| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Several water main breaks in the city and Baltimore County Wednesday night and Thursday morning shut down roads and are affecting service to hundreds of customers.
A 30-inch, cast iron main that dates back to the 19th century broke in downtown...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 4:05 AM
Calling all artists! The Howard County Conservancy seeks submissions for its fourth annual Art of Stewardship juried art show, which will run from Wednesday, March 12, until Saturday, April 9. During the opening reception on Thursday, March 13, a round...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Andrew Spang, the band director at Folly Quarter Middle School, is proud to announce the selection of several of his student musicians to elite ensembles.
Lance Mercy, playing trumpet, Jeffery Read, trombone, and Sam LeDoux, on bass, were chosen to...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 8:34 AM
A 91-year-old Pikesville man died in a head-on car crash on U.S. 40 in Howard County Saturday evening, police said.
The man, identified by police Monday as Joseph Kryszpel, 91, of Pikesville, drove a Lincoln Town Car the wrong way on the westbound lanes...
| 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....
| 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 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 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 1, 2013
| 10:12 AM
The weekend after Thanksgiving not only signals the official start of the Christmas season, but also the start of the Christmas tree hunting season.
For many families, holiday traditions include a visit to a cut-your-own tree farm the weekend of...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 12:35 PM
A water main break has disrupted service for some Sykesville residents, Carroll County officials say.
The break is affecting residents in the area of Jeroby Road and Village Road, they said. Service should be restored by 6 p.m.
| Nov 27, 2013
| 3:35 AM
Children in Carroll County can spend Black Friday learning about Native Americans or engaging in athletic activities while their parents are occupied with shopping or working.
Charlotte's Quest Nature Center in Manchester is hosting a Fall Fun Day Nov....
| Nov 26, 2013
| 8:35 AM
Happy Thanksgiving, and welcome to the holiday season!
Sykesville Main Street will lead off with a holiday shopping extravaganza, 12 Hours of Christmas, on Friday, Dec. 6, from noon until midnight. Stores will offer special sales during this extended...