| 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. ...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 8:05 AM
The Savage branch of the Howard County Public Library is once again set to become an open book after an extensive renovation designed to modernize the aging facility and highlight a science and technology theme.
"The goal was to make this a more open...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:10 AM
A throng of students from Elkridge Landing Middle School swarmed across the historic Belmont property in Elkridge last week.
They examined lichen on century-old tombstones, built makeshift erosion filters and dressed up in 19th-century costumes to...
| May 6, 2014
| 10:56 AM
Power brokers count upon apathy about Symphony Woods
Despite my reputation as a community and political activist, I had developed a veil of apathy, indifference and cynicism about Columbia's "politics".
Quite frankly, I saw much of the decision-making...
| May 8, 2014
| 3:15 AM
If you're not paying attention, the notion of a community group coming out against mulching facilities in eco-friendly Howard County might have you scratching your head.
What appears to have started innocently last summer during the comprehensive zoning...
| May 8, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Howard County is launching a new health food initiative, and it’s called the Roving Radish.
County Executive Ken Ulman unveiled the white, red and green refrigerated truck, which will be used to deliver fresh, pre-cut food to participating...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:35 AM
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...
| May 16, 2014
| 5:48 AM
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,...
| May 19, 2014
| 8:00 AM
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.
| May 20, 2014
| 4:45 AM
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...
| May 21, 2014
| 2:35 PM
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"...
| May 22, 2014
| 7:15 AM
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...