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Howard County executive candidate Watson unveils education platform

Howard County executive candidate Watson unveils education platform

Howard County executive candidate Courtney Watson on Tuesday unveiled her education platform, a 17-point plan that seeks to expand funding for some current programs and bring new ones, including the International Baccalaureate program and tech business partnerships, to the county. 

River Hill graduate Michael Campanaro makes the Ravens' roster

Rookie wide receiver Michael Campanaro, a River Hill graduate, has made the Ravens' roster, according to sources.

Howard Co. inmate charged in murder-for-hire scheme

An inmate at the Howard County Detention Center in Jessup has been charged in a murder-for-hire scheme after police say he solicited an undercover officer,...

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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.

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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...

Kittleman outraises Watson in end-of-summer report

Republican county executive candidate Allan Kittleman posted strong fundraising numbers Tuesday, outraising Democratic opponent Courtney...

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.

Mount Airy man killed in car crash on U.S. 40 in Ellicott City

A Mount Airy man was killed in a car crash in Ellicott City Wednesday night after suffering a medical emergency that caused him to lose...

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...

Glenelg High School alumna wins an Emmy

While attending Glenelg High School, Meagan Lewis played soccer and lacrosse. She was president of the Student Government Association.

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...

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