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  • Artists, you can help conservancy put on art show [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    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...
  • Water main breaks in city, county close roads, leave hundreds without water

    Water main breaks in city, county close roads, leave hundreds without water
    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...
  • Alicia I. Floyd, homemaker

    Alicia I. Floyd, homemaker
    Alicia I. Floyd, a homemaker and volunteer, died Dec. 13 of Alzheimer's disease at her home in the Brightwood retirement community in Lutherville. She was 75. The daughter of George Dudley Iverson IV and Gertrude Rausch Iverson, the former Alicia Lee...
  • Five city projects receive historic tax credits

    Five city projects receive historic tax credits
    A century-old Station North movie theater, an East Baltimore church, a former cotton mill and two downtown office towers are among the renovation projects selected for financing next year under Maryland's historic preservation tax credit program. At a...
  • Toasting Maryland's bubblies

    Toasting Maryland's bubblies
    Though New Year's Eve is less than a week away, even last-minute party planners have time to add a Maryland sparkling wine to their celebrations. With seven of the state's 56 wineries producing America's version of champagne, the local wine industry has...
  • Book of Maryland photography includes Cary Crocker [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    In January 2013, I wrote about Ellicott City photographer Cary Crocker, who focuses his lens on the small, sometimes overlooked bits of nature — for instance, the intricate features of insects and flowers. He has found some of his inspiration in...
  • In Sykesville, neighbors question proposed composting facility

    In Sykesville, neighbors question proposed composting facility
    Neighbors filled three-quarters of the pews at Friendship Baptist Church in Sykesville last week to grill a local contracting company about its proposal to use farmland in the area as a mulching and wood composting facility. The proposal, from Howard...
  • Westminster fire displaces family of three

    A house fire in Westminster Monday afternoon caused about $60,000 in damages and has displaced a family of three, according to a notice of investigation from the Maryland State Fire Marshal. The fire started in the basement of a two-story home in the...
  • Traffic: Collision with injury on MD 100 West in Elkridge

    Traffic: Collision with injury on MD 100 West in Elkridge
    A three-vehicle collision with injury in Elkridge on MD 100 West past U.S. 1 has closed the westbound right traffic lane and westbound right shoulder at 8:47 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation. DOT also reported at around...
  • Howard County holiday roundup 2013

    Howard County holiday roundup 2013
    There are plenty of ways to celebrate the season locally. Here are just a few festive occasions.   Midnight Madness Main Street, Ellicott City, visitellicottcity.com On Dec. 6, shops in Historic Ellicott City will stay open until midnight and the...
  • Carroll students' art heading to Comptroller's office

    Carroll students' art heading to Comptroller's office
    Westminster High School Senior Chris Scott's distorted portrait project from art class this year will be hanging in Comptroller Peter Franchot's Annapolis office for the next two months, but if the comptroller has his way, he may end up owning Scott's...
  • Sewage leak reported in Sykesville

    The Carroll County Bureau of Utilities has repaired a sewage leak in Sykesville, but not before an estimated 77,500 gallons of effluent leaked from a pipe each day over the past 12 days, according to a Carroll County government press release. The bureau...