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News in Howard County, Maryland
In rare move, hands-on Ulman seeks job as No. 2
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:21:42 -0700
Democrat Ken Ulman, dressed in Lucky jeans and a polo shirt, strode to the entrance of Robinson Nature Center, excited to give a tour of one of his favorite accomplishments as Howard County executive.
Grand theft charges dropped for Oviedo man accused of killing mother
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:48:53 -0700
A Seminole County man is accused of killing his mother, and then fleeing to Maryland. WFTV's Tim Barber is in Maryland, where Joshua Ortiz faced a judge. Ortiz was arrested in Howard County on Tuesday. He made his court appearance in Howard County, Maryland, on grand theft charges after he allegedly stole his mother’s Mustang, but those charges were dropped. “Not surprised. This is Seminole ...
Ulman tours Dasher Green Head Start, emphasizes importance of expanded preK
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:31:42 -0700
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman joined local officials Friday to tour the Dasher Green Head Start Center in Columbia touting the importance of prekindergarten classes and the need to make them full-day programs.
Maryland girls’ soccer playoff preview: region by region bracket breakdown
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:49:06 -0700
GIRLS? SOCCER | A region-by-region breakdown of each of the four Maryland state tournaments, highlighting the top teams and best potential matchups.
Howard Bank Assumes All Deposits and Purchases Certain Assets of Rising Sun, MD - based NBRS Financial Bank
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:13:00 -0700
Howard Bank, subsidiary of Howard Bancorp, Inc. , announced today that it has entered into an agreement with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation to assume all of the deposits and purchase certain loans and other assets of NBRS Financial Bank , a full-service, state chartered commercial bank headquartered in Rising Sun, Maryland.
Suspect in mom's murder agrees to return to Florida and face charge
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:39:05 -0700
The 20-year-old Oviedo man, accused of murdering his mother earlier this week, agreed in a Maryland courtroom Friday to return to Florida and face a second-degree murder charge.
Kittleman for county executive
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:01:32 -0700
There may be no race in the state (up to and including that for governor) that pits two so well qualified candidates against each other as the contest for Howard County Executive. Republican Allan Kittleman and Democrat Courtney Watson are both exemplary elected officials who have brought...
Reconstruction of Columbia Flier building into entrepreneurship center begins
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 18:31:48 -0700
The multi-year redevelopment of the iconic Columbia Flier building into the headquarters for the Howard County-based Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship began this week with a ceremonial wall-breaking led by officials from county government and economic development authority.
Joshua Ortiz agrees to return to Florida and face murder charge
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:30:47 -0700
The 20-year-old Oviedo man, accused of murdering his mother Sunday, agreed in a Maryland courtroom today to return to Florida and face a second-degree murder charge.
Campaigns urge turnout as early voting starts Thursday
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:02:17 -0700
Marylanders who don't want to wait for Election Day can cast early ballots at polling centers in every county and Baltimore city starting Thursday.