| Nov 13, 2013
Del. Heather R. Mizeur has chosen the Rev. Delman Coates — the charismatic pastor of a large church in Prince George's County — as her running mate in the 2014 race for the Democratic nomination for governor, according to a source familiar...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 9:20 AM
The conventional political wisdom about Del. Heather Mizeur's pick of the Rev. Delman Coates as her running mate is that it shows her campaign for governor is more about making a point than winning the Democratic primary, much less the general election....
| Nov 15, 2013
| 7:08 PM
Media ratings firm Nielsen Holdings plans to lay off 333 workers in Columbia — more than one-third of the workforce at what had been Arbitron Inc.'s headquarters — as the two former rivals combine their businesses.
New York-based Nielsen,...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 4:46 PM
U.S. Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin is expected to join the parade of Maryland Democratic elected officials who are backing Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown for governor on Monday.
The state's junior senator will reportedly join Brown and running mate, Howard...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Table scraps aren't destined for the garbage disposal any more.
At least not in Howard County, where executive Ken Ulman spent Friday morning delivering giant green bins to homeowners around Clarksville who signed on to recycle their kitchen waste so...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:04 PM
For America Recycles Day, Howard County is moving a step beyond your average blue bin. County Executive Ken Ulman spent Friday morning passing out a new kind of bin to residents of the Clarks Glen neighborhood in Clarksville. Instead of blue, it's green...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 8:14 AM
District 2 County Council member Calvin Ball announced today his decision to run for a third term on the council.
Ball, 38, a Democrat, has represented District 2, which includes the East Columbia communities of Long Reach and Oakland Mills in...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 10:01 AM
Ellicott City has been named one of the top 10 cities in Maryland for young families by the website NerdWallet.com, the site announced earlier this week.
Ellicott City was third on the list, based on three qualifiers, according to the site: public...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 8:52 AM
Howard County Councilwoman Courtney Watson joined the 2014 race for county executive today, pledging to safeguard the affluent Baltimore-Washington area's much-celebrated quality of life and to "do more, achieve more, for our citizens."
| Sep 22, 2013
| 12:47 PM
County Executive Ken Ulman this month announced changes to the Protective Service Contingent program that employs firefighter and EMS personnel on an hourly basis to help staff stations when additional personnel are needed.
Under the changes, contingent...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 10:36 AM
U.S. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski threw her support behind Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown on Sunday in the 2014 governor’s race, praising him as “a man of honor and a man of commitment."
For Mikulski, her endorsement of Brown and his running mate,...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 5:05 AM
Before a large crowd of supporters at Kahler Hall in Columbia Saturday morning, District 1 County Council member Courtney Watson made the long-awaited announcement: She is, officially, running for Howard County executive.
Current County Executive Ken...