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Our Views: The Laurel Center

Illuminating is perhaps the best way to describe a trip through The Laurel Center. Located in one of Winchester's older buildings - the exact location of the former "Shelter for Abused Women" remains a mystery, but maybe not to as many folks as shelter officials would prefer - its cut-up interior do

WINCHESTER STAR - 2017-09-19 01:30:31

Jury selection starts for man accused of killing parents in Laurel

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (WMAR) - Jury selection started on Monday in the trial of Craig Dennis White. White is charged with two counts of First-Degree Murder in the killing of his parents one year ago. RELATED:Son charged with murdering his parents in Laurel Glen and Linda White were found dead during

ABC2 NEWS - 2017-09-18 16:22:56

Laurel police find skimming device at 7-Eleven

Laurel police are reminding residents to be wary when using their credit cards at gas pumps after officers found a skimming device over the weekend at the 7-Eleven on Laurel Bowie Road. Officers said they removed a skimming device and pinhole camera from the pump Sept. 16 when a driver reported the

CAPITALGAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-18 15:45:00

Prince George's officials tout potential sites for new Amazon headquarters

Prince George's County officials plan to pitch sites in College Park, Greenbelt and New Carrollton as potential landing sports for Amazon to build its second corporate headquarters. The mail-order giant last week announced plans for a second home outside Seattle, starting what is sure to be a fierce

BALTIMORE SUN - 2017-09-19 19:25:00

Three Maryland university presidents to get raises

BALTIMORE (WBFF) - The University System of Maryland agreed with consultants to give raises to three university presidents. That includes University of Maryland, College Park president Wallace Loh, who earns an annual $600,000. He will receive an increase of $75,000, as his compensation is in the 43

FOXBALTIMORE.COM - 2017-09-18 20:51:50

Md. construction supplier gets new railroad, first train

Chaney Enterprises, a construction supplier in Gambrills, recently completed a new railway and is operating its first train. The company now offers limestone transported by a new railway at its 520-acre facility on Acton Lane in Waldorf. The company expects that adding limestone to its product mix

THEDAILYRECORD.COM - 2017-09-19 16:50:03

Massage Therapist Arrested For Sexually Assaulting Customer

WASHINGTON, DC - A masseur from Silver Spring was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a customer at a massage parlor in Tenleytown. (Subscribe to the Silver Spring Patch for realtime, breaking news alerts.) Police charged Habtamu Gebreslassie, 24, of Silver Spring, Md. with first-degree sexua

PATCH - 2017-09-19 14:45:59

Arts & Ales Festival celebrates 10 years of bringing art, music, food and beer to area

The Downtown Hyattsville Arts & Ales Festival is back for its tenth year this Saturday. Photo courtesy of Hyattsville Community Development Corporation BY KRISSI HUMBARD - Hyattsville's beloved arts fest returns this Saturday to mark its 10th year. The festival has hosted hundreds of artists over th

HYATTSVILLELIFE.COM - 2017-09-19 13:23:05

Banks lead US stocks modestly higher; oil prices slide

Banks and other financial companies led U.S. stocks modestly higher Monday, nudging the stock market to another record high. The Standard & Poor's 500 index and Dow Jones industrial average closed at new highs as the market extended its gains from last week. Investors continued to bid up bank shares

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2017-09-18 21:05:07

Rolling out the barrels: Guinness brewery takes shape, raising hopes of boom in tourism

As Guinness prepares to open its first taproom in Relay next month, the Irish brand's arrival is raising hopes that it will be a boon for nearby business. "We've been working for two-and-a-half years to turn Arbutus around," said Bettina Tebo, president of the Greater Arbutus Business Association. "

CARROLL COUNTY ONLINE - 2017-09-19 12:35:00

Crofton/Odenton: Bluebird box project helps teens earn Eagle rank

Sixteen year-old Odenton resident Cory Powers earned his Eagle Scout ranking after constructing bluebird boxes for Waugh Chapel Elementary School students and teachers. Cory's Eagle Scout project began in February. "I went to Waugh Chapel Elementary School and asked if they had anything that needed

CAPITALGAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-19 08:00:00

SHA starts work on Severn River Bridge Monday night

State Highway Administration contractors will start work Monday night on a $22.8 million project that will add a seventh lane to the Severn River Bridge. The SHA will shift lanes at 7 p.m. on the Route 50 bridge over the Severn River as part of the work on the project to create a seventh lane for tr

CAPITALGAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-18 21:45:00

Attendance Area Committee to reconvene following Howard superintendent's redistricting proposal

Following interim superintendent Michael Martirano's proposal to fast-track the construction of Howard County's next high school, the Howard County Public School System will reconvene its Attendance Area Committee Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the idea's potential impacts on the redist

CARROLL COUNTY ONLINE - 2017-09-19 10:00:00

5 Can't-Miss Fall Festivals Near Takoma Park

TAKOMA PARK, MD - Fall is coming into full swing with the leaves changing, kids in school and pumpkin spice everything being served. And that also means fall festivals are back. (Subscribe to Takoma Park Patch for realtime news alerts and daily newsletters.) From pumpkin patches in the countryside

PATCH - 2017-09-19 19:45:19

Bowie officials delay consideration of recall amendment

The Bowie City Council decided Monday night to delay consideration of a charter amendment that would have changed the standards necessary to trigger a recall election for city officials. "I'd like to take more opportunity to review that and take a look at it," said Council member Jimmy Marcos (At-La

CAPITALGAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-19 14:30:00

Bowie officials approve configuration for indoor sports facility

The Bowie City Council Monday night voted to go forward with a modified version of its long-plannd indoor sports facility. Council members opted for adding two new sheets of ice - one Olympic-sized, one NHL-sized - but no new court space. Initial plans for the facility included two new sheets of ice

BALTIMORE SUN - 2017-09-19 11:42:00

Kittleman launches early childhood education initiative

Two minutes is all you need to teach a child something new. That is the strategy County Executive Allan Kittleman touted on Monday at the launch of his latest education initiative, a free library of educational videos available to all county residents aimed at preparing children for kindergarten. Th

CAPITALGAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-18 19:40:00

Police: Arrest warrant issued for man in connection to gas station robberies

Howard County police have received an arrest warrant for a man in connection to three gas station robberies in early August in Columbia and Laurel. Police said they identified Arvell Daron Caldwell, 39, as a suspect in the robberies, which occurred overnight Aug. 2 to 3. The arrest warrant charges C

CAPITALGAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-18 17:00:00

Police Release Photo Of Man Who Robbed Gas Station

BALTIMORE (WJZ) - Police are asking for the public's help to identify the man who robbed a BP gas station in Catonsville earlier this month. The Baltimore County Police Department reports the robbery happened at the gas station located in the 600 block of Frederick Rd., at just after 9 a.m. on Septe

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-18 20:01:00

Kent School to host secondary school fair

CHESTERTOWN - Kent School will host a secondary school fair for students in grades seven and eight and their parents or guardians Monday, Oct. 2. The event will be held in Kent School's library from 7 p.m. through 8:30 p.m. The fair is free and open to the public. Several independent schools, both d

MYEASTERNSHOREMD.COM - 2017-09-18 18:14:00