| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:07 AM
The stranger showed up Tuesday morning at the Jacob family home in Sykesville in a black car with six chickens and a bundle of apologies.
The mystery of the Sykesville chicken heist was solved.
"I swear to you, you couldn't make this up," said Karen...
| 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 9, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Kathy A. McGovern, who had conducted cell research and was also an educator, died Dec. 1 of complications from a stroke at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis. She was 55.
The daughter of John McGovern, a civil engineer, and Gloria "Saunders"...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 6:40 AM
50 Years Ago
A park is born
In a Times article:
"The first area to be acquired in the Howard County Parkland Plan, the Bethany area, has been approved by the park board and the commissioners and steps will be soon underway toward purchase.
| Dec 10, 2013
| 10:54 AM
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...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 3:15 AM
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.
| Dec 14, 2013
| 1:09 PM
By the time I met Anthony Halbach, he had lived 50 years, and half of them hard. He'd spent a lot of time being angry and a lot of time drunk. He'd been homeless, estranged from kin, adrift in the world and truly lost. It was a life without smiles....
| Oct 4, 2013
| 8:27 AM
A four-vehicle accident on Liberty Road Friday morning sent one person to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center as a precautionary measure, according to the Maryland State Police.
Sgt. Frank Quisay said four vehicles were involved in the...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Since we're on the cusp of Halloween, better beware of the possible return of the dreaded snallygaster, which has periodically been scaring the dickens out of Marylanders since the mid-1700s.
The snallygaster is a half-bird, half-reptile...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 6:21 AM
As of 9:15 a.m., traffic was easing throughout the region, though volumes were still heavy on the west side of the beltway.
The State Highway Administration is reminding motorists that there's a new traffic pattern in effect at White Marsh Boulevard...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Westminster High School Senior Chris Scott's distorted portrait project from art class this year will be hanging in Comptroller Peter Franchot's Annapolis office for the next two months, but if the comptroller has his way, he may end up owning Scott's...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:44 AM
The Carroll County Bureau of Utilities has repaired a sewage leak in Sykesville, but not before an estimated 77,500 gallons of effluent leaked from a pipe each day over the past 12 days, according to a Carroll County government press release.