| May 20, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Residents of rural western Howard County packed the County Council’s chambers Monday night for more than three hours of testimony focused on whether large-scale mulching, firewood processing and soil processing operations are appropriate on land...
| May 14, 2014
| 3:10 AM
Last week, the Howard County farmers markets kicked off the 2014 season with five markets — two in Ellicott City — that are now open through the last week of November.
This market is a great way for the community to buy locally grown...
| May 19, 2014
| 3:47 PM
Nearly four months after two employees were shot and killed, the skate apparel and accessory shop Zumiez reopened on Monday in The Mall in Columbia.
The store has been closed since Jan. 25, the day Darion Aguilar, 19, gunned down two store employees...
| May 21, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Charles N. "Norm" Murphy, a retired CSX executive and a collector of Baltimore & Ohio Railroad memorabilia, died Monday of lymphoma at Howard County General Hospital. He was 87.
Charles Norman Murphy was born in Baltimore into a B&O family. His father,...
| May 25, 2014
| 8:02 PM
A 28-year-old Westminster man was critically injured in Sykesville on Sunday in a dirt bike accident, according to the Carroll County Sheriff's Office.
Officials said that at about 5 p.m., deputies and rescue personnel from the Sykesville Volunteer Fire...
| May 27, 2014
| 4:36 PM
A year ago, Joe Aitcheson, Jr. sat in his room at Carroll Lutheran Village in Westminster, surrounded by racing mementos, and pondered a reporter's question: How could a jockey who's broken nearly every bone in his body have the gumption to win a record...
| Jun 1, 2014
With the opening of the new 3,000-square-foot-addition to the Legacy School, Jamie Caplan no longer has to take private phone calls in the supply closet.
The founder and head of the Sykesville-based school for those with learning differences now has her...
| May 29, 2014
| 1:10 PM
As cars whizzed by, state and county officials gathered on Old Columbia Road Thursday morning to break ground on a project to widen three miles of northbound Route 29 between Route 32 and Route 175 from two to three lanes.
The $32.7 million project is...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 2:55 PM
As rain continues to fall throughout the region, Carroll County officials were reporting that as of 4:20 p.m. Wednesday, 19 roads were closed across the county due to flooding.
Roads affected by closures included Johnsville and Hoods Mill in the...
| May 3, 2014
| 5:18 PM
Gary Rasnake leaned against the starboard side of the boat, arms crossed, hoping for a bite.
The retired Army sergeant first class had been waiting about four hours on the Chesapeake Bay waters, much of it in the same position, for the telltale jerk...
| May 5, 2014
| 6:15 AM
As of 9:10 a.m., the Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting the accident in Howard County on westbound I-70 near Sykesville Road (Route 32) has been moved to the far right shoulder.
In Anne Arundel County, the accident reported in the area of...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 3:05 AM
The musical "Bye Bye Birdie" has long been a staple of high school drama departments, and no wonder — who can resist this upbeat satire inspired by Elvis Presley. More than 100 Marriotts Ridge High School students have worked diligently, both...