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  • 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...
  • No harm, no fowl in Howard County case of the missing chickens

    No harm, no fowl in Howard County case of the missing chickens
    The stranger showed up Tuesday morning at the Jacob family home in Sykesville in a black car with six chickens and a bundle of apologies. The mystery of the Sykesville chicken heist was solved. "I swear to you, you couldn't make this up," said Karen...
  • Washington man sentenced to life in prison for 2012 Eldersburg shooting

    Washington man sentenced to life in prison for 2012 Eldersburg shooting
    A Washington state man found guilty of first-degree murder and other charges in September stemming from a 2012 Eldersburg shooting was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility for parole Tuesday in Carroll County Circuit Court. Jacob Bircher,...
  • Pair to serve 20 years in string of Howard Co. burglaries

    Pair to serve 20 years in string of Howard Co. burglaries
    Two men charged in connection with a string of daytime burglaries that occurred across the county last March were sentenced to serve 20 years in prison in Howard County Circuit Court last week. Christopher Michael Kelly, 40, of the 10700 block of...
  • With changed attitude, North County singer-songwriter feels 'Unbeatable'

    With changed attitude, North County singer-songwriter feels 'Unbeatable'
    Ruut was destined to become a singer/songwriter. One of four daughters born in Finland to parents who were classical musicians, Ruut DeMeo — who goes professionally by her first name, Finnish for Ruth, pronounced "Root" — spent her childhood...
  • Sunday 1/26

    Chili cook off Access Carroll's eighth annual Chili Cook Off will be held Jan. 26 at 1 p.m., at the Shipley Arena at the Ag Center, 706 Agriculture Center Drive, Westminster. Admission is $10; $5 for students; free for children ages 4 and under. 443-952-...
  • Katie Tich's video project earns Girl Scout Gold Award [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Did you know that only 5 to 6 percent of eligible Girl Scouts receive their Gold Award each year? This exclusive leadership award represents the highest level of achievement for Girl Scouts, who must complete at least 80 hours of work towards a service...