| Jul 8, 2013
| 10:37 AM
Ellicott City's historic Main Street is about to get a fresh coat of paint. It's one of 20 towns across North America to win Main Street Matters, a contest sponsored by Benjamin Moore.
The paint company solicited nominations for worthy small towns and...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 6:17 AM
The Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship, a program of Howard County's Economic Development Authority, will put up $800,000 to help start Conscious Venture Lab – a project officials say will help startup businesses that profess to serve the public...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Moments after the last bell rang on the first day of school, Juliana Dadurka rushed to greet her waiting mother outside of Ducketts Lane Elementary School, pausing to nuzzle the family's Yorkie Poo, Jack, in Shannon Dadurka's arms.
"It was good,"...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 6:58 AM
Fort Meade, home to the National Security Agency, the Defense Information Systems Agency, U.S. Cyber Command and other key organizations, was a net winner in the 2005 round of base realignment. With 52,000 service members, civilians and contractors, the...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 12:12 PM
County executive Ken Ulman recognized two Maryland Transportation Authority police officers last week for bravery during a stop along I-95 in Howard County that got caught up in a chain-reaction accident.
On Nov. 21, 2012, around 10:21 p.m., Cpl. Timothy...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:35 PM
We have the first gaffe of the 2014 governor's race, and it's a doozy. The Washington Post reported Tuesday on a speech Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler gave to a roomful of volunteers for his nascent gubernatorial campaign in which he suggested that...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Like most politicians, Greg Fox has at least two good reasons to go to the Howard County Fair.
"First, it's a lot of fun, especially to do with your family," said the Republican County Council member, whose district includes West Friendship, where the...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Howard County Police, county officials and other elected officials will come together Tuesday, Aug. 6 at the new Roger Carter Center in Ellicott City to kick off programming for National Night Out.
Events in Howard County will begin at 6 p.m. at the...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Columbia-based AirPatrol Corp. will expand its operation in Howard County nearly twofold, a move County Executive Ken Ulman said affirms Howard's reputation as a good place to do business in cybersecurity.
"This is a company we've had our eyes on for...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 8:40 AM
The Howard County Council formally approved Thursday night stormwater fees for residential and commercial properties, essentially rewriting a rate structure that was set just four months ago.
The fees, mandated by state legislation approved last year,...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 9:05 AM
On July 17, 1913, Miss Wilhelmina Oldfield was born in Ellicott City. That year Woodrow Wilson was in the White House, the Ford Motor Company introduced its first moving assembly line and Camels premiered as the first packaged cigarettes.
| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:54 PM
AirPatrol Corp., a Columbia-based cybersecurity firm that focuses on wireless and mobile systems, will relocate its headquarters to Maple Lawn Corporate Center park in Howard County and expand, the Howard County Economic Development Authority announced...