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Mother of Howard teen accused in father's death says girl was anti-social, depressed

Mother of Howard teen accused in father's death says girl was anti-social, depressed 

Attorneys for a Howard County teenager who is accused of plotting to kill her father portrayed her Tuesday as a frail, anti-social loner who suffers depression and still loves stuffed animals.

Food becomes policy initiative in Howard, not just something to eat [Editorial]

Howard County is staking out nutrition as an arena of government involvement to an unusual degree.

Columbia developer breaks ground on 9-story complex downtown

It has been more than a decade since a new commercial office building was built in downtown Columbia, a drought some say contributed to a vapid atmosphere...

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Howard Co. Housing Commission to buy Columbia Commons

Howard Co. Housing Commission to buy Columbia Commons

The Howard County Housing Commission plans to purchase a 200-unit, mixed-income, residential apartment complex in Columbia's village of...

Howard County notables share their hidden passions [Pictures]

Howard County notables share their hidden passions [Pictures]

You know them as librarians, bankers and administrators. But many of Howard's most prominent citizens have hidden passions and skills. We...

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Two Howard County teachers simulate work of astronauts at Huntsville program

For one week in June, two Howard County high school teachers got a taste of what it's like to be an astronaut.

Rollicking fun carries 'Penzance' to Toby's stage

Summer family fun is now served at Toby's Dinner Theatre in Columbia in the form of Gilbert and Sullivan's ever-popular musical "The Pirates...

Kittleman launches TV ad campaign aimed at Democrats and independents

In the race for Howard County executive, one campaign is taking its message to the airwaves -- a bit earlier than expected. 

Howard candidates would be wise not to ignore the storm clouds [Editorial]

Candidates running for office would be wise to pay attention to a political storm that is brewing. As with all long-range forecasts, it...

American Legion Post in Arbutus to hold town hall meeting on veterans' medical treatment

On Monday, July 28, the American Legion, the nation's largest wartime veterans service organization, will hold a town hall meeting at the...

As deadline approaches, Howard referendum case embroiled in new controversy

Amid the latest fray in a case to bring about a dozen Howard County zoning changes to referendum this fall, there is a final deadline in...

Columbia man stands trial on attempted murder charge in beating

A Columbia man is standing trial this week on an attempted murder charge stemming from a fight outside of his Columbia apartment complex...

13 injured in Route 1 crash in Jessup

Thirteen people were hospitalized Tuesday morning after a two-vehicle wreck on Route 1 in Jessup, according to a news release from the...

Man guilty of attempted murder in shootout with Howard Co. police officers

After just four hours of deliberation Monday, a Howard County jury convicted a homeless man on multiple counts of attempted murder,...

Ulman loosens healthy food standards for events not on county property

Howard County Executive Ken Ulman on Monday announced that he plans to loosen some of the restrictions in an executive order that banned...

Convicted groper charged in another incident in Columbia

An Ellicott City man who pleaded guilty last week in a series of groping incidents in Howard County was charged by police in another groping...

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