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6 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun
Howard County police lifted a lockdown at Laurel Woods Elementary School at about 5:10 p.m. Thursday, after lifting one at nearby Forest Ridge Elementary School in North Laurel about 50 minutes earlier.
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10 hrs ago | Patch.com
Ellicott City's annual holiday shopping tradition is Friday night. There will be Christmas lights, colorful window displays, free parking, carolers and the annual tree lighting ceremony to kick off the event at 6 p.m. The stores along Main Street will be open until midnight and the following activities are planned The following is courtesy of Visit ... (more)
15 hrs ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore
An Elkridge resident spotted the suspects stealing his mail and discarding the envelopes.
In a lot of ways, Ellicott City is undergoing a late-in-life growth spurt-shedding historic baby teeth to make room for new pearly white chompers.
Howard County officials unveiled a new wellness center at Bollman Bridge Elementary School in Jessup earlier this week.
"It was extremely successful," Dave Carney, owner of the Wine Bin and former president of the Ellicott City Business Association, said of the event.
The third and last defendant charged in the execution-style shooting of a 15-year-old boy pleaded guilty to kidnapping at Howard County Circuit Court on Monday.
A two-alarm fire destroyed a section of townhouses in River Hill on Monday morning as the father of one of home's residents watched.
Our view: Montgomery and Prince George's counties set a new standard for minimum wage - one that goes too far for the rest of the state Efforts to raise Maryland's minimum wage received a big boost last week with the decisions in Montgomery and Prince George's counties to raise the minimum hourly pay to $11.50 in four years.
San Francisco-based Terreno Realty Corp. has purchased an 88,000-square-foot warehouse in Jessup for $6 million.
A Howard County citizens' petition to bring certain decisions in the county's recently passed comprehensive zoning bill to referendum will not move on to the ballot next November, according to county Board of Elections Director Guy Mickley.
On Tuesday, Ellicott City 's Bethel Korean Presbyterian Church became the first nonprofit organization in Howard County to sign an agreement to install stormwater management improvements on its property in exchange for a waiver of the county's new stormwater fee, which is being collected for the first time this December.
The Howard County NAACP Youth Council sponsored its third Fighting the Hunger event Sunday, Nov. 24, at Ridgley's Run Community Center in Jessup.