Great and Small

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:22 AM ON FRI NOV 24 2017
I’d like to bring two worthy causes to your attention this morning. The first is quite simple. A friend of mine has taken…

No Day Off

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:21 AM ON THU NOV 23 2017
Racism doesn’t take a day off for Thanksgiving.Three years ago, twelve year old Tamir Rice was killed by a police officer…

Saturday morning at Lake Elkhorn

• EVENTS – COLUMBIA DOGS-ON-THE-GO   8:49 PM ON WED NOV 22 2017
Columbia Dogs-on-the-Go Saturday will be around 48 degrees at 10 a.m. Let’s take the pups out :D ***Please bring water for …

Thankful

• ANNIERIE UNPLUGGED   7:03 PM ON WED NOV 22 2017
Another year. More to be thankful for. This year, watching the natural disasters around the North American area, including …

Table Talk

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:11 AM ON WED NOV 22 2017
Well, not the serious news. But news just the same. These might be more fun to talk about at the dinner table tomorrow than…

HCCA Closed For Thanksgiving

• HCCA   8:49 AM ON TUE NOV 21 2017
The Harper’s Choice Community Association offices will close Wednesday, November 22 for the Thanksgiving holiday. We …

A Few Moments of Your Time

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   5:54 AM ON TUE NOV 21 2017
Doing an unscientific survey today, folks.What local blogs do you read?What local podcasts do you listen to?Newspapers? (Ba…

My Interview with Columbia Flier

• DR. CHAO WU   10:08 PM ON MON NOV 20 2017
This was published on Nov. 16, 2017. I was email interviewed by the reporter Mr. Andrew Michaels. He asked me the top ONE p…

Goodbye Begins

• THE 53   9:59 PM ON MON NOV 20 2017
Not that I expected anyone out there in Readerland to be counting, but it's been 22 days since my last post.  That&#0…

Mirrors and Windows

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   5:54 AM ON MON NOV 20 2017
Matthew Winner is a Howard County educator who is probably more well known nationally than around town. I first became awar…

Latest plans for development of Merriweather D…

• HOCOMDCC   1:25 AM ON MON NOV 20 2017
The Howard Hughes Corporation shared additional renderings of the proposed development of Merriweather District (the Cresce…

What to Do?

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   8:28 AM ON SUN NOV 19 2017
This morning I’m pondering this seasonal urge I have to “hunker down” this time of year. Who am I kidding? I’ll usu…

A Parade by the Numbers

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:49 AM ON SAT NOV 18 2017
According to the most recent census, Howard County is:62.2% white, 17.5% black or African American, 14.4% Asian, 0.3% Ameri…

Harry Dunbar Files To Run For Howard County Ex…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   6:26 AM ON FRI NOV 17 2017
I am still playing catchup on some recent political filings… Calvin Ball will get a Primary challenge for County Exec…

Not So Funny

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   5:55 AM ON FRI NOV 17 2017
If you were to go by Twitter mentions alone, the big news this week was the woman who broke into an area McDonalds by climb…

Final 2018 HCPSS School Redistricting

• DR. CHAO WU   10:53 PM ON THU NOV 16 2017
Final 2018 HCPSS School Redistricting After this long summer and fall with the first feasibility study version, two Area At…

Larry Pretlow II Files for Maryland Delegate i…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   5:19 PM ON THU NOV 16 2017
I am playing catchup on some recent candidate filings here in Howard County…this is the first of a few posts… L…

Earthquake Information – Maryland Geological…

• HCCA   3:33 PM ON THU NOV 16 2017
As you may know, Maryland has had two small earthquakes over the last two weeks. In order for scientists to understand the…

Scraps

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   6:33 AM ON THU NOV 16 2017
This week’s Columbia Flier is sad, just sad. As a local blogger I should probably go into detail for you explaining why. …

Missing

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   6:12 AM ON WED NOV 15 2017
I noticed something interesting about the response to yesterday’s post about sexual harassment and how we raise boys and …

A Legislative Proposal Authorizing Local Schoo…

• HOCO COMMON SENSE   12:31 PM ON TUE NOV 14 2017
The debate over Superintendent Foose’s contract often involved a discussion of Maryland law which gives a local scho…

Trouble in Paradise

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   6:00 AM ON TUE NOV 14 2017
Mothers and fathers: teach your sons.Teach them that it’s not okay to ask a girl to send them nudes.Teach them that no on…

Survey on HCPSS superintendent search

• DR. CHAO WU   10:40 PM ON MON NOV 13 2017
The survey link is here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/S2Z5FXR The HCPSS notice is here: http://www.hcpss.org/news-posts/2…

HoCo Delegation Bill 11-18 Could Have Made Foo…

• HOCO COMMON SENSE   6:31 PM ON MON NOV 13 2017
The Howard County School Board agreed to a $ 1.65 million settlement to buyout Superintendent Foose’s contract.  Had…

Is the future of transportation coming to Mary…

• HOCOMDCC   11:13 AM ON MON NOV 13 2017
High speed inter-city rail transportation in the United States is nearly nonexistent. Amtrak’s Acela Express in the N…

A Bit of a Weekend

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   5:53 AM ON MON NOV 13 2017
I’d like to start out the week by thanking whoever nominated me for a spot in Baltimore Sun’s Crabbies . (Formerly the …

Gobble Gobble

• ANNIERIE UNPLUGGED   8:03 PM ON SUN NOV 12 2017
Yes, it’s that time of year again. Here in the #hocomd world, Maple Lawn farm’s turkeys are nearing the end of …

A Frank Rejection

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   10:51 AM ON SUN NOV 12 2017
As I had hoped he would, the County Executive had something to say about the recent hateful posts referencing Democratic ca…

Leadership Perspectives on Public Education

• DR. CHAO WU   10:16 PM ON SAT NOV 11 2017
From The Gallup 2017 Survey of K-12 School District Superintendents. Link: http://news.gallup.com/reports/217103/gallup-k-1…

Next Up on Humans of #OneHoward

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   8:01 AM ON SAT NOV 11 2017
In case you’ve been wondering what’s up with #OneHoward lately, I did a little online research for you. It turns out th…