| Mar 6, 2014
| 5:25 AM
The Howard County Council approved legislation Wednesday to declare the Long Reach Village Center a blight zone, which will allow the county to purchase and redevelop portions of the property.
The passage of the law, which declares the area "an urban...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Construction is expected to begin this spring on a commuter parking garage for Howard County's first transit oriented development, a project planned to eventually include apartments, stores, offices and a hotel.
County Executive Ken Ulman has approved a...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:13 PM
High-profile cyber attacks on organizations such as Target and Neiman Marcus have drawn increased attention to the cybersecurity industry — an industry that continues to thrive in Maryland, and specifically in Howard County.
| Mar 22, 2014
| 4:29 PM
Maryland's Democratic candidates for governor made their cases to the party's youths Saturday, but for some, like Baltimore high school student Eric Brown, the race is still a tossup.
Brown criticized all three candidates. Of Attorney General Douglas...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:51 PM
Population is growing in the Central Maryland's suburban counties, though Baltimore City is losing residents, according a state review of U.S. Census data.
The Maryland Department of Planning said Thursday that between July 2012 and July 2013,...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:19 PM
Convinced it can spend less money yet provide better bus service, Howard County plans to cut out the organization that provides transportation to thousands of Central Marylanders each day and replace it with a new transit agency.
| Mar 18, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman's visionary commitment to arts and culture and the Inner Arbor Trust's design of Symphony Woods benefits all in Howard County and honors the Rouse tradition ("Symphony Woods' development stirs more debate," March 13)....
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:56 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown’s campaign for governor filed a formal complaint against his chief rival Thursday, alleging Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler broke state law by organizing fundraisers during the General Assembly session.
| Apr 6, 2014
| 12:47 PM
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...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Monster trucks, wild animals and figure skaters draw millions to Feld Entertainment's live traveling shows each year. But some of that magic comes from an unlikely arena — an industrial complex in Jessup.
Thousands of stuffed toys, flashing light...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 1:59 PM
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...