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Howard educators barely get a passing grade on motivation

Howard educators barely get a passing grade on motivation

Educators and employees in Howard County schools are slightly more engaged than employees nationwide, according to the results of a Gallup poll released last week, even though more than 60 percent didn't meet that standard.

Inner Arbor plans to add trees to Symphony Woods

Inner Arbor plans to add trees to Symphony Woods

The Inner Arbor Trust has announced plans to add 169 trees to Symphony Woods as part of phase one of its redevelopment of the 35-acre downtown Columbia park...

Ellicott City's Bean Hollow fills up with napkin art

Tucked in the very back of the Bean Hollow, a cozy coffee shop at the base of Ellicott City's Main Street, there's a black and white table with thunderbolt...

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NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS

Columbia puppeteer brings stories, imagination to her audiences

Columbia puppeteer brings stories, imagination to her audiences

Shirley Johannesen Levine sways back and forth at the Ellicott City Senior Center, her arms moving to the left and then the right as she...

Successful Women: Carol Lombardo Weil

Successful Women: Carol Lombardo Weil

Owner, The Decorating Therapist, Columbia

MORE NEWS FROM HOWARD COUNTY

Howard County, Columbia Association in tandem for bike share study

Instead of hopping into the car for those short trips to the mall, the park or classes, residents are being asked by county government and...

Struggling TriColumbia relinquishes control of final races

The World Triathlon Corporation, which licenses Ironman endurance races around the world, announced Thursday that it will soon take over...

From training Secret Service agents to teenagers, driving instructor has one goal

Chip Sheehan has never been scared while driving in a car.

Glenelg girls lacrosse takes Winters Mill tournament

Glenelg won the three-team Winters Mill tournament by defeating the host school, 12-10, and then Leonardtown, 7-6.

Columbia village centers need a new plan to ensure a future [Editorial]

Columbia's village centers were once the commercial center of the community. Small shops, a grocery store and often a restaurant or two gave...

At Kake Korner, Ulman touts Route 1 tax credit program as sweet deal

Howard County Executive Ken Ulman announced on Wednesday a new tax credit program aimed at incentivizing revitalization along the aging...

Hammond softball beats Long Reach for second straight win

It turns out all Hammond needed was a little momentum.

Columbia woman dancing in memory, and for Alzheimer's cure

Jean West Lewis has mastered a crowd-pleasing rumba that hinges on exchanging smoldering looks with her partner and swiveling limber hips.

Advocacy groups seek role in transgender bias suit

Six regional and national advocacy organizations have filed arguments in federal court on behalf of a transgender retired police sergeant...

Howard site is a key player for shows like Disney on Ice and Monster Jam

Monster trucks, wild animals and figure skaters draw millions to Feld Entertainment's live traveling shows each year. But some of that magic...

Zumiez in Columbia mall to reopen in May

The Zumiez store in The Mall in Columbia that was the scene of a double murder-suicideĀ on Jan. 25 is going to reopen in mid to late...

Howard Battle of the Books celebrates reading

With all the frenzy of a varsity basketball game, thousands of people crowded into five Howard County high school gymnasiums Friday, April...

Man sentenced in Howard Co. to 30 years in sexual assault on ex-girlfriend

A Carroll County man who was convicted of kidnapping and assault in the August 2012 sexual assault on his former girlfriend in her...

Howard Co., CA to study possibility of bike share

Howard County's Department of Planning and Zoning and the Columbia Association have launched a study to determine the feasibility of a...

As session wraps, most Howard bills on track to pass

As Maryland legislators begin the final day of voting before the 2014 session comes to a close at midnight tonight, most Howard County-...

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