Before a large crowd of supporters at Kahler Hall in Columbia this morning, District 1 County Council member Courtney Watson made the long-awaited announcement: She is, officially, running for Howard County executive.
Howard County Councilwoman Courtney Watson joined the 2014 race for county executive today, pledging to safeguard the affluent Baltimore-Washington area's much-celebrated quality of life and to "do more, achieve more, for our citizens."
It seems appropriate that the three-artist exhibit at the Howard County Arts Council, "Tension and Flow: Sculpture in Flux," sprawls over so much of the floor and walls in its Gallery I. Art will seem to cover much of Howard County this weekend, as the arts council's annual "Road to the Arts" features coordinated receptions for exhibits in various galleries in Ellicott City, Columbia, Historic Savage Mill and Fulton.
On Sept. 18, Linwood School officials and Howard County public and community leaders assembled between the buildings, many saying the new facility's dedication illustrates the county's improved services to children with autism.
At a private reception at the Mall in Columbia, the WGC, a community philanthropic organization devoted to addressing the needs of women and girls in Howard County, recognized Maura Dunnigan and Helen Buss Mitchell, director of women's studies at Howard County Community College, for their achievements.
Former County Council member and 2006 county executive candidate Chris Merdon is returning to local government as head of Howard¿s Department of Technology and Communication Services, County Executive Ken Ulman announced today.
Do you have an idea or an opinion on how to improve downtown Ellicott City? The county is soliciting public opinion into the $3 million allocation that County Executive Ken Ulman included in the county's budget to beautify and improve the historic area.
Ramos – who is of Puerto Rican descent – was recently named as the winner of the conference's American Dream Award, which recognizes an entrepreneur who has achieved business success while overcoming obstacles.
About 52,000 students are headed back to class on the first day of school in Howard County. The students will be witness to some changes in the school system, from new policies guiding social media use and high school athletics and academics. Most notably, about 600 elementary students in Elkridge will be attending class in a brand new building, with the official opening of Ducketts Lane Elementary School.
The Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship, a program of Howard County's Economic Development Authority, will put up $800,000 to help start Conscious Venture Lab – a project officials say will help startup businesses that profess to serve the public good.
Fort Meade, home to the National Security Agency, the Defense Information Systems Agency, U.S. Cyber Command and other key organizations, was a net winner in the 2005 round of BRAC. By the time Army Col. Edward C. Rothstein took command, military spending was beginning to tighten again.
Ken Ulman, county executive and lieutenant governor candidate, is looking to the present and the future a lot these days. But as a new school year approaches, the Columbia-born and raised Ulman was more than happy to talk about his first- and second-grade teachers.
County Executive Ken Ulman recognized two Maryland Transportation Authority police officers last week for bravery during a stop along I-95 in Howard County that got caught up in a chain-reaction accident.
National Night Out, which is being hosted at the community center by Howard County Recreation and Parks, will include the volunteer mounted police unit, command post, Community Action Program, McGruff the Crime Dog, fitness demonstrations and games, an open climb on the center¿s rock climbing wall, a basketball shoot out, refreshments, giveaways and other activities and games, according to the release.
AirPatrol Corp., a Columbia-based cybersecurity firm that focuses on wireless and mobile systems, will relocate its headquarters to Maple Lawn Corporate Center park in Howard County and expand, the Howard County Economic Development Authority announced late Wednesday.