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1 hr ago | The Baltimore Sun
Howard County community leaders, school system officials and politicians gathered in front of the county government seat in Ellicott City Monday evening for a unity rally to protest recent displays of the Confederate flag. "Every great community has a time it's tested, for without this test there can be no community testimony, no shared vision," County Council Chair Calvin Ball told the three dozen people assembled for the rally.
7 hrs ago | RiderMagazine.com
Ride for Kids motorcyclists in Maryland and Pennsylvania raised more than $149,000 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation on September 14, 2014. More than 300 riders attended the events in Ellicott City, Maryland, and Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, to honor our Stars, local children with brain tumors: Althea, Elizabeth, Emily, Gabriel, John, Maggie, Nick, Olivia, Paige, Ruxy and Yosef.
11 hrs ago | Business Journal
The scene is set, and Chesapeake Shakespeare Co. is home. The troupe celebrated the grand opening of its new Calvert Street theater with a ribbon cutting - using swords instead of scissors - Monday morning.
More than 100 people filled the largest chamber of Howard County's executive office building in Ellicott City Thursday night to testify on a zoning conditional use request, but unlike many who come before Hearing Examiner Michele LeFaivre, they weren't there to fight against the proposal. Instead, every single one turned out to support Highland resident Scott Shearer's campaign to save the fire truck collection he stores in two of the white dairy barns on his small farm.
A 24-year-old Elkridge man was arrested Friday after police said he threw a Molotov cocktail at an Ellicott City tavern where employees had thrown him out for disorderly conduct. Kenneth Norman Conway, of the 6800 block of Sanctuary Court, was charged with arson, property damage, use of a destructive device and possession of incendiary material in the incident after an investigation led police to his house, Howard County Police said.
A man accused of throwing a molotov cocktail at the Diamondback Tavern in Ellicott City Friday faces multiple charges including arson, according to the Howard County Police Department. Kenneth Norman Conway, 24, of the 6800 block of Sanctuary Court in Elkridge, was being held at the Howard County Detention Center Friday in connection with a fire outside the restaurant.
For the past 12 years, the name Chesapeake Shakespeare Company has been most associated with its outdoor productions in summer and fall, reached by trekking up a hill to the rustic ruins of Patapsco Female Institute Historic Park in Ellicott City. Audience seating typically involved folding chairs or blankets.
This week's Ellicott City WOW house is a 6 bedroom, 5 bathroom home with a partial-stone front on a 1.18-acre lot. The home has an open floor plan and a curved oak staircase leading to the second floor.
The Maryland Competitiveness Coalition is ready to move up in the world. The group has a chance to play a bigger role in local, national and even international economic issues affecting the state, Maryland Chamber of Commerce CEO Brien Poffenberger said Friday during remarks at the coalition's 2014 Maryland Economic Conference in Ellicott City.
The group has a chance to play a bigger role in local, national and even international economic issues affecting the state, Maryland Chamber of Commerce CEO Brien Poffenberger said Friday during remarks at the coalition's 2014 Maryland Economic Conference in Ellicott City. The state chamber started the competitiveness coalition, a group of 60-plus business groups and organizations, nearly two years ago.
As Baltimore celebrates the bicentennial of the War of 1812 with its Inner Harbor Sailabration and Baltimore County hosts Star Spangled 200, the Community College of Baltimore County is focusing its commemoration of this historic event on a musical drama based on the "Battle of North Point." More than two years in the planning, CCBC has created an original patriotic musical pageant O'er the Ramparts that will premiere at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Sept.
After more than four hours of hearings before Howard County's hearing examiner, residents of the Ashleigh Knolls and Fulton Ridge communities, located off of Scaggsville Road in Fulton, will take the podium Monday night to testify against a local temple's plan to allow communications company AT&T to build a cell phone tower on its property. Residents say the tower, which would be built on the Temple Isaiah property at 12200 Scaggsville Rd. and would stand 160 feet high with a six-foot lightning rod at its pinnacle, could damage property values for the surrounding neighborhoods.
Acting on a citizen complaint, Maryland Natural Resources Police officers charged 10 all-terrain vehicle riders Saturday with illegally operating in the Youghiogheny Natural Resources Management Area in Western Maryland.
I think of connected car tech as the group of exciting new technologies used to connect you to the road by more than just your hands to the steering wheel. There many different technologies in this connected car ecosystem.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 09:27 pm
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