| Oct 29, 2013
| 6:21 AM
As of 9:15 a.m., traffic was easing throughout the region, though volumes were still heavy on the west side of the beltway.
The State Highway Administration is reminding motorists that there's a new traffic pattern in effect at White Marsh Boulevard...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 3:00 AM
A trip to England inspired Dawn Pritchard to pursue opening a lavender farm in Carroll County and now with the help of the Carroll Biz Challenge, she may be open one year sooner than expected.
Pritchard, founder of Silver Linings Lavender Farm, a...
| 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...
| 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 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.
| 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...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:10 AM
St. Barnabas Episcopal Church has good news to share. On All Saint's Sunday, Nov. 3, the Sykesville parish broke ground on a new hall, designed to accommodate growth and better serve the community. Interim Rector Carol Bustard-Burnside kicked off the...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Kathy A. McGovern, who had conducted cell research and was also an educator, died Dec. 1 of complications from a stroke at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis. She was 55.
The daughter of John McGovern, a civil engineer, and Gloria "Saunders"...
| 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 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 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 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....