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Howard health dept. first in Maryland to launch breastfeeding awareness campaign

Howard health dept. first in Maryland to launch breastfeeding awareness campaign

The Howard County Health Department became the first department in Maryland to launch an awareness campaign about the role of fathers in the breastfeeding of newborns.

Howard County banks on rain gardens to raise awareness of stormwater management

Although he was a German major in college, these days Peter Bulka is shoveling dirt to build rain gardens. His colleague, Dave Gondoun, is planning to study...

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NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS

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.

MORE NEWS FROM HOWARD COUNTY

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...

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...

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.

Two entrepreneurs open Jailbreak Brewing Co. in North Laurel

Friends Kasey Turner and Justin Bonner had high-powered, top-paying jobs running companies in Howard County for many years, but something...

Atholton boys golf defeats Mt. Hebron on opening day of Howard fall season

On an overcast day at Hobbit’s Glen, Atholton’s boys kicked off their season on the right foot Thursday afternoon, signaling the...

Columbia Pro Cantare singers clear throats for new season

Columbia Pro Cantare qualifies as a vocal tradition in Howard County. Its 38th season promises to have an interesting mix of familiar...

Ellicott City man believed to be suicidal is shot and killed by police

Howard County police shot and killed a man they said was suicidal and confronted them with a knife Saturday morning, the second such...

Owner of Columbia spas indicted for running alleged prostitution ring

The owner of two Columbia spas has been indicted on human trafficking and prostitution charges in connection with an alleged prostitution...

Howard petitioners take referendum issue to legislators

After the Court of Special Appeals struck down a petition drive to take parts of last year's comprehensive zoning bill to referendum;...

Thomas Viaduct Middle almost ready for students from eight feeder schools

With less than two weeks to go before the first day of school, Thomas Viaduct Middle School was almost ready for the 521 students expected...

Howard police identify officers who shot man with knife who died

Howard County police Thursday released the identities of the two officers who shot a man holding a knife who police believe was attempting...

Columbia man sentenced to 18 years in domestic assaults

A Columbia man and Salvadoran national was sentenced to 18 years in prison this week stemming from two domestic abuse incidents that...

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