| Mar 5, 2014
| 7:54 AM
A Sykesville community meeting to mobilize neighbors against a proposed composting facility ended dramatically Feb. 27, when the owner of the site in question announced she would not be selling her farm to be used for composting after all.
| Mar 5, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Since winning the second annual Carroll Biz Challenge in November, the ensuing months have been "very hectic, to say the least," according to Dawn Pritchard.
"Starting any business is really difficult and stressful," said Pritchard, the founder of...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 2:55 AM
Congratulations to Gracie Scheaffer. Gracie created a poster in her religion class for world peace. She was recognized about this time a year ago, but apparently, she won again and was recognized by the Lions Club and the City of Laurel for her poster...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 2:43 PM
A full day's effort by students at the Legacy School was recently recognized by Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. in the company's second annual Wires Down Video Challenge.
Twenty-two entries were submitted from elementary schools in the BGE service...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 7:35 AM
As Sandra Carnes, 77, walked up Roland Avenue to attend Sunday services at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Hampden, the Rev. Bonnie McCubbin, 27, the new pastor, was there to greet her with a hearty "Hello there!"
"She's a lot younger" than...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 8:23 AM
A Liberty High School junior was arrested Monday after an early morning armed robbery at the Exxon gas station on Liberty Road in Sykesville, according to a Maryland State Police news release.
Sykesville resident John Francis Gallagher III, 16, is...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 2:25 AM
Howard gets hip
"Folk Center for Howard youth: The organization of a 'folk center' in Howard County for young adults in their late teens will be the subject of a meeting this Saturday at 1:30 P.M. at Bethany Methodist Church on Bethany...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 11:00 AM
The State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the cause of a house fire on Washington Lane in Westminster that caused severe damage to a home Thursday.
Between 40 and 50 firefighters responded to the fire, which was reported at 11:40 a.m.,...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Sophomore attackman Ryan Brown scored a game-high eight goals but got little help from his teammates and the defense suffered enough lapses for No. 2 Johns Hopkins to drop a 12-10 decision to No. 11 Syracuse before an announced 4,337 at Homewood Field...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 3:00 AM
There are many reasons why the Disney musical, "Beauty and the Beast," is a beast to present.
The story of a prince turned beast and the girl who stumbles into his castle has a large cast with many lead characters; it has large ensemble numbers; and...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 3:25 AM
From a Real Estate ad: "Security Investment Realtors, 8 Normandy Shopping Center
"94 Acres: Murphy Road and Route 216 in the Fifth district of Howard County. Improved 8 room frame home in good condition. This tract...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 7:06 AM
A little more than eight months ago, the Carroll County Board of Education voted unanimously to deny an application from Sustainable Futures, Inc. to open the county's first charter school.
But Board members encouraged the group to revise its...