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Howard County

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  • State, county officials break ground on Route 29 widening in Howard

    State, county officials break ground on Route 29 widening in Howard
    As cars whizzed by, state and county officials gathered on Old Columbia Road Thursday morning to break ground on a project to widen three miles of northbound Route 29 between Route 32 and Route 175 from two to three lanes. The $32.7 million project is...
  • 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...
  • Facts about Sandra French

    Sandra H. French Age: 70 Occupation: Retired Educator Education: A.B. Mulhenberg College, English major with Education and Spanish minors Postgraduate work at Loyola College, 30 credits in English and Education Master's Equivalent Certificate:...
  • Help for Howard residents curious about their ancestors

    Help for Howard residents curious about their ancestors
    Among the generations of fine ancestors Dennis Ayers discovered while climbing through the branches of his family tree are a "witch" and an "Indian-slayer." Then there's the 11th-century tale of the origin of his family name with William the Conqueror's...
  • Celebrating 40 years of rhyme and reason with HoCoPoLitSo

    Celebrating 40 years of rhyme and reason with HoCoPoLitSo
    Garrison Keillor lounged by a backyard pool, sipping a glass of wine. Isaac Bashevis Singer sat at a dining room table and ate homemade pea soup. Edward Albee arrived with a new boyfriend in tow. Over the past four decades, the likes of Larry McMurtry,...
  • Howard County senior events

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •1st Day of Summer Ice Cream Social Celebration....
  • Howard County support groups

    These groups meet regularly. Alzheimer's Support Group —  First Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. People living with early-stage Alzheimer's disease and other related dementias and their caregivers are invited to attend a free support group led by Dr. Tom...
  • State releases proposed rates for individual-market, small-business health insurance

    State releases proposed rates for individual-market, small-business health insurance
    Major health insurer CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield has asked the state to let it increase its rates in the individual marketplace by as much as 30 percent on average next year, but two competitors want to lower what they charge people who don't get...
  • Groups meeting in Howard County

    These groups meet regularly Acupuncture Happy Hour — First and third Monday, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Relax and recharge with 20 minutes of auricular (ear) acupuncture. Classical Acupuncture and Healing Center, 8821 Columbia 100 Pkwy., Suite 5, Columbia....
  • 2014 primary cheat sheet: all the Howard County candidates in one place

    2014 primary cheat sheet: all the Howard County candidates in one place
    The primary election for state and local candidates is fast approaching: the June 24 polling date is, as of today, less than a month away. This year, with eight wide-open state-level House and Senate seats and a vacancy on the County Council and for...
  • Ellicott City, Columbia featured in Horticultural Society of Maryland annual tour

    Ellicott City, Columbia featured in Horticultural Society of Maryland annual tour
    The focus will be something old, something new on Sunday, June 1, when the Horticultural Society of Maryland hosts its 23rd annual Garden Tour, “From Manor to Modern:  Garden Design in Columbia and Ellicott City.” The tour, which runs from...
  • After delays, transit-oriented development starts to arrive

    After delays, transit-oriented development starts to arrive
    Maryland developers are once again digging into plans to build near rail stations, a sign that the appetite for development projects focused on transit may be coming back. This week, developers will break ground on a new 700-car parking garage and...