelight Tour Sunday in Havre de Grace? The 40th annual tour features "unique architectural styles from different periods in the city’s history," according to event sponsor the Lock House Museum. Destinations range from a Bermuda-themed Heron Harbor condo built in 2007 to a restored home circa the late 1800s, according to Explore Harford. Other stops include the Mount Felix Winery, A.P. McCombs House, Arts by the Bay Gallery, the Lock House Museum, the Decoy Museum, St. John’s Episcopal Church and Havre de Grace United Methodist Church. After you've captured the sights, add your pictures to our Candlelight Tour gallery; just click the button that says "Upload Photos and Videos" near the image with this …
The annual holiday tour of historic homes, sponsored by the Lock House Museum, takes place Sunday.
Saturday, December 8, 2012
Add your pictures to the gallery from the Dec. 7 event.
Friday, November 30, 2012
Havre de Grace resident Sonya Cubberley is organizing the collection.
While people are busy buying gifts for their loves ones, one Havre de Grace resident is gathering presents for people she's never met. Through Dec. 14, Sonya Cubberley is collecting donations for students at Manasquan Elementary and High schools in Manasquan, NJ. Those wishing to donate can drop off new toys to donation bins at Bill Bateman's Bistro, Havre de Grace Activity Center Havre de Grace City Hall, Havre de Grace Visitors Center, Laurrapin Grille, Meadowvale Elementary School, Havre de Grace Middle School, Havre de Grace High School and Drayer Physical Therapy in Aberdeen. "There are over 334 students in these two schools [whose] parents will need help providing gifts for this holiday season," said Cubberley, who has made several …
Sunday, November 25, 2012
The state has trouble cashing in on sales tax from online and out-of-state purchases.
As Marylanders join in the online shopping blitz that's become known as Cyber Monday, they should think about this: If they paid the sales tax they owe to the state for such purchases, Maryland would be $200 million richer. The problem is, virtually no one pays, and the state's top tax enforcement officer doesn't believe they should. Online buyers are supposed to pay sales taxes for their purchases by Jan. 21, 2013, one of the four deadlines a year for Maryland residents to file their "use tax." This tax is imposed on any purchase that is not taxed by the seller, whether it be out of a catalog, from an Internet retailer or from a store in Delaware, which does not impose sales taxes. If the goods purchased are being used in Maryland by a …