| Jun 6, 2014
| 7:32 PM
Maryland developers are once again digging into plans to build near rail stations, a sign that the appetite for development projects focused on transit may be coming back.
This week, developers will break ground on a new 700-car parking garage and...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 11:15 AM
The Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services was honored last week for recent innovations in emergency medical services that were recognized for improving cardiac care response times and minimizing cardiac emergencies.
Among the programs...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:29 PM
Howard County is creating a task force charged with developing a comprehensive behavioral health action plan for the county — one that officials say is needed, in part, in response to the January shooting deaths at The Mall in Columbia.
| May 27, 2014
| 10:33 AM
Democrat Douglas F. Gansler's running mate came out swinging at front-runner Anthony G. Brown on health care Tuesday as the three Democratic candidates for lieutenant governor met in their only scheduled television debate.
Del. Jolene Ivey of Prince...
| May 28, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Work will begin Thursday on a long-planned project to expand a portion of Route 29 in Howard County that is considered a "major commuter bottleneck" near Columbia's town center, officials said.
The $32.7 million project will see three miles of...
| May 30, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Necessity, it's said, is the mother of invention. It moved Jason Orndorff to reinvent his look to resemble something from "Star Trek."
As he wheeled into Friday's Bike to Work Day event at The Mall in Columbia, a red light flashed from the back of his...
| May 19, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Baltimore County officials co-opted the media coverage of a man's invasion of the WMAR-TV studios in Towson last week — the latest in a string of news events in which politicians were given center stage for no apparent reason.
| May 20, 2014
| 4:45 AM
Howard County government and developer Howard Hughes Corp. have agreed to a five-year, $19-million renovation plan for Columbia's Merriweather Post Pavilion, County Executive Ken Ulman announced Monday.
Renovation is expected to be complete in 2019...
| 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...