A Woodbine couple who allegedly ran a puppy mill out of their basement was found guilty of 16 counts of animal cruelty after previously being charged with more than 100 counts, the Howard County State’s Attorney’s Office announced Thursday.
Less than two weeks after unveiling the Howard County Public School System’s fiscal 2021 spending plan, Superintendent Michael Martirano presented a list of potential reductions to his $964.1 million budget proposal at the request of the school board.
The Maryland Attorney General’s Office announced a settlement Wednesday with a dental practice in Laurel that faced allegations of overbilling its patients and not providing accurate information about expected charges of services.
A day after a water main break in Ellicott City occurred on Frederick Road, calling for an emergency repair response, the affected area could be repaved Tuesday, according to a Howard County spokesman.
A Columbia man, who formerly worked at Wilde Lake High School as a paraeducator and coached at Long Reach High School, was arrested and charged with multiple counts of sex offenses against a 17-year-old female student, Howard County police announced Tuesday.
Wilde Lake High School has entered a national education contest and needs Howard County’s help to win a $5,000 prize to further the school’s mission of having its library shelves stocked with books that represent the student body.
One week after Howard County schools Superintendent Michael Martirano unveiled a plan to erase the school system’s nagging health fund deficit, school board member Christina Delmont-Small said there is no guarantee the $15.2 million he seeks from the school system’s unassigned general fund will be available.
Howard County schools Superintendent Michael Martirano is proposing an operating budget of $964 million for fiscal 2021, which addresses special education staffing, the health fund deficit and new general education positions.
As the Maryland General Assembly convenes in Annapolis on Wednesday, kicking off its 2020 legislative session, a slew of education bills will be at the forefront of the Howard County delegation’s agenda.
The school board voted 6-0 to keep the Hammond High and Talbott Springs Elementary projects, along with the opening of the county's 13th high school in September 2023, on track in the school system’s annual capital budget.
An Ellicott City man who fatally shot a friend in June while in a parked car playing around with a revolver and using drugs pleaded guilty to second-degree murder Tuesday, the Howard County State’s Attorney’s Office announced.
Parked outside River Hill and Long Reach high schools Tuesday, a blue bus with C-SPAN in big, white letters waited for students to come aboard to tour all that it has to offer and learn about United States government.
A Howard County Public School System parent filed an injunction in court Wednesday against the Board of Education’s final redistricting decision based on the argument the board violated the Maryland Open Meetings Act.
A Baltimore woman who was driving and pointed a gun out her car window at another vehicle in a road rage incident was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison with all but six months suspended, according to the Howard County State’s Attorney’s Office.
Despite the Class of 2019’s “strong overall scores” on the SAT and ACT college entrance exams, classmate participation and performance gaps persisted among student groups in Howard County schools, according to a report presented to the Board of Education on Thursday night.
After nine packed work sessions, several protests, thousands of pages of comments, and scrutiny of neighborhoods and school maps, the Howard County Board of Education voted Thursday to move about 5,400 students to new schools for the 2020-21 academic year, according to the school system.
Howard County is scheduled to vote Thursday, Nov. 21, on the redistricting proposal to combat school overcrowding, address inequities in the distribution of students affected by poverty and establish a road map for the eventual opening of the county’s 13th high school, in Jessup.