| Jan 8, 2013
| 1:45 PM
County Executive Kevin Kamenetz on Tuesday reiterated a familiar theme in stating that his top priority for the 2013 General Assembly session, which opens tomorrow in Annapolis, will be funding for education.
But Kamenetz also named legislation...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 9:29 AM
The 2013 Point-In-Time survey counted 203 homeless Howard County residents Jan. 23, with the majority of those surveyed staying in North Laurel and Savage, according to Vidia Dhanraj, coordinator of community partnerships with the Department of Citizen...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 12:06 PM
Ernest T. Davis, a retired construction project manager and a World War II B-24 pilot, died Feb. 13 of heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 92.
The son of a civil engineer and a government worker, Ernest Theodore Davis was born in...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Haron "Hal" Dahan, a successful self-made immigrant home builder whose philanthropic interests included educational institutions in Baltimore and Israel, died Monday from heart failure at Sinai Hospital. He was 87.
"Haron was a giant. He was not just a...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 6:15 AM
An article in the March 1, 1913, edition of The Argus reported on the dreams of young runaways.
James Rubin, 12 years old, Lakewood avenue; Louis Susosky, 11 years old, Hudson street, and John Noroacki, 15 years old, Hudson street, Baltimore, were locked...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 2:25 PM
The trial of the 21-year-old Laurel man accused in the stabbing death of another man near a Laurel mobile home park began Tuesday in Howard County Circuit Court.
Robert Tasker, of the 20 block on Cross Street, faces second-degree murder, assault and...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 6:01 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley released a $37 billion spending plan Wednesday that for the first time in recent years contains no drastic cuts or proposed tax increases.
Amid a stronger economy, O'Malley also proposed to boost the pay for state workers, expand...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 7:11 PM
St. John Properties Inc. said it has completed construction on 6190 Guardian Gateway, a new three-story, 75,000-square-foot office building within the boundary of Aberdeen Proving Ground.
The building is the 10th St. John has completed at its 416-acre...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 6:51 AM
The thought of leaving the Beechcrest Mobile Home Park in North Laurel after 15 years is bittersweet for Janice Brown.
She would stay in her trailer until the roof caves in, she said, but moving does respresent a fresh start.
"Whether I like or...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 12:43 PM
A fire at an Anne Arundel trailer park Wednesday morning killed one person and destroyed a double-wide mobile home, fire officials said.
Firefighters responded to a call at 8:25 a.m. for a dwelling fire in the first block of Zona Street, in the...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 3:01 PM
Most of the Howard County public library's 184 employees would have the right to unionize and bargain for pay and benefits under a bill that has been endorsed by the county delegation to Annapolis.
The legislation follows an unsuccessful attempt in...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 1:11 PM
Residents living in and around North Laurel's Beechcrest Mobile Home Park lashed out at Howard County officials Thursday, saying they were not properly notified of the county's plans to build an apartment complex for the chronically homeless.