Howard County

As Howard snow days start to pile up, no word on school makeup days

With its second snow day of the year on Wednesday, Howard County school officials said there is no decision on what adjustments will be made to the school calendar. About a half-inch of snow coated the Baltimore area on Wednesday morning, causing the school system to announce a two-hour delay and...

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  • Roof of Columbia music venue Merriweather Post Pavilion collapses

    Roof of Columbia music venue Merriweather Post Pavilion collapses

    The roof of Columbia music venue Merriweather Post Pavilion collapsed early Saturday morning, possibly because of strong winds, officials said. The roof that covers the amphitheater’s stage and seating was in the midst of being raised by about 20 feet over a period of months, part of a larger renovation...

  • A Howard County concert in honor and memory

    A Howard County concert in honor and memory

    Since her diagnosis with stage 4 breast cancer in June 2014, Maggie Kudirka, 26, of Ellicott City, has organized a dance concert. A professional ballet dancer, Kudirka hosts it for a variety of reasons, from raising cancer awareness to helping with medical bills, but most importantly, for herself....

  • Howard County's Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations focus on uniting community

    Howard County's Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations focus on uniting community

    Howard County’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations will feature a new event this year with a 5K race hosted by the county’s NAACP chapter. Dubbed the “BithEnergy MLK Unity 5K,” the event will be at 8 a.m. Saturday at Columbia Gateway Drive, and is in an effort to “unify the community”...

  • Howard County author festival reflects area's literacy and creativity

    Howard County author festival reflects area's literacy and creativity

    What makes a successful community of writers? Fifteen local writers of all stripes, who have a lot to say on that subject and others, will come together to discuss their techniques and their books on Jan. 13 at the Howard County Author Festival sponsored by the county library system. "Life is very...

  • 'Fundamental difference' remains over Hickory Ridge redevelopment

    'Fundamental difference' remains over Hickory Ridge redevelopment

    The owner of Hickory Ridge Village Center continued to press forward with its proposal to build 230 apartments as part of a mixed-used project that has been challenged by neighbors who say the apartment building would be too large. “We believe apartments are critical to the future success of Hickory...

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  • Jockey Bowl pitted Laurel jockeys against Savage Boys Club football team [History Matters]

    Jockey Bowl pitted Laurel jockeys against Savage Boys Club football team [History Matters]

    In 1965, the Savage Boys Club was launched because of “a concern over the adequacy of sports programs and other activities offered in Savage,” according to the News Leader. In the early years, the small town could only support a handful of programs and teams; girls weren’t admitted until a few...

  • Realtor on a mission to help keep homeless people in Laurel warm

    Realtor on a mission to help keep homeless people in Laurel warm

    It’s been five years since Mike Mondy moved to Laurel, and what has impressed him most about the small town is the deep sense of community that is shared by residents. “It’s pretty awesome,” he said. “People pull for each other and there’s a lot of diversity.” Mondy wanted to give back to the community,...

  • Laurel's Holiday Lights

    Laurel's Holiday Lights

    Homeowners and businesses throughout Laurel put on quite a show with lights and decorations for the holidays this year. While we no longer have the iconic Kluckhuhn Christmas tree on Montgomery Street, known as “Laurel’s Christmas tree,” we do have an abundance of clever, whimsical and traditional...

  • Laurel volunteers begin new tradition at Ivy Hill Cemetery with Wreaths Across America

    Laurel volunteers begin new tradition at Ivy Hill Cemetery with Wreaths Across America

    Shaking off the chill of Friday’s snow dusting, a gathering of townsfolk paying their respects to deceased veterans met Saturday morning at city hall. In an outpouring of community support, they came to start a new Laurel tradition — the laying of evergreen wreaths on the graves of more than 200...

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