We are proud to announce the release of the inaugural issue of Voices of Laurel, a new digital (and FREE!) newspaper produced by The Laurel History Boys.

What makes this a new kind of newspaper is that—in addition to some new content from The Laurel History Boys—it is an outlet for contributions from the Laurel community. People with stories, photos, and artifacts enhance our mission of bringing local history to you.

Contributors to our inaugural issue include:
Ann Bennett, Laurel Historical Society
Jack Bowen, Laurel historian and collector
Ken Boyer, Laurel resident
Wayne Carr, Laurel resident
Jim Clash, Forbes magazine (Laurel High School Class of 1973)
Charles Clyburn, local storyteller
Melanie Dzwonchyk, former editor of the Laurel Leader
Jeff Krulik, documentary filmmaker
Jhanna Levin, Laurel Historical Society
Paulette Lutz, Howard County Historical Society
Rick McGill, Laurel Police Department (ret.)
Mike McLaughlin, Laurel for the Patuxent
C. Philip Nichols, Chief Judge, Seventh Judicial Circuit of Maryland (ret.)
Marian Quinn, local artist
Patti Restivo, Laurel Leader
Chris Stanton, Laurel Volunteer Fire Department
Monica Sturdivant, Laurel Historical Society

The paper will be electronically distributed quarterly (Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall) as a PDF file. Click the link below to download and view the Winter 2021 issue.

If you have an idea for a future article, or if you just want to let us know how we’re doing, please contact us or leave a comment below!

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