| Jun 5, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman and singer Jack Johnson shared the spotlight Thursday to talk about renovation plans for Columbia's Merriweather Post Pavilion.
"We've come a long way since in 1967 when Merriweather opened," Ulman said, standing...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Construction work to connect historic Ellicott City's Circuit Courthouse to Main Street is set to begin June 10, County Executive Ken Ulman announced Wednesday.
The $1.5 million project will link the courthouse's parking lot to Main Street with a...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Musician Jack Johnson will accompany Howard County Executive Ken Ulman at a news conference and media tour of Merriweather Post Pavilion on Thursday, the county announced Tuesday.
Johnson is scheduled to perform at the venue later that evening. ...
| May 30, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Necessity, it's said, is the mother of invention. It moved Jason Orndorff to reinvent his look to resemble something from "Star Trek."
As he wheeled into Friday's Bike to Work Day event at The Mall in Columbia, a red light flashed from the back of his...
| May 27, 2014
| 10:33 AM
Democrat Douglas F. Gansler's running mate came out swinging at front-runner Anthony G. Brown on health care Tuesday as the three Democratic candidates for lieutenant governor met in their only scheduled television debate.
Del. Jolene Ivey of Prince...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 9:26 AM
Progress in negotiations between the Howard County government and downtown Columbia developer Howard Hughes Corp. over the redevelopment of Merriweather Post Pavilion has prompted County Executive Ken Ulman to postpone a hearing for a bill intended to put...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Howard County's Economic Development Authority on Thursday unveiled its newest workspace, a prototyping lab devoted to 3D printing and rapid technology.
The Innovation + Prototyping Lab, located at the Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship's Columbia...
| May 8, 2014
| 3:46 PM
Howard County will purchase the iconic Columbia Flier building as a new headquarters for its Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship, County Executive Ken Ulman announced Thursday. The county has an agreement to purchase the building for $2.8 million....
| May 12, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Emily Bazelon, author of a deeply researched book on teenage bullying titled "Sticks and Stones," tells this story on herself.
She is riding a subway and a group of teens starts tormenting a vulnerable — poor or perhaps homeless — man. She...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman released on Monday a $1.026 billion operating budget proposal for fiscal year 2015, his last before his second term ends in December of this year.
The proposal focuses on education and public safety, with 74 percent...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Maryland voters will head to the polls to pick the Democratic and Republican nominees for governor nine weeks from today, and the state of the race thus far is pretty depressing. Most of the oxygen in the contest is being sucked up by an unilluminating...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Months after being thrust into a national spotlight as the face of Howard County's response to a murder-suicide at The Mall in Columbia, Police Chief William J. McMahon said Thursday that he is retiring in June after 28 years with the department....