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  • Scary times in Ellicott City this October

    Scary times in Ellicott City this October
    They say historic Ellicott City is haunted. Maybe it's the granite, the underground water or he flow of electricity. Things are about to get a little spookier. Howard County Tourism and Promotion offers three different ghost tours, leading visitors...
  • Centennial junior behind 'Your Past, It Matters' Saturday in Ellicott City

    Centennial junior behind 'Your Past, It Matters' Saturday in Ellicott City
    At 16 years old, Girl Scout Emily Abdow may be one of the youngest local history experts around. The Centennial High School junior's passion for the past began about seven years ago, when she attended the Victorian Dreams camp — a week-long camp...
  • Board approves new capacity numbers for Howard middle schools

    Eight Howard County middle schools are able to fit more students than previously thought, according to a new study approved by the Board of Education last week. The Howard County Public School System recently commissioned Gilbert Architects to review...
  • Patapsco Valley State Park provides variety of offerings for fall activities

    Patapsco Valley State Park provides variety of offerings for fall activities
    As the temperatures begin to fall and the foliage begins to turn from green to deep reds and oranges, people are flocking to Patapsco Valley State Park in Catonsville. About 18,000 people visited the park during the last weekend in September, a number...
  • HallowRead: New book convention calls Ellicott City home

    HallowRead: New book convention calls Ellicott City home
    Authors and fans of novels of the spooky variety will gather in Historic Ellicott City this month for a new “mini-convention” dubbed HallowRead. Organized by author Rachel Rawlings, of Aberdeen, the event is designed to appeal to authors and...
  • The trees at Leakin Park

    The trees at Leakin Park
    Supporters of Gwynns Falls/Leakin Park are understandably alarmed by a BGE plan to build a new gas pipeline through the area. The pipeline, which serves about 90,000 customers in the city and county, was one of the first such conduits built in the...
  • Ambience aplenty for Chesapeake production of 'Dracula'

    Ambience aplenty for Chesapeake production of 'Dracula'
    At the start of Bram Stoker's 1897 novel "Dracula," a London lawyer named Harker visits Transylvania to facilitate a real estate deal for a mysterious count who desires new digs in England. Not anything freshly built, or even modestly rehabbed, mind...
  • Patapsco Heritage Greenway promoting vision of a more cohesive valley

    Patapsco Heritage Greenway promoting vision of a more cohesive valley
    There's a reason people want to own or visit properties that back up to open spaces: Nature enhances lives. And that's why protecting and preserving the Patapsco Valley "is really all about quality of life," says John Slater, president of Patapsco...
  • DNR's Park Quest brings out the best of the outdoors

    Susquehanna State Park was a muddy mess. A heavy thunderstorm had brought a downpour to its trails, and Richard Smith had not brought the right pair of shoes for such a hike. It didn't help that it was still raining, if only lightly. The shoes he had...
  • Man shot multiple times in South Baltimore

    Man shot multiple times in South Baltimore
    A man was shot multiple times in South Baltimore on Friday afternoon, according to Baltimore Police. Officers were dispatched to an area hospital about 4:59 p.m. and found a man with multiple gunshot wounds, said Detective Jeremy Silbert, a police...
  • Fort McHenry enlists border collies on a wild goose chase

    Fort McHenry enlists border collies on a wild goose chase
    The human eye sees a black-and-white border collie, about 35 pounds, stepping slowly and silently across the lawn at Fort McHenry, its light-brown eyebrows lending its face a most personable expression. The Canada goose eye apparently sees something...
  • Ellicott City

    Benefit 5K walk The Maryland Sickle Cell Disease Association will hold its first Pathway Out of Pain walk-a-thon Saturday, Oct. 5, at Rockburn Park, 6145 Montgomery Road in Elkridge. The event benefits research for a cure and services provided to...