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Howard program aims to decrease student absences, improve performance

Howard program aims to decrease student absences, improve performance

In the coming weeks, students at five Howard County elementary schools won't even need to leave the school building to consult with a doctor if they have a sore throat, a skin rash or an eye or ear infection.

Howard cities rank among top 10 'Best Places to Live'

Fifth time's still the charm: Columbia and Ellicott City have once again placed among the top 10 "Best Places to Live," according to Money Magazine's biennial...

Hay barn destroyed in fire in Ellicott City

A barn was destroyed after it caught fire Sunday in Ellicott City, the Howard County Fire Department said.

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NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS

Columbia grandmother powerlifts her way to international recognition

Columbia grandmother powerlifts her way to international recognition 

Every Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, around 6 in the evening, eight adults gather in a garage in the Allview Estates neighborhood...

Your guide to Howard County's new breweries

Your guide to Howard County's new breweries

Brewer Justin Bonner admits he was once more of a wine geek.

MORE NEWS FROM HOWARD COUNTY

NWS divides Howard, Baltimore, Harford counties to improve weather warnings

The National Weather Service is adjusting weather warning boundaries in Howard, Baltimore and Harford counties to reflect geographic...

Ellicott City workshop highlights emergency preparedness

The Ellicott City Historic District Partnership's Clean, Green and Safe Committee has spent a lot of time dealing with the "clean" and the...

New sidewalk and crosswalk construction to begin in Ellicott City

A Howard County project to improve pedestrian amenities near the Circuit Courthouse is scheduled to begin Sept. 22, according to officials.

Former N. Laurel resident becomes two-sport star at Salisbury

Kyle Hamby grew up in North Laurel and at the age of 7 began messing around with a football at Cedar Lane Park in Columbia.

Howard County football power rankings, Week 3 [Pictures]

Well, Week 2 was a lot more exciting than I anticipated. Hammond needed a second-half comeback to pull off a one-point victory over Long...

Townhouse community proposed on site of Woodstock post office

A developer hopes to build a townhouse community on the site of the Woodstock post office once the post office's lease expires in 2016,...

Orioles and Nationals could be on collision course [Commentary]

Editor's Note: Former Laurel sports editor David Driver wrote the following commentary in late August. It's worth a fresh look on...

R&B soundtrack to the Civil Rights struggle at Toby's [Review]

If you visit "Memphis" at Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia, you'll be going back to a time in the 1950s when racial integration and R&B...

Howard community leaders, officials rebuke Confederate flag at unity rally

Howard County community leaders, school system officials and politicians gathered in front of the county government seat in Ellicott City...

I-95 resurfacing near ICC interchange to begin

Resurfacing on southbound I-95 near the Intercounty Connector is scheduled to begin Wednesday night, according to State Highway...

Banners touting Howard's accolades installed along county roads

More than 200 banners highlighting various accolades often cited by Howard County elected officials will be installed along county roads...

Howard firefighters to conduct live burn in Clarksville

Howard County firefighters are scheduled to conduct a live burn Tuesday and Wednesday in Clarksville. 

Ellicott City Shoppers to close this fall

A Shoppers grocery store in Ellicott City will close later this fall, the company announced Tuesday.

Elderly Columbia woman dies after single-car crash

An elderly woman who drove her car into an embankment on Saturday has died, Howard County police said Tuesday.

In new platform, candidate Watson says aging process in Howard should 'evolve'

Democratic county executive candidate Courtney Watson released her third policy platform on Monday, a multi-point plan on aging and...

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