Unable to access better care amid ebola outbreak, Columbia man dies in Liberia

Unable to access better care amid ebola outbreak, Columbia man dies in Liberia

A Howard County man has died in Liberia after he slipped into a coma and was unable to be evacuated for medical care amid fears of an ebola outbreak abroad, his sister said Thursday. 

Dishwasher stolen from western Howard Co. home [Crime Log]

Dishwasher stolen from western Howard Co. home [Crime Log]

The following is compiled from police reports. Descriptions of perpetrators are included only when the description makes identification possible.

County should take better care of the Little Patuxent [Letter]

Howard County prides itself on being the "greenest" and most environmentally protective jurisdiction on the planet. Yet, according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, the Little...

Highland-raised service dog finds new home, and purpose, in Waldorf

Highland-raised service dog finds new home, and purpose, in Waldorf

When faced with arriving visitors, most dogs will bubble over with excitement, exuberantly sniffing, licking and jumping up to say hello. At just 8 months old, Odie, a 64-pound yellow lab, regards new...

Glenelg High alum Meagan Lewis an Emmy contender [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

Meagan Lewis, who graduated from Glenelg High School in 1994, has just been nominated for three Emmy Awards for her work as a casting director, her grandmother...

Become streetwise at Citizens Police Academy [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

Become streetwise at Citizens Police Academy [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

Did you know that once or twice each year, the Howard County Police Department offers a free Citizens Police Academy designed to inform residents about the operations and...

The controversy surrounding Route 32 in 1965 [History Matters]

The controversy surrounding Route 32 in 1965 [History Matters]

July 1965

It's that time again -- here comes the county fair! [West Friendship]

It's that time again -- here comes the county fair! [West Friendship]

See you at the fair. Those are the words of the week as our community prepares for the 69th annual Howard County Fair.

Little public enthusiasm for Inner Arbor plan [Letter]

There are several misconceptions about Inner Arbor and Symphony Woods.

Howard CAC receives $212,800 from State for Head Start program

Howard CAC receives $212,800 from State for Head Start program

The Community Action Council of Howard County has been awarded $212,800 as part of the Prekindergarten Expansion Act of 2014, the Maryland State Department of Education announced this week.

Referendum deposition issue needs clarification [Letter]

I chaired the referendum effort of Citizens Working to Fix Howard County (FixHoCo).  We followed the rules.  We didn't coerce anyone to sign, nor collect signatures in any inappropriate way....

Food becomes policy initiative in Howard, not just something to eat [Editorial]

Food becomes policy initiative in Howard, not just something to eat [Editorial]

Howard County is staking out nutrition as an arena of government involvement to an unusual degree.

Leash laws also protect dogs from other dogs [Letter]

I have lived in Columbia for close to 25 years. I have been a dog owner all of those same years, and have treasured my walks around our lakes and neighborhood trails.

Intimidation tactics in play in referendum case [Letter]

We, as attorneys for many Howard County residents who circulated a referendum petition to put on the ballot comprehensive zoning changes proposed by Ken Ulman and the Council in...

Laurel Route 198 exit closed on I-95 Saturday night

Laurel Route 198 exit closed on I-95 Saturday night

Beginning around 9 p.m. Saturday night, the two right lanes on northbound I-95 from Route 212 (Powder Mill Road) to Route 198 (Sandy Spring Road) will close through Sunday morning to prepare for new...

Gunman tries to rob Jessup hotels [Crime Log]

Gunman tries to rob Jessup hotels [Crime Log]

The following is compiled from police reports. Descriptions of perpetrators are included only when the description makes identification possible.

Getting together in Howard County

Getting together in Howard County

These groups meet regularly.

Mocha Moms of Howard County a support group for stay-at-home mothers

Mocha Moms of Howard County a support group for stay-at-home mothers

These groups meet regularly.

State Police in Howard Co. warn of imitator scam

State Police in Howard Co. warn of imitator scam

Someone called residents in the Baltimore region Wednesday evening using the "spoofed" phone number of a Maryland State Police barrack, demanding money and threatening arrest.

East Columbia 50+ offers caregiver support group

East Columbia 50+ offers caregiver support group

Activity Pals

All Together Now at Howard library branches

All Together Now at Howard library branches

Central Library


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