| 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...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 6:31 AM
Instead of hopping into the car for those short trips to the mall, the park or classes, residents are being asked by county government and the Columbia Association to consider an alternative that could benefit not only the user but the environment:...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 5:00 PM
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...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Three GOP candidates will gather Monday to endorse Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown for governor, but there’s a catch.
Dan Bongino, who is running for the 6th Congressional District seat, and gubernatorial candidates, Harford County Executive David Craig...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Maryland voters will head to the polls to pick the Democratic and Republican nominees for governor nine weeks from today, and the state of the race thus far is pretty depressing. Most of the oxygen in the contest is being sucked up by an unilluminating...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Months after being thrust into a national spotlight as the face of Howard County's response to a murder-suicide at The Mall in Columbia, Police Chief William J. McMahon said Thursday that he is retiring in June after 28 years with the department....
| Apr 24, 2014
| 4:58 PM
How do you celebrate the 100th birthday of a man who never relished a lot of fuss, and who preferred to save his cake-cutting skills for parties that honored the city he created and loved?
That's the question a cast of Columbia pioneers, business...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 10:15 AM
Supporters of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler are asking a court to impose sanctions against Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown and his running mate for failing to disclose earlier that they did not intend to raise money...
| Feb 22, 2014
January 25, nine shotgun blasts rang through crowded passageways inside The Mall in Columbia. In seconds, three lives were claimed, and Howard County joined Newtown, Conn.; Aurora, Colo. and too many others on a grim list of places where a sense of...