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  • Carver senior wins national art award

    Carver senior wins national art award
    Like many artists before her, Lisa Su has found inspiration from the intricate patterns and textures found in nature: the red seeds from the inside of a pomegranate, barnacles adhering to a rock. Yet the materials she uses are not beautiful or intricate....
  • Baltimore harbor earns failing water grades

    Baltimore harbor earns failing water grades
    Baltimore's harbor earned a failing grade for water quality in the latest assessment of its ecological health, despite fewer reported sewage overflows last year. Though the harbor's overall grade for 2013, to be released Wednesday, is down from a C-...
  • Maryland gets 'coastal resilience' grants

    Maryland gets 'coastal resilience' grants
    The U.S. Department of Interior has awarded more than $7 million to four projects in Maryland aimed at guarding Chesapeake Bay shoreline and habitat against future severe storms. The funding is part of $107 million in "coastal resilience" grants...
  • I-70 west bridge reopens after weekend repairs

    I-70 west bridge reopens after weekend repairs
    The I-70 Bridge carring traffic west over the Patapsco River at the Baltimore-Howard County line was reopened around 4 p.m. Sunday after undergoing weekend repairs, the State Highway Administration said. The ramps from the inner and outer loops of the...
  • Our picks for summer fun

    Our picks for summer fun
    Once summer break begins, boredom can set in. Before the whining starts, we’ve come up with a list of activities proven with local families. Because there are two kinds of fun we search for during Maryland’s summer – in the shade and...
  • 8 ways to enjoy the arts outdoors in Howard County

    8 ways to enjoy the arts outdoors in Howard County
    Grab your picnic basket and enjoy live blues music in an Elkridge park. Dig out the easel and paint pictures of flowers and historic storefronts in Ellicott City. Or as the sun sets, learn how to salsa dance under one of downtown Columbia’s most...
  • Belmont Manor opens nature center with Howard County Conservancy

    From the outside, Belmont Manor and Historic Park in Elkridge hasn’t changed much. The 68-acre estate is still home to the Georgian-style, stucco-on-brick manor house, built by Caleb Dorsey in 1738. It still has intricate gardens and rolling hills...
  • Main Street glows with fresh coat of paint [Mostly Main Street]

    The folks from Benjamin Moore paints have done a wonderful job freshening up our Main Street. A few months ago, we won a nationwide contest to be included in about 20 Main Streets that would get a free face-lift. The work started a few weeks ago, and...
  • Columbia Families in Nature introduces the great outdoors

    Columbia Families in Nature introduces the great outdoors
    On a recent Sunday at Gorman Farm in Laurel, Alex Sanchez-Henry gently pushed a handful of green leaves aside as he peered at the ground beneath him. With his other hand, the 9-year-old Ellicott City resident reached toward the ground and pulled out his...
  • Busy season for Howard County Ballet Company [Ellicott City]

    Peter Pan, Tinkerbell, Wendy and the Lost Boys battled the evil Captain Hook recently during Howard County Ballet's production of "Peter Pan," choreographed by HCB founder and director Kathi Ferguson and staged at Centennial High School. Thirteen-year...
  • Southwest Baltimore County volunteers among nominees for first Volunteer of the Year award

    Southwest Baltimore County volunteers among nominees for first Volunteer of the Year award
    Volunteers from 73 Baltimore County public schools were honored at a special breakfast event in Cockeysville on Thursday morning as the first-ever BCPS Volunteer of the Year was announced. "This is our first time bringing all of the volunteers...
  • Feuding families and cross-dressers mix it up

    The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company loves to take advantage of the natural setting provided for its summer shows at the Patapsco Female Institute Historic Park. "As You Like It" makes their job easy, because much of the play's action takes place in the...