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15 hrs ago | Daily Record

Real Estate Weekly: Aug. 22, 2014

Coastal Companies held a ceremonial groundbreaking for a new 240,000-square-foot headquarters in Laurel on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Laurel, MD, Savage, MD, Maryland, Baltimore, MD, Personal Finance, Retirement

Yesterday | The Baltimore Sun

Howard school staff return to classes, prepare for new education model

Monday marked the return of public schools staff in Howard County before next week's opening of school for students, and teachers were greeted with pulsating Motown music and call-and-response chanting.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MD, Elkridge, MD, Hanover, MD

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

A month and a half into pilot, Howard officials share Roving Radish observations

On an overcast day at the North Laurel Community Center, Howard Countians picking up their weekly meal kits from the Roving Radish trickled in, punctuating the midday quiet of the parking lot at the North Laurel Community Center every 15 minutes or so.

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Related Topix: North Laurel, MD, Columbia, MD, Life, Holidays, Thanksgiving, Ellicott City, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Two entrepreneurs open Jailbreak Brewing Co. in North Laurel

Friends Kasey Turner and Justin Bonner had high-powered, top-paying jobs running companies in Howard County for many years, but something was missing.

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Related Topix: Laurel, MD, North Laurel, MD, Elkridge, MD, Columbia, MD, Wine, Drink

The Baltimore Sun

Thomas Viaduct Middle almost ready for students from eight feeder schools

With less than two weeks to go before the first day of school, Thomas Viaduct Middle School was almost ready for the 521 students expected to walk up the newly poured sidewalk, proceed through the newly installed front doors and settle into new chairs at new desks in the newly constructed classrooms.

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Related Topix: Elkridge, MD, Jessup, MD

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Howard names champion mountain biker as first pedestrian and bike planning manager

Howard County has hired a champion mountain biker and founder of the North American BikeShare Association as its first pedestrian and bicycle planning manager.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MD, Elkridge, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Howard police to focus on school traffic safety as academic year begins

With the start of school around the corner, Howard County police are once again gearing up to ensure drivers slow down around school zones.

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Related Topix: Hanover, MD

Baltimore News

Man who stabbed himself is shot at by police

Howard County police say a man has died after officers who found him in his bedroom with self-inflicted stab wounds shot at him after he confronted them with a knife.

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Related Topix: Ellicott City, MD

Tue Aug 19, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Howard County Arts Council Receives Additional Funding from Maryland State Arts Council

The Howard County Arts Council was awarded a $106,964 Community Arts Development grant for fiscal year 2014-15 from the Maryland State Arts Council , an agency of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, Division of Tourism, Film and the Arts.

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Related Topix: Ellicott City, MD

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Laurel's High Road Academy pilots data-driven national program

For students at High Road Academy, the lazy, hazy days of July are not the time for spending endless hours at the local swimming pool, riding a bike or learning new skills at day camp.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Laurel, MD, North Laurel, MD, Lanham, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Coastal Sunbelt breaks ground on N. Laurel site

Six months after the Howard County Council passed a bill intended to help food distributor Coastal Sunbelt Produce remain in the county as it expands its operations, the company broke ground on the new site that will make that expansion possible.

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Related Topix: Laurel, MD, North Laurel, MD

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Special appeals court strikes down Howard zoning referendum

Maryland's second highest appeals court has struck down a citizen-led effort to bring more than a dozen zoning changes in Howard County to the ballot in November.

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Related Topix: Elkridge, MD, Ellicott City, MD, Clarksville, MD

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Baltimore News

Trial postponed for girl accused in dad's slaying

The trial of a 16-year-old girl charged with first-degree murder in her father's slaying has been postponed.

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Related Topix: Ellicott City, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Howard Magazine : Columbia DogPark becomes a social scene

"It's fascinating to watch people interact with their dogs," says the retired teacher and author who lives in Hobbits Glen.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MD, Ellicott City, MD

WBAL-AM Baltimore

Answering The Challenge

For the Wrightam family there will be no need to worry about the bill for their brunch in Ellicott City.

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Related Topix: Ellicott City, MD, Williamsport, MD, Washington County, MD

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Howard County announces funds to paint Main Street's west end

Ellicott City 's Main Street is poised for a second round of painting, this time on the west end of town and funded primarily by county dollars, officials announced Monday.

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Related Topix: Ellicott City, MD, Columbia, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Howard fire trainee class has bit of everything

As a teenager, the Taiwan native took a chance on America, moving here to attend college at the University of Maryland Baltimore County where he graduated with a degree in political science.

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Related Topix: Fire, Baltimore County, MD, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Stanley, Columbia, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Howard County judge to rule whether girl should be tried as adult

A Howard County Circuit Court judge is scheduled to rule this morning on whether a 16-year-old girl should be tried as an adult on charges she plotted with her boyfriend to kill her father.

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Related Topix: Ellicott City, MD, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

4-Hers participate in worm, centipede races on Howard County Fair's last day

The 69th annual Howard County fair came to a close Saturday evening, but not before a 4-H tradition involving some slimy, fuzzy and multi-legged critters.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Sykesville, MD

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Watershed project under way at stormwater pond in Ellicott City

Howard County's Watershed Protection and Restoration Program is launching a project to repair a stormwater pond on Old Mill Road in the vicinity of Millwick Drive in Ellicott City .

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Related Topix: Ellicott City, MD

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