| Dec 20, 2013
Office of Emergency Management
Four-wheel drive vehicles and drivers are needed to provide transportation for hospital staff and others during inclement weather. Candidates must undergo a background check, show evidence of insurance and have a good...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 2:00 PM
At one end of the minimum wage battle, you'll find Marissa Greene in Randallstown, for whom an increase would mean not having to eat nearly every meal at the fast-food place where she works, because groceries are a luxury.
And at the other end, you'll...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 10:41 AM
If it is your destiny to be anywhere near the Kennedy Center during the next couple of weeks, check out Washington National Opera's new production of Verdi's "La forza del destino." The force of it may surprise you -- and quite possibly thrill, confound,...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 9:01 AM
Homeless families in Baltimore have filed a federal lawsuit against the city school system, contending that their children have been denied transportation to school and been stigmatized because they couldn't afford field trips and uniforms.
| Nov 6, 2013
| 9:30 AM
It was back in March that Catonsville resident David Luco came up with an idea for the project to demonstrate his leadership skills that he needed to complete in order to become an Eagle Scout.
With some plywood, a few volunteers and a commitment to...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 4:00 AM
"I felt so comfortable here that I never moved," explained Mildred Zeller, whose parents were original owners of a house in Rodgers Forge.
Her parents moved to Dunkirk Road (second group of homes built by Keelty) in 1937 or 1938 and she was born a few...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 11:39 AM
Howard County boasts a wealth of nonprofits serving a wide array of needs.
Some of the organizations are assisting people in crisis, others are providing specialized services for underserved demographic groups, and many are offering educational...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 3, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Howard County government has purchased eight acres of land near the intersection of Route 1 and Route 32 for $3.25 million with the intention of building 30 apartments and a day shelter for the homeless.
The homeless shelter and apartments will...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 1:40 PM
The playground at the Salvation Army was in sad shape: 50 years old, falling apart and infested with bees. It was so shabby that kids were no longer allowed to play in it.
That changed this month with a daylong construction blitz that ended with a new...
| Apr 12, 2013
Tawes Garden & Shop
Volunteers are needed to help with a variety of gardening tasks, including planting, watering, weeding and mulching. Also needed are tour guides, particularly in April and May, to assist the teacher-naturalist with large groups....