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Howard County Council weighs special taxing district in Laurel

Howard County Council members worked at their session on Thursday to better understand how the creation of a special taxing district in Laurel could impact both residents and a planned development. A bill being considered would establish the special taxing district as part of a tax incremental...

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Second arrest made in death of Laurel man, ex-FBI agent

Laurel police have arrested a second person in connection with the March 16 death of Laurel resident and former FBI investigator Scott Horn. Police arrested 42-year-old Jason Allen Byrd, of Westminster, on Monday. Byrd is charged with first- and second-degree murder, conspiracy to commit murder...

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  • Pair of records set at Laurel Invitational swim meet

    Pair of records set at Laurel Invitational swim meet

    The 36th annual Laurel Invitational swim meet was held on Sunday, July 9, at the Fairland Aquatic Center and several swimmers enjoyed individual success, including West Arundel’s Jay Venit, who broke two meet records in the 15-18 boys age group.Venit set a new Laurel Invitational record in the...

  • Area teams set to splash into Prince-Mont Swim League season

    Area teams set to splash into Prince-Mont Swim League season

    Brian Abdo has been around the Montpelier Community Association swim team nearly his entire life. He was a swimmer for 10 years with the summer team and is getting ready for his eighth season as the head coach for the south Laurel team, which is in the Prince-Mont Swim League. “It looks like we...

  • Pallotti baseball squad eyes playoff berth in MIAA B Conference

    Pallotti baseball squad eyes playoff berth in MIAA B Conference

    Senior third baseman Devin Brogden has played for four head coaches in four seasons on the varsity baseball team at St. Vincent Pallotti High School in Laurel. “They have all been different,” said Brogden, one of the team’s top hitters this season and a college prospect. This year he is playing...

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  • Bidding adieu to Father Jack Kennealy draws crowd [Montpelier/South Laurel]

    Parishioners and community residents gathered at St. Nicholas Church on July 1 to bid a fond farewell to Father Jack Kennealy. Father Jack, as he is known in the parish, has been pastor at St. Nicholas since 2011. He dealt successfully with many challenges facing the parish, including establishing...

  • Organizers, vendors hope Laurel Farmers Market catches on

    Organizers, vendors hope Laurel Farmers Market catches on

    Laurel Farmers Market and Bazaar has been a tradition for more than 20 years. From June to October, the market offers fresh produce, baked goods, honey and more every Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Since opening in June, this year the market has struggled to attract vendors and the grassy lot at...

  • Maple Lawn offers more patriotic fun [North Laurel]

    Happy summer and happy birthday, America! If you missed any of the 4th of July festivities around town, you are in luck because Maple Lawn is still set to celebrate. The Maple Lawn Festival is planned for Saturday, July 8 from 3 to 9 p.m. Fireworks will start at approximately 9:15 p.m. This event...

  • Emancipation Park offers Shakespeare and a splash [Old Town Laurel]

    Emancipation Park offers Shakespeare and a splash [Old Town Laurel]

    All the world may be a stage, and all the men and women merely players, but come next Thursday, Emancipation Park will be the stage and it will host real players. Prince George's County's Shakespeare in the Park series arrives here in Old Town with a free performance of "As You Like It" on July...

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