| 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...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:41 AM
Huddled around a conference table on a recent Friday afternoon, four best friends joked around as teenagers do.
Mason Gainer, 13, took an up-close photo of 12-year-old Aiden Marceron, and wondered aloud if he should post it to Instagram. Louey Peraza,...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 3:10 AM
Our schools do a great job of offering cultural events to the community, including Jazz at the Ridge every spring at Marriotts Ridge High School. This year's concert, on Friday, April 4, at 7 p.m., will feature Marriotts Ridge jazz ensembles and...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 3:30 PM
No. 10 Johns Hopkins allowed a three-goal advantage in the second quarter to slip through its fingers as No. 6 North Carolina scored eight of the second half's 10 goals to finish off a 13-9 victory at Homewood Field.
The loss was the third in a row...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Carroll County Public Schools Superintendent Steve Guthrie and Board of Education President Virginia Harrison will host a town meeting April 1 at Oklahoma Road Middle School, according to a school system news release.
Members of the community are...
| 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 1, 2014
| 1:30 PM
A 20-year-old man arrested for calling in multiple threats to a Caroll County High School last month allegedly watched police respond to the school from a vehicle nearby.
The Carroll County Sheriff's Office has charged Timothy Edgar Baker, of Mt. Airy,...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 10:22 AM
More than 20 veterans from the mid-Maryland region attended the inaugural Veterans Job Club in Carroll County Friday and LeRoy Thomas has no doubt that attendance will grow in future events.
"I'm very confident it will grow," said Thomas, a local...
| 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...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:45 AM
Scouts perform a great deal of volunteer work, and those seeking top Scouting awards often use their abilities and interests to implement unique service projects. Emily Ingalls, a junior at Marriotts Ridge High School, has parlayed her musical talent into...