| 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...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 5:30 AM
It was about nine months ago, during Howard County's Business Appreciation Week, that County Executive Ken Ulman learned Columbia-based AirPatrol Corporation was thinking about relocating.
Ulman's reaction was immediate, said Guy Levy-Yurista, chief...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 6:46 PM
An Anne Arundel County judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit brought by supporters of gubernatorial candidate Douglas F. Gansler who wanted to prevent his Democratic rivals from raising money during the General Assembly session.
Judge William C. Mulford...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 3:53 PM
Democrats running for governor said Monday they have agreed on a schedule of three televised debates, essentially accepting a plan proposed by front-runner Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown.
Brown, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler and Del. Heather R. Mizeur...
| 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...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 11:39 AM
We join with those who mourn the young people who died in the senseless shooting at the Mall in Columbia Saturday morning. And we are grateful to those police and firefighters who fearlessly responded to the scene and extend our sympathies to those...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Del. Heather R. Mizeur announced Wednesday that she has selected the Rev. Delman Coates — a Baptist pastor who played an important role in Maryland's debate over same-sex marriage — as her running mate in the Democratic race for governor....
| Nov 13, 2013
Del. Heather R. Mizeur has chosen the Rev. Delman Coates — the charismatic pastor of a large church in Prince George's County — as her running mate in the 2014 race for the Democratic nomination for governor, according to a source familiar...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 8:38 PM
Solar power is going everywhere these days — homes, businesses, schools, even sewage plants.
Howard County is beginning work this week installing about 740 photovoltaic panels at its Little Patuxent Water Reclamation Plant in Savage. The $1.5...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:31 AM
Want to know what’s for dinner at the Ulman, Robey and Rouse households?
With the help of a new cookbook by the Howard County Historical Society, you can replicate recipes from County Executive Ken Ulman, State Sen. James Robey and Columbia’...