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Howard County

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Top Howard County Articles

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  • 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:...
  • North Laurel man has a dream workplace -- a brewery [Column]

    Ryan Johnson has the kind of job of which most young men (and a few of us older ones) can only dream. "I get to do science all day and get a workout at the same time," he says after I've followed him up and down a 10-foot-high scaffold. The structure...
  • Mt. Hebron's Hardy teaches how to hit iron shots in golf [Sports Breakdown]

    Mt. Hebron's Hardy teaches how to hit iron shots in golf [Sports Breakdown]
    It was another season of dominance on the state stage for Howard County golf last fall, with the state individual champions for both the boys and girls coming from county schools. In addition, there were 12 county golfers that finished among the top 60...
  • Listings climb, but sales fail to follow suit

    Listings climb, but sales fail to follow suit
    The number of homes for sale in the Baltimore metro region climbed to the highest level in nearly three years last month, but closed sales failed to follow suit, a mismatch that reflects weakness in the housing market, analysts said. Sales in Baltimore...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Here's how to buy from local farmers [Ellicott City]

    Our county boasts 335 farms with agriculture sales topping over $200 million, according to the Howard County Economic Development Authority.  In Ellicott City, there are a number farms that sell fresh produce and products direct to the public.  ...
  • 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...
  • High-risk high [Editorial]

    High-risk high  [Editorial]
    The deaths of two young men at a music festival in Howard County's Merriweather Post Pavilion Friday has prompted an investigation into whether security and screening procedures there were adequate to protect concertgoers. Officials suspect many in the...
  • Leading man Tom Zepp proves his teacher right [West Friendship]

    Leading man Tom Zepp proves his teacher right [West Friendship]
    When Tom Zepp was a student at Marriotts Ridge High School back in 2008, his drama teacher Sally Livingston commented that Zepp would make a great leading man. Livingston's prophetic words have come true as evidenced by Zepp's powerful performance as...