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2 Attempted Burglaries in Columbia Homes: HoCo Police Blotter

2 Attempted Burglaries in Columbia Homes: HoCo Police Blotter

One of the would-be burglars had no shirt on, the Howard County Police Department reported.
AT&T Women's Group Donates 50+ Backpacks to Hebron-Harman Elementary School

AT&T Women's Group Donates 50+ Backpacks to Hebron-Harman Elementary School

AT&T Women’s Group Donates 50+ Backpacks to Hebron-Harman Elementary School
Inside Columbia's New Whole Foods

Inside Columbia's New Whole Foods

The market is opening on Wednesday.

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Homes for Sale in Columbia

Homes for Sale in Columbia

Some of the latest home listings in the area, provided by Zillow.
Man Found Dead in Drainage Pipe Drowned: Police

Man Found Dead in Drainage Pipe Drowned: Police

An autopsy shows the man was intoxicated at the time of the accident in Westminster.
Hero Cop, Shirtless Burglar, Supporting Ferguson, Top Chef + Free School Shots

Hero Cop, Shirtless Burglar, Supporting Ferguson, Top Chef + Free School Shots

Plus, job openings, Horseshoe Casino prep, road construction means delays, citizens on patrol and how to post on Patch. Our top MD posts.
Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore Put to the Test

Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore Put to the Test

Maryland Lottery officials help ensure casino is ready for business.
How to Post on Patch

How to Post on Patch

Interested in blogging or posting an announcement on Patch's bulletin board? Step by step instructions.
2 Attempted Burglaries in Columbia Homes: HoCo Police Blotter

2 Attempted Burglaries in Columbia Homes: HoCo Police Blotter

One of the would-be burglars had no shirt on, the Howard County Police Department reported.
Cha Cha Chicken, Father Kills Child, 25 Felines in Need

Cha Cha Chicken, Father Kills Child, 25 Felines in Need

Plus, inside the region's new Whole Foods, vehicle falls on mechanic, passengers try to bring guns to BWI and other Maryland Patch stories.
Inside Columbia's New Whole Foods

Inside Columbia's New Whole Foods

The market is opening on Wednesday.
Atholton Park Playground Equipment Ready for Use

Atholton Park Playground Equipment Ready for Use

Upgrades at Columbia playground are designed to provide more shady spots for children.
2 Passengers Arrested at BWI Airport for Packing Loaded Guns

2 Passengers Arrested at BWI Airport for Packing Loaded Guns

Passengers from Baltimore and Upper Marlboro were arrested for reportedly packing loaded handguns in their carry-on bags.
Runaway Peacock, Exiled Mayor, Boardwalk Pole Dancing: Weird Maryland News

Runaway Peacock, Exiled Mayor, Boardwalk Pole Dancing: Weird Maryland News

A roundup of the week's top 10 most bizarre stories from Maryland Patches.
Private Island Estate for $4.75M, Gated Homes, Pools and Sunrooms: Maryland WOW Houses

Private Island Estate for $4.75M, Gated Homes, Pools and Sunrooms: Maryland WOW Houses

Plus, multimillion-dollar digs in Edgewater, Towson; gated home in Bowie, and brick Colonial homes galore are among MD houses for sale.
Traffic Alert: Iron Girl Columbia in Town Sunday

Traffic Alert: Iron Girl Columbia in Town Sunday

The race will take place near Centennial Park.
GOOD NEWS! Ice Bucket Challenges, Lives Saved, Best County in US + Lottery Winner

GOOD NEWS! Ice Bucket Challenges, Lives Saved, Best County in US + Lottery Winner

Plus, running for wounded vets, a local team in Ripken World Series, and casino and new school previews were among this week’s good news.
280 Job Openings Across Maryland

280 Job Openings Across Maryland

Check out who's hiring in towns across the state.
HoCo Elementary School Principals Accept Ice Bucket Challenge

HoCo Elementary School Principals Accept Ice Bucket Challenge

Howard County Public School System superintendent put the challenge out to all principals this week.
Nominate Your Favorite MD Coach or Mentor for Prizes, Patch Profile

Nominate Your Favorite MD Coach or Mentor for Prizes, Patch Profile

Just 24 hours left to nominate your everyday hero -- perhaps a coach or mentor -- for a prize package. Tell us how they made a difference.
Hurricane Season Peak: Share Your Storm Stories, Preparation Tips

Hurricane Season Peak: Share Your Storm Stories, Preparation Tips

The slow storm season has been a relief to many, but tropical weather tends to pick up right about…now.
Ripken World Series, Arlington Burial, Mayor Evicted, $425K Theft + Sobriety Checkpoint

Ripken World Series, Arlington Burial, Mayor Evicted, $425K Theft + Sobriety Checkpoint

Plus, real estate open houses, sheriff takes ice bucket challenge, water safe to drink, and Horseshoe Casino peek. Our top posts from MD.
Horseshoe Casino Puts on Finishing Touches Before Opening

Horseshoe Casino Puts on Finishing Touches Before Opening

Take a peek inside Baltimore City's first casino with Patch.