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Ken Ulman

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  • Free to eat badly [Letter]

    Free to eat badly [Letter]
    Regarding letter writer Barbara P. Wasserman's support for Howard County's limits on sugary drinks and junk food at county-sponsored events from a medical point view, she missed one very salient point ("Howard County making a healthy effort," July 9)....
  • Library officials show off Savage Branch's $6.1M makeover

    Library officials show off Savage Branch's $6.1M makeover
    The Savage branch of the Howard County Public Library is once again set to become an open book after an extensive renovation designed to modernize the aging facility and highlight a science and technology theme. "The goal was to make this a more open...
  • Howard County fire contingent ranks drop to one

    Howard County fire contingent ranks drop to one
    Correction: An earlier version of this story stated that former contingent Kenneth Crosswhite had not reapplied for a contingent position. According to the fire department, Crosswhite did reapply.  Howard County Executive Ken Ulman announced a bill last...
  • Meshkin reflects on school board tenure, says panel reflected 'dysfunction'

    On the eve of ending his tenure on the Howard County school board, Brian Meshkin recounted what he considers accomplishments and challenges while on the panel — offering glimpses into a system regarded among the best in the state but that he said is...
  • Q & A with Howard Co. Police Chief Gary Gardner

    Q & A with Howard Co. Police Chief Gary Gardner
    On July 1, Gary Gardner replaced Bill McMahon as Chief of the Howard County Police Department. Gardner, 55, has been with the department since 1984, and has served in a variety of different roles: patrolman in West Columbia, researcher in the research...
  • Howard animal shelter receives mysterious 5-figure donation

    Howard animal shelter receives mysterious 5-figure donation
    The Howard County Animal Shelter announced Wednesday that it is $81,796 richer, thanks to an unexplained bequest from the will of a Columbia woman.  The sizeable donation comes from Mary Jean Harris, a resident of the Park View retirement community...
  • The fifth freedom: Freedom to eat what we want [Letter]

    The fifth freedom: Freedom to eat what we want [Letter]
    Regarding your recent editorial on Howard County's effort to limit sales of unhealthy foods at county-sponsored events or venues, it's quite apparent that you do not understand our fundamental rights under the Constitution ("Fireworks in Howard County,"...
  • Ulman nominates former candidate Walker to fill school board vacancy

    Ulman nominates former candidate Walker to fill school board vacancy
    Howard County Executive Ken Ulman on Monday named former school board candidate Larry Walker to fill a board seat that will be vacated when Brian Meshkin steps down Tuesday. Ulman submitted Walker's name to the Howard County Council, which must...
  • Fireworks in Howard County [Editorial]

    Fireworks in Howard County  [Editorial]
    In Howard County, it's perfectly legal to consume the biggest, most gargantuan family-size bag of barbecue-flavored potato chips at one sitting and wash it down with a case of the most sugary soda ever made. Or, if that's not your taste, perhaps something...
  • Howard County making a healthy effort [Letter]

    Howard County making a healthy effort [Letter]
    This is in response to the article by Amanda Yeager regarding Howard County's limits on sugary drinks and junk food at county-sponsored events ("Ban on sweets sours Fourth of July vendors," July 2). As a physician, I am very concerned about the...
  • Ulman's soda ban is an outrage [Letter]

    Ulman's soda ban is an outrage [Letter]
    Unbelievable! You can't get a Coke with your hot dog on the 4th of July because fascist Howard County Executive Ken Ulman has decided its unhealthy for you ("Howard vendors chafe at rule against sugary drinks," July 3). I think he deserves something...
  • Howard vendors question rules on festival fare

    Howard vendors question rules on festival fare
    Howard Countians celebrating the Fourth of July at Columbia's Lakefront this year can complement classic Independence Day fare such as hot dogs and hamburgers with a low-calorie side of reduced-fat chips or a pack of vegetables – and wash it all...