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Howard County

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  • State requires study of regional bus system before funding new Howard agency

    State requires study of regional bus system before funding new Howard agency
    Howard County will move ahead with the launch of its new regional transit agency this summer despite a legislative decision in Annapolis to withhold state funding from the operation until it is studied further. David Nitkin, a county spokesman, said...
  • After 48 years in public service, it's 'Sine Die' for James Robey

    After 48 years in public service, it's 'Sine Die' for James Robey
    State Sen. James N. Robey says there was no grand ambition, no plan to ascend to where he now sits as majority leader of the Maryland Senate, or to have made the unusual leaps from Howard County police chief to county executive to legislator. Things...
  • As session wraps, most Howard bills on track to pass

    As session wraps, most Howard bills on track to pass
    As Maryland legislators begin the final day of voting before the 2014 session comes to a close at midnight tonight, most Howard County-specific bills are on track to passing or have already passed.  According to Howard County delegation chair Del. Guy...
  • Arts funding diverted to help keep film industry in Maryland

    Arts funding diverted to help keep film industry in Maryland
    Netflix's Capitol Hill drama "House of Cards" may receive millions more in tax credits to continue filming in Maryland, now that the General Assembly has agreed to make more funding available. But the local arts community may not like the politics. To...
  • Howard Co., CA to study possibility of bike share

    Howard Co., CA to study possibility of bike share
    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...
  • Maryland to receive FEMA money for February snow

    Maryland to receive FEMA money for February snow
    Maryland will receive federal disaster funding to help pay for snow-clearing efforts from a February storm that left a foot and a half of accumulation across parts of the region in a single day, the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced Thursday....
  • Foreclosure rates remained high in March in Maryland

    Foreclosure rates remained high in March in Maryland
    Even as the housing market recovers nationwide, echoes of the mortgage lending crisis continue to reverberate in Maryland, home to the nation's second-highest foreclosure rate last month. One in every 527 housing units in the state was touched by a...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, April 13 Horse show The Maryland Open Horse Show Series kicks off, from about 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Schooley Mill Park in Highland. Open to riders from across the state. Information: mohssinfo.com Monday, April 14 Calvin and Hobbes Learn to...
  • Howard County health digest

    Volunteers Howard County Mental Health Authority's board of directors is seeking volunteers to fill a professional position on the board of directors. Board members serve staggered terms of up to four years and should expect to meet at least 10 times per...
  • Howard takes the wheel [Editorial]

    Howard takes the wheel  [Editorial]
    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...
  • Columbia Democratic Club announces endorsements for June primary

    Columbia Democratic Club announces endorsements for June primary
    After a marathon voting session that lasted into the early morning hours Thursday, the Columbia Democratic Club has made its endorsements for this June's Democratic primary elections.  According to a press release from the group, endorsed candidates...
  • River Hill's Daniel left no doubt on wrestling mat

    River Hill's Daniel left no doubt on wrestling mat
    The conclusion of a high school wrestling career is a joyous occasion for most teenagers. It means that they can trade their singlet for shorts and tee shirts, their headgear for baseball caps, and their strict diets for burgers and hot dogs off the...