| Apr 28, 2014
| 8:44 AM
Donna Ellis, a longtime writer for the Columbia Flier and other publications, died of pneumonia April 23 at Howard County General Hospital. She was 72 and lived in Columbia.
Born Donna Louise Griffith in Lynn, Mass., she earned an English literature...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 9:59 AM
On one cupcake, a bunny's back feet, ample behind and fluffy tail are all that can be glimpsed of the creature as it plunges down a rabbit hole.
Speckled robins' eggs and jelly beans sit atop knolls of bright green grass on other cupcakes, and a neon-...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Maryland added its 10th hospital-based domestic violence program at the University of Maryland Medical Center, officials announced Monday.
The Bridge Project at UMMC was launched with a $50,000 grant from the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 9:31 AM
Twin crusades to convert more parents to cloth diapering and to instill confidence in the art of “babywearing” have helped make Greenberries a destination for shoppers from as far away as Annapolis and Gaithersburg.
Providing education and...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 4:05 PM
A North Carolina man died and more than 20 others were hospitalized after apparent drug overdoses Friday at a concert at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Howard County police said. One teen was in critical condition.
Police said Tyler Fox...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 2:23 PM
A 20-year-old North Carolina man died and 20 others were hospitalized after a rash of apparent drug overdoses at an electronic music concert in Maryland on Friday night, police said.
Tyler Fox Viscardi, of Raleigh was rushed from the Mad Decent Block...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:53 PM
The Howard County Health Department is conducting telephone surveys this summer asking residents about their health. The initiative is part of a larger project in collaboration with other organizations to improve community health and wellness.
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:11 AM
A five-vehicle collision on the Baltimore Washington Parkway South in Hanover at Interstate 195 has closed the southbound left shoulder at 8:19 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation.
All lanes are open on I-97 in Crownsville with...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:55 AM
After last January's Columbia mall shootings – when Darion Marcus Aguilar, 19, entered a store and shot and killed employees Brianna Benlolo, 21, of College Park, and Tyler Johnson, 25, of Mount Airy, before taking his own life – there was...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 8:05 AM
The motorcyclist killed running a red light in attempt to flea police on U.S. 40 in Ellicott City Tuesday was identified by Howard County police Wednesday.
The driver's been identified as Terrence Alan Robinson, 24, of Windsor Mill, police said. ...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 2:15 PM
These groups meet regularly.
Asperger's Syndrome — Second Thursday, 7:30-9 p.m. Support and education. Howard County Autism Society Resource Center, 10280 Old Columbia Road, Suite 215, Columbia. Elaine McAuliffe, 410-730-0068 or elainemcauliffe@...