| Apr 17, 2014
| 3:15 AM
Those of you who have been reading along with me since I started contributing to this column will know that I have a special place in my writing for community-based programming that focuses on getting the public out into nature and learning about the...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 12:25 PM
Edythe E. Evans, a retired University of Maryland dental clinic instructor who was active in her church, died April 9 of Alzheimer's disease at Carroll Hospice's Dove House in Westminster. She was 83.
The daughter of Ernest Evans, a Baltimore & Ohio...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:39 PM
Out with the outdoors and in with the new.
In September, the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company will officially open the doors of its new home at Redwood and Calvert streets. The company plans to move to the former Mercantile Trust and Deposit Co....
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:10 AM
St. Barnabas Episcopal Church has good news to share. On All Saint's Sunday, Nov. 3, the Sykesville parish broke ground on a new hall, designed to accommodate growth and better serve the community. Interim Rector Carol Bustard-Burnside kicked off the...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 1:24 AM
Figure skating show
Today, Dec. 15: Join the figure skaters and coaches of the Piney Orchard Learn-to-Skate program for a holiday show that begins at 4:10 p.m. at the Piney Orchard Ice Arena, 8781 Piney Orchard Parkway. Free. For more Information,...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Andrew Spang, the band director at Folly Quarter Middle School, is proud to announce the selection of several of his student musicians to elite ensembles.
Lance Mercy, playing trumpet, Jeffery Read, trombone, and Sam LeDoux, on bass, were chosen to...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 1:20 PM
The new school being built in the Oxford Square development in Hanover officially has a name. On Tuesday, the Howard County Board of Education unanimously approved the name, “Thomas Viaduct Middle School,” for the school that will open in...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 12:08 PM
I hope everyone has a great new year. The holidays came upon us so fast this year, what with Thanksgiving being so late. And the weather has been so strange — ice and snow before winter officially started, then on the shortest day of the year people...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 8:26 AM
A white Christmas came a day late after light snow showers passed through central Maryland on Thursday morning.
A dusting was expected to accumulate on roadways, with up to an inch of snowfall in some areas, according to the National Weather Service. As...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 1:39 PM
Baltimore police identified two men who had been on a docked research ship before their bodies were found in the Patapsco River early Sunday.
Edwin Rivera, 35, and Henry A. Vega, 29, died after authorities said the pair went swimming early Sunday. The...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 8:06 AM
Stephanie Todd, 8, smiled broadly as she talked about the pink telescope that sits in her home. But she's even more excited about the opportunity to look through a telescope that has some history.
"The first thing I'm going to look for is [the...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:35 PM
A frantic nighttime call from a hotel guest about a possible gang meet-up taking place in front of the Obladi in historic Ellicott City recently sent co-owner Zan Wilson scurrying from home to check out the loud crowd of 30 people.
She was amused to...