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Howard County

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  • Brown steers careful course in bid for governor

    Brown steers careful course in bid for governor
    Last in a series of profiles of gubernatorial candidates. As Anthony G. Brown runs for governor, he often appears to be walking a political tightrope. If the lieutenant governor tips too far in the direction of independence, he risks looking...
  • Two from Ellicott City among top music educators [Ellicott City]

    On May 22, it was standing room only at the Howard County Board of Education meeting. Parents, students, teachers and administrators gathered to celebrate the recipients of the Music Educator of the Year Awards. Howard County Parents for School Music...
  • Candidates vie for Watson's District 1 seat

    Candidates vie for Watson's District 1 seat
    While most of Howard's state legislative races this primary season are packed with candidates vying for a chance to head to Annapolis, the county's council races have been relatively uneventful; with one notable exception. In District 1, there are...
  • 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...
  • Columbia residents forced from home [Columbia Crime Log]

    Columbia residents forced from home [Columbia Crime Log]
    The following is compiled from police reports. Descriptions of perpetrators are included only when the description makes identification possible. East Columbia Woodpark Lane, 7600 block, between 5:30 a.m. and 3:29 p.m. May 22. Entry gained to...
  • Ellicott City hires town manager

    Ellicott City hires town manager
    Ellicott City's historic district has its first Main Street manager in more than two decades, the group charged with preserving and promoting the old town announced Wednesday.  Debra W. Korb has been hired for the position, which was created by the...
  • Last graduating class from Harriet Tubman in 1965 [History Matters]

    June, 1965:  Awards and more "Forty-Two Graduated From Tubman "On Tuesday, June 8, Harriet Tubman graduated 42 students in the last commencement exercise before the building is to be vacated as a school. Six of these 42 students graduated with honors....
  • 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...
  • In Howard's newest district, choices on both sides as primary approaches

    In Howard's newest district, choices on both sides as primary approaches
    Howard County's newest district is also one of its more interesting state-level races. District 9B, formerly located in Carroll County, was redrawn in 2012 and now almost exclusively represents Ellicott City voters. The district was carved mostly...
  • Good reasons for pride at Folly Quarter Middle [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    Good reasons for pride at Folly Quarter Middle [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]
    Thanks to the many snowy days we had this past winter, the school year was extended, and the last day of school for Howard County Public School students will be Friday, June 20. There are lots of excited students and teachers who are ready to start...
  • Baltimore County firefighter dies during training exercise

    Baltimore County firefighter dies during training exercise
    A 58-year-old Baltimore County firefighter died Friday afternoon after he suffered a suspected heart attack during training, officials said. Robert Fogle III, a 27-year veteran and career firefighter, was participating in exercises at the Sparrows...