- A look around Howard County sports, including the Wintarian Blacktop Basketball League expanding as its new season kicks off in May and Glenelg graduate Noelle Frost garnering Defensive Player of the Week honors as goalie for Maryland field hockey.
- Since March, children ages 3 to 5 have attended Howard County Conservancy’s Nature Preschool, a new program started this year with plans to expand in the fall by adding a second class of 12 students,
- "Our changing climate may be killing the very trees needed to preserve it. We mustn’t let that happen. So I call and write and lobby."
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- Zayde Boyd, 19, was arrested on armed robbery, robbery and kidnapping charges, Baltimore Police said Wednesday.
- Howard County police are investigating a single-vehicle collision in Ellicott City that left one person dead Wednesday afternoon.
- Howard County Executive Calvin Ball on Wednesday put his support behind keeping — but changing — the public school system’s program to have police officers in some buildings.
- Since the announcement that Girl Scouts of Central Maryland was looking to possibly sell Camp Ilchester in Ellicott City, Howard County Girl Scouts and their parents have been organizing and collecting ideas on how to stop the potential sale.
- The Howard County Public School System has announced its 2021 principal and teachers of the year. A reception with the school board and superintendent to celebrate the three educators is planned for Sept. 23.
- Clearly, we are dealing with a racial problem that surpasses Howard County youth. It identifies a growing cancer in the Howard County community. What residents should demand is for government officials to create a structure that can end this right away.
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- Howard County on Tuesday became the first jurisdiction in the Baltimore region — and second in Maryland — to have 50% of its residents at least partially vaccinated against the coronavirus, according to the Maryland Department of Health.
- Howard County Executive Calvin Ball presented his $1.88 billion operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year, $100 million more than last fiscal year’s proposal, during a virtual presentation to the County Council on Monday evening.
- The lawsuit, filed in Anne Arundel Circuit County Monday, includes two counts against Ecology Services, Inc. for the alleged violations at its Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard property. One count is for operating without a permit for 213 days in 2020. It comes with a civil penalty of up to $10,000 for each day with a permit, according to the suit.
- William H. Dreyer Jr., a retired industrial and interior designer who was a master model builder and a collector of model cars, died April 9 at Stella Maris Hospice. The Rodgers Forge resident was 85.