| Dec 1, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Symphony Woods in downtown Columbia is a patch of nondescript land used mainly as a pathway for the tens of thousands of people who attend concerts at Merriweather Post Pavilion each year.
But a new development plan calls for a dramatic makeover...
| 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 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 16, 2013
| 6:54 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown picked up the support of 23 county elected officials from around Maryland Friday, adding to the summertime parade of endorsements of his candidacy for governor next year.
With the announcement at the Maryland Association of...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 1:00 PM
In honor of Veterans Day, Howard County is expanding options for wounded veterans who seek healing in nature.
County Executive Ken Ulman announced Monday that the county is partnering with a therapeutic services group for veterans to improve...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Maryland Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown marked Veterans Day on Monday by releasing a five-part plan for former members of the armed forces, including a tax break and help with employment and housing.
Brown, the lieutenant governor...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Del. Heather R. Mizeur announced Wednesday that she has selected the Rev. Delman Coates — a Baptist pastor who played an important role in Maryland's debate over same-sex marriage — as her running mate in the Democratic race for governor....
| Aug 21, 2013
| 5:50 AM
Ken Ulman, county executive and lieutenant gubernatorial candidate, is looking to the present and the future a lot these days. But as a new school year approaches, the Columbia-born and raised Ulman was more than happy to talk about the two teachers who...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 1:30 PM
If RoboSally, a bomb-defusing robot with humanlike hands, is any indication, the future may be coming a little faster to Howard County.
County Executive Ken Ulman announced Thursday a new partnership between the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics...
| 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 28, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Though she knew more than most people about Howard County's history, Joetta Cramm always considered herself to be an amateur historian.
"I really look at local history as my hobby," Cramm said in a Baltimore Sun feature about her work in 1996. "I...