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  • One dead, three hurt after police chase starts in Cecil, ends in Havre de Grace

    Columbia man killed in crash following police chase in Harford County

    One person died and three others, including an Edgewood man, were injured after a driver fled when police tried to stop him Monday night in Cecil County, according to Maryland State Police. The driver then led police on a chase west on Route 40 and across the Hatem Bridge that ended at the intersection...

  • Roof of Columbia music venue Merriweather Post Pavilion collapses

    Roof of Columbia music venue Merriweather Post Pavilion collapses

    The roof of Columbia music venue Merriweather Post Pavilion collapsed early Saturday morning, possibly because of strong winds, officials said. The roof that covers the amphitheater’s stage and seating was in the midst of being raised by about 20 feet over a period of months, part of a larger renovation...

  • A Howard County concert in honor and memory

    A Howard County concert in honor and memory

    Since her diagnosis with stage 4 breast cancer in June 2014, Maggie Kudirka, 26, of Ellicott City, has organized a dance concert. A professional ballet dancer, Kudirka hosts it for a variety of reasons, from raising cancer awareness to helping with medical bills, but most importantly, for herself....

  • Howard County's Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations focus on uniting community

    Howard County's Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations focus on uniting community

    Howard County’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations will feature a new event this year with a 5K race hosted by the county’s NAACP chapter. Dubbed the “BithEnergy MLK Unity 5K,” the event will be at 8 a.m. Saturday at Columbia Gateway Drive, and is in an effort to “unify the community”...

  • Double-digit pay raises for Howard County's executive, council under consideration

    Double-digit pay raises for Howard County's executive, council under consideration

    A pay increase of more than 20 percent for Howard County’s top elected executive and five County Council members has been proposed and is being reviewed by the council. If the raises are approved, Howard County would offer the top salary in the state for the county executive, at $226,000, according...

Laurel

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  • Laurel Mill Playhouse presents a cast of characters

    Laurel Mill Playhouse presents a cast of characters

    Laurel Mill Playhouse’s current run of “House,” a fresh comedy written by emerging playwright Daniel Johnston and produced by Maureen Rogers, brings vibrant new performance art to Main Street in a pastiche of the reality TV show, “Survivor.” The play premiered under Johnston’s direction at the...

  • Learning how to fix it at Repair Cafe at Laurel event

    Learning how to fix it at Repair Cafe at Laurel event

    While there was the usual amount of lamps and a lot of clocks at Laurel’s first Repair Cafe on Jan. 13, it was the knives that caught Margo Duesterhaus’ attention. One of the five mini-workshops held at the cafe covered knife-sharpening, and it proved to be a cut above the rest. “I think he sharpened...

  • Jockey Bowl pitted Laurel jockeys against Savage Boys Club football team [History Matters]

    Jockey Bowl pitted Laurel jockeys against Savage Boys Club football team [History Matters]

    In 1965, the Savage Boys Club was launched because of “a concern over the adequacy of sports programs and other activities offered in Savage,” according to the News Leader. In the early years, the small town could only support a handful of programs and teams; girls weren’t admitted until a few...

  • Realtor on a mission to help keep homeless people in Laurel warm

    Realtor on a mission to help keep homeless people in Laurel warm

    It’s been five years since Mike Mondy moved to Laurel, and what has impressed him most about the small town is the deep sense of community that is shared by residents. “It’s pretty awesome,” he said. “People pull for each other and there’s a lot of diversity.” Mondy wanted to give back to the community,...

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