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Howard County

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Top Howard County Articles

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  • Intimidation tactics in play in referendum case [Letter]

    We, as attorneys for many Howard County residents who circulated a referendum petition to put on the ballot comprehensive zoning changes proposed by Ken Ulman and the Council in July 2013 and whose clients are now subject to developer issued subpoenas for...
  • Atholton grad helps bring indoor football championship back to Baltimore

    Atholton grad helps bring indoor football championship back to Baltimore
    When Ron Meehan, head coach of the Baltimore Mariners professional indoor football team, lost his top running back early this season, he turned to an unlikely talent pool for a replacement: the Howard County Recreation and Parks Adult Run & Shoot football...
  • Virgin Mobile FreeFest not returning this year

    Virgin Mobile FreeFest not returning this year
    Virgin Mobile FreeFest, arguably the area's most prominent music festival for the past eight years, will not take place this year, organizers said Tuesday. Virgin Mobile did not explain what brought about the decision to cancel the concert at...
  • Columbia developer breaks ground on 9-story complex downtown

    Columbia developer breaks ground on 9-story complex downtown
    It has been more than a decade since a new commercial office building was built in downtown Columbia, a drought some say contributed to a vapid atmosphere downtown.  David Costello knows the story, and the environment, all too well because his company,...
  • Awesome Aces junior tennis competes at States

    Email sports copy by 9 a.m. Monday to howardcountysports@patuxent.com. Tennis The Howard County Awesome Aces junior tennis teams competed in the Maryland State Championships held at the Montgomery TennisPlex on July 12-13. The 18-U Beginner Team/...
  • Howard CAC receives $212,800 from State for Head Start program

    Howard CAC receives $212,800 from State for Head Start program
    The Community Action Council of Howard County has been awarded $212,800 as part of the Prekindergarten Expansion Act of 2014, the Maryland State Department of Education announced this week. According to a CAC news release, the Prekindergarten...
  • Have sidecar, will travel for 96-year-old 'Millie' Bailey

    Have sidecar, will travel for 96-year-old 'Millie' Bailey
    Vivian "Millie" Bailey is once again up to her well-polished trick of not acting her age. With one quick phone call from her home in Running Brook, the 96-year-old community activist recently arranged to check off an entry that's been on her to-do...
  • Maryland VA looks to private docs to speed up care

    Maryland VA looks to private docs to speed up care
    The medical system charged with caring for Maryland's veterans is seeking help from private physicians in the Baltimore region to address a primary-care backlog that has become one of the worst in the nation, federal officials said Monday. With...
  • Support for county farmers is key ingredient of Film Feastival

    Support for county farmers is key ingredient of Film Feastival
    Chef-prepared dishes to sample and freshly picked local produce to buy — what could be more appetizing in July when local harvests are peaking? Mix in socializing with like-minded folks who care where their food comes from and a menu of short...
  • Bits & Pieces: Alliance created to help regulate area sports

    Bits & Pieces: Alliance created to help regulate area sports
    Last week, the Howard County Youth Program's Bernie Dennison, who will be inducted into the Community Sports Hall of Fame in October, informed me of the formation of the Maryland Youth Sports Alliance — a non profit organization "dedicated to...
  • Catonsville soccer standouts go for national championship

    Catonsville soccer standouts go for national championship
    Catonsville residents Ethan Clark and Biggie Ruzzi may not be the tallest players on their club soccer team, but the pair has made a huge impact on the Baltimore Celtic Dynasty U13 Soccer Club’s championship run. That squad is currently playing in...
  • Traffic: Collision on BW Parkway South

    Traffic: Collision on BW Parkway South
    A five-vehicle collision on the Baltimore Washington Parkway South in Hanover at Interstate 195 has closed the southbound left shoulder at 8:19 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. All lanes are open on I-97 in Crownsville with...