| May 10, 2014
| 10:58 AM
When Mary Agnes McCarville and Fred Lewis met as students at the University of Delaware in 1949, they naturally had no way of knowing where their courtship would lead.
Today, after 63 years of marriage, the Clarksville parents of 10 recently had...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 10:28 AM
Hang the feeder and grab the camera! Throughout May, hummingbirds will be returning en masse to Howard County from their wintering grounds in Central America. The smallest of the world’s birds, these tiny flying jewels are now shopping around for...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Everybody needs to recharge their batteries once in a while — to get away, slow down, take a few deep breaths. But not everybody wants to do it the same way. Some want to be pampered in luxury. Others would rather wander through wooded trails....
| May 6, 2014
| 10:10 AM
This is the week to sense your importance. Your votes count, your funds are needed and your participation is welcome.
Students in grades 4 and 5 participating in this year's Rube Goldberg STEM Challenge must use simple machines to put toothpaste on a...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 6:00 AM
I would like to respond to Janis L. Koch's letter ("Reserve front page for actual news," April 28) and be one of those rare beings who will stand up and actually defend The Sun. I respect Ms. Koch's opinion and understand precisely where she is coming...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 4:20 PM
The issue of mulching on agricultural land in the county has, in the span of just about two months, risen from obscurity to become one of the hottest topics since comprehensive zoning to land in the County Council's lap.
Monday night, County Executive...
| May 9, 2014
| 10:36 AM
Two Howard County liquor stores will have their licenses temporarily suspended after failing a police test last winter, the county's police department said Friday.
The Alcoholic Beverage Hearing Board, composed of five citizens appointed from each...
| May 1, 2014
| 7:43 AM
Arguably, there have been few springs in recent memory when many of us haven’t planned to wring every bit of hedonistic pleasure from every holiday. The folks at La Palapa Grill & Cantina on Main Street in Ellicott City plan to cater to pleasure...
| May 3, 2014
| 10:38 PM
Annapolis skipper John White, whose USA 1162 team won the only race of the day in the J/80 class, earned North Sails Local Boat of the Day at the Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Regatta Annapolis on the Chesapeake Bay.
“Off the starting line, we were...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:10 AM
Springtime brings music in the air with the songs of birds and the sounds of student musicians.
The River Hill choir participated recently in the World Strides Heritage Festival at George Mason University along with students throughout the region from...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 3:05 AM
Mark your calendar for the 19th annual Consignment Sale and Auction, which benefits the Howard County Antique Farm Machinery Club in West Friendship.
The big auction is set for April 26, beginning at 9 a.m. at the Howard County Fairgrounds. Farm...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:30 AM
When Rick Levitan opened his two gas stations in close succession about 15 years ago, he didn't know what the future would bring.
When he started his business in 1999, Levitan reflects, "nobody knew what a hybrid was."
Today, car manufacturers are...