Sandy, Race to the Top, Sewage Spill: Top News

Headlines from around Howard County.

Howard County Weathers Sandy Well

Despite power outages and a few incidents, overall the county stayed safe during the storm.

$30 Million Grant Application Fails to Receive Union Signature

School Board approves grant, but Howard County Education Association says it doesn’t have enough time to vote on it.

Laying the Foundation: Parking Meters on the Way

The meters on Main Street in Ellicott City will be installed next week, but won't charge until after Jan. 1

Photos: Hurricane Sandy's Destruction Along East Coast

While residents and officials continue to clean up after a superstorm hit the East Coast, we take a look at the most dramatic images from the superstorm.

No Mandatory Evacuations on Main Street

Officials say the river held and no serious flooding was observed.

Power Restored at Savage Wastewater Facility

20 to 25 million gallons of wastewater entered Little Patuxent during the power outage that began Monday night.

State Not Likely to Assess Fee on County for Sewage Spill

The state environmental department will classify Sandy as a "20-year-storm" and probably will not assess sewage overflow penalties.

PHOTOS: Sandy's Aftermath in Columbia

The storm brought significant amounts of rain and wind to the area.

Something Smelly in Ellicott City

Did you smell that?

Carbon Monoxide Sends 3 to Shock Trauma (UPDATE)

Officials warn of the danger of improper generator use.

This information was supplied by the Howard County Police Department.

Husband Arraigned in Animal Cruelty Case

Brady Decker said the animals were his responsibility during his wife's trial.


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