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  A fee may be assessed for children not picked up at the close of the program. Neither school facility staff nor program leaders are responsible for your children before or after scheduled recreation programs. It is your responsibility to

That Stuff Is Poison: National Poison Prevention Week 2015
Columbia, MD – It’s National Poison Prevention Week and the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services (HCDFRS) is spreading the word with an informational video that focuses on how residents can avoid poison emergencies.
Elkridge Man Pleads Guilty to Attempted Arson of Ellicott City Tavern

 March 10, 2015 A 24 year old Elkridge man has pleaded guilty to attempted first degree arson in connection with a Molotov cocktail thrown at a tavern in historic Ellicott City last fall.  Kenneth Norman Conway, of the 6800 block

Howard County Hosts New Support Group for Families and Friends of Homicide Victims

 March 2, 2015 The Howard County State’s Attorney’s Office will host the first meeting of a bi weekly support group for families and friends of homicide victims on Wednesday, March 11.  The meeting will take place from 7 8 30

Clarksville Man Sentenced for Arson Threat Against Howard County Police

February 12, 2015 The Clarksville man who walked into a Howard County police station last May and suggested that he had planted an explosive device on-site was sentenced to time served and placed on three years of supervised probation this morning.   Last December, Benjamin J. Parsons, 34, of the 6300 block o

Parkville Man Sentenced to 34 Years in Prison for Robbery of Elkridge Massage Parlor

February 12, 2015 A Parkville man has been sentenced to 34 years in prison for the September 3, 2013 robbery of an Elkridge massage parlor.   Antoine M. Dyson, 33, of the 6800 block of Sturbridge Dr. was sentenced this afternoon for his conviction on three counts of robbery and additional charges.    Du

Firefighters Canvass to Spread the Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery Message

 Columbia, MD – Firefighters and paramedics will be canvassing local neighborhoods this weekend to spread the “Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery” message. As residents prepare to change their clocks forward one hour this Sunday, March 8th, citizens are reminded

Two Alarm Fire in Columbia
Columbia, MD- Just after 11:30 p.m. on Monday, March 2, 2015, firefighters and paramedics from the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services (HCDFRS) were alerted for a single family house fire in the 4900 block of Canvasback Drive in Columbia, MD. 
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