| 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 29, 2014
| 8:25 AM
Although the spring season may seem shorter this year because of its late arrival, outdoor activities are here already; this month marks the beginning of three annual open-air events in Sykesville.
One event is a free concert series, Sykesville First...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 8:50 AM
"Lower Main Street To Get Renovation Try:
"The face of lower Ellicott City is in for a change; a change that will hopefully bring tourists into our historical town and will usher in a new burst of economic potential.
"A few months ago, John...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 12:00 PM
I'm writing in response to the letter "Maryland needs Mizeur's death with dignity law" (April 27) by Alan D. Eason.
Mr. Eason makes a very controversial statement when he says that "Maryland law should be changed to allow mentally competent,...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Last fall, when Dennis and Misty Glorioso renovated the Sykesville home they bought from Misty's father, one of their immediate priorities was to add hardwood floors.
The house, which was built in the early 1980s, was chopped up into several small rooms...