| Jul 3, 2013
| 3:45 AM
Members of the newly formed Bethany Korean United Methodist congregation, the first of its denomination in Howard County, gather weekdays at 5 a.m. for a dawn prayer service and on Sundays at 11:30 a.m. to worship.
For a group that held its first...
| Jul 9, 2013
Don't worry, Dooby's will be here soon. That's the word from Dooby himself.
Dooby's is the long-long-awaited Mount Vernon cafe from Phil Han, the Gilman alumnus whose childhood nickname is now plastered on the Park Plaza building, which has been without...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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-...
| 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 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 20, 2013
| 2:00 AM
OCEAN CITY — The high-rise towers of Maryland's Atlantic beach resort were blips on the horizon from 13 miles offshore. Except for a distant container ship coming out of Delaware Bay, the Scarlett Isabella was practically alone as it cruised...
| 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...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Residents of Baltimore were naturally jittery as news swept through the city 150 years ago that Confederate and Union forces were about to meet in an epic battle unfolding in Gettysburg, a small Pennsylvania farming village.
And when it was over, it...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 3:05 AM
If Mount Airy residents wanted to see fireworks on July 4, they had to drive to Columbia, Frederick or Westminster.
Not this year.
A group of business owners in the town have come together to fund the first Celebrate Independence Day event that will...