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  • Ulman holds second hearing before finalizing Howard County budget

    Ulman holds second hearing before finalizing Howard County budget
    At his second budget hearing for fiscal year 2015 Monday night, County Executive Ken Ulman heard additional funding requests for projects ranging from a parking expansion for Howard Community College, new biking infrastructure throughout the county and...
  • Ellen I. Rhudy, writer and actress

    Ellen I. Rhudy, writer and actress
    Ellen Irene Rhudy, a writer and activist for Patapsco Valley environmental causes who also performed in community theater productions, died of complications from leukemia Nov. 24 at Howard County General Hospital. The Marriottsville resident was 69. Born...
  • Outdoor classroom

    The phrase of the day was "invasive plants," defined as species that take over an area outside their natural environments at the expense of native plants. Students from three Howard County middle schools have already learned enough about invasive...
  • Couple's yellow brick road ends at Pasadena waterfront cottage

    Couple's yellow brick road ends at Pasadena waterfront cottage
    Where there's a will, there's a way — especially if it means securing the house of your dreams. Zach and Mary Kuhn always wanted a home on the water. They were living in upstate New York when they made the decision to move south. After...
  • So many Halloween events, it's scary [Mostly Main Street]

    Halloween is coming to the historic district in a big way this year. Festivities start this weekend, and it seems like the whole town is prepared to be scared. They are busing people in for the start of the "HallowRead" book convention on Friday, Oct....
  • Family robbed while out to dinner in 1927 [History Matters]

    50 Years Ago UMBC site selected From a Times article: "University of Maryland New Branch Site ...  off Wilkens Ave. in Baltimore County. "Seven reasons were cited for the selection of the Wilkens Ave. campus. These included: The site is...
  • Patapsco Valley parks not suited to be Heritage Tourism Area [Letter]

    There was no "misperception" about Patapsco Heritage Greenway. The Friends of Patapsco Valley and Heritage Greenway organization tried to create a Maryland Heritage Tourism Area by that name back in the 1990s. As I understand it, by 2000, numerous local...
  • Don't forget bikes in county plans for Ellicott City streets [Letter]

    I read with interest Amanda Yeager's Oct. 17 article about pedestrians being a priority in historic Ellicott City plans. It was a very comprehensive article about the county planning to spend $3 million in improvements for better/safer pedestrian travel....
  • All Together Now at Howard library branches

    Central Library 10375 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. 410-313-7800. •All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes. •Eclectic Evenings. Second Tuesdays, 7 p.m. •English Conversation Club. Mondays, 10 a.m.;...
  • Show house event more than just a beautiful building [Ellicott City]

    It's been a while since Historic Ellicott City Inc. sponsored a show house in the historic district, which makes this year's effort at Mount Ida that much more special. It's a beautiful house, and this beautiful weather makes an outing there even more...
  • UMBC bike share program provides options for students, connects communities

    UMBC bike share program provides options for students, connects communities
    Many college students are without a car or alternate form of transportation to check out what is available off campus. Students at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County are no different. Beginning Friday, however, UMBC students began having...
  • Wagandt to speak on preservation of Ellicott City's neighbor, Oella

    Wagandt to speak on preservation of Ellicott City's neighbor, Oella
    The tale of a tiny river village that was nearly wiped out in 1972 after the shuttering of its textile mill — and that had its existence further threatened months later by Tropical Storm Agnes — is a compelling one. The rebirth of Oella,...