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Howard County

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  • Howard school board, teachers' union reach tentative agreements

    The Howard County school system and its teachers' union have reached a tentative agreement for a new contract, avoiding potential arbitration and resolving disputes that lingered throughout the past school year. The one-year deal announced Friday,...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, June 29 Lakefront concert The Rhonda Robinson Ensemble will perform at the Columbia Lakefront as a part of the Lakefront Summer Festival Concert series. The show starts at 6:30 p.m. Admission and parking are free. Monday, June 30 'Sharks: Who's...
  • Appellate court ruling will allow mortgage fraud case to proceed

    Appellate court ruling will allow mortgage fraud case to proceed
    A lawsuit that accuses Creig Northrop Team, Long & Foster and several mortgage firms — including Long & Foster's Prosperity Mortgage Co. — of perpetrating mortgage fraud to ease home buying and selling could go before a jury, after the...
  • Psychiatrist among those charged in Towson drug raid

    Psychiatrist among those charged in Towson drug raid
    An addiction rehabilitation psychiatrist with a history of treatment for alcohol and drug abuse was among those charged Wednesday with manufacturing and distributing the drug Ecstasy at a Towson home. Dr. Priscilla W. Sheldon-Cost, 51, and her...
  • Hogan removes 'Zaching' photo from Brown attack ad

    Hogan removes 'Zaching' photo from Brown attack ad
    Republican Larry Hogan’s campaign for governor quietly removed from an online ad a controversial photo of his gubernatorial opponent Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown “Zaching” for the camera. Hogan’s campaign acknowledged Saturday...
  • Teacher evaluation system is latest education battleground

    Teacher evaluation system is latest education battleground
    After years of holding schools accountable for student test scores, the idea of using those scores to evaluate teachers and determine their pay has become the latest battleground in education across the nation. This past school year, Maryland's 60,000...
  • Gardner set to take helm of Howard police department

    Gardner set to take helm of Howard police department
    Police Maj. Gary Gardner is scheduled to formally take the reins of the Howard County Police Department as its new chief after William McMahon retires June 30. McMahon, 51, has served as chief since being named by County Executive Ken Ulman in 2006....
  • Strong primary showing bolsters Dyer's bid to return to school board

    Strong primary showing bolsters Dyer's bid to return to school board
    A year ago, the Maryland State Board of Education upheld a Howard County school board request to oust fellow member Allen Dyer — and it didn't matter that the Ellicott City resident's term had long since expired. The board's decision culminated...
  • Long Reach grad gets surprise scholarship from former teacher

    Long Reach grad gets surprise scholarship from former teacher
    When Sarah Suskind, 18, stopped by Long Reach High School with her mother, Shelly, on Thursday morning, she thought they were there to pick up a copy of her high school transcript. Instead, a secretary directed Suskind, a recent graduate, down the...
  • Actors portray conflicts involving families with seniors

    Looking for something different to write about, I decided to attend an event June 26 at the Bain Center, in Columbia, sponsored by Karen Hull, the mental health coordinator for the Howard County Department on Aging. The Mental Health Players'...
  • Howard County tops in state in college entrants

    Howard County tops in state in college entrants
    Howard County Public Schools leads all state systems in percentage of high school graduates that go on to enroll in college, according to Maryland Department of Education data. Officials said that 85.6 percent of Howard County’s high school...