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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 June...

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    Members of the Glenelg High School Dance Team are celebrating another fantastic year. In March, they attended the Mid-Atlantic Pom and Dance Association Maryland State Championships at the University of Maryland in College Park. Four of their dance routines qualified for championship performances,...

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    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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    In commemoration of Howard County's 10th annual Bike to Work Day on Friday, bicyclists were given a sneak preview of the Columbia BikeShare pilot program that is scheduled to launch in early July. Connected by a three-mile loop, the BikeShare system will have 70 bikes across seven stations in Columbia,...

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    Being candid with police camera video [Editorial]

    The Howard County Police Department has been behind the curve in equipping its officers with body cameras that record encounters with the public. A work group formed more than a year ago is close to an agreement with a camera vendor to start a pilot program involving 10 patrol and community resource...

  • 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...

  • Howard school staff, mental health experts weigh in on suicide depiction in Netflix series

    Howard school staff, mental health experts weigh in on suicide depiction in Netflix series

    The Netflix hit series "13 Reasons Why" has the Howard County school system, and schools in neighboring counties, warning parents about the show's graphic depictions of teen suicide, rape and bullying. At the same time, many are saying the show opens a doorway into conversations on suicide and...

  • Howard County, state tackling Route 1 pedestrian safety

    Howard County, state tackling Route 1 pedestrian safety

    In the 1920s, long-time Howard County residents called a treacherous bend of Route 1 "Dead Man's Curve" for claiming pedestrians' lives. Although the 11-mile strip was realigned and dozens of improvements have transformed the area where more than 32,000 vehicles and trucks roll through daily, some...

  • 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...

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