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  • 'Bug Man' explains wonders of insect world at the Conservancy

    'Bug Man' explains wonders of insect world at the Conservancy
    On the second Saturday of every month, Howard County Conservancy offers a free program. Perhaps one of the favorites took place on Aug. 16, when the "Bug Man" — aka Mike Raupp — brought his knowledge and collection of insects to the...
  • Ulman takes on ALS ice bucket challenge, with a twist

    Ulman takes on ALS ice bucket challenge, with a twist
    Warm sand, sea breezes and not one, but two, rounds of being soaked by a bucket of ice water: that seems to be Ken Ulman's experience in his downtime while at the Maryland Association of Counties' annual conference in Ocean City this week.  Thursday,...
  • Maryland sees one of nation's largest job declines in July

    Maryland sees one of nation's largest job declines in July
    Maryland's unemployment rate shot up in July when employers cut 9,000 jobs — one of the largest losses in the country, the federal government said Monday. The estimate from the U.S. Department of Labor suggests a slowdown in Maryland's economy,...
  • Coastal Sunbelt breaks ground on North Laurel site

    Coastal Sunbelt breaks ground on North Laurel site
    Six months after the Howard County Council passed a bill intended to help food distributor Coastal Sunbelt Produce remain in the county as it expands its operations, the company broke ground on the new site that will make that expansion possible. ...
  • 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...
  • Howard fire trainee class has bit of everything

    Howard fire trainee class has bit of everything
    Chung Shen Peter Huang knows a thing or two about taking a chance. As a teenager, the Taiwan native took a chance on America, moving here to attend college at the University of Maryland Baltimore County where he graduated with a degree in political...
  • Kittleman criticizes planning department at Glenwood town hall

    Republican county executive candidate Allan Kittleman had strong words for Howard County's Department of Planning and Zoning Monday night at a town hall in Glenwood. In what would become a theme throughout the night, Kittleman, a state senator from...
  • Leagues filling up fast for winter, spring sports

    Email sports copy to howardcountysports@patuxent.com by 9 a.m. Monday. Basketball Celebration Church's 13U boy's basketball team is looking for dedicated and hard working basketball players for its year-round team. The team will practice twice...
  • Spend resources supporting teachers, not evaluating them [Commentary]

    Spend resources supporting teachers, not evaluating them [Commentary]
    There are many programs known by their acronyms in education; many of these have political origins. People can debate the effectiveness of the various programs, but it is stunning to hear the almost universal objections to one of the newest acronyms:...
  • Fight for civil rights played out along U.S. 40 in Maryland

    Fight for civil rights played out along U.S. 40 in Maryland
    Tucked inside the files at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston are State Department notes from the 1960s detailing racial discrimination along U.S. 40 in Maryland — and warning the president of its implications for the Cold War. One...
  • Referendum process should be in hands of people, not courts [Editorial]

    Referendum process should be in hands of people, not courts [Editorial]
    It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that the referendum process in Maryland is broken. It most certainly doesn't require a room full of lawyers to determine that, either. Yet, that is what's happening as Maryland's Court of Special...