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Howard County

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  • Datebook

    Sunday, July 6 Lakefront concert The Retro-Rockets bring oldies rock 'n' roll to Columbia's Lakefront for a free concert at 6:30 p.m. Bring blankets and enjoy live music outdoors. Monday, July 7 On the big screen "Monsters University" (rated G) will be...
  • Thornton emerges to lead Marriotts Ridge as Howard County girls tennis Player of the Year

    Thornton emerges to lead Marriotts Ridge as Howard County girls tennis Player of the Year
    As an eighth grader with an impressive USTA track record, Abby Thornton watched last spring as Atholton freshman Irene Lu defeated sophomore teammate Victoria Kogan for the state championship, and knew that winning even a county title as a freshman at...
  • O'Malley joins U.S. labor secretary to call for higher wages

    O'Malley joins U.S. labor secretary to call for higher wages
    Gov. Martin O'Malley joined U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez at a popular burrito restaurant in this Washington suburb Thursday to praise its higher-than-minimum wages and to call for a pay raise for other American workers. The event at Boloco gave...
  • 17 area boys named All-Americans by US Lacrosse

    17 area boys named All-Americans by US Lacrosse
    Seventeen high school players from the Baltimore area were honored as All-Americans when US Lacrosse announced its Group 2 All-Americans on Thursday. Nationally, over 600 players and 100 coaches in the group were recognized for their efforts on and off...
  • 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...
  • Congress faces tough choices, tight timeline for highway funding

    Congress faces tough choices, tight timeline for highway funding
    Congress returns to work Monday facing a tight deadline to fund highway and road projects across the country, an election-year scramble that has injected uncertainty into state and local construction plans at the start of the summer driving season....
  • 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....
  • Arkansas family visits Western Maryland, makes history

    Arkansas family visits Western Maryland, makes history
    Not since Brooks Robinson has any Arkansan been more welcome in Maryland than David Wrightam. And in the tiny Western Maryland hamlet of Williamsport, he may be getting top billing -- at least since last Friday, when he visited the town's Desert Rose...
  • 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...
  • 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...