Howard County government officials announced plans last week to build 30 efficiency apartments and a day center for the homeless near the intersection of Route 1 and Route 32, effectively ruling out the Beechcrest Mobile Home Park in North Laurel as a site for a homeless shelter.
Howard County government has purchased eight acres of land near the intersection of Route 1 and Route 32 for $3.25 million with the intention of building thirty apartments and a day shelter for the homeless.
Paul Lemle, president of the Howard County Education Association, recently returned from a bike ride down the East Coast — from Key Highway in Baltimore to Key West in Florida, as part of the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults first-ever Key to Keys Ride.
More than a year after a Howard County girl committed suicide after experiencing months of online harassment, the county on Wednesday unveiled a community program meant to discourage bullying via computer and in person.
Teams of fifth-graders from Dayton Oaks Elementary School, Pointers Run Elementary School, Clarksville Elementary School and Thunder Hill Elementary School came away winners at the annual Battle of the Books competition held by the Howard County Library System Friday, April 19. For the first time, the event was held simultaneously at four county high schools. 176 teams participated.
The Elkridge-based GP Strategies Corp. is relocating its global headquarters to the former Ryland Group building in downtown Columbia beginning in August, the company and building owner Howard Hughes Corp. announced Monday.
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman unveiled his fiscal 2014 operating budget Wednesday, a $966.7 million proposal that includes record funding for the public school system and increased funding for the police department.
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman has proposed $5 million in one-time funding for the arts and cultural programs and facilities in Downtown Columbia while throwing his support behind the Columbia Association¿s Inner Arbor Plan for Symphony Woods.
Folly Quarter Middle School in Ellicott City has been in existence for 10 years, but already its collection of awards and honors seem primed to one day rival the banners in the rafters of the Boston Celtics' TD Garden.
Howard County residents lobbied for an expansion to the county courthouse, an extension of Patuxent Trail and a sound barrier along I-95 in Elkridge Monday at the Howard County Council's public hearing on the proposed fiscal 2014 capital budget.
Sen. Ben Cardin lamented snowballing damage from federal budget cuts in town hall meetings with federal workers and small business leaders Friday, pledging to work toward an alternative budget solution by October.
By By Scott Dance and Blair Ames and Baltimore Sun Media Group
The wine growler is coming to Maryland and the music at Merriweather Post Pavilion can play on at the usual volume under Howard County legislation adopted in the 2013 General Assembly session that ended last week.
The Ellicott City location is the North Carolina-based grocer's third supermarket in Howard County and eighth in the state. It will serve as the anchor for the new Greenberg Gibbons Corp. Towne Square at Turf Valley development, which will feature more than 108,000 sq. ft of retail, office space and restaurants.
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman unveiled his fiscal 2014 capital budget proposal Monday, a $442.4 million spending program that includes the most funding for public school projects since Ulman took office in 2006.
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman unveiled his fiscal 2014 capital budget proposal Monday, a $442.4 million capital spending program that includes the most funding for public school projects since Ulman took office in 2007.
The Howard County Department of Public Works has a repair plan drafted to repair a portion of a historic wall off Main Street in the historic section of Ellicott City that collapsed after Tropical Storm Lee in September, 2011..
It is nice to report (Howard County Times, March 21) that County Executive Ken Ulman has indeed not only heard the voices of the people, but has positively taken action to reconsider the proposed homeless facility in the Beechcrest Mobile Home Park in North Laurel located on Route 1 near Whiskey Bottom Road by looking elsewhere.
There was plenty to celebrate when the Howard County Arts Council held its 16th annual Celebration of the Arts in Howard County. Besides the awards handed out in various categories, there was an announcement that wasn't on the scheduled program for this festive event held at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre on March 23.
On March 10, 2013, Becker, using the techniques he learned at "The Resuscitation Academy" conference, was presented as one of the Top 10 EMS innovators in the country by the Journal of Emergency Medical Services at its EMS Today conference — punctuating that Becker followed through on his vow.
Kline was one of more than ten residents last week who attended Howard County Executive Ken Ulman's public hearing on the fiscal 2014 budget asking that funding for a sound barrier along I-95 be included in the budget.
Howard County has been named the healthiest in Maryland for the fourth straight year by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, according to rankings released today.
Howard County's Joint Task Force on School Safety issued its official report Monday, March 18, with 11 recommendations on improving the physical security of school buildings, emergency response procedures and the school environment itself. Many recommendations will be implemented immediately.
The Howard County Joint Task Force on School Safety, established after the tragedy in Newtown, Conn. last year, issued its final report Monday, March 18, with the school system working on implementing its recommendations immediately.
The Howard County Police Department is the latest to try buying back weapons from its citizens in recent months, and a similar effort in Baltimore earlier this year hauled in 461 firearms. The programs are increasingly popular with police but have been criticized for doing little to recover the types of guns used in violent crimes.