| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Happy Thanksgiving, everyone. Counting blessings makes any day look brighter.
| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Real balanced socioeconomic diversity in Howard County could contribute to breaking the cycle of poverty by taking better advantage of our countywide school system.
However, Howard County government has failed the balance test. It has looked to the older...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 3:35 AM
Some of you may have noticed that Rehms' Caterers on Route 108 is now Clarksville Caterers. Sadly, Mary Lou Rehm passed away in September 2012, but Certified Master Chef Adi Rehm is still cooking along with Clarksville Chef Ryan Wiest. Ryan had worked...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Howard County police have cited five businesses for selling alcohol to underage customers, according to a news release.
St. John's Liquors, in Ellicott City; Glenwood Wine and Spirits, in Glenwood; Village Liquors, in Clarksville; and Vinoland Liquors,...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:06 AM
A businessman, a Sardinian and a former Raven walk into a restaurant — have you heard this one before?
Jokes aside, that's the trio behind Grille 620, which opened in October in Ellicott City's new Turf Valley Towne Square. Ali Sadeghi, who also...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 3:05 AM
As many families retire to the couch Thursday after their annual Thanksgiving meal, Stephanie McClellan will pull on her sneakers, grab her purse and head out the door for an all-nighter.
The Clarksville resident and her lifelong friend, Lara...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The phrase of the day was "invasive plants," defined as species that take over an area outside their natural environments at the expense of native plants.
Students from three Howard County middle schools have already learned enough about invasive...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Even hard-core shoppers might not know the Saturday after Thanksgiving has an official retail-related name.
But scores of independent merchants in the Baltimore area did their part Saturday to get the "Shop Small" message out for the fourth annual Small...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:50 AM
The petitioners come from Ellicott City, Clarksville, Highland, Fulton and everywhere in between. They're Democrats and Republicans, farmers and suburban homeowners. But they're united by the feeling that a comprehensive zoning bill recently passed by the...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 4:41 PM
One firefighter received a minor injury in a two-alarm blaze in Clarksville Monday morning, according to a spokesperson for Howard County's Department of Fire and Rescue Services.
The injured firefighter sustained a shoulder injury and was taken to...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:15 AM
When it opened 58 years ago, the Linwood Center was a groundbreaking school for children with autism, one of very few such schools in the country.
In recent years, however, the Ellicott City school lost some of its luster, as the 200-year-old building...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 3:10 AM
For 94 years, the streets of Philadelphia have been home to the oldest Thanksgiving parade in the country, complete with marching bands, floats, balloons and visit from Santa Claus.
And for the last 12 years, the Clarksville Elementary School chorus has...