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Ellicott City is located in central Maryland. The town has been called one of the most haunted small towns on the east coast. There is a Ghost Tour that visits places that have reputations of paranormal activity. These places include the Hayden House, the Lilburn mansion, the B&O railroad bridge, the old Ellicott City Firehouse and the Patapsco Female Institute. Notable residents of Ellicott City have included famous baseball player Babe Ruth and tennis player Beatrice Capra.

Population: 56397
Local Newspapers: Baltimore City Paper Baltimore Times
Local Sports Teams: Baltimore Orioles Baltimore Ravens
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Zip Codes associated with ellicott city, maryland: 21042 21043
Towns/Cities near ellicott city, maryland : Catonsville Jessup Savage North Laurel Clarksville Simpsonville Milford Mill

Ellicott City News
Sustaining progress in a resilient, diverse county [Commentary]

In my third State of the County address last week, I noted that we have been tried and tested as a county over the past year. We weathered numerous challenges and demonstrated our resilience.

Residents say changes to Howard County's 'outdated'...

Tackling school capacity is at the center of recommendations by a group appointed by Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman to ensure infrastructure in the county is keeping pace with population growth. Tackling school capacity is at the center of recommendations by a group appointed by Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman to ensure infrastructure in the county is keeping pace with population growth.

Naval Academy cadet among 'Jeopardy!' college championship contestants

The knowledge of two Ellicott City natives will be tested on "Jeopardy" this week during the College Championship, as they compete for $100,000 and a spot in the Tournament of Champions. Centennial High School graduates Clarissa Santori, 20, and Gary Tse, 18, filmed their "Jeopardy" episodes for the two-week tournament alongside 13 other contestants last month in Los Angeles.

Street Parking To Reopen On Some Of Ellicott City Street Struck In Flood

Public street parking is returning to part of Ellicott City's Main Street still recovering from the flood earlier this year, county officials announced. "Throughout the entire recovery process, we have actively worked to respond to the evolving needs of the community.

The 'lost' tier map law

Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman delivers his third annual state of the county address before the business community in Ellicott City. Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman delivers his third annual state of the county address before the business community in Ellicott City.

Naval Academy Student To Appear On 'Jeopardy!'

A student studying at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis will be among the contestants on the college championship of "Jeopardy!" The school says 18-year-old freshman Gary Tse of Ellicott City, Maryland, will compete on the show that airs Friday at 7 p.m. The school says he'll face off against a Georgetown University student and a student from the University of Kentucky. The show's college championship runs from Feb. 13 to Feb. 24 and features 15 students competing for a $100,000 grand prize.

Audit: Nevada Education Reforms Promising, Need More Data

TO GO WITH AFP STORY by Rob MacPherson, Lifestyle-education-US-writing Christian Buzzerd, a teacher at Triadelphia Ridge Elementary School in Ellicott City, Maryland, helps a pupil write in cursive on Octber 15, 2013. For third-grade pupils at Triadelphia Ridge Elementary School, learning to write joined-up letters is a no-brainer, but outside the classroom, grown-up Americans are debating whether the nation's children should be studying cursive at all.

Former spy channels harsh Vietnam memories through writing

While Ellicott City resident Tom Glenn can't halt the excruciating memories of covert intelligence missions for the National Security Agency from spilling over into his day-to-day life, he has learned to curb their intrusion by pouring himself into writing fiction. Like a fast-moving storm front, dark clouds of emotion dart across Tom Glenn's eyes as he speaks calmly of the horrors of war.

Two Ellicott City natives make 'Jeopardy' debut in College Championship

Ellicott City natives and Centennial High School graduates Clarissa Santori, 20, and Gary Tse, 18, will make their debut on Jeopardy this week in the College Championship. Ellicott City natives and Centennial High School graduates Clarissa Santori, 20, and Gary Tse, 18, will make their debut on Jeopardy this week in the College Championship.

Ellicott City merchants push for return of street parking to rebound from flood

In the latest sign that the historic district is trying to bounce back from the summer's devastating flash flood, merchants in Ellicott City are pushing officials to reinstate public parking along Main Street, where roughly 70 on-street spaces are now off limits, reducing foot traffic. Howard County officials designated the spaces for construction crews after the July 30 flood, but the parking restrictions have stunted economic recovery for local businesses, said Barry Gibson, a Main Street vendor and Ellicott City Partnership board member.

Mission BBQ opening in Gambrills, its 13th Maryland location

The local barbecue chain Mission BBQ is opening another restaurant in Anne Arundel County as part of a rapid East Coast expansion. The restaurant is set to open at the Waugh Chapel Towne Centre in Gambrills on March 6. The fast-casual eatery at 2503 Evergreen Road will be Mission BBQ's 13th in Maryland and 43rd overall.

UMBC plans alternatives to reduce need for campus parking

As major construction projects at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County , campus progress, one thing that won't be increasing is the amount of parking. University officials, when planning an $85 million, 5,000-seat event center, made the decision about five years ago to rely on the existing parking and transit services to accommodate visitors, said Joe Regier, executive director of transit for the university.

Howard school board bill moves forward

After weeks of discussion, Howard County's state delegation has reached an agreement on legislation that proposes to change the way the school board is elected. Under the proposal, voters countywide would still elect all seven members to the Board of Education.

Ellicott City business district rebounds after historic floods

Clinging atop a clothing store counter, Kitty Morgan watched in horror as a torrent ripped through Ellicott City 's historic Main Street. Within hours, the 35-year-old clerk had no home and no job - both washed away in the midsummer devastation.

BGE, Meals on Wheels deliver Korean cuisine in Howard County

Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman and first lady Yumi Hogan greet residents as they arrive in the lobby of Longwood Apartments in Ellicott City, where they made the first deliveries in Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland's new Korean meal delivery program. Showing the Korean meals to be delivered are from left, Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman, first lady Yumi Hogan and Meals on Wheels Executive Director Stephanie Archer-Smith.

7 Howard County women making a difference

As outreach director of Animal Rescue Corps, Karla Goodson traveled the country to fight large-scale animal abuse. When the nonprofit organization was tipped to puppy mills, dog-fighting rings and animal hoarders, Goodson would take off to investigate and, working with local law enforcement, build cases against the perpetrators.

Ellicott City's Eric Energy makes science exciting for children

With the right chemicals, a white lab coat and a simple flick of the wrist, Krupkin, 42, uses these skills to transform from an Ellicott City husband and father of two into Eric Energy, a science educator and performer putting on close to 300 shows throughout the region each year. "I love getting the children to say 'wow' as the fog consumes the floor and creeps toward them," says Krupkin of one of the many experiments he performs for children as part of his act.

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