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Appeals board rejects plan for Hindu temple in Howard County

Howard County's appeals board Thursday rejected a proposal for a 2,000-square-foot Hindu temple in Woodbine, providing relief to a vocal group of area residents who argued the temple would disturb the rural calm of Millers Mill Road. The county's hearing examiner had denied the proposal last year...

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  • Howard County extends school year to June 14 after March snow day

    Howard County extends school year to June 14 after March snow day

    Following this week's wintery weather, Howard County public schools have added one day to this school year, making students' last day Wednesday, June 14. The decision was made after an inclement weather closing on March 14, officials said. Schools originally planned to end the year for students...

  • Richardson remembered as teacher, supporter, animal lover [Lisbon/Woodbine]

    The western Howard County community sends condolences to the family of Elizabeth Richardson, of Woodbine, on her passing on Feb. 19. Betsy, prior to her retirement, was the financial manager of her thoroughbred horse farm in Woodbine. Throughout her life, she was an avid equestrian and tennis player....

  • A day of Irish food, music and beer

    A day of Irish food, music and beer

    Everyone is Irish on St. Patty's Day. Throughout the county, restaurants are offering specials on food, drink and fun. As March 17 falls on a Friday this year, extra merriment throughout the weekend is planned. So put on your green and follow a rainbow to your own pot o'fun. Looney's Patty Party...

  • County-initiated audit of Howard schools released ahead of budget season

    County-initiated audit of Howard schools released ahead of budget season

    As local officials grapple with how to fund the school system's record-high budget request this year, the county's auditors released a long-anticipated report on the school system's finances. In their review of financial statements for special education, the health and dental fund and legal services,...

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