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  • Ulman playing poker in dealing with Howard Hughes Corp. [Editorial]

    Ulman playing poker in dealing with Howard Hughes Corp. [Editorial]
    In poker, sometimes a strong hand is just as effective as a good bluff. It just gets tricky when the stakes are high. Howard County Executive Ken Ulman went "all in" with Howard Hughes Corp. last week over improvements both sides agreed are needed for...
  • Two-alarm fire at Pikesville senior housing

    Two-alarm fire at Pikesville senior housing
    A two-alarm fire broke out at a senior housing facility in Pikesville early Monday morning, Baltimore County fire officials said. The fire department responded to Springhouse Assisted Living in the 8900 block of Reisterstown Road at around 2:40 a.m....
  • Howard Hughes, county talk Merriweather upgrades

    Howard Hughes, county talk Merriweather upgrades
    Howard County and Howard Hughes Corp., the principal developer of downtown Columbia, have begun discussions about renovations to Merriweather Post Pavilion and other public improvements in downtown. The talks come less than a week after Howard County...
  • New Wilde Lake Middle in Ulman budget

    Howard County Executive Ken Ulman released his capital budget for fiscal year 2015 on April 1, a $259.9 million spending program that he says prioritizes funding for schools, parks, water-quality improvements and expansion of a new intracounty broadband...
  • After slowdown in population growth, home building picks up in Harford

    After slowdown in population growth, home building picks up in Harford
    Although population growth in Harford County slowed during the past year, the number of permits issued for new residential construction hit its highest point in five years during 2013, a likely sign of more growth to come. The county and its three...
  • The latest developments on the economy [Editorial]

    Way back in 1960, Harford County's population was a little more than 76,000, which, presuming an average of four people per house, translates to about 19,000 homes. When the building boom hit Harford County hard in the 1970s and especially the 1980s,...
  • Howard executive campaigns collect bulk of donations from businesses, PACs

    Howard executive campaigns collect bulk of donations from businesses, PACs
    Political observers got a first glimpse of the 2014 electoral landscape Jan. 15 as candidates from state and local races filed their first campaign finance reports of 2014. It's bound to be a transitional year for Howard County politics — newly...
  • Interesting finds in researching house for sale in Fallston [Commentary]

    My husband works in Sparks, and has one heck of a commute from our home in Fountain Green – 45 minutes to an hour each day. He used to work from home, but a new boss put an end to that. Even before that, though, he was driving in more often...
  • Propane shortage hits Maryland residents

    Propane shortage hits Maryland residents
    When 89-year-old Waunita Ohler had to make three calls this winter to her propane supplier for emergency deliveries to avoid running out, the Elkridge mobile home park resident knew there was a problem. What she didn't realize was its scale: A national...
  • Three arrested in Harwood fight, hit-and-run

    Three arrested in Harwood fight, hit-and-run
    Three people were arrested and two were injured after a fight at a Harwood mobile home park Monday afternoon ended in a hit-and-run, police said. The incident happened at the Maryland Manor Mobile Home Park in the 1500 block of Flanders Ln., where a 22-...
  • Fire damages mobile home near Aberdeen Friday

    Fire damaged a mobile home near Aberdeen Friday evening. The home, at Wright's Mobile Home Village in the 1100 block of Old Philadelphia Road, was reported on fire shortly after 5 p.m. Initial emergency radio dispatches said the resident reported...
  • Sorting through senior living options for specific needs [Senior Circles]

    About three months ago, my former neighbors and I, who have lunch together once a month, were discussing how we could help one of us who had been showing signs of dementia. The former neighbor lives alone, which is of utmost concern to us. We had talked...