| Feb 14, 2014
| 8:25 AM
Howard County officials said Thursday that three county men died after suffering heart attacks while outside their homes during the snowstorm, and that two were shoveling snow when they collapsed.
The first incident occurred just after 9:30 a.m., when a...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 3:39 AM
In an effort to jump-start Howard Hughes Corp.'s anticipated makeover of Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Howard County Executive Ken Ulman has levied a call to action to the developer, which he said has shown a "lack of urgency" toward its promise...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Howard County government is beginning to work on design guidelines for development of the Route 108 Corrdior in Clarksville, the county announced Wednesday.
County Executive Ken Ulman said the goal of the initiative, which will create design...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 8:11 PM
The No. 2 members of the three contending Democratic gubernatorial tickets sparred Friday night in a well-attended debate in East Baltimore in which they clashed over marijuana legalization, taxation, health care and other issues.
| Jan 30, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Democratic gubernatorial Heather R. Mizeur is pushing her rivals in the June 24 primary to hold more debates than the three proposed by Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown last week.
Mizeur's campaign released on Thursday a letter to Brown, with a copy to...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Political observers got a first glimpse of the 2014 electoral landscape Jan. 15 as candidates from state and local races filed their first campaign finance reports of 2014.
It's bound to be a transitional year for Howard County politics — newly...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Fifty years ago when James Rouse and others where laying the foundation for Columbia, the "new city," self-contained community shopping areas were a very good idea — no disrespect to Ellicott City and historic Main Street intended. In the mid-60's...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Howard County government took the first step last week toward purchasing and redeveloping the Long Reach Village Center by introducing legislation designating the area as an urban renewal zone.
The county announced its plans to buy a portion of the...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Although Howard County is recognized as a state leader in health initiatives, there are some areas in the county that are lagging behind.
"Not everything is fine and dandy in this area," said Bibi Perotte-Fosten, a North Laurel resident and community...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 1:46 PM
For decades, well-heeled contributors have been able to extend Maryland's campaign donation limits through a quirk in state law known to reform advocates as the "LLC loophole."
The General Assembly passed legislation in 2013 to close the loophole as of...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 8:22 PM
Howard County police on Sunday identified 19-year-old Darion Marcus Aguilar of College Park as the man who entered a store at The Mall in Columbia and fatally shot two employees before apparently killing himself.
Officials said Aguilar was reported...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 11:21 AM
As I stood in The Mall in Columbia parking lot throughout the day and night Saturday, I received a few questions on Twitter about why I, a sports reporter who covers the Orioles for The Baltimore Sun, was there reporting on the shooting.