Terry Thompson, Howard County firefighter who worked his way through the ranks in Maryland emergency services, dies
Terry Thompson, a lifelong resident of Clarksville who dedicated his livelihood to emergency services, died May 16 at Howard County General Hospital. He was 71.
Howard County fifth graders take the witness stand for annual Simulated Congressional Hearings
Howard County public schools' Simulated Congressional Hearings ask all fifth graders to provide oral testimony on U.S. history and democracy to a panel of adult judges.
Howard Magazine’s 2023 Readers’ Choice Contest
Nominations are open for Howard Magazine’s 2023 Readers’ Choice Contest.
Glenelg High alumna Caroline Bowman returns to Baltimore’s Hippodrome as Elsa in “Frozen”
Glenelg High alumna Caroline Bowman returns to the region next week as Elsa in the North American tour of “Frozen The Musical,” onstage at the Hippodrome Theatre in Baltimore June 7-18.
River Hill tennis captures second consecutive Class 3A state team title, crowns three state champions
River Hill tennis won its second straight Class 3A team state title, also crowning state champions in boys singles, boys doubles and mixed doubles.
Oakland Mills High School commencement | PHOTOS
Pictures from the commencement exercises for Oakland Mills High School held at Merriweather Post Pavilion on Wednesday, May 31, 2023.
Howard High student is victim of apparent murder-suicide in Columbia, Howard County Police say
Howard High School student Steven Bassler, 15, was the victim of an apparent murder-suicide Tuesday at his home in Columbia, Howard County Police said.
‘Our second family’: Cedar Lane School in Fulton celebrates seven students in Class of 2023
Cedar Lane School, in Fulton, awarded seven students with the Maryland Certificate of Completion, signifying they had developed skills allowing them to hold employment, act responsibly as citizens and lead a fulfilling life. The school, part of the Howard County Public School System, serves students ages 3 through 21 who have special needs.
Ellicott City’s ‘Bald Ballerina’ Maggie Kudirka to perform final fundraising concert this weekend
Maggie Kudirka of Ellicott City has used her love of ballet to support her fight against cancer for the last eight years. This year's performance, called “No One Can Survive Alone: A Fundraiser Concert for the Bald Ballerina,” will be her last, she says.
15-year-old shot, killed by older brother in apparent murder-suicide in Columbia, Howard County Police say
Police said that “there are no indications that anyone else was involved.”
Nearly 1,000 students celebrate graduation from Howard Community College, with help from Gov. Wes Moore
Howard County Executive Calvin Ball and Gov. Wes Moore were on hand to congratulate the 996 graduates of Howard Community College during a commencement ceremony last week. Ball's daughter was among the graduates.
Howard officials urge future collaboration as school board adopts $1.1 billion operating budget
Howard County schools' budget relies on nearly $30 million of one-time funds to cover recurring costs and includes $47.4 million to fund staff compensation increases, $7.5 million for transportation costs related to new school start times and $2.5 million to open Guilford Park High in Jessup.
Survivors: Illinois AG’s report on clergy sex abuse is more detailed and transparent than Maryland’s
Abuse survivors say a report by the Illinois AG on the Catholic Church is more transparent than one issued in Maryland.
Maryland weather: Sunny skies and rising temperatures for the week ahead
Forecasts called for the possibility of rain Sunday and Monday, but Central Maryland remained pretty much dry. Now it’s likely to stay that way all week as temperatures gradually rise to an expected high Friday of around 89.
Howard County boys and girls athletes of the week | PHOTOS
Here are the Howard County boys and girls athletes of the week. This gallery will be updated each week throughout the season, adding those boys and girls players who are selected. Note: All statistics included for players chosen are sent in by coaches for games during that week. To email statistics and box scores please send all information to either email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
George Yungmann, real estate accountant and sailor, dies
George Yungmann, a real estate accountant and sailor, died of pancreatic cancer May 16. He was 80.
In latest fallout from Baltimore Catholic Church sex abuse report, some of those identified leave their roles
There have been several resignations, a priest put on leave and another whose transfer was canceled after it was revealed they're in the Catholic Church abuse report.
River Hill baseball captures second state title, defeating C. Milton Wright, 1-0: ‘Our dream season became a reality’
River Hill junior Henry Zatkowski dazzled on the mound with 15 strikeouts as the Hawks defeated C. Milton Wright, 1-0, for the program's second state title and first since 2009.
Maryland State Boychoir founder resigns after he is named among redacted abusers in AG report on the Catholic Church
One of the former Catholic officials whose names were redacted from a child sex abuse report founded the Maryland State Boychoir.
Varsity Q&A: River Hill’s Henry Zatkowski ready to pitch on the biggest stage in Class 3A state title game
River Hill junior Henry Zatkowski will be pitching in Saturday night's Class 3A state title game. In the latest edition of Varsity Q&A, he spoke about his emotions heading into the game and what he's looking forward to most.
Coleslee Ellicott Wiggins, Baltimore City Department of Social Services case worker and history buff, dies
Coleslee Ellicott “Cole” Wiggins, a specialist in the history of African American scientist Benjamin Banneker, died May 5 at Howard County General Hospital. He was 85.
Reservoir softball’s bid for a perfect season ends with 2-0 loss to Damascus in Class 3A state title game
Reservoir softball managed just two hits in Friday's Class 3A state championship game against Damascus, finishing as state runner-up for the second time in three seasons.
Baltimore Sun identifies 2 priests, one Catholic, one Episcopal, accused of abusing high school students
The Baltimore Sun has identified an Episcopal priest and two former Catholic clergy on the list of abusers in the Maryland Attorney General's Office on Catholic Church abuse.
Howard Community College Commencement | PHOTOS
Pictures from the 52nd Annual Commencement for Howard Community College's Class of 2023, held at University of Maryland, Baltimore County's Chesapeake Employers Insurance Arena on Friday, May 26, 2023.
McDonogh girls lacrosse coach Taylor Cummings steps down; assistant Megan Huether Nicotra takes helm
McDonogh girls lacrosse coach Taylor Cummings, who led the No. 1 Eagles to the IAAM A Conference crown earlier this month, has stepped down after five seasons.
Varsity Q&A: Reservoir softball’s Courtney Johnson is ready for the Class 3A state championship game
Reservoir softball's Courtney Johnson is one of two seniors on the roster. In the latest edition of Varsity Q&A, she spoke about Friday night's Class 3A state championship and what she's looking forward to most.
Howard County Council approves $2.16 billion operating budget, including funds for Lakefront Library
The Howard County Council this week unanimously approved a $2.16 billion operating budget as well as a $419.1 million Capital Improvement Program for fiscal 2024 that includes funding for the Lakefront Library planned for downtown Columbia.
Episcopal bishop: Diocese ‘in the dark’ until April about its own priest’s inclusion in Catholic abuse report
Maryland's Episcopal bishop says the diocese wasn't aware of abuse allegations against a priest until last month.
Varsity Q&A: Mt. Hebron boys lacrosse’s Rich Tangires is ready for a return to the Class 3A state championship game
Mt. Hebron senior Rich Tangires is one of the Vikings' leaders on and off the field. In the latest edition of Varsity Q&A, he spoke about a state championship rematch and reflected on his four-year career at Mt. Hebron.
Howard school board balances budget with no class size increase; County Council criticizes ‘last-minute’ approach
Members of the Howard County Council lambasted the Howard County Public School System’s budgeting process as the council voted 3-2 on Wednesday against a budget amendment to provide $2.7 million more to the school system’s fiscal 2024 operating budget.
Howard outdoor track and field teams sweep Class 3A East Region titles for a second straight season
The Howard boys and girls outdoor track and field teams swept last week's Class 3A East Region championships for the second straight season.