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Howard County

Kittleman appoints special education advocate to Board of Education

Long-time Howard County resident Ananta Hejeebu, an advocate for special education, was appointed by County Executive Allan Kittleman on Wednesday to fill the vacant seat on the Howard County Board of Education. The County Council will review Hejeebu's appointment at its legislative session on June...

Ellicott City

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  • Silhouette Stages' 'Legally Blonde' passes the bar

    Silhouette Stages' 'Legally Blonde' passes the bar

    There are a lot of blonde moments in the Silhouette Stages' production of "Legally Blonde: The Musical" at Slayton House Theatre. That's because its perky protagonist overcomes stereotypical notions about beautiful blondes by adding brains to the equation. Among other things, it gets her into Harvard...

  • Ellicott City businesses after water main break: 'We're open'

    Ellicott City businesses after water main break: 'We're open'

    A section of Ellicott City's Main Street may remain closed until Saturday, but the community's business district says it is open for business. Maureen Sweeney Smith, Executive Director of the Ellicott City Partnership, said that the historic district's shops, restaurants and businesses were not...

  • Main Street in Ellicott City may be closed until Saturday after water main break

    Main Street in Ellicott City may be closed until Saturday after water main break

    Crews have repaired and replaced most of a water main break that caused a sinkhole closed a section of Main Street in Ellicott City Wednesday, Howard County officials said. An 11-foot section of a 12-inch pipe was repaired by 5 p.m. and county officials said they expected to restore water "momentarily."...

  • Eagle Scout project brings solar system to Alpha Ridge Park

    Eagle Scout project brings solar system to Alpha Ridge Park

    For Glenelg High School senior Colin Brinster, the sky wasn't the limit but the beginning for his Eagle Scout service project. What blossomed from an experience with a telescope transformed into membership in the Howard Astronomical League and then a project to bring the solar system's eight planets...

Laurel

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  • Two armed men rob armored truck outside BB&T Bank in Laurel

    Two armed men rob armored truck outside BB&T Bank in Laurel

    Laurel police are searching for two armed men after an armored truck employee was robbed outside BB&T Bank Thursday afternoon on Main Street in Laurel. Around 12:30 p.m., city officials said, two masked men, both wearing all black and carrying rifles, walked up to a Brinks employee as she was leaving...

  • Fundraising, planning continues for Laurel's Fourth of July

    Fundraising, planning continues for Laurel's Fourth of July

    On Saturday, July 1 an estimated 50,000 spectators are expected to fill Laurel to celebrate Independence Day with a morning parade, afternoon games, car show, evening music and a nighttime fireworks display. The festivities will be the fruit of nearly a year of work by an all-volunteer group of...

  • Theater of the Absurd production detonates on Venus stage

    Theater of the Absurd production detonates on Venus stage

    The play begins with two screaming women running across the stage, colliding with each other and tussling furiously. After this explosive opening, "Tunnel Vision," the new play at Laurel's Venus Theatre, is off and running. What follows is an hour and a half in which the two women, strangers to...

  • Jockey club official on possible Preakness move to Laurel: 'I hope sane heads will prevail'

    Jockey club official on possible Preakness move to Laurel: 'I hope sane heads will prevail'

    If the Preakness moves from Baltimore to Laurel, it will not be done in the dead of night to the shock and dismay of its longtime fans, Maryland Jockey Club general manager Sal Sinatra said Saturday. “I’m just happy everyone’s finally talking about it,” Sinatra said to reporters at Pimlico Race...

Western Howard County

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  • Food and service will be key to new grill's success [Lisbon/Woodbine]

    One of the community's best kept secrets is that Lisbon continues to enjoy exceptional home-cooked fare at the new Grill located at the Carroll Cooperative Citgo Service Center. This restuarant replaces the Town Grill which relocated to Triadelphia Road and Route 144 in West Friendship. To the...

  • New grill offers a place for locals to foster community [West Friendship]

    When Howard Lasky opened the Town Grill at Foster's Country Store last month, the community was hopeful. Long have we waited for a true sit-down casual dining experience in our neighborhood. On a recent early Sunday evening, when the dining room was full, there was no doubt that Lasky's place is...

  • Columbia Orchestra pops concerts appeals to variety of tastes

    Columbia Orchestra pops concerts appeals to variety of tastes

    Whatever your personal musical taste, there's a good chance the Columbia Orchestra will appeal to it at some point during the eclectic Symphonic Pops concert it has planned for Saturday, May 20 at 7:30 p.m. at Jim Rouse Theatre. "The nice thing about a pops concert is that we can have a lot of...

  • Willowbrook Studio hosts annual sale for worthy cause

    Willowbrook Studio hosts annual sale for worthy cause

    When Willowbrook Studio presents its annual Art Show and Sale on May 19 and 20 at Oliver's Carriage House in Columbia, it's more than just a chance for a group of Howard County artists to display their work. That's because 10 percent of the sales proceeds will go to Grassroots Route 1 Day Resource...

Elkridge/Savage

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Clarksville

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  • A silver anniversary for Wine in the Woods

    A silver anniversary for Wine in the Woods

    A marquee event on the Howard County calendar, Wine in the Woods returns with the usual abundance of food, music, crafts and, of course, wine tasting on Saturday and Sunday, May 20 and 21. Anticipation runs high, even in places far from ground zero at Symphony Woods in Columbia. They're psyched...

  • Pro Cantare concert highlights anniversaries

    Pro Cantare concert highlights anniversaries

    Columbia Pro Cantare's concert on Sunday, May 14, at 8 p.m., falls on Mother's Day, but that special occasion is actually coincidental for a concert program called "Anniversary Celebrations!" "It's the 50th birthday for Columbia, our 40th anniversary and the 20th anniversary of the Jim Rouse Theatre,"...

  • Local farmers' markets highlight county treats and services [Clarksville]

    Starting May 11, the Howard County Farmer's Market will be at Clarksville Commons, Route 108 at Great Star Drive, every Thursday, from 3 to 7 p.m., through September. The market, on the plaza and in the parking lot, exclusively features items grown or produced by Howard County vendors. Market vendors...

  • Howard's highly regarded director of utilities to retire at the end of May

    Howard's highly regarded director of utilities to retire at the end of May

    If Howard County government had a hall of fame, Jim Irvin, the longtime director of the county's public works department, would induct Steve Gerwin without a second thought. Gerwin, the head of the county's utilities bureau, is lauded by co-workers and elected officials for his instrumental role...

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