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  1. Zoning Board approves Clarksville residential development near W.R. GraceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Baltimore Sun

    A plot of undeveloped land next to the village of River Hill in Clarksville will become a neighborhood of single-family homes and townhouses with a special focus on amenities for the entire community, including bike paths and hiking trails in the woods nearby. Members of the Howard County Council, sitting as the Zoning Board, voted to approve the project, called Simpson Oaks, Wednesday night.

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  2. Police: Man pulled woman into Md. apartment, raped herRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Baltimore News

    ... Saturday, before temperatures rise well above freezing during the day on Saturday. COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) -- Howard County police are looking for a man they say raped and assaulted a woman he pulled into a vacant apartment in Columbia. The woman told ...

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  3. In midst of debate, Route 1 homeless resource center hopes to expandRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... Becker manages the center, which has offered warm meals, counseling, medical exams, a computer lab and more to Howard County's homeless population three days a week since 2008. The Fishbowl was originally intended to serve as an office for the ...

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  4. Kittleman adds new staff, gets rid of othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... High School in Glenelg. (Jon Sham, Baltimore Sun Media Group) John Butler has held every rank within the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services and as of Jan. 20, he'll hold the department's top spot. John Butler has held every rank ...

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  5. Homeowners Don and Sandra Pyle described as kind, generousRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Hometown Annapolis

    ... priority in their lives. Patrice Bourgeois of Columbia first met the Pyles when they all worked together at Howard County's CASE Communications in the 1980s. The friends remained in touch over the years, and Bourgeois would often visit them for St. ...

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  6. Howard County executive announces new fire chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | WBAL-TV Baltimore

    Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman announced Tuesday John S. Butler as the new chief of the county's department of fire and rescue services. Butler currently serves as acting chief and has been a member of the department since 1993.

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  7. Butler named Howard County fire chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Baltimore Sun

    John Butler speaks Jan. 20 after Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman named him Chief of the county's Department of Fire and Rescue Services. John Butler speaks Jan. 20 after Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman named him Chief of the county's Department of Fire and Rescue Services.

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  8. Ellicott City man sentenced in series of gropingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... occurred two days after he pleaded guilty in connection with three other groping incidents. (Provided by Howard County police.) An Ellicott City man who pleaded guilty to groping five women was sentenced to six years in prison last week on assault ...

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  9. Revere Bank ramps up in Howard County in pursuit of $1B asset goalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Business Journal

    Revere Bank has a new commercial banking team in Howard County, a new Columbia location and a significant boost in its efforts toward amassing $1 billion in assets.

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  10. Martin Luther King celebrated with community service, paradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | The Baltimore Sun

    Shelsea Romney, 15, could have slept in as others did on Monday's Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, or seen the movie about the civil rights icon, "Selma," as some of her friends were doing. Instead, she joined her mother, her two sisters, and about 30 other volunteers shelving and bagging groceries at the Howard County Food Bank as part of a national day of service.

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  11. Paramedic Erik Steciak remembered at serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | WBAL-TV Baltimore

    Friends, family and first responders from across Maryland converged in Howard County Sunday to say goodbye to a fire captain and paramedic killed while responding to an accident in Harford County. Erik Steciak was fatally struck by a fire company pickup truck while responding to a crash in Harford County on Jan. 6. Steciak was a member of the Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company in Harford County and the West Friendship Volunteer Company in Howard County.

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  12. Icy Roads Possible Overnight in Howard CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Patch.com

    ... icy conditions until approximately 1 a.m. Monday. The National Weather Service mentioned Lisbon and northwest Howard County as areas that may be impacted in particular. An unexpected bout of freezing rain Sunday morning led to dozens of crashes in ...

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  13. ICYMI: What's Open, Closed in Howard County on Martin Luther King Jr. DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Patch.com

    The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday is on Monday, Jan. 19. In observance of the holiday, a number of Howard County offices will be closed. But some remain open.

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  14. Elkridge Murder Suspect Found in Florida: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Patch.com

    The suspect in an Elkridge murder investigation was taken into custody in Florida Sunday morning, the Howard County Police Department reported. Timothy Mark Fuller, 53, was arrested around 8:20 a.m. Sunday by an officer conducting area checks in a parking lot in Jacksonville, Fla., the report said.

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  15. Weather Keeps Bel Air Firefighters from Funeral for Fallen ParamedicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Patch.com

    ... line of duty on a call off Patterson Mill Road in Bel Air. The service will be live-streamed here through the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services, which Steciak also served. It is with great sadness that the BAVFC regrettably ...

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  16. Elkridge man wanted in sister-in-law's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | The Baltimore Sun

    Howard County police are seeking information about a man they say shot his sister-in-law before officials found her body inside a burning trailer in Elkridge Saturday. Police obtained a warrant for the arrest of Timothy Mark Fuller, 53, of the 6600 block of Washington Blvd. in Elkridge.

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  17. Some Ramps, Roads Closed in Howard County Due to Icy ConditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Patch.com

    Freezing rain caused roads to be icy-some of which were shut down so crews could treat them-Sunday morning in Howard County, authorities said. The Howard County Police Department urged drivers to stay home and avoid travel Sunday morning.

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  18. Police: Brother-in-Law Suspected in Elkridge Woman's MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Patch.com

    After a woman was found dead Saturday in her Elkridge home , which had allegedly been set on fire, authorities say they have a warrant to arrest her brother-in-law. Timothy Mark Fuller, 53, is wanted for first-degree arson and first- and second-degree murder, the Howard County Police Department reported Saturday night.

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  19. Elkridge Woman's Death Investigated As HomicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | CBS Local

    ... of CBS RADIO and the award-winning CBS Sports. High-profile personalities from [] ELKRIDGE, Md. (AP) - Howard County authorities responding to a mobile-home park fire are treating the death of a woman inside as a homicide. Howard County Police say ...

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  20. Woman's body found in burning Elkridge trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | The Baltimore Sun

    Howard County police said a woman may have been shot before her body was found inside a burning trailer in Elkridge Saturday morning. Firefighters were called about the fire, in the Capitol Mobile Park in the 6600 block of Washington Blvd., around 10:35 a.m. Inside the trailer was a deceased woman, "suffering from trauma unrelated to the fire which investigators believe may be a gunshot wound," according to police.

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