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Howard County

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Top Howard County Articles

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  • Get a move on: Local speed limits are too low [Letter]

    Get a move on: Local speed limits are too low [Letter]
    Congratulations to Howard County for trying to figure out sensible speed limits ("Are Howard County's speed limits too low?" Aug. 5). While it's a shame that the company contracted to study the issue messed up, similar studies should be required...
  • O'Malley sweeps through Ocean City convention

    O'Malley sweeps through Ocean City convention
    Gov. Martin O'Malley worked the room at one of Maryland's biggest political events of the year Thursday, grinning for photos, slapping the backs of fellow politicians and causing bottlenecks wherever he stopped. Most years, the governor sticks around...
  • Wilde Lake boasts county's top equestrian team

    Wilde Lake boasts county's top equestrian team
    When Christina Catizone moved back to Howard County nearly four years ago, she was determined to share her passion for horses and equestrian competition with anyone willing to listen. Back when she was a teenager set to attend Wilde Lake High School,...
  • Extension service can help with all those tomatoes [Clarksville]

    Tomatoes are the most commonly grown home garden crop. Late in summer you may be seeing tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes. What to do with them all can be your big question of the season. The University of Maryland Extension — Howard County is coming...
  • Mount Washington school redefines education

    Mount Washington school redefines education
    Caroline Chavasse stood before a room of fidgeting young bodies and wandering eyes and made a tearful plea for her livelihood. The fate of the 51-year-old rested with this group of 40 youngsters who, with a check of a "yes" or "no" box, would decide...
  • Howard County health digest

    Meditation in motion Qigong, the art and science of using breathing techniques, gentle movement and meditation to cleanse, strengthen and circulate, will be instructed by Bridget Hughes, from 11 a.m to noon, Aug. 11 and 18. Cost $15 per class....
  • Howard's Trey Clark wins pole vault gold 'Down Under'

    Howard's Trey Clark wins pole vault gold 'Down Under'
    Howard's Trey Clark has had a summer to remember. Instead of partaking in the typical beach vacations, summer camps or extra-curricular activities that many high school students do, the rising senior had a goal to accomplish first: win a track and field...
  • Md. requires new shots for kindergarten, 7th grade

    Md. requires new shots for kindergarten, 7th grade
    Students entering kindergarten and seventh grade in Maryland will have to add new shots to their lists of things to do before heading back to school this month. Vaccines required for all school-age children in Maryland include tetanus, diphtheria,...
  • Plan for long-term special-education substitutes in city draws concerns

    Plan for long-term special-education substitutes in city draws concerns
    Dozens of Baltimore classrooms could be staffed by long-term substitutes when school begins in less than two weeks, a plan drawing concern particularly because special-education students — who struggle the most academically — could be the...
  • Cat club invites you to its bake and craft sale [Clarksville]

    The Howard County Cat Club will host a craft and bake sale at Giant Food on Aug. 16 from 2 to 6 p.m. They have cat-themed and tie dye T-shirts, handmade jewelry and many delicious baked goods. The featured cupcake of the month is chocolate salted caramel....
  • Special appeals court strikes down Howard zoning referendum

    Special appeals court strikes down Howard zoning referendum
    Maryland's second highest appeals court has struck down a citizen-led effort to bring more than a dozen zoning changes in Howard County to the ballot in November.  In a ruling released Wednesday, three judges from the Court of Special Appeals affirmed...
  • Omar Delen of Marriotts Ridge attends leadership summit [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    The Bank of America Charitable Foundation offers an annual Student Leaders Program to a select group of high school upperclassmen who qualify based on their passionate commitment to improving their communities. Those selected receive an eight-week paid...