Four Howard County firefighters were honored Thursday for their quick efforts to rescue 18 dogs they found trapped on a hot day in two U-Haul trailers. Read more on Ellicott City Patch.
‘Heavy’ House Fire Injures Two, Kills Dog in Columbia
Two adults were injured and a family dog died in a house fire in Columbia Wednesday morning, fire officials said. Read more onColumbia Patch.
Tragedy That Could Have Been Avoided: Local Mom’s Suicide Prevention Story
After a 13-year struggle with Bipolar disorder, Scott Baker took his own life.
It’s a tragedy that his mom, West River resident Dottie Pacharis, said could have been avoided. And in an effort to help other families get the help they need, Pacharis is sharing her story at Woods Memorial Church in Severna Park on September 11, as part of National Suicide Prevention Week.Read more on Severna Park Patch.
José Andrés: ‘Bethesda … Is at Its Best Moment’
Jaleo Bethesda has been closed since Tuesday for extensive renovation work. It's the first major renovation for the popular tapas restaurant in 12 years. Why now? Read more on Bethesda-Chevy Chase Patch.
Report: Shady Grove Piques Arena Football League’s Interest
The Arena Football League sent a letter of interest to developers hoping to build an indoor football arena near the Shady Grove Metro station. See the story at Gaithersburg Patch.
School Bus Driver Suspended Over Accusations of Texting, Talking on Phone While Driving
An investigation into the incident is pending, according to officials. Read more on Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch.
Community Mourns Death of Potomac Drowning Victim
Mark Moore would have celebrated his 23rd birthday on Thursday. But that was the day officials recovered his body from the Potomac River after he apparently drowned. He and his girlfriend were expecting a child. Read More in Odenton-Severn Patch.