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Howard County

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  • Polls close for District 44B state delegate race, candidates wait for results

    Polls close for District 44B state delegate race, candidates wait for results
    Voters trickled out of Westowne Elementary School Tuesday evening, one of 18 polling places for the District 44B election for state delegate, before polls closed at 8 p.m. "It's been slower than usual, with probably 16 to 17 percent turnout," said...
  • Campaigns pull out stops to get voters to polls

    Campaigns pull out stops to get voters to polls
    Maryland's Democratic and Republican contenders for governor are sparing no effort to pull every last supporter to the polls Tuesday in a primary for which many voters aren't ready. Likely voters can expect a barrage of phone calls and a flood of...
  • Union declares impasse in contract talks with Howard school system

    Union declares impasse in contract talks with Howard school system
    Friday was the last day of school for Howard County students and staff, but protracted contract talks between the school system and the teachers union are headed for summer session. The one-year agreement between the system and the Howard County...
  • Maryland's partisan 'Zaching' controversy

    Maryland's partisan 'Zaching' controversy
    A partisan bickering match broke out in Maryland politics Wednesday over whether it’s outrageous or fair game to put a certain photo of Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown and Howard County Executive Ken Ulman flexing their biceps into an attack ad....
  • Appellate court ruling will allow mortgage fraud case to proceed

    Appellate court ruling will allow mortgage fraud case to proceed
    A lawsuit that accuses Creig Northrop Team, Long & Foster and several mortgage firms — including Long & Foster's Prosperity Mortgage Co. — of perpetrating mortgage fraud to ease home buying and selling could go before a jury, after the...
  • The race is on: Hogan, Brown begin sparring in contest for governor

    The race is on: Hogan, Brown begin sparring in contest for governor
    Hours after winning their party primaries, Democrat Anthony G. Brown and Republican Larry Hogan exchanged the first salvos in November's race for governor. Hogan released an Internet ad calling the lieutenant governor "the most incompetent man in...
  • Howard fire and rescue officials honored for innovation

    Howard fire and rescue officials honored for innovation
    The Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services was honored last week for recent innovations in emergency medical services that were recognized for improving cardiac care response times and minimizing cardiac emergencies. Among the programs...
  • Rare event as 'Giselle' comes to Rouse stage

    It's been years since a Russian superstar soared across a Howard County stage — memory takes me back to Mikhail Baryshnikov when he danced in the 2003 Columbia Festival of the Arts at Wilde Lake High School. Saturday evening, June 14, two...
  • Howard ranked among healthiest counties for kids

    Howard ranked among healthiest counties for kids
    It's time to add another accolade to Howard County's long list: U.S. News and World Report has named the county one of the healthiest in the nation for kids. Howard ranked 13 out of the top 50 counties featured in the story, which looked at a variety of...
  • Crews break ground on Annapolis Junction project

    Crews break ground on Annapolis Junction project
    County and state officials on Monday broke ground on the first step of a $180 million mixed-use project that will bring housing, office and retail space to a plot of land next to the Savage MARC station in Howard County.  The Annapolis Junction...
  • Brown, Hogan lead primary contests

    Brown, Hogan lead primary contests
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown has strengthened his lead in the fiercely contested Democratic primary for governor and enters the campaign's final two weeks with a 2-1 advantage over his closest competitor, according to a new poll for The Baltimore Sun. In...
  • Spring concerts spotlight musicianship at two schools [Clarksville]

    Music is a big part of life at Clarksville Middle School, as well it should be in all our schools. Spring concerts reveal growth and accomplishments of the year. The orchestra concert was held on May 22. The CMS Chorus Spring Concert is set for May 29...