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Howard County executive candidate Watson unveils education platform

Howard County executive candidate Watson unveils education platform

Howard County executive candidate Courtney Watson on Tuesday unveiled her education platform, a 17-point plan that seeks to expand funding for some current programs and bring new ones, including the International Baccalaureate program and tech business partnerships, to the county. 

River Hill graduate Michael Campanaro makes the Ravens' roster

Rookie wide receiver Michael Campanaro, a River Hill graduate, has made the Ravens' roster, according to sources.

Howard Co. inmate charged in murder-for-hire scheme

An inmate at the Howard County Detention Center in Jessup has been charged in a murder-for-hire scheme after police say he solicited an undercover officer,...

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Permanent fund set up for Columbia mall shooting victim

Permanent fund set up for Columbia mall shooting victim

The memorial fund established for Tyler Johnson, one of the two victims killed in the shooting at The Mall in Columbia earlier this year,...

Vote: Best of Howard 2014

Vote: Best of Howard 2014

Voting ends at 5 p.m. Sept. 11. Look for results in the December issue of Howard Magazine.

Icing Smiles delivers happiness to sick kids

How Neighbor Ride builds bonds between volunteer drivers and passengers

MORE NEWS FROM HOWARD COUNTY

At Savage's Terrapin Adventures, a mix of zip lines, obstacle courses and team building

On a hot and misty July morning in the woods near Savage, several kids and adults screamed with joy as they flew past treetops on a zip...

Columbia's Stevens Forest Elementary School, PTA recognized nationally

Stevens Forest Elementary School in Columbia and its PTA have been recognized as a National PTA School of Excellence for the school's...

Kittleman outraises Watson in end-of-summer report

Republican county executive candidate Allan Kittleman posted strong fundraising numbers Tuesday, outraising Democratic opponent Courtney...

Howard's two fatal police shootings put mental health in focus

Two Ellicott City residents who Howard County police believe were suffering from mental health issues were killed last week in separate...

Howard hires county's first bike and pedestrian manager

Chris Eatough would like people to look at biking just as they look at using a vacuum cleaner.

Mount Airy man killed in car crash on U.S. 40 in Ellicott City

A Mount Airy man was killed in a car crash in Ellicott City Wednesday night after suffering a medical emergency that caused him to lose...

Police identify officers who fatally shot Ellicott City man

Two Howard County police officers who fatally shot an Ellicott City man they said charged at them with a knife last Saturday were identified...

School bus stop violations diminishing, but not enough [Editorial]

Like turning a battleship around in the ocean, steering unsafe public behavior in a different direction can seem an agonizingly slow...

Pointers Run Elementary launches food scrap recycling program

As the school year begins, students at one Howard County school will be able to participate in an effort to make the county a little...

Glenelg High School alumna wins an Emmy

While attending Glenelg High School, Meagan Lewis played soccer and lacrosse. She was president of the Student Government Association.

Lederer lives on through Zaching Against Cancer [Commentary]

When Zach Lederer passed away last March at the age of 20 following his courageous battle against brain cancer, many of us felt that,...

ShopHouse opens in expanding Columbia mall open-air plaza

The Mall in Columbia took another step toward transforming its west wing into a bustling open-air plaza Monday when ShopHouse, an Asian-...

Howard Co. police to conduct sobriety checkpoint Labor Day weekend

The Howard County police department will conduct a sobriety checkpoint at an undisclosed location on Labor Day weekend, according to a...

Forrest Ridge Elementary's first day of school [Pictures]

Forrest Ridge Elementary opened its doors to students and teachers for the first day of school in the Howard County school system.

Glenelg mountain biker shares passion for county parks in video 

Mountain biking has had a big influence on Nick Griesser, and his passion motivates him to make others aware of the sport.

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