At his first Mayor and Common Council meeting as head of the Westminster Police Department, Chief Thomas Ledwell outlined his policing and public safety initiatives during a week in which a rape was reported at a public library and a trooper shot a man after he was stabbed.
Long weekend vacations — as opposed to a week or longer — have become more popular among American travelers looking to maximize on money, time off and flexibility in planning, according to Travelzoo, a publisher of travel and entertainment deals that studies travel trends.
Segway rides and a close look at a mobile forensics lab are some of the entertainment planned for a community block party the Laurel police are throwing Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. in the 500 block of Montgomery Street.
Regal Cinemas opening Nov. 20 at Towne Centre at Laurel. New restaurant at Towne Centre at Laurel hosted fundraisers for Pallotti High School and Laurel High School. Early voting for the general election ends Oct. 30. Laurel Police and the Chief's Citizen Advisory Committee will host the Laurel Community Block Party Nov. 1. Sponsored by Main Street Pharmacy, the Laurel Historical Society, 817 Main St., holds its seventh annual Taste of Laurel Nov. 2.
The full-service station, which will supplement the department's Southern District station in North Laurel and Northern District station – which is also the headquarters – in Ellicott City, will likely be located somewhere in Columbia, according to police chief Bill McMahon
If kids are curious about it and it's on wheels, it was probably there at Wheely Fun Day on Friday, March 21. For the third year, Clarlen Nursery Inc. has sponsored the event in the parking lot of Bethany United Methodist Church in Ellicott City, where the nursery is located.