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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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,"...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Columbia experiencing birth pangs back in 1965 [History Matters]

    February 1965 Columbia birth pangs From a Times story about taxes and Columbia: "It appears certain that there will be no proposal for legislation to set up a special tax district for Columbia, introduced in this year's session of the Maryland General...
  • Variety of pancakes flavor church suppers for Shrove Tuesday

    Buckwheat pancakes are not found on every Shrove Tuesday menu. But at Zion United Methodist, the yeasty cakes are a mainstay. "We had a couple requests for it," said Barbara Bollinger, as she mixed flour and sugar in preparation for the annual feast...
  • Lutherville Vol. Fire Co. to get $4.2M addition

    Lutherville Vol. Fire Co. to get $4.2M addition
    A $4.2 million addition and renovation at the Lutherville Volunteer Fire Company that will more than double floor space and improve conditions for the company's 100-plus volunteers will begin in mid-March, Mullan Contracting Co. announced in a statement...