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  • Mount View music students toot their horn [Marriottsville Sykesville Woodstock]

    The music accolades continue this week with good news from Mount View Middle School. Band director Shelly Williams and orchestra director Matt DeBeal would like to recognize their students who auditioned and earned acceptance into select music groups....
  • Howard's Fox to submit zoning amendment for composting in rural zones

    Howard's Fox to submit zoning amendment for composting in rural zones
    Howard County Council member Greg Fox told members at a Dayton community meeting Thursday night that he did not support a proposal for a compost and mulching facility off of Green Bridge Road.  Fox , a Republican, said he thought the composting...
  • Students' attitudes toward school are shaped by what happens at home [Letter]

    As a former Baltimore City schoolteacher I read with interest your story regarding workers' compensation for teachers injured by students ("Painful lessons: Run-ins with students take toll on teachers, city finances," Feb. 16). While I was never injured...
  • Carroll police announce sobriety checkpoint Friday

    Carroll police announce sobriety checkpoint Friday
    Carroll County police will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Friday night in the 2200 block of Hanover Pike in Hampstead, according to a Carroll County Sheriff's Office news release. The checkpoint, designed to reduce the number of impaired and...
  • Heroin's lasting grip in Baltimore suburbs

    Heroin's lasting grip in Baltimore suburbs
    One day in February 2000, I sat in a police car on Poplar Grove Street in West Baltimore to observe a reverse sting: Instead of attempting to buy heroin from dealers, undercover officers were offering to sell it to users. They cleared out the regular...
  • Virginia B. 'Ginnie' Bryant, homemaker

    Virginia B. 'Ginnie' Bryant, homemaker
    Virginia B. "Ginnie" Bryant, a homemaker and former Roland Park activist, died Feb. 4 of heart failure at the Fairhaven retirement community in Sykesville. She was 90. Virginia Bowen was born in Baltimore and raised in Hampden and Mechanicsburg, N.J. She...
  • Carroll teens warm up to winter sports with Olympics in spotlight

    Carroll teens warm up to winter sports with Olympics in spotlight
    Mike Martin, of Sykesville, started playing hockey at the age of 20 for one reason. "The Olympics had everything to do with it," said Martin, who was inspired by the USA hockey team's 4-3 win over the heavily-favored Soviet Union team — a game now...
  • The practical appeals at Motor Trend auto show

    The practical appeals at Motor Trend auto show
    The Mercedes-Benz stood just less than $30,000 away from its admirers at Baltimore's auto show, where the sporty crimson sedan held its own among the competitors for looks, test sit-downs and aspirations of ownership. "It's really an entry-level model,"...
  • Mustang Flea Market can use your donations [Marriottsville/Sykesville /Woodstock]

    Get a jump on spring by cleaning out your home, attic and garage now. The Marriotts Ridge Music Foundation needs gently used toys, books, housewares, clothing, and more for its annual Mustang Flea Market and will gratefully accept your donations, which...
  • U.S. senator's former aide facing child porn charges found dead in Sykesville

    U.S. senator's former aide facing child porn charges found dead in Sykesville
    A former top aide to a U.S. Senator facing federal child pornography charges has been found dead at his Sykesville family’s home in a possible suicide, Carroll County Sheriff’s officials said Friday. Jesse Ryan Loskarn, 35, a former...
  • Senators urged to strengthen state's domestic violence laws

    Senators urged to strengthen state's domestic violence laws
    Brandy King wants a judge to order her abusive ex-husband not to contact her ever again. But as Maryland law now stands, the courts can't do that. King asked a state Senate committee Tuesday to change the law as she testified in support of legislation,...
  • Fire damages Eldersburg strip mall

    Fire damages Eldersburg strip mall
    An accidental fire that started in a void space above Jin's Asian Bistro in the Oklahoma Center shopping center became a two-alarm blaze that damaged several units of the Eldersburg strip mall late Thursday night, the Office of the Maryland State Fire...