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 Ellicott City, Maryland

Ellicott City is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Howard County, Maryland, United States. It is part of the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area. The population was 65,834 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Howard County. Founded in 1772, the town features the B&O Railroad Museum Ellicott City Station, built in 1830, and a downtown historic district which is a very popular destination among antiques shoppers, with restaurants, eclectic boutique shops, coffee shops, a tea room and many historic sites. As of the 2000 U.S. Census, Ellicott City surpassed Towson, Maryland, as the largest unincorporated county seat in the country.

Ellicott City is listed amongst America's most affluent communities and is located in Howard County, the third wealthiest county in the United States according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Since 2005, Ellicott City has been ranked four times among the top "20 Best Places to Live in the United States" by Money and

The downtown area is often called "Historic Ellicott City" or "Old Ellicott City", to distinguish it from the unincorporated area that extends north to the Baltimore County line, south to Columbia, and west to West Friendship. logo
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At 1:18 a.m., a 2014 Toyota Corolla was traveling westbound in the 8500 block of Main Street, when the driver failed to negotiate a curve, left the roadway and struck three parked, unoccupied vehicles. The driver and only passenger, 30-year-old Jeannette Carmody, of Ellicott City, was pronounced dead at the scene.
When I first saw the devastation following the July 2016 flood in Old Ellicott City, I wondered how my beloved Main Street would bounce back. Entire chunks of sidewalk were gone, exposing the foundation of the storefronts. The streets were covered in mud and debris. I'll never forget seeing the Caplan's ...

A 17-year-old girl was shot in the arm Saturday at a crowded house party in a secluded Ellicott City neighborhood, Howard County police said. County police said officers were called to the 2800 block of Kings Gift Drive for a shooting call. Police said there was a huge house party that got out of control.
3, Howard County police responded to reports of a fight and shots fired on Kings Gift Drive in Ellicott City, off of Frederick Road near I-70. A 17-year-old girl was found with a gunshot wound to the arm, according to police reports. She was taken to Howard County General Hospital, treated and released.
ELLICOTT CITY, MD — A skimming device has been removed from a gas station in Ellicott City, according to the Howard County Police Department. Officers said they removed the device from Exxon on Montgomery Road on Thursday morning. At 8:40 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 1, police said an employee at ...
The first Sprouts Farmers Market in Maryland will be opening in Ellicott City, and jobs are available at the store. ... ELLICOTT CITY, MD - Before Sprouts market opens in Ellicott City later this year, it's hiring more than 100 workers. ... The store at St. Johns Plaza in Ellicott City is slated to open on March 14.

ELLICOTT CITY, MD — After the tires of 16 vehicles were slashed in Ellicott City in a matter of days, the Howard County Police Department is investigating whether the cases are related. There were two areas where the tire slashing occurred, police said. The first case was reported in the 8100 block of ...
Howard County police are asking for the public's help to find a 65-year-old Ellicott City man reported missing by his family. Michael Dooley was ...
ELLICOTT CITY, MD - The Howard County Historical Society was not involved in the decision to remove a Confederate monument from the ...
ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (ABC7) — Ellicott City is the latest place in Maryland to take down its Confederate monument, removing it overnight from ...
ELLICOTT CITY, MD (WUSA9) - A confederate memorial was removed overnight from the outside of the Circuit Courthouse in Ellicott City, ...
“These four projects will have the largest immediate impact to mitigate future flood damage in Ellicott City,” said Kittleman. “These are our next ...
Here are the residential properties listed by as most recently sold in Ellicott City. To view photos of the recently sold house you can ...
ELLICOTT CITY, Md. — Once the floodwaters subsided in Ellicott City, dozens of businesses, many of which were not insured, were left in ...
ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (WBFF) - A Howard County family has a warning for other residents: be aware of potentially dangerous wildlife nearby.
Last year's Maryland state champion, Rishi Kumar from Ellicott City, was among 10 finalist at the 2016 national competition.
ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (WBFF) - Howard County officials are working to establish the scope of the problem of homelessness among youth in their jurisdiction.

Get free real-time news alerts from the Ellicott City Patch. Subscribe. Dr. Levy is HCDFRS' first Medical Director to have served as an EMS provider within the department.
ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (WJZ) - Howard County State's Attorney's Office says a man who was working for an Elkridge trucking company plead guilty to stealing a pallet of shoes worth over $19,000 dollars.
Can't stand the police.' They used to love us, what happened?" That's one of the issues haunting Howard County native A.J.
They have two children and live in Ellicott City. An avid marathoner and ultra-marathoner, Kim is well prepared for the race she has now entered; the race to serve Howard County as its next State's Attorney.
A veteran agent in Ellicott City, Maryland, Chowdhury has one app that scans closing documents and one that writes contracts.
BALTIMORE (ABC7) - A 70-year-old man pled guilty on March 21 to federal charges for a $4.4 million insurance fraud scheme that went after businesses seeking insurance.
Glenn Fischer of Ellicott City, Maryland pled guilty to wire fraud and aggravated identity theft as part of a scheme to defraud businesses needing insurance, according to a release from The United States Attorney's Office District of Maryland.
The driver and sole-occupant of the Nissan, a 33-year-old woman, was hospitalized with critical injuries while the other driver, a 46-year-old Scarlet Berard, of Ellicott City, was uninjured. Later Thursday morning, police announced that the driver ...
Scarlet S. Berard, 46, of Ellicott City, who had been driving the other vehicle - an Infiniti QX70 headed east on Route 108 - was uninjured, according to police.
ELLICOTT CITY, MD - Three teens were charged in connection with an early morning armed robbery at the 7-Eleven on US 40 in Ellicott City, police said. The holdup happened at the convenience store in the 9300 block of Baltimore National Pike at 2:03 ...
He leaves behind a brother, Sandy Corvari (and wife Marie), of Somers Point, NJ; daughter, Sandra Kelly (and husband Scott) of Ellicott City, MD, and their children Lauren and Jack; daughter, Rosemarie Lang (and husband Jeff) of West Chester, PA, and ...
An Ellicott City man pleaded guilty Tuesday to defrauding businesses of $4.4 million in insurance premiums for insurance he did not in turn purchase for them.
Among them was an Ellicott City resident. Officers posted ads on Backpage, a website often used in the sex business. After several men called the number listed in the ad, spoke with an undercover officer, asked her for a meeting location, then offered ...
ELLICOTT CITY, MD - Monday is the first day of spring, and that means free Italian ice from Rita's and free ice cream at Dairy Queen locations coast to coast, including the stores in the Ellicott City area. This is the 25th year that Rita's is giving ...
ELLICOTT CITY, MD - Westbound US 40 is closed to traffic Thursday morning due to emergency response at a building in the area near Patapsco State Park, officials said.
The historic district of Old Ellicott City is composed of an assortment of rustic buildings, antique shops, dive bars and restaurants which are packed along both sides of a steep Main Street.
Just before midnight on March 10, 2017, firefighters from Howard County (MD) Department of Fire and Rescue Services (HCDFRS) were alerted for a tree on fire along Triadelphia Rd just south of Frederick Road.
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ELLICOTT CITY, MD (UPDATED 6:10 a.m.) - A snowstorm is expected to dump several inches of snow on Howard County until Tuesday afternoon.
A house in West Ellicott City is completely destroyed after a fire broke out just before midnight. Howard County Fire and Rescue were notified of a tree fire on Triadelphia Road south of Fredrick Road.
WESTMINSTER, Md. (WBFF) - A Carroll County jury found an Ellicott City man guilty of burglary in a case where he broke into and damaged a Mt.
A former Ellicott City man was sentenced to 10 years in prison after he was found guilty of burglary, malicious destruction of property and theft.
The conference will be on Saturday, March 25 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Glenwood 50+ Center. By Mona Lkazour (Patch Staff) - March 2, 2017 2:53 pm ET.
ELLICOTT CITY, MD - A series of fires was reported on Folly Quarter Road Thursday morning, according to the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services.
County police said they don't think any of the four cases are related, but they said it represents a regional problem, and they're working with other jurisdictions to see if there are any connections.
When you know as many people in the restaurant and brewery industry as Randy Marriner, doing a soft opening of your newest venture isn't easy.
Get free real-time news alerts from the Ellicott City Patch. Subscribe. Business programs that primarily recycle paper, cans, bottles and cardboard in one container (single stream);; More complex business programs that recycle multiple material types ...
BALTIMORE (WJZ) - The outpouring of support continues for the local family that lost six children to a tragic fire. A silent auction and 50-50 raffle were held at the Ellicott Mills Brewing Company.
From Howard County: A Howard County construction project to provide public sewer to a residence at 3676 Park Avenue in Ellicott City is expected to begin on or about Monday, February 27. The project involves the installation of approximately 277 linear ...
HANOVER, MD - An Ellicott City man has been charged in a string of armed robberies over the past month that included three separate hold-ups at the same Dunkin' Donuts store in Hanover and a convenience store in Severn.
Flood Burglary: Ellicott City Woman Pleads Guilty in Portalli's Looting. Ellicott City woman was sentenced to serve a few days in jail and write letters of apology, according to Howard County State's Attorney.
ELKRIDGE, MD - An Ellicott City man is facing charges in connection with a fire at the Hillside Motel in Elkridge on Wednesday.
From Howard County Government: Howard County Executive Allan H. Kittleman today announced applications are now being accepted for the County's newly expanded Senior Tax Credit and new Aging-in-Place Tax Credit.


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