| Aug 26, 2013
| 2:00 AM
School was poised to start in several area jurisdictions Monday, but Howard County officials got a head start Sunday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new $34 million Ducketts Lane Elementary School in Elkridge.
"It's truly a 21st-century...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Carroll County’s third annual Restaurant Week starts Sunday, Aug. 18, with 28 restaurants participating countywide.
The event showcases county eateries by offering patrons the opportunity to visit a new restaurant or try an old favorite at an...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Brenda DeCesare, who was the general manager for tennis at the Columbia Association, died of breast cancer Aug. 2 at her Ellicott City home. She was 56.
Brenda Derry was born in Baltimore and raised in Mount Washington. She was the daughter of James...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:55 AM
It wasn't a great time for Anne Pence.
The 56-year-old single mother from Baltimore had issues with past relationships, her house was damaged in a fire, she was unhappy with her job and was struggling to find answers for her daughter with attention-...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 12:00 PM
I'm sure the school system will "fix" the declining test scores within two years ("State's test scores decline," July 24). The solution is obvious, as any politician and teacher knows.
Just make the tests easier! Then our administrators, teachers and...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 7:05 AM
Rep. Chris Van Hollen will celebrate the grand opening of his Mount Airy satellite office with a meet and greet for constituents tonight at 6 p.m.
Van Hollen, a Democrat, represents the state's 8th Congressional District, which includes portions of...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 5:05 AM
Del. Justin Ready, a Westminster Republican, announced his intentions to seek a second term in the House of Delegates Sunday at a campaign kick-off event at Sandymount Park in Finksburg.
In a news release sent Monday morning, Ready stressed his...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 9:14 AM
The Carroll County Department of Citizen Services will operate six cooling centers around the county this week in anticipation of high temperatures and humidity.
Residents who are vulnerable to extreme heat and who do not have air-conditioning in...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Delegate Susan Krebs, an Eldersburg Republican, formally announced her plans to seek reelection to the House of Delegates in District 5 through a news release Thursday.
Krebs, a three-term delegate, stressed her leadership, business experience and...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 10:25 AM
The Carroll County Sheriff's Office has arrested 31-year-old Christopher James Geary in connection to a residential burglary in Mount Airy early Tuesday morning.
Sheriff's deputies responded to the 5300 block of Lucus Drive in Mount Airy around 2:40 a....
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Ten years ago, merchants along Mount Airy's historic Main Street hoping to drum up more business looked for something different.
"What it was decided to do was to learn about the history of our community," said Ellie Bonde, chairwoman of the promotion...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 6:30 AM
This could be the big summer of cider. We've fallen hard for the crisp dry hard ciders coming out of Millstone Cellars in Monkton, which are so refreshing for hot-weather dining.
The Maryland Wineries will host Locapour - Drink Local, a tasting event at...