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News in Howard County, Maryland

Report: Howard is second healthiest county in Maryland
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:11:14 -0700

Howard County residents are the second healthiest in the state, according to a new report out Wednesday.

Howard County superintendent talks education funding
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:58:57 -0700

One of the most talked about topics of the Maryland budget this year is education funding.

John H. Schmidt, Lucent manager
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:26:15 -0700

John H. Schmidt, a retired Lucent Technologies manager who served for nearly four decades with the Maryland Air National Guard, died March 20 at Howard County General Hospital of heart failure. He was 80.

Senior living caretaker indicted in abuse of elderly resident at Ellicott City facility
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:26:14 -0700

Christina Renee Randall, a caretaker at Lighthouse Senior Living on North Ridge Road, was arrested in February on charges of second-degree assault and abuse of a vulnerable adult after police were given video footage that showed her allegedly abusing a 93-year-old Alzheimer's patient in her... Christina Renee Randall, a caretaker at Lighthouse Senior Living on North Ridge Road, was arrested in ...

Franchot tours Howard High, touts school maintenance efforts
Thu, 19 Mar 2015 10:41:23 -0700

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot visited Howard High School Thursday, touring the results of the school's renovation projects and touting the importance of maintaining aging school facilities.

Fitch Rates Howard County, MD's GO Bonds 'AAA'; Outlook Stable
Fri, 20 Mar 2015 10:30:22 -0700

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AAA' rating to the following Howard County, Maryland (the county) general obligation (GO) bonds: --$232.36 million consolidated public improvement (CPI) project and refunding bonds, 2015 series A; --$41.5 million metropolitan district project and refunding bonds, 2015 series A. The bonds are expected to sell competitively on April 8. Proceeds ...

In Annapolis, Kittleman backs Hogan proposal to repeal 'rain tax'
Mon, 09 Mar 2015 10:06:05 -0700

Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman was in Annapolis this week to testify in support of repealing Maryland’s controversial stormwater remediation fee -- dubbed the “rain tax” by its critics.

Howard police officer injured in crash involving driver suspected of drinking
Sun, 22 Mar 2015 12:18:00 -0700

A Howard officer was assisting a Takoma Park officer who had hit a deer.

Water main work in Elkridge to impact some streets
Fri, 13 Mar 2015 08:11:14 -0700

Drivers on Pirch Way, Aspern Drive and Sanctuary Court in Elkridge can expect temporary lane shifts beginning Monday as work begins to replace a water service main, Howard County officials announced today.

Howard County police officer struck by suspected drunken driver
Sun, 22 Mar 2015 09:29:25 -0700

A Howard County police officer was injured early Sunday when his patrol car was struck by driver suspected to be under the influence of alcohol and drugs.