HCPSS School Start Time repo

• DR. CHAO WU   7 HOURS AGO
There have been continuous investigations/discussions on the school start time over the years. The cost of implementing a n…

Love for Grace

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   5:56 AM ON THU APR 18 2019
Grace’s Law 2.0 will be signed into law today by the Governor. The greatest thing in this world would be if there were no…

Two on Two

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   6:05 AM ON WED APR 17 2019
Monday night I got myself a beer and some lovely salmon toast at Trifecto at the Common Kitchen and settled in for the Elev…

HCPSS policy 1060 bullying, cyberbullying, har…

• DR. CHAO WU   11:56 PM ON TUE APR 16 2019
Policy 1060 – Bullying, Cyberbullying, Harassment, or Intimidation The purpose of this policy is to establish expecta…

Cyberbullying at Folly Quarter Middle School i…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   6:38 AM ON TUE APR 16 2019
It is being reported on numerous news outlets that Police and school officials are investigating “an extremely serio…

Review Committee Report on the Office of Human…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   5:36 AM ON TUE APR 16 2019
Via press release:
ELLICOTT CITY, MD – Today, Howard County Executive Calvin Ball released the report of the Office of H…

Guest Post: The Magic of Singing

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   5:27 AM ON TUE APR 16 2019
This one goes out to music educators, all my special needs peeps , and anyone who has ever loved a child. Sharing, with per…

Online Registration For Red Ribbon Yard Sale, …

• HCCA   10:15 AM ON MON APR 15 2019
Please complete this form to register your street for the May 11th,  Red Ribbon Yard Sale. All streets in the Village of …

Howard County Sheriff’s Office – Most Want…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   9:52 AM ON MON APR 15 2019
This official Twitter account for the Howard County Sheriff’s Office located in Ellicott City, Maryland has publishe…

Information Session on the HCPSS Apprenticeshi…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   6:47 AM ON MON APR 15 2019
Here is information from Howard County Public Schools:
When / Where: Thursday, April 25, 6 p.m. – Applications and Resea…

A New Code

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   5:36 AM ON MON APR 15 2019
At long last, there may be a better dress code in the Howard County Schools.I hope.Here is a link to the proposed new polic…

Peak Bloom

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:49 AM ON SUN APR 14 2019
I am not a dedicated gardener. I have one small front garden bed about the size of a large dining room table. Most years I …

Subscribe to Civility and Truth

• CIVILITY AND TRUTH   11:30 PM ON SAT APR 13 2019
tl;dr: Now you don’t have to remember to check the web site.

I don’t update this blog very frequently, and it’s too …


Parking Lot Roulette

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   8:29 AM ON SAT APR 13 2019
Friday night found me circling the parking lot off of Dobbin trying to find a spot near QDoba. For a while there, it didn…

2019 Howard County GreenFest

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   7:21 AM ON SAT APR 13 2019
The 2019 Howard County GreenFest is happening today at the Howard Community College from 10am to 4pm. Here is information …

The Data Not Discussed By Many When It Comes T…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   6:45 AM ON SAT APR 13 2019
In part 1 and part 2 of this 3 part series I focused on the data of the number of bags taxed in Montgomery County and Wash…

Larry Pretlow II Issues Statement About Blog P…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   11:18 AM ON FRI APR 12 2019
Local Howard County Blogger Julia McCready recently wrote a blog post on Village Green/Town² where she highlights some tw…

Aunt Becky

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   6:00 AM ON FRI APR 12 2019
What kind of a school parent are you? What kinds of parents do we have here in our Columbia/Howard County Schools?Well know…

Happy 20th Shelby

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   5:52 AM ON FRI APR 12 2019
Today I am the dad of a 20 year old. Yep…I am felling very old this morning…LOL.
Happy Birthday Shelby. I coul…

Date Moved For Phase 2 of the Ellicott City …

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   5:34 AM ON FRI APR 12 2019
Announcement Date Moved For Phase 2 of the Ellicott City “Safe and Sound” Flood Mitigation and Public Safety Plan
Due …

2019 Spring Board Corner

• DR. CHAO WU   11:45 PM ON THU APR 11 2019
2019 Spring Board Corner By. Dr. Chao Wu Board Member of Howard County Board ofEducation This article represents only my pe…

2019 HoCo APFO Amendment Fiscal Impact Analysis

• DR. CHAO WU   11:23 PM ON THU APR 11 2019
Howard County hired Urban Analytics to calculate the potential fiscal impact on the 2019 APFO amendment. Summary from the r…

Help the Community Ecology Institute save this…

• HOCOMDCC   1:40 PM ON THU APR 11 2019
It’s a six-acre organic farm smack dab in the middle of Columbia’s Hickory Ridge Village that the Shaw family h…

Draft of CA’s Strategic Plan Now Available

• HCCA   9:49 AM ON THU APR 11 2019

Columbia Association, under guidance from CA’s Board of Directors, is developing its five-year strategic plan …


Harper’s Choice Street Cleaning Schedule

• HCCA   9:37 AM ON THU APR 11 2019
Harper’s Choice Residents –
Street sweepers are expected to service the following areas thru Thursday,  April 11,…

YouTube TV Raises Prices to Per Month Or M…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   5:50 AM ON THU APR 11 2019
If you are a YouTube TV subscriber you probably received (or will receive in the near future) an email from YouTube TV abo…

Spurred to Action

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   5:41 AM ON THU APR 11 2019
Don’t complain. Do something!It’s as simple as that. Larry Pretlow, running for a second term on the Oakland Mills Vill…

HARPER’S CHOICE CANDIDATES’ NIGHT, TUESDAY…

• HCCA   6:00 PM ON WED APR 10 2019
There are four candidates running for three Board of Director vacancies; the terms of office are two years for all vacancie…

Omnivore It

• ANNIERIE UNPLUGGED   4:37 PM ON WED APR 10 2019
It’s been a while since I highlighted my farm share contents. Lancaster Farm Fresh Cooperative is the source of most …

Sick Day

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   6:10 AM ON WED APR 10 2019
Woke up with a sore throat. Taking a sick day on the blog. See you tomorrow….