| Sep 22, 2013
| 12:47 PM
County Executive Ken Ulman this month announced changes to the Protective Service Contingent program that employs firefighter and EMS personnel on an hourly basis to help staff stations when additional personnel are needed.
Under the changes, contingent...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 8:52 AM
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."
| Sep 20, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The setting made for an ideal before-and-after illustration.
On the left was an aging, rustic and weathered building that once housed Linwood School, an Ellicott City facility providing programs and services for students with autism and related...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 3:30 AM
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...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:25 AM
The number of candidates who have officially filed to run for statewide office has grown by two with the addition of Comptroller Peter Franchot for re-election and Del. C. William Frick for attorney general. Both are Democrats.
Franchot, who is...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:28 PM
The three-man race for the Republican nomination for governor in 2014 could yet gain another entrant.
Larry Hogan, chairman of the conservative advocacy group Change Maryland, said Friday that he's is still considering making a run. He said any decision...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Ellicott City celebrates Benjamin Moore win
It's a story about paint. It's also about social media and more importantly, a community, said Howard County Executive Ken Ulman at a gathering among Main Street Ellicott City business owners last week at the...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 6:19 PM
Less than five months after she was appointed Anne Arundel County executive, Laura Neuman said Thursday that she wants to keep the job.
Neuman, who was appointed by the County Council in February to replace disgraced former County Executive John R....
| Jun 11, 2013
| 9:37 AM
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Howard County Executive Ken Ulman shook up Maryland's 2014 gubernatorial race by announcing they will run as a ticket for the Democratic nomination in 2014. Politically and electorally, it's a shrewd and gutsy move.
| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Ten years after starting his business, C.R. Dynamics and Associates, Charles Ramos began to wonder if it was ever going to work.
He was confident in his business plan and strategy, but it was taking a lot longer than he hoped to get his marketing and...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 6:58 AM
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 base realignment. With 52,000 service members, civilians and contractors, the...