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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...
Howard County took an important step in the fight against homelessness last week by purchasing an 8-acre lot that will be the future home to a 30-unit housing facility. Using $3.25 million in land acquisition dollars, the county bought the land at the...
Tags: Homelessness, Ken Ulman
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...
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...
Tags: The Salvation Army, Homelessness, Ken Ulman
A team of 90 volunteers painted and cleaned the playground at the Pratt House this week to prepare the site for an overhaul next month. College students, part of Students Today Leaders Forever, joined Volunteers of America Chesapeake to enhance the...
Maryland is currently experiencing the coldest temperatures in nearly two years, with multiple days that have been well-below freezing ("Cold snap raises health concerns," Jan. 24.) As your article points out, our most vulnerable residents — the...
Tags: Family, Homelessness, Hypothermia, Conservation
Residents living in and around North Laurel's Beechcrest Mobile Home Park lashed out at Howard County officials Thursday, saying they were not properly notified of the county's plans to build an apartment complex for the chronically homeless. Janice...
Staci M. Watkins was found dead a week ago in a patch of woods along U.S. 1 in Laurel, not far from the Turf Motel, where she'd been living for a few weeks. She and her boyfriend, Donald "Butch" McCulley, were managing to keep the room on the first...
North Laurel residents had an opportunity to learn more about a planned apartment complex for the chronically homeless Thursday, but not everyone is sold on the project. North Laurel residents had an opportunity to learn more about a planned apartment...
A group of local housing advocates have put together the necessary documents to present to the County Council for recognition as the nonprofit that will provide affordable housing in downtown Columbia. A resolution was prefiled before the council last...
The Spokesman-ReviewMark Garrett is alive, which, among his group of friends from 25 years ago, puts him in the tiny minority. That Garrett is 58 and living with HIV puts him in a growing demographic: People with HIV are aging, as a group. Although younger people still...
The Sacramento BeeBy the time he left foster care, Willis Mucelroy estimates, he had lived in 30 foster homes across the Central Valley. He ended up homeless, sleeping behind a south Sacramento community center earlier this year. Then Mucelroy, 20, found a program that...
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