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Merriweather Post Pavilion's 2017 schedule

From Southern rock legends to college radio stalwarts, 80s hair bands to EDM masters, all musical tastes will be well represented during this year's outdoor concert season at Merriweather Post Pavilion. Tickets to all available shows can be purchased via the Merriweather website.

Ellicott City

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  • Shedding light on the past

    Shedding light on the past

    At Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Laurel, sharing information on family histories

  • In a show of unity, interfaith leaders help restore Torah at Laurel synagogue

    In a show of unity, interfaith leaders help restore Torah at Laurel synagogue

    The Rev. Bill Au's hand rests on top of Jeffrey Shulevitz's as they glide across the pages of a 125-year-old Torah scroll at Oseh Shalom in Laurel, filling in the faded Hebrew script of a passage shared across Abrahamic faiths. "It's like coloring," Shulevitz says as they restore the sacred text...

  • History Matters: Eisenhower's years at Camp Meade, Laurel

    History Matters: Eisenhower's years at Camp Meade, Laurel

    Long-time residents like to point out with pride that Dwight "Ike" and Mamie Eisenhower lived for a short time in a boardinghouse in Laurel during his posting to Camp Meade. But a new book sheds some light on their time in Laurel — a time that proved crucial to Dwight Eisenhower's career, but also...

  • Schools' parents are the students in English language classes

    Schools' parents are the students in English language classes

    At Scotchtown Hills Elementary, students shuffled into classrooms on a Monday evening with their workbooks in hand for this week's English lesson. These were not grade-school students, but Spanish-speaking parents enrolled in a literacy course to improve their English language skills. What started...

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  • The things you will see in Glenelg's 'Seussical' [Glenelg/Glenwood/Dayton]

    The things you will see in Glenelg's 'Seussical' [Glenelg/Glenwood/Dayton]

    The Glenelg High School Performing Arts Department is excited to present "Seussical the Musical" as its spring show. The first performance will be Thursday, March 2, which just happens to be Theodor Seuss Geisel's birthday. The show explores the world of Dr. Seuss, introducing you to characters...

  • Sustaining progress in a resilient, diverse county [Commentary]

    Sustaining progress in a resilient, diverse county [Commentary]

    In my third State of the County address last week, I noted that we have been tried and tested as a county over the past year. We weathered numerous challenges and demonstrated our resilience. Yet, despite the natural disasters that consumed tremendous amounts of time, energy and resources, the...

  • The state of the county is sound [Editorial]

    The state of the county is sound [Editorial]

    The time-tested recipe for the county executive's annual state of the county address is straightforward: one part victory lap, a few dollops of vision, a pinch of humor and a drop or two of humility. Allan Kittleman didn't veer from tradition when he delivered his remarks last week, proving once...

  • Proposed cuts to Black Student Achievement Program draws concerns

    Proposed cuts to Black Student Achievement Program draws concerns

    Howard County schools system's proposed cuts to the the Black Student Achievement and Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement programs have rattled members of the NAACP, and many spoke out against the decision during a Board of Education public hearing last week. The cuts, identified under...

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Clarksville

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  • Howard high schoolers go to bat for Cuban baseball

    Howard high schoolers go to bat for Cuban baseball

    Sitting in the dugout last summer at a baseball game, John Roschella's mind started to wander. As coach of a youth boys travel team in Howard County, he had taken his team to play in a variety of places from Virginia to Ohio to Cooperstown, N.Y. On that summer day, he set his mind in a whole new...

  • Two Ellicott City natives make 'Jeopardy' debut in College Championship

    Two Ellicott City natives make 'Jeopardy' debut in College Championship

    The knowledge of two Ellicott City natives will be tested on "Jeopardy" this week during the College Championship, as they compete for $100,000 and a spot in the Tournament of Champions. Centennial High School graduates Clarissa Santori, 20, and Gary Tse, 18, filmed their "Jeopardy" episodes for...

  • At Jessup-based manufacturer, ex-offenders are getting 'a second chance'

    At Jessup-based manufacturer, ex-offenders are getting 'a second chance'

    When Lugnest "Lucky" Roberts appeared before Howard County Circuit Court in August 2014, the 46-year-old said he was fortunate to be arrested on charges of possessing marijuana and a handgun. After struggling to find a job for seven months, his arrest in October 2013 "saved" him from falling into...

  • New rules would ease pressure on western Howard farms

    New rules would ease pressure on western Howard farms

    As transplanted suburbanites increasingly began moving into homes next to long-established farmers in western Howard County, a clash of cultures accelerated there in the past decade. New residential neighbors brought setback requirements between farms and houses, forcing some farmers to limit future...

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