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  • Westminster fire displaces family of three

    A house fire in Westminster Monday afternoon caused about $60,000 in damages and has displaced a family of three, according to a notice of investigation from the Maryland State Fire Marshal. The fire started in the basement of a two-story home in the...
  • Howard County crash kills man, 91, on U.S. 40

    Howard County crash kills man, 91, on U.S. 40
    A 91-year-old Pikesville man died in a head-on car crash on U.S. 40 in Howard County Saturday evening, police said. The man, identified by police Monday as Joseph Kryszpel, 91, of Pikesville, drove a Lincoln Town Car the wrong way on the westbound lanes...
  • Young musicians shine at Folly Quarter Middle School [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    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...
  • Artists, you can help conservancy put on art show [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Calling all artists! The Howard County Conservancy seeks submissions for its fourth annual Art of Stewardship juried art show, which will run from Wednesday, March 12, until Saturday, April 9. During the opening reception on Thursday, March 13, a round...
  • Water main breaks in city, county close roads, leave hundreds without water

    Water main breaks in city, county close roads, leave hundreds without water
    Several water main breaks in the city and Baltimore County Wednesday night and Thursday morning shut down roads and are affecting service to hundreds of customers. A 30-inch, cast iron main that dates back to the 19th century broke in downtown...
  • Alicia I. Floyd, homemaker

    Alicia I. Floyd, homemaker
    Alicia I. Floyd, a homemaker and volunteer, died Dec. 13 of Alzheimer's disease at her home in the Brightwood retirement community in Lutherville. She was 75. The daughter of George Dudley Iverson IV and Gertrude Rausch Iverson, the former Alicia Lee...
  • Five city projects receive historic tax credits

    Five city projects receive historic tax credits
    A century-old Station North movie theater, an East Baltimore church, a former cotton mill and two downtown office towers are among the renovation projects selected for financing next year under Maryland's historic preservation tax credit program. At a...
  • Toasting Maryland's bubblies

    Toasting Maryland's bubblies
    Though New Year's Eve is less than a week away, even last-minute party planners have time to add a Maryland sparkling wine to their celebrations. With seven of the state's 56 wineries producing America's version of champagne, the local wine industry has...
  • Book of Maryland photography includes Cary Crocker [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    In January 2013, I wrote about Ellicott City photographer Cary Crocker, who focuses his lens on the small, sometimes overlooked bits of nature — for instance, the intricate features of insects and flowers. He has found some of his inspiration in...
  • In Sykesville, neighbors question proposed composting facility

    In Sykesville, neighbors question proposed composting facility
    Neighbors filled three-quarters of the pews at Friendship Baptist Church in Sykesville last week to grill a local contracting company about its proposal to use farmland in the area as a mulching and wood composting facility. The proposal, from Howard...
  • Howard school system retirees angry over health care change

    Medicare-eligible retirees in the Howard County Public School System will have a new insurance plan come Jan. 1, but significant concerns have been expressed by some retirees that the plan isn't accepted by their health care providers. For $6.47...
  • Quick storm brings fresh blanket of snow; mostly slush for city

    Quick storm brings fresh blanket of snow; mostly slush for city
    A fresh blanket of snow fell across the Baltimore area west of Interstate 95 by midday Tuesday, but heavier bands of precipitation that were expected to raise snowfall totals did not materialize. As much as 6 inches fell, reported in Manchester in...