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  • State, county officials break ground on Route 29 widening in Howard

    State, county officials break ground on Route 29 widening in Howard
    As cars whizzed by, state and county officials gathered on Old Columbia Road Thursday morning to break ground on a project to widen three miles of northbound Route 29 between Route 32 and Route 175 from two to three lanes. The $32.7 million project is...
  • Two-wheel transportation gets rolling on Bike to Work Day [Commentary]

    Two-wheel transportation gets rolling on Bike to Work Day [Commentary]
    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...
  • Painting starts on Ellicott City's Main Street storefronts

    Painting starts on Ellicott City's Main Street storefronts
    Ellicott City's Main Street is getting spruced up this spring.  For the past few days, painters have been at work caulking and priming in the historic district, and on Wednesday morning Howard County Executive Ken Ulman gave the "Main Street Matters"...
  • Howard Council adopts FY15 budget, including Merriweather fixes

    Howard Council adopts FY15 budget, including Merriweather fixes
    The Howard County Council on Wednesday passed capital and operating budgets for fiscal year 2015 that together totaled about $1.29 billion and provided funding for a plan that will accelerate the renovation and hand-over of Columbia’s Merriweather...
  • Howard Co. to buy Columbia Flier building as headquarters for business incubator

    Howard Co. to buy Columbia Flier building as headquarters for business incubator
    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....
  • Understanding the bully and the victim [Commentary]

    Understanding the bully and the victim  [Commentary]
    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...
  • Mental health, Inner Arbor discussed at council's last budget hearing

    Mental health, Inner Arbor discussed at council's last budget hearing
    Funding for mental health services, downtown Columbia's Inner Arbor and resources for the county's foreign-born residents were the main talking points at the Howard County Council's last budget hearing Wednesday.  The hearing was the final opportunity...
  • Town Center board asks Howard Council to pull Inner Arbor funding

    Town Center board asks Howard Council to pull Inner Arbor funding
    The Town Center Village Board has requested that the Howard County Council temporarily withhold $1.5 million pledged to the Inner Arbor Trust in the 2015 proposed budget. The Trust is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation created by the Columbia Association...
  • Howard unveils new elementary school model

    Howard unveils new elementary school model
    Students at Ducketts Lane Elementary School have taken part in a Spanish language development program for kindergarten through second grade since the beginning of the school year. Starting with basic vocabulary during 25-minute classes each day,...
  • The politicians' pawns [Commentary]

    The politicians' pawns [Commentary]
    Baltimore County officials co-opted the media coverage of a man's invasion of the WMAR-TV studios in Towson last week — the latest in a string of news events in which politicians were given center stage for no apparent reason. Baltimore County...
  • Ulman, Howard Hughes reveal renovation plan for Merriweather

    Ulman, Howard Hughes reveal renovation plan for Merriweather
    Howard County government and developer Howard Hughes Corp. have agreed to a five-year, $19-million renovation plan for Columbia's Merriweather Post Pavilion, County Executive Ken Ulman announced Monday. Renovation is expected to be complete in 2019...
  • Howard library system to receive additional $13.6 million for new Elkridge branch

    Howard library system to receive additional $13.6 million for new Elkridge branch
    A project to build a new Elkridge branch of the Howard County Library System is set to receive more funding in County Executive Ken Ulman’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2015 than previously announced, county budget administrator Ray Wacks said...