| Dec 7, 2013
| 1:04 AM
Winter schedule announced for Laurel Park
Laurel Park's winter meet will begin Jan. 1 and include 46 racing days over 13 weeks, the Maryland Jockey Club, the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association and the Maryland Horse Breeders...
| 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....
| 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,...
| 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...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Landscape designer Martha Schwartz has been named by Inner Arbor Trust Inc. to be the lead designer for phase one of the project that will help transform Symphony Woods in downtown Columbia.
The London resident and alumna of Harvard University's Graduate...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:30 AM
The late poet Lucille Clifton was very much a Columbia resident. She was locally active with the Howard County Poetry and Literature Society (HoCoPoLitSo), which is hosting its third annual Clifton-themed event, "Telling Our Stories, Michael S. Glaser...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:35 AM
If you want proof that truth can be stranger than fiction, check out Doug Wright's "I Am My Own Wife." It's a documentary-style play based on interviews the contemporary American playwright did with an elderly transvestite who lived openly during the...
| 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...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 4:10 AM
Candlelight Concert Society has been presenting classical music concerts in Howard County for so many years that one could say it's tending an eternal flame. It's not fixated on the past, though, because its 41st season opens with a forward-looking...