| May 8, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Howard County government officials announced plans last week to build 30 efficiency apartments and a day center for the homeless near the intersection of Route 1 and Route 32, effectively ruling out the Beechcrest Mobile Home Park in North Laurel as a...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 5:29 PM
A prime lot near Lake Kittamaqundi in Columbia that has sat vacant for years is likely to become a construction site in the next few months, the land's owner said Monday.
David Costello says he's eager to move forward with his vision for the site: a $65...
| May 9, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Howard County government announced plans last week to build 30 efficiency apartments and a day shelter for the homeless near the intersection of Route 1 and Route 32.
The facility will encompass about 2 acres of the 8-acre site the county purchased...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Eugenia "Jean" Bosley, a homemaker who was honored as a "shining star" for 35 years of providing child care in her church's Sunday morning nursery, died of multiple organ failure Monday at her Ruxton home. She was 93.
Born Eugenia Kerr in Hereford, she...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 11:54 AM
The state agency charged with overseeing Maryland's public school construction projects was found to have lacked proper monitoring of contracts, projects and maintenance inspections, according to a legislative audit.
The audit, released Friday, examined...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 1:30 PM
James F. "Frank" Welch, the retired president and owner of an Anne Arundel County home building company, died Friday of heart failure at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 87.
James Franklin Welch was born in Baltimore and raised in Glen Burnie, where...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Howard County's homeless population decreased this year to 203, according to a Point-In-Time survey conducted in January by the county government.
However, Andrea Ingram, executive director of the Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center in Columbia,...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 6:05 AM
While homes continue to be built around Harford County, the market has a long way to go before it gets to the heights it sustained before the nationwide housing market crash began in 2007.
"In general, we are tracking equal to, or slightly above the...
| May 1, 2013
| 11:27 AM
Two of the city's top three elected officials are criticizing what they believe is an over-reliance on consultants within city government.
Both City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young and Comptroller Joan M. Pratt voted against a $27 million on-...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 3:03 PM
M. Faysal Thameen, a retired structural engineer who headed the city's role in the 1980s construction of the Fort McHenry Tunnel, died of cancer April 9 at his home in Millbury, Mass. The former Parkville resident was 75.
"He was a quiet force in the...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 1:50 PM
A 21-year-old Laurel man convicted in a stabbing death was sentenced to seven years in prison Thursday in Howard County Circuit Court, according to State's Attorney spokesman Wayne Kirwan.
Robert Timothy Joseph Lee Tasker will serve the sentence for the...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 9:31 AM
It's the kind of decision that can be lost in the shuffle of more flashy public policy discussions, but the decision last week by leadership at Harford Community College to reject eight bids on a major construction project is the kind of thing more...