| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:06 AM
Plans for a $125 million, two-structure apartment complex in Columbia's Warfield neighborhood were revealed this week, making it the third housing development announced in the redevelopment of downtown Columbia.
The five-acre parcel, which is owned by...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Babe Ruth's 1927 record-setting home-run bat will be on display for Howard County baseball fans Friday at the Miller Branch Library in Ellicott City.
The event, from 7-9 p.m. in the library's first-floor meeting rooms, will feature Ruth's bat —...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 6:33 PM
When Matt Striebel stepped onto Denver's Invesco Field at Mile High in July 2005 for the Major League Lacrosse All-Star Game, he was a bit taken aback.
Sure, he had won two NCAA championships at Princeton and played four seasons in MLL, but he was still...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 10:07 PM
U.S. women earn gold for seventh time, rout Canada, break records
The U.S. national women's team won the Federation of International Lacrosse World Cup in Oshawa, Ontario, defeating Canada, 19-5, on Saturday and setting several records...
| 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...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Though she knew more than most people about Howard County's history, Joetta Cramm always considered herself to be an amateur historian.
"I really look at local history as my hobby," Cramm said in a Baltimore Sun feature about her work in 1996. "I...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 6:07 AM
Fred Eiland has thought about running for office for the past five years. And on his birthday — July 23 — he made it official by filing for the state delegate race in District 13.
Eiland, 58, a Democrat from Columbia, said that public...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 9:55 AM
Less than 2 percent of teen mothers who have a child before the age of 18 complete college before they turn 30, according to the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.
One Howard County woman is trying to change that.
| Sep 8, 2013
| 2:24 PM
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...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 2:05 PM
I am the new Glenelg/Glenwood/Dayton Neighborhood columnist. My name is Tracy Trobridge. I moved to Glenelg with my parents when I was 10 years old, and I attended local schools, graduating from Glenelg High School in 1976.
My husband and I moved...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 4:07 PM
State and local officials are trying to promote public awareness of a little-known federal tax credit to help small businesses cover some of the costs of providing health insurance to their workers.
Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot launched a...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Mamie Perkins said Tuesday her top priority as interim superintendent for Anne Arundel County public schools is simply to get in step with a 78,000-student system that will start a new school year in a little more than a month.
"It's not as though I'm...