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Georgia man pleads guilty, sentenced to life in murder of North Laurel's Giddings

A next-door neighbor and law school classmate of Lauren Giddings, a North Laurel woman killed in 2011 in Macon, Ga., pleaded guilty to a murder charge and was...

Attorney from Ellicott City seeks school board seat

Sporting a Maryland flag bow tie and carrying a Diane Ravitch paperback under his arm, Mike Smith says education today isn't nearly as rigorous as it should be.

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NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS

Howard Co. police chief retiring

Howard Co. police chief retiring

Months after being thrust into a national spotlight as the face of Howard County's response to a murder-suicide at The Mall in Columbia,...

Successful Women: Carol Lombardo Weil

Successful Women: Carol Lombardo Weil

Owner, The Decorating Therapist, Columbia

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Pedestrian struck on shoulder of Laurel road

A 50-year-old Silver Spring woman was in serious but stable condition Sunday after being struck by a car on the shoulder of a road in Laurel...

Columbia Association Election Coverage

The Columbia Association will hold elections on Saturday, April 26. During the elections, Columbia residents who pay the Columbia...

Damage from Lake Kittamaqundi fuel spill minimal

The Maryland Department of the Environment has categorized the damage done to downtown Columbia's Lake Kittamaqundi by a diesel fuel leak as...

Inner Arbor plans to add trees to Symphony Woods

The Inner Arbor Trust has announced plans to add 169 trees to Symphony Woods as part of phase one of its redevelopment of the 35-acre...

Ellicott City's Bean Hollow fills up with napkin art

Tucked in the very back of the Bean Hollow, a cozy coffee shop at the base of Ellicott City's Main Street, there's a black and white table...

Baltimore police officer indicted on sex abuse charges

A Baltimore city police officer and Columbia resident was indicted last week on multiple sex offense charges by a Howard County Grand Jury,...

Ulman postpones hearing on Merriweather bill

Progress in negotiations between the Howard County government and downtown Columbia developer Howard Hughes Corp. over the redevelopment...

Anthropologie, Talbots coming to Columbia mall expansion

Women's clothing retailers Anthropologie and Talbots are among three retailers that will be added this summer to the Columbia mall's...

Participants navigate Howard housing at annual fair

The eighth annual Come Home to Howard County fair on Saturday, April 12 attracted 900 people who spent half of a sunny, 70-degree day at...

Laurel Council votes to join new regional transportation agency

The Laurel City Council approved an ordinance this week that makes the city part of the new Regional Transit Agency aimed at replacing...

Columbia native named Dean of the University of Maryland School of Law

A Columbia native has been announced as the next Dean of the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law.

Diesel tank leaks in Columbia

Howard County and Maryland Department of the Environment officials are investigating a fuel spill that impacted a lake in Columbia Monday.

Howard school board approves wellness policy

The Howard County Board of Education Thursday unanimously approved a health and wellness policy that's been more than a year in the making.

Columbia Democratic Club announces endorsements for June primary

After a marathon voting session that lasted into the early morning hours Thursday, the Columbia Democratic Club has made its endorsements...

Howard's development ordinance needs strenghtening [Editorial]

Any time new development is proposed in Howard County, opponents invariably look to challenge it based on the increased traffic it will...

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