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  • Board approves $697 million budget request

    The Howard County Board of Education Tuesday unanimously approved a $697 million operating request for fiscal year 2013. The amount approved — an increase of 1.9 percent from the 2012 budget — is almost the same as the amount initially...
  • State alcohol tax funds slated for turf fields at Hammond and Atholton

    State alcohol tax funds slated for turf fields at Hammond and Atholton
    Schools, sports and politics rarely mix, but they are all intertwined in a brewing debate about turf fields in Howard County. When the General Assembly passed legislation last spring increasing the state alcohol tax by 50 percent -- from 6 percent to 9...
  • School board defers decision on turf fields, wants 'revised list of projects'

    School board defers decision on turf fields, wants 'revised list of projects'
    The county school board's reluctance to use alcohol tax money from the state to install artificial turf fields at two high schools puts the nonpartisan body at odds with the Democratic county executive, and also puts the future of turf fields at county...
  • POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Proposed use of alcohol tax money questioned

    When looking at how to spend the $4 million it was slated to get from state alcohol tax revenues, the county school system picked projects for five schools, all of which are in Columbia and in the districts where legislators voted for the 50 percent...
  • Howard County Council delays approval of Ulman's budget

    The County Council Thursday decided to postpone approval of County Executive Ken Ulman's $899 million budget, as school officials wait to see if they will get more money from the state and try to reduce costs for a new elementary school. The approval,...
  • Cousin proposes 1.9 percent increase in school spending

    Fiscal year 2013 is shaping up to be another tight one for Howard County schools. Superintendent Sydney Cousin Thursday presented his proposed $697 million budget for next year to the county board of education. The budget is an increase of $13.3 million,...
  • Tradition on tap

    Tradition on tap
    The words just tumbled out of Tony Della Rose's mouth. He was trying to say something inspirational about the Ravens at his family's bar in White Marsh. But he had just watched some special on the Nature Channel, and he found himself talking about apes....
  • 'Greatest' came from NFL's best

    On Dec.28, 1958, the NFL's best offense and defense, its finest quarterback, its best possession receiver and big-play threat, its most dominant defensive lineman and prototype offensive tackles, its best-rounded linebacker and its most promising...
  • 'A crazy kind of mishmash'

    'A crazy kind of mishmash'
    Carmine Sardo leads a double life much akin to that of a comic book superhero. By day, he's a mild-mannered merchant, tending to his La Crescenta auto and boat upholstery business. After dark, Sardo is transmogrified into a musical crusader, a player of...
  • Jazz band puts on captivating show

    Jazz band puts on captivating show
    Jazz aficionados gathered at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa this week to listen to the hard-swinging Jeff Hamilton Trio. Hamilton's trio was a hit at the indoor Newport Beach Jazz Party in February. But during Wednesday's Sunset Jazz in...
  • Hoosier Times wins 38 advertising awards

    The Hoosier Times advertising, marketing and design staffwon 38 awards from the Hoosier State Press Association for their work in The Bloomington Herald-Times, The Bedford Times-Mail, The Martinsville Reporter-Times and The Mooresville/Decatur Times.    ...
  • Hoosier Times Group wins top awards in advertising contest

    The Hoosier Times Newspaper Group won 38 advertising awards in its divisions, including  20 firsts, in the 2010 Advertising Contest sponsored by the Hoosier State Press Association and the Indiana Newspaper Advertising Association.     The winners...