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

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 cyber security when he starts classes at Howard Community College this fall.

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.

Kittleman outraises Watson in end-of-summer report

Republican county executive candidate Allan Kittleman posted strong fundraising numbers Tuesday, outraising Democratic opponent Courtney Watson by more than a...

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NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS

ShopHouse opens in expanding Columbia mall open-air plaza

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-...

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

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.

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...

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...

A month and a half into pilot, Howard officials share Roving Radish observations

On an overcast day at the North Laurel Community Center, Howard Countians picking up their weekly meal kits from the Roving Radish...

Howard school staff return to classes, prepare for new education model

Monday marked the return of public schools staff in Howard County before next week's opening of school for students, and teachers were...

CA citizen academy to return in fall

Columbia Association’s citizens academy, Excite Columbia, will be returning in the fall.

Grassroots executive director to be honored

Andrea Ingram, the executive director of Grassroots, will be honored by the organization’s Board of Directors with a reception on...

The keepers of Howard County history

As a student at Atholton Elementary and Clarksville Middle schools, Mary Catherine Cochran said her eyes glazed over when teachers explained...

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