| Apr 10, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Easily overlooked in the waning days of the legislative session was a dust-up over how best to manage suburban transit in the Baltimore-Washington corridor. Howard County announced the creation of a Regional Transportation Agency, or RTA, to oversee bus...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 6:31 AM
Instead of hopping into the car for those short trips to the mall, the park or classes, residents are being asked by county government and the Columbia Association to consider an alternative that could benefit not only the user but the environment:...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Howard County's Department of Planning and Zoning and the Columbia Association have launched a study to determine the feasibility of a bike share system in the county.
A bike share allows people to use bicycles on a short-term basis. The program would...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Three GOP candidates will gather Monday to endorse Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown for governor, but there’s a catch.
Dan Bongino, who is running for the 6th Congressional District seat, and gubernatorial candidates, Harford County Executive David Craig...
| 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...
| 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....
| Apr 24, 2014
| 4:58 PM
How do you celebrate the 100th birthday of a man who never relished a lot of fuss, and who preferred to save his cake-cutting skills for parties that honored the city he created and loved?
That's the question a cast of Columbia pioneers, business...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 3:40 AM
Howard Hughes Corp.'s latest plan for the idle, undeveloped crescent property in Columbia is to create an urban downtown with a Bethesda Row-esque streetscape that will house retail, restaurants, residential and civic space.
The plan calls for 2,100...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 1:52 PM
This afternoon, Howard County Executive Ken Ulman will deliver his final State of the County address at Turf Valley in Ellicott City.
According to a draft of the speech, Ulman will look back on his seven years in the county's top post and reflect...