| Feb 20, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Brian England and Pete Mangione both own businesses that have been Howard County institutions for three decades. They both say they care deeply about employees.
But when it comes to whether or not state legislators should raise the minimum wage, they...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Leaving on a jet plane
From the Times social news:
"Three weeks ago, Mr. Malcolm Disney of Highland, Mr. Morris Mickols and Mr. Hardy Randall, Sr. of Clarksville arrived in Sanford, Florida for shad fishing. Two weeks later, Mr. T....
| Feb 24, 2014
| 10:25 AM
The next big event at Hilltop Child Care Center behind Linden-Linthicum United Methodist Church will be Science Day on Saturday, March 1, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Parents are invited to bring pre-school aged children to explore, discover and learn....
| Feb 19, 2014
| 8:34 AM
A family playscape and an audio way-finding device, dubbed the Merriground and Merriweather Horns, are the latest additions to the Inner Arbor Trust's design for an arts park in Columbia's northern Symphony Woods.
Both additions to the 16.5-acre park...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 3:25 AM
"Brain breaks" are becoming part of the Howard County school day, and it's all part of the fight against childhood obesity. The physical activities breaks are part of the Howard County Public School System's implementation of the not-yet-finalized...
| Feb 28, 2014
Career information sessions
Howard Community College will host a series of career information sessions to give students and community members the opportunity to learn about different career options. Each session will feature a panel of working...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 5:45 AM
For a day and a half, a husband and wife were running for the same seat in Howard County’s district 13.
The political world got a last-minute shock Tuesday night when Nayab Siddiqui, husband of district 13 candidate and Howard County school...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 5:03 AM
In the early years of Columbia, William Cochran often rode his bike from his family's home in Clarksville to explore the new city, where the fountain in man-made Wilde Lake and other examples of public art made an indelible impression.
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:30 AM
The Youth Ministry of St. Louis Catholic Church in Clarksville presents the 33rd annual Italian Dinner on March 9 from 12:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Dining takes place in the school auditorium. This is an awesome community event and the food is excellent. As in...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 3:20 AM
"The Drowsy Chaperone," a musical show-within-a-show, will be presented by the River Hill High School Theatre Arts Department March 6-9. The show promises to be a fun, laugh-out-loud experience for the entire family as the audience is immersed in the...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 3:32 PM
You start with a little girl, dropped in an orphanage and afflicted with a spinal condition that has paralyzed her below the belly button. She's cared for, yes, but none of the well-meaning adults look at this child, scooting around the facility on her...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 1:23 PM
The first time seemed alarming for Emma Conger, who emerged from the 30-ish-degree water of the Chesapeake Bay with her face flushed, eyes wide, mouth agape, hair soaked, as if she'd been ambushed with a barrel of ice.
"Oh my gosh, yeah, I couldn't...