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  • Heavy rains with chance for wintry precipitation to disrupt Thanksgiving travel

    Heavy rains with chance for wintry precipitation to disrupt Thanksgiving travel
    Icy and snowy conditions along with heavy rain could snarl traffic and complicate air travel in Maryland and many parts of the eastern United States on Tuesday and Wednesday — two of the biggest travel days of the year as people head home for...
  • Vice President Biden says Baltimore's port needs new CSX facility

    Vice President Biden says Baltimore's port needs new CSX facility
    After touring the expansion of the Panama Canal, Vice President Joe Biden and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Tuesday they plan to increase their advocacy for a proposed CSX transfer station in Baltimore.  "You had [Panama] President [Ricardo]...
  • Gas prices rise in Maryland amid holiday travel

    Gas prices rise in Maryland amid holiday travel
    If you traveled for Thanksgiving, you'll likely pay more for gas getting home than you did getting away. Amid strong seasonal demand, the average price for a gallon of gasoline in Maryland rose to $3.42 on Friday, an increase of 10 cents compared to...
  • O'Malley headed to Brazil on nine-day trade mission

    O'Malley headed to Brazil on nine-day trade mission
    Gov. Martin O'Malley is scheduled to begin a nine-day trip to Brazil and El Salvador on Monday. The governor will lead a trade mission that includes 30 businesses and leaders from Maryland's Port Authority, according to the his office. The state...
  • I ran the marathon, but many helped me get there [Column]

    I ran the marathon, but many helped me get there [Column]
    I have a medal hanging from the mirror in my bedroom to remind me of quite possibly the hardest thing I've ever done, and that includes having kids. On Oct. 27, I ran and finished the Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C., in 4 hours and 29 minutes....
  • Spanish classical music brings warmth to a winter day

    Spanish classical music brings warmth to a winter day
    You can visit Spain without crossing the county line, courtesy of the Howard County Concert Orchestra's "Spanish New Year's Celebration" on Sunday, Jan. 12, at 4 p.m., at St. John's Episcopal Church in Ellicott City. As with a Viennese New Year's-themed...
  • Bethesda's Ledecky earns Swimming World honor

    Swimming Bethesda's Ledecky earns Swimming World honor Katie Ledecky of Bethesda is on the cover of this month's issue of Swimming World magazine, heralding her selection as World Female Swimmer of the Year; the issue is due out today. Ledecky is the...
  • From Westminster to Waikiki, band to march in Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade

    From Westminster to Waikiki, band to march in Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade
    In four days, the Owls are going to take flight. Destination: Hawaii. The Westminster High School Marching Band, after a year of extensive fundraising and planning along with rehearsing, memorizing and practicing, heads to Hawaii on Dec. 5 to...
  • A round of applause for lacrosse coach Beth Kennedy [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    I would like to extend belated congratulations to one of our community members, Beth Kennedy, who was honored at the annual Howard County Celebration of Sports on Oct. 15. Beth has coached girls' lacrosse — both rec league and travel — in...
  • Hey, you crazy shoppers -- it's Midnight Madness [Mostly Main Street]

    Hey, you crazy shoppers -- it's Midnight Madness [Mostly Main Street]
    It's here! I know we've all been listening to Burl Ives singing "Holly Jolly Christmas" in the grocery store for weeks now, but we historic district lovers know the holiday season doesn't really start until we enjoy our beloved Midnight Madness, a holiday...
  • Clarksville tradition takes students to Philly for Thanksgiving

    Clarksville tradition takes students to Philly for Thanksgiving
    For 94 years, the streets of Philadelphia have been home to the oldest Thanksgiving parade in the country, complete with marching bands, floats, balloons and visit from Santa Claus. And for the last 12 years, the Clarksville Elementary School chorus has...
  • Council considering key change to taxi tax rather than delay

    Council considering key change to taxi tax rather than delay
    Members of the City Council are considering amending Baltimore's controversial new taxi tax, switching collection from the current per-passenger structure to a per-trip basis. "Some of us think it might be more efficient and effective to do per trip,"...