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  • After recession-era growth, enrollment dips at community colleges

    After recession-era growth, enrollment dips at community colleges
    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...
  • Howard Community College cross country opens season

    Howard Community College cross country opens season
    The Howard Community College cross country team started the 2013 season on Saturday at the Lebanon Valley College/Dutchmen Invitational. The men were fifth, while the women placed 12th. Caroline Haden (Howard High School) was the first woman to cross...
  • Pet festival Sept. 28 at Lake Elkhorn supports Animal Advocates [Ellicott City]

    Animal Advocates of Howard County is hosting its annual Walk for Paws and Pet Festival fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lake Elkhorn, rain or shine. The Ellicott City volunteer organization's mission is to prevent the...
  • Sculpting mixed medium metaphors at HCC

    The two artists who have separate exhibits at Howard Community College are artists-in-residence at Baltimore Clayworks. Although their exhibited sculptural objects incorporate ceramics, as you would expect, these are mixed medium creations whose materials...
  • Laurel boys soccer team turns up the heat with more intensity

    Laurel boys soccer team turns up the heat with more intensity
    While it may be unusual for high school players to get red cards in a scrimmage, when the intensity would figure to be less severe than a regular-season match, Laurel High School head boys soccer Eric Ferguson wasn't apologizing for the behavior of his...
  • Marriotts Ridge High foundation indulges your apple craving [Marriottsville Sykesville Woodstock]

    Apple pie, apple cake, apple dumplings, applesauce — if it's made out of apples, then Marriotts Ridge High School Music Foundation probably offers it through the organization's annual Fall Apple and Bake Sale. All products come from Baugher's...
  • Workshops invite public to comment on downtown improvements

    Do you have an idea or an opinion on how to improve downtown Ellicott City? The county is soliciting public opinion on the $3 million allocation that Howard County Executive Ken Ulman included in the county's budget to beautify and improve the...
  • Candlelight and Vantage House form mature partnership

    Candlelight and Vantage House form mature partnership
    Candlelight Concert Society, which is embarking on its 41st season, and Vantage House, a retirement community, both qualify as mature institutions in Columbia. Wisdom comes with maturity, of course, so their new partnership qualifies as a smart idea....
  • Behind-the-scenes changes at Rep Stage

    Behind-the-scenes changes at Rep Stage
    When Rep Stage opens its season this weekend with a production of Horton Foote's "A Young Lady of Property," a nostalgic piece by the author of "The Trip to Bountiful," it may seem like business as usual. The cast features some company regulars, such as...
  • Howard Community College cross country posts strong showing at York race

    Howard Community College cross country posts strong showing at York race
    The Howard Community College Dragons traveled to York College of Pennsylvania to compete in the Coach Achtzehn Classic. The men placed fourth out of 11 teams, while the women were 10th. Adam Gartrell (Reservoir) continues to lead the men after placing...
  • Congratulations to new Eagle Scout Taylor Murphy [West Friendship]

    Congratulations to West Friendship resident Taylor Murphy, a freshman at Howard Community College, and recent graduate of Mount St. Joseph High School, who received his Eagle Scout rank from the Boy Scouts of America in the spring of 2013. Murphy's...
  • Setting Foote on stage with 'A Young Lady of Property'

    Setting Foote on stage with 'A Young Lady of Property'
    Horton Foote crafted gentle dramas about ordinary lives. The late playwright's "A Young Lady of Property," which opens the Rep Stage season, is set in a Texas town in 1925. Although it's such an insular place that it seems unlikely the small-town gossip...