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  • Ellicott City's Eric Energy makes science exciting for children

    Ellicott City's Eric Energy makes science exciting for children

    Creating fog clouds, bubbling potions and laser light shows are some of Eric Krupkin’s favorite hobbies. With the right chemicals, a white lab coat and a simple flick of the wrist, Krupkin, 42, uses these skills to transform from an Ellicott City husband and father of two into Eric Energy, a science...

  • New homes planned in Elkridge confront old burial ground

    New homes planned in Elkridge confront old burial ground

    When Jason van Kirk scouted land in Elkridge where his company, Elm Street Development, plans to build 42 houses, the developer was in for a surprise. The land, full of brambles and brush, contained at least nine graves, dated to the mid- to late-1800s, and in varying stages of disarray. After...

  • Folly Quarter Middle student enters National Geographic State Bee

    Folly Quarter Middle student enters National Geographic State Bee

    Beside their beds, 14-year-old twin brothers Harry and Jordan Abrams have a world map they use to test one another during late-night geography quizzes. The Folly Quarter Middle School eighth-graders have tested their knowledge at the National Geographic State Bee in Maryland, where Harry will participate...

  • Howard County extends school year to June 14 after March snow day

    Howard County extends school year to June 14 after March snow day

    Following this week's wintery weather, Howard County public schools have added one day to this school year, making students' last day Wednesday, June 14. The decision was made after an inclement weather closing on March 14, officials said. Schools originally planned to end the year for students...

Laurel

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  • Laurel police officer to pay $125,000 in civil rights lawsuit

    Laurel police officer to pay $125,000 in civil rights lawsuit

    A Laurel police officer has agreed to pay $125,000 to a Hyattsville man, who claims he was strip-searched in public by the officer based on racial profiling during a 2015 traffic stop, according to a settlement reached this week that will close a federal civil case. The lawsuit was jointly filed...

  • MDOT: Laurel commuter stop to stay open on Camden line

    MDOT: Laurel commuter stop to stay open on Camden line

    The Maryland Department of Transportation announced Thursday that the Laurel MARC train stops will not be eliminated while scheduling adjustments are made to a planned Laurel Park station in Howard County. MDOT spokeswoman Erin Henson said MDOT, Maryland Transit Administration and CSX Transportation...

  • City cancels Friday's expected announcement on future of Laurel's MARC train stop

    City cancels Friday's expected announcement on future of Laurel's MARC train stop

    City Councilman Edward Ricks today canceled an announcement planned for Friday about the future of Laurel's MARC train stop on Main Street. Ricks said the announcement was postponed indefinitely so that the city could continue discussions with the Maryland Department of Transportation. City officials...

  • Laurel police investigating 'suspicious death' of Laurel man

    Laurel police investigating 'suspicious death' of Laurel man

    Laurel police continue to investigate what they have called the "suspicious death" of Laurel resident Scott Horn, whose body was found the night of March 16 in the 200 block of Patuxent Road. Police said that Horn, 62, a retired FBI investigator, was found dead in his yard around 9 p.m. An autopsy...

Western Howard County

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  • County should be proud of school system [Fulton/Highland]

    County should be proud of school system [Fulton/Highland]

    Being a part-time writer, I subscribe to several local newsletters.The latest press release from the Howard County Public School System stated "HCPS Dominates List of Maryland's Best Elementary Schools." Now, it's a well-known fact that one of the reasons folks move to Howard County is for the...

  • Jazz concert will feature guest trombonist Jim McFalls [Glenelg/Glenwood/Dayton]

    Come enjoy a spectacular concert by the Glenelg Jazz Band on Friday, March 24, at 7 p.m. in the Glenelg High School auditorium. Tickets cost $8 and can be purchased from any marching unit member or at the door. The special guest artist performing with the band for the concert will be master trombonist...

  • Travel to Eastern Europe via music

    Travel to Eastern Europe via music

    Columbia Pro Cantare music director Frances Motyca Dawson has done a lot of music reflecting her Czech heritage over the years and other Eastern European countries also have been part of the musical mix. That definitely will be the case when Dawson leads a program titled "Music Masters of Eastern...

  • Silhouette stages a musical farce in Monte Carlo

    Silhouette stages a musical farce in Monte Carlo

    It's easy to understand why the 1988 off-Broadway musical "Lucky Stiff" does not get revived very often, because its wacky story pushes a viewer's suspension of disbelief to the limit. It's also easy to understand why the show merits the occasional revival, because it was created by a distinguished...

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