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Ellicott City

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  • As online options grow, Howard farmers markets continue to attract shoppers

    As online options grow, Howard farmers markets continue to attract shoppers

    Kate St. John sat alone at a table in the Wine Bin parking lot on a balmy Saturday afternoon, watching her boyfriend sing to wandering customers at the Ellicott City Farmers Market. Around her, families and friends went from vendor to vendor, soaking in the sun and live music. St. John, 35, has...

  • Progressives launch "listening campaign" in Howard County

    Progressives launch "listening campaign" in Howard County

    A liberal advocacy group spent a Saturday afternoon knocking on doors to get Howard County residents talking about politics. Together We Will, a group founded in reaction to Donald Trump's election as president, held a door-to-door "listening campaign" June 10 in Owen Brown to ask residents what...

  • Wilde Lake High teacher retires after 28-year teaching career

    Wilde Lake High teacher retires after 28-year teaching career

    As a Howard County educator for nearly three decades, Charlie Shoemaker, 58, says his passion for learning paved a way to connect with his students on a deeper level, particularly with those who needed some extra guidance. The Columbia resident spent 27 of his 28-year teaching career at Wilde Lake...

  • Scouts create book garden at Roger Carter

    Scouts create book garden at Roger Carter

    As the members of Girl Scout Junior Troop 142 gathered around their completed book garden June 9 at the Roger Carter Community Center, there were oohs and aahs as well as sounds of dismay and surprise. "There's a spider." "There's bird poop on it!" For the past year, 14 members of the troop worked...

Laurel

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Western Howard County

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  • In campaigns, choose civility [Editorial]

    In campaigns, choose civility [Editorial]

    Campaign season is getting underway, with candidates declaring or testing the waters for a run for county executive and council next year. These are important grassroots offices that set the agenda for taxes and spending, education, development, transportation, health and public safety and a range...

  • Master gardener teaches you benefits of having small pond [Fulton/Highland]

    Congratulations to all the graduates of the class of 2017. You have finished one great adventure and are ready for the next. Have fun. Enjoy the journey. Good luck! Have you ever thought about adding a water garden to you landscape? Join Master Gardener Michelle Bryden at the Savage Branch library...

  • The circus is coming to town promising big-top action [West Friendship]

    The circus is coming! Amidst the bittersweet news that the 'Greatest Show on Earth' was shuttered for good, came recent word of the two-day West Friendship appearance of the Lewis Clark Circus. While the circus' name conjures the Corps of Discovery expedition and exploration, this traveling circus...

  • Police searching for 13-year-old Columbia girl

    Police searching for 13-year-old Columbia girl

    Howard County police are looking for a missing 13-year-old girl from Columbia who was last seen June 6. Shannyn Kayla Blue was last seen at 5 p.m. on June 6 at her home on the 6300 block of Sandchain Road, in the Owen Brown village of Columbia. Howard County Police spokeswoman Lori Boone confirmed...

Elkridge/Savage

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Clarksville

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  • Clarksville gets ready for two annual summer celebrations [Clarksville]

    Two of Clarksville's premiere events of the summer season are just around the corner. The annual Clarksville Picnic, sponsored by St. Louis Catholic Church, will be held Saturday, June 24, from noon to 8 p.m., at 12500 Clarksville Pike. This all-day event features games and activities for the whole...

  • Kittleman to make announcement today on future campaign plans

    Kittleman to make announcement today on future campaign plans

    Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman is expected to make an announcement about his campaign plans at 6 p.m. today at Clyde's outdoor pavilion in Columbia. The program will begin at 6:30 p.m. The announcement comes on the four-year anniversary of Kittleman's 2013 campaign launch for county executive....

  • Opus Concert Theatre presents a new take on a popular opera

    Opera, to many, means a long, overblown production that is hard to understand because it is performed in languages other than English. Diana Cantrelle, founder and artistic director of the non-profit, Columbia-based Opus Concert Theatre wants to change that perception. "I don't want opera to die....

  • Longest Table dinner planned at Howard Community College

    Longest Table dinner planned at Howard Community College

    The Longest Table, a community dinner meant to foster dialogue and friendship between up to 350 guests, is coming to Howard County. The event has landed in cities from Dayton, Ohio, to Tallahassee, Fla., and seeks to build relationships between county residents by facilitating a meal between strangers....

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