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Holidays

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  • Howard County holiday roundup 2013

    Howard County holiday roundup 2013
    There are plenty of ways to celebrate the season locally. Here are just a few festive occasions.   Midnight Madness Main Street, Ellicott City, visitellicottcity.com On Dec. 6, shops in Historic Ellicott City will stay open until midnight and the...
  • Butterball says it has shortage of large, fresh turkeys

    Butterball says it has shortage of large, fresh turkeys
    While Butterball, the nation's largest turkey producer, said it was facing a shortage of fresh, large birds weeks before Thanksgiving, Maryland's poultry giant Perdue said it would have no trouble meeting demand. "Perdue is not experiencing any...
  • Some Harford Christmas gifts I don't wish for you - or me [Column]

    Some Harford Christmas gifts I don't wish for you - or me [Column]
    "At this festive season of the year," I have been known to quote a line or two from Charles Dickens. For some reason, the phrase, "A poor excuse for picking a man's pocket every twenty-fifth of December!" for me conjures up visions of government...
  • Howard police arrest missing sex offender in Laurel

    Howard police arrest missing sex offender in Laurel
    Howard County police said Tuesday night they had found missing sex offender Arthur Edward Spicer, 37, at a friend's residence in Laurel in Prince George's County, and that he was arrested without incident. Spicer, whose last known address was 6664...
  • Bel Air to waive parking fees on Main Street through Christmas

    In observance of the holiday shopping season, the Town of Bel Air is temporarily suspending parking enforcement and parking fees on Main Street.   Meter parking is free on Main Street only in Bel Air starting on Thursday, Dec. 19th through Christmas...
  • Light and enlightenment [Editorial]

    Sunrise on this Friday, a week and a day before the shortest day of the year, was at 7:18 a.m. and the time of the day's sun set is 4:44 p.m., which means out of this 24 hour span, only 9 hours, 26 minutes and 3 seconds would be considered daytime. By...
  • Turning 40, Laurel Woods Elementary celebrates [North Laurel/Savage]

    Laurel Woods Elementary School is turning 40 this year and throughout the school year the school and PTA will be doing special events to celebrate. On Oct. 30, the students will be creating stories, poems and pictures to put in a time capsule to share...
  • So many Halloween events, it's scary [Mostly Main Street]

    Halloween is coming to the historic district in a big way this year. Festivities start this weekend, and it seems like the whole town is prepared to be scared. They are busing people in for the start of the "HallowRead" book convention on Friday, Oct....
  • A great sportsman, greater friend to Harford County [Column]

    Christmas is a time for giving. It's also about peace and goodwill toward your neighbor and your community. This is the story of Darrel Cooper, who won't be with us this Christmas for the first time since 1917, in body anyway. He died at age 95 this...
  • HdG celebrates Halloween with annual parade Wednesday

    Happy Halloween, dear readers, Coming Thursday, Oct. 31. In celebration, the annual Havre de Grace Halloween Parade begins at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Washington Street and Congress Avenue. Dress in costume and register by 6 p.m. with the sponsor, Havre de...
  • Columbia Pro Cantare covers it all in 'A Christmas Noel'

    Columbia Pro Cantare covers it all in 'A Christmas Noel'
    When Columbia Pro Cantare performs "A Christmas Noel" on Sunday, Dec. 15, at 3 p.m., at Christ Episcopal Church in Columbia, the audience can expect an eclectic program. It'll offer everything from the 17th-century Renaissance piece "O Magnum Mysterium"...
  • 'Pretty Little Liars' recap, 'Grave New World'

    'Pretty Little Liars' recap, 'Grave New World'
    Nothing says Halloween like a party in a graveyard in one of television's scariest cities. Coming off of the best reveal in "Pretty Little Liars" history during the summer finale, it was time for a special hour dedicated to picking up where the show...