| Aug 24, 2013
| 1:18 PM
A growth spurt in community college enrollment during the recession has all but ended, with numbers declining or leveling off this year, according to state officials.
Three years ago, two-year institutions saw an enrollment boon at the height of the...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 9:10 AM
The Howard County Public School System announced at 5:30 a.m. that all schools will be closed Monday.
All evening activities in the schools, both school- and community-sponsored, have been canceled. That includes any athletic practices and games.
| Dec 10, 2013
| 10:03 AM
In the upside-down world of radio and TV, where careers come and go like chunks of ice in pre-Christmas storms, Adam Vorce is making his mark. And he is doing it the old-fashioned way, by wearing out shoe leather, by developing contacts, by staying...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 8:01 AM
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| Dec 12, 2013
| 7:05 AM
A young classical music trio that is making a name for itself, MiXt performs for the Candlelight Concert Society on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 8 p.m. at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre. It's the first time MiXt has appeared in the Candlelight series....
| Dec 19, 2013
| 11:10 AM
The Baltimore Washington Corridor Chamber Women in Business is sponsoring a business luncheon Friday, Jan. 10 from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Howard Community College, Rouse Company Foundation Student Services Hall, Room 400 at 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway,...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 11:35 AM
At the first of his public hearings on Howard County's Fiscal Year 2015 budget, County Executive Ken Ulman sounded a hopeful note.
"Budgetwise, I think we're beginning to emerge out of the depths of the great recession," he told the crowd of more than...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 7:35 AM
The kitchen in Amanda O'Shaughnessy's North Laurel home rarely has much in the way of soda and sugary drinks. But that wasn't the case one recent weekend, as the Reservoir High School freshman pulled a big bottle and several cans of soda out of the...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 7:12 AM
10375 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. 410-313-7800.
•All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes.
•Eclectic Evenings. Second Tuesdays, 7 p.m.
•English Conversation Club. Mondays, 10 a.m.;...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 8:12 AM
These groups meet regularly
Columbia Area Mothers of Multiples — First Monday, 7 p.m. Mothers of twins and multiples. Christ Episcopal Church, 6800 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia. 410-750-1322.
Columbia Toastmasters — First and third Monday,...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The Howard Community College Dragons made a short trip to Hood College this weekend to compete at The Hood Invitational. Both the men and the women placed 5th out of 12 teams entered.
Caroline Haden (Howard) led the women placing 4th overall running 25:...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:07 AM
Officials from Columbia landowner Howard Hughes Corp. say the vision for the 93-acre crescent property is to create a downtown employment center that also will include a 300-room hotel, a 50,000-square-foot conference center and streetscape retail....