Astray

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   8:02 AM ON SUN JAN 24 2021
 For some reason I’m not in the local groove this morning. My apologies. A few things that are on my mind:I watched …

Snow outlook for Carroll County during the wee…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   5:47 AM ON SUN JAN 24 2021
Carroll County could see some snow this next week so plan accordingly. I have been checking various sources and here is wh…

Scott E’s Blog sets all time high in page vi…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   5:01 AM ON SUN JAN 24 2021
On January 23, 2021 Scott E’s Blog (Howard County and Carroll County) set an all time high in page views in one day …

Howard County Health Department provides an up…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   4:14 AM ON SUN JAN 24 2021
The following was posted on January 23rd:
Last time we checked, 7,600 was NOT the same as 15,857. So why does the state sa…

Dr. Maura Rossman, Howard County Health Office…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   4:40 PM ON SAT JAN 23 2021
The following information has been provided by Howard County Board of Education member Vicky Cutroneo on January 23rd:
per…

Over 20,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have be…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   12:29 PM ON SAT JAN 23 2021
Reported on the Maryland Department of Health COVID-19 Vaccination Dashboard on January 23rd there have been 19,000 first…

Norm Shifting: 2021

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:15 AM ON SAT JAN 23 2021
It was not the news story that Delegate Stephanie Smith wanted for her bill. She was there as a sponsor of House Bill 41, t…

Potential for snow in Howard County during the…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   7:11 AM ON SAT JAN 23 2021
Howard County could see some snow this next week so plan accordingly. I have been checking various sources and here is wha…

Show Me The Money – 2021 Annual Campaign Fin…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   5:57 AM ON SAT JAN 23 2021
The annual campaign finance reports are in for all of the Howard County Board of Education members. Here is a quick summar…

Important Update from the Howard County Public…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   3:27 AM ON SAT JAN 23 2021
The following statement was issued by Howard County Public School System Superintendent Michael Martirano on January 22, 2…

A message from Governor Hogan to Maryland teac…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   3:10 AM ON SAT JAN 23 2021
The following message was sent out via email on January 22nd:
Dear Maryland teachers, parents, and education leaders:
I ha…

Maryland National Guard Assists With COVID-19 …

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   3:13 PM ON FRI JAN 22 2021
Maryland National Guard Mobile Vaccination Support Teams (MVST) are working hard to support COVID-19 vaccination efforts ar…

Lifting Up vs Leaving Out

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:15 AM ON FRI JAN 22 2021
 Starting off with the good news: the Howard County Board of Education voted last night to approve Black Lives Matter …

2021 Harper’s Choice Elections

• HCCA   11:31 AM ON THU JAN 21 2021

Have you considered serving on the Harper’s Choice Village Board?
 
We all want to improve …


Using Power to Disempower

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   6:05 AM ON THU JAN 21 2021
I have never met the new Republican appointee to the Maryland delegation. I don’t even need to do a search of Reid Novotn…

CA Pathway and Proudfoot Pond in Hobbits Glen

• HCCA   9:58 AM ON WED JAN 20 2021
You may have noticed that there is a drainage issue around Proudfoot Pond. CA is aware of the problem and is working on sol…

The Big Day

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:19 AM ON WED JAN 20 2021
 When your goal is to write seven days a week, you will have many days to fill where nothing in particular is going on…

Everyone Needs It

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   6:25 AM ON TUE JAN 19 2021
 Yesterday was the official national observance of the birthday of the late civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King…

More Work

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   6:42 AM ON MON JAN 18 2021
Suddenly I saw multiple police cars ahead on the left. At first glance it looked as though they were fanning out across the…

Change in Menu, Change in Venue

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   6:45 AM ON SUN JAN 17 2021
If you see the words “Bridges to Housing Stability” and think “chili” then that’s certainly to the credit of the …

Kids Won’t Be Fooled

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:10 AM ON SAT JAN 16 2021
 I wonder if applications are down this year.Apply for Student Member of the Board of Education by February 4, 2021I k…

A Fresh Take in a Familiar Place

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   6:56 AM ON FRI JAN 15 2021
 Yesterday County Executive Calvin Ball announced the appointment of Denise Boston as Howard County’s first equity a…

Audience Choice

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   5:42 AM ON THU JAN 14 2021
 The Columbia Festival of the Arts is sponsoring a song-writing contest and the ten finalists await your consideration…

Threads

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:04 AM ON WED JAN 13 2021
 Today is the first day of the Maryland General Assembly for 2021. There are some new faces in new places and there is…

HoCo Delegation Members Call on Representative…

• HOCO COMMON SENSE   12:22 PM ON TUE JAN 12 2021
Most of the Democratic members of the Howard County Delegation signed onto a letter on January 11, 2021 calling on Represen…

Repeating the Lie

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   6:45 AM ON TUE JAN 12 2021
 If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. The lie can be maintai…

Give them the Gift

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   6:46 AM ON MON JAN 11 2021
 I haven’t written about it in a while, but I continue to be committed to supporting the removal of SRO’s from the…

A Failure in Timing?

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   5:44 AM ON SUN JAN 10 2021
 The Columbia Association released their proposed 2022 budget plan Friday. There’s a lot to process there but the th…

Dawn

• ANNIERIE UNPLUGGED   7:47 PM ON SAT JAN 9 2021
Of a new year, 2021, which we hope will be far better than last year.

Sunrise in the east, now that we don’t h…


Transformative

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   6:40 AM ON SAT JAN 9 2021
 I’ve been telling people for years that I live in a neighborhood of quadroplexes. It turns out I may have made that…