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Howard County

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  • Pedestrian struck on shoulder of Laurel road

    Pedestrian struck on shoulder of Laurel road
    A 50-year-old Silver Spring woman was in serious but stable condition Sunday after being struck by a car on the shoulder of a road in Laurel Saturday night, Howard County police said.
  • First-time entrants in Boston Marathon motivated to run after last year's bombings

    First-time entrants in Boston Marathon motivated to run after last year's bombings
    Qualifying for the Boston Marathon was not on Michelle Hollingsworth's radar when she broke into a jog at the start of the Marine Corps Marathon in 2012, but it sure was 3 hours and 36 minutes later. The 47-year-old hadn't expected to cross the finish...

    Districts set dates for last day of school after the long winter

    Districts set dates for last day of school after the long winter
    School districts are finding it hard to get snow day waivers from Maryland School Superintendent Lillian Lowery, who has quickly denied some five-day applications. The superintendent got permission from the state board of education last month to give...

    Howard County Briefs

    Recycling electronics The Howard County Bureau of Environmental Services reminds residents to recycle electronic devices. Drop-off locations include the Alpha Ridge Landfill Residents' Convenience Area, 2350 Marriottsville Road. The facility is open 8 a....

    Howard Co. police chief retiring

    Howard Co. police chief retiring
    Months after being thrust into a national spotlight as the face of Howard County's response to a murder-suicide at The Mall in Columbia, Police Chief William J. McMahon said Thursday that he is retiring in June after 28 years with the department....