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20 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Howard Green Jobs program provides cash, experience for disadvantaged teens

To say Lourdemilla Dorsainvin has had an interesting, productive summer job is like saying Germany had an interesting, productive World Cup tournament.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MD, Family, Teenagers, Life, Food, Nutrition, Woodstock, MD, Home Gardening, Home

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Girl didn't show remorse in father's death, doctors say

Morgan Lane Arnold said she was "glad" her father was dead and wished her boyfriend had also killed her father's girlfriend, a forensic psychiatrist testified in court Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Ellicott City, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Library's Harry Potter camp charms witches, wizards in training

The children arrived by car and not Hogwarts Express, ushered in by parents instead of Thestral-drawn carriages, but once they entered the school of witchcraft and wizardry which appears to unsuspecting Muggles to be simply an activity room at the Elkridge branch of the Howard County Public Library they were greeted by a witch just the same.

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Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Elkridge, MD

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

CAC receives $212,800 from State for Head Start program

The Community Action Council of Howard County has been awarded $212,800 as part of the Prekindergarten Expansion Act of 2014, the Maryland State Department of Education announced this week.

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Related Topix: North Laurel, MD

The Baltimore Sun

New senior community approved in North Laurel

A patch of woods along Gorman Road in North Laurel is on its way to becoming a new senior community, and it's got a name that evokes nothing less than Henry David Thoreau's famous treatise on living in harmony with nature.

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Related Topix: North Laurel, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Direct Energy buys Howard County based Astrum Solar

Direct Energy said Tuesday that it bought Howard County based Astrum Solar for $54 million, giving the Texas company a foothold in the residential solar market.

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Related Topix: Annapolis Junction, MD

CBS Local

HoCo Teen Accused Of Plotting Father's Murder To Appear In Court

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. -A Howard County teen charged in connection with the death of her father is set to appear in court Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Ellicott City, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Howard County teen accused in father's death due in court today

A Howard County teenager accused of plotting with her boyfriend to kill her father is set to appear in court today as her attorney seeks to have her case moved to the juvenile system.

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Related Topix: Ellicott City, MD

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Elkridge resident travels abroad for college STEM research project

Linda Ogwuazor, a Howard University student from Elkridge, packed her bags and boarded a flight to summer school this month.

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Related Topix: Elkridge, MD, Howard University

The Baltimore Sun

Have sidecar, will travel for 96-year-old 'Millie' Bailey

Vivian "Millie" Bailey Vivian "Millie" Bailey, 96, who is very active in the Columbia community, has finally taken up Bob Henig's long standing offer to ride in his motorcycle sidecar.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MD, Jessup, MD, Sykesville, MD, Elkridge, MD

BroadwayWorld.com

Howard County Arts Council Seeking Artists for Head StART in ART Residencies

Visual and performing artists are needed for residencies for the Head StART in ART program for the 2014-2015 school year.

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Related Topix: Ellicott City, MD, Columbia, MD

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Seven hurt after SVU hits police car in Columbia

An SUV slammed into a police cruiser in Columbia late Saturday, sending seven people to area hospitals including three children, Howard County police said.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MD, Baltimore, MD

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

In final vote before recess, Howard council tables food and drink debate

In the final legislative session before its traditional August recess, the Howard County Council voted Friday afternoon to put on hold a bill related to the county's controversial food and drink limitations, while approving a management plan for the Patapsco Valley that had also stirred debate.

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Related Topix: Fulton, MD, Ellicott City, MD, Columbia, MD

ABC2 Maryland

Charlotte man convicted in murder of fgirlfriend

On Friday, Howard County Circuit Court Judge Timothy J. McCrone ordered Ryan Patrick Matthias tolife in prison sentence for the May 4, murder of Deborah Castellano as she arrived home at her apartment.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Columbia, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Columbia man guilty of assault, not guilty of attempted murder in beating

The Columbia man accused of brutally beating another man resulting in long-term injuries to the victim was convicted of assault charges, but found not guilty of an attempted murder charge, by a Howard County jury Thursday.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MD, Laurel, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Elkridge man gets 20 years for shaking baby to death

The seemingly remorseful father who pleaded guilty to shaking his own 6-week-old baby to death inside his Elkridge home in September was sentenced to 20 years in prison Thursday.

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Related Topix: Elkridge, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Summer camps big business in Howard County

On a sunny Friday morning, Ellicott Mills Middle School is alive with busy, excited, happy children.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MD, Ellicott City, MD

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Patch.com

Columbia Teen Charged in 21 Thefts from Vehicles: Police

A 17-year-old from Columbia was charged with multiple offenses, including a felony, in connection with a series of recent thefts from vehicles, the Howard County Police Department reported.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MD, Clarksville, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Surprise in suburbia as a quiet neighbor is arrested

The hills in Clarks Glen are gently rolling, the homes McMansions. And the lawns are mowed to the near-perfection a country club groundskeeper might envy.

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Related Topix: Clarksville, MD

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Baltimore News

Caller spoofs state police number, demands money

Maryland State Police say someone has been calling people in the Howard County area claiming to be with the police and demanding payment for court or traffic fines.

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Related Topix: Jessup, MD

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