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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...

Columbia turns 50

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  • Columbia turns 50

    Columbia turns 50

    Columbia celebrates its 50th year this year. The milestone milestone comes at a pivotal time for the planned community, which is old enough that some of its earliest neighborhoods are fraying and need uplift, and young enough that it is only now undertaking the task of creating a true downtown....

  • This week in Columbia's history: Merriweather stage saves dance celebration

    This week in Columbia's history: Merriweather stage saves dance celebration

    Imagine my surprise when I answered a telephone call on a May evening in 1972 and heard the voice of Michael Spear, Howard Research and Development Corporation's general manager for Columbia. Even less expected was his offer of the Merriweather Post Pavilion, "free of charge … with no strings attached"...

  • Howard Community College's focus on students will carry on [Commentary]

    Howard Community College's focus on students will carry on [Commentary]

    Part of our series of essays from leaders imagining the future of Columbia. Jim Rouse would be very proud to see the changes that have occurred at Howard Community College since we opened our doors to students in 1970. While our 50th anniversary is still a few years away, we are proud to join Columbia's...

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Howard County Girls Lacrosse State Champions

A look back at the 22 Howard County girls lacrosse teams that have won state championships, dating back to the Mt. Hebron team in 1992 that won the first state crown all the way up to the Glenelg team that secured the most recent title this spring on May 23.

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  • Howard County police seeking owner of dog 'left for dead'

    Howard County police seeking owner of dog 'left for dead'

    Howard County police are trying to identify the owner of a puppy who was "left for dead" in a plastic storage container in Columbia. A neighbor on Braeburn Road called 911 on March 25 to report finding the emaciated puppy in storage container in a grassy area. Someone had drilled holes into the...

  • Howard police: Traffic stop leads to human trafficking arrest

    Howard police: Traffic stop leads to human trafficking arrest

    A Pikesville man was arrested during a traffic stop early Thursday morning when Howard police learned that he was allegedly trafficking as many as nine women for prostitution. William O. Murray, 29, was charged with multiple counts of human trafficking and prostitution, police spokeswoman Sherry...

  • Police: Five arrested in ongoing heroin investigation

    Police: Five arrested in ongoing heroin investigation

    Howard County police detectives arrested five people in Elkridge over the weekend accused of distributing heroin in connection to an ongoing investigation. The arrests were made following search warrants at two separate locations in the 6700 block of Deep Run Parkway, police said. During the first...

  • Five men arrested in Howard police prostitution sting

    Five men arrested in Howard police prostitution sting

    Five men, including two Howard County residents, were charged with prostitution solicitation late Sunday night following a Howard County police sting operation. Police said Monday that Xavier Alexander Lloyd, 24, of Ellicott City; Olaolowa Omotosho, 27, of Laurel; Ceon Anthony December, 20, of...

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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