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School board adopts $872.4 million FY18 operating budget

The Howard County Board of Education adopted its $872.4 million fiscal 2018 operating budget Thursday afternoon, despite opposition from one board member regarding unfilled information requests on previous budgets. Last year's approved operating budget totaled $808.4 million. Board member Christina...

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  • Prompted by lawsuit, Howard County votes to lift electronic weapons ban

    Prompted by lawsuit, Howard County votes to lift electronic weapons ban

    Howard County lawmakers lifted a ban on electronic weapons Tuesday in response to a federal lawsuit that challenges the county’s longstanding restrictions on the use and sale of Tasers and stun guns. After a nearly hour-long closed-door session to discuss the lawsuit, the council voted 4-1 to lift...

  • In annual county address, Kittleman says Howard County 'redefined' resilience

    In annual county address, Kittleman says Howard County 'redefined' resilience

    In his third State of the County address before the business community, Republican Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman touted the county's resiliency and his leadership, which was tested by last year's deadly flood in Ellicott City. Striking a tone similar to his previous addresses, which stressed...

  • Former spy channels harsh Vietnam memories through writing

    Former spy channels harsh Vietnam memories through writing

    Like a fast-moving storm front, dark clouds of emotion dart across Tom Glenn's eyes as he speaks calmly of the horrors of war. Gruesome images from Vietnam — where Glenn took part in multiple covert intelligence missions for the National Security Agency between 1962 and 1975 — often well up in...

  • New rules would ease pressure on western Howard farms

    New rules would ease pressure on western Howard farms

    As transplanted suburbanites increasingly began moving into homes next to long-established farmers in western Howard County, a clash of cultures accelerated there in the past decade. New residential neighbors brought setback requirements between farms and houses, forcing some farmers to limit future...

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  • In a show of unity, interfaith leaders help restore Torah at Laurel synagogue

    In a show of unity, interfaith leaders help restore Torah at Laurel synagogue

    The Rev. Bill Au's hand rests on top of Jeffrey Shulevitz's as they glide across the pages of a 125-year-old Torah scroll at Oseh Shalom in Laurel, filling in the faded Hebrew script of a passage shared across Abrahamic faiths. "It's like coloring," Shulevitz says as they restore the sacred text...

  • History Matters: Eisenhower's years at Camp Meade, Laurel

    History Matters: Eisenhower's years at Camp Meade, Laurel

    Long-time residents like to point out with pride that Dwight "Ike" and Mamie Eisenhower lived for a short time in a boardinghouse in Laurel during his posting to Camp Meade. But a new book sheds some light on their time in Laurel — a time that proved crucial to Dwight Eisenhower's career, but also...

  • Schools' parents are the students in English language classes

    Schools' parents are the students in English language classes

    At Scotchtown Hills Elementary, students shuffled into classrooms on a Monday evening with their workbooks in hand for this week's English lesson. These were not grade-school students, but Spanish-speaking parents enrolled in a literacy course to improve their English language skills. What started...

  • Venus Theatre thrives as home for women empowerment

    Venus Theatre thrives as home for women empowerment

    Playwrights from as far away as Australia and Greece submit plays to Laurel's Venus Theatre. Critics laud the theater's edgy and provocative vision. Audience members drive in from other states. "We're not really a community theater," allowed founder Deborah Randall. Yet seating at this acclaimed...

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