The Company We Keep

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   6 HOURS AGO
 For some reason I woke up every half hour throughout the night. It’s not something I would recommend. Some foo…

Watch the Asian American Coalition Howard Coun…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   8 HOURS AGO
Many local groups (Indian Origin Network of Howard County (IONHoCo), Chinese American Political Association (CAPA PAC), Le…

What You Should Know About The Plastic Bag Fee…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   4:57 AM ON THU OCT 1 2020
The Plastic Bag Fee (or tax) begins today in Howard County…here are some things you should know:
Definitions
The sta…

Timbers at Troy Revenue and Expenses in the la…

• DR. CHAO WU   8:22 PM ON WED SEP 30 2020
Last week I made a motion to put HS 14 in Elkridge back into HCPSS long term capital budget and the board approved that mot…

Howard County Loses Another Long Standing Rest…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   6:03 PM ON WED SEP 30 2020
The Howard County Times reported today “Ruby Tuesday abruptly closes Columbia location“. According to that art…

Howard County Police arrest Elkridge resident …

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   5:02 PM ON WED SEP 30 2020
Howard County Police Daily Crime Bulletin, Wednesday, September 30, 2020
ARREST: Vehicle theft
Police have made an arrest …

Quality First Opens COVID-19 Testing Site in E…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   2:35 PM ON WED SEP 30 2020
Coronavirus Update: Quality First Opens Testing Site in Elkridge, HCGH Hosts October Community Testing
Howard County is pa…

Howard County – Ballot Drop Off Locations fo…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   11:10 AM ON WED SEP 30 2020
You can return your ballot by mail or you can drop off your completed, voted ballot at a drop box location in Howard Count…

Watch the African American Coalition of Howard…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   9:53 AM ON WED SEP 30 2020
The African American Coalition of Howard County (AACHC) held a local (online) political forum on September 19th. This foru…

National Stage, Local Story

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   8:48 AM ON WED SEP 30 2020
Addiction took the national stage last night. It’s an important issue and needs to be addressed. But that was not what ha…

Apply to Participate in a Focus Group About SROs

• DR. CHAO WU   11:08 PM ON TUE SEP 29 2020
Here is FAQ for SRO. https://www.hcpss.org/safety/faq/ Apply to Participate in a Focus Group About SROs Howard County Gover…

Governor Hogan on COVID-19’s Impact on Maryl…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   3:47 PM ON TUE SEP 29 2020
Governor Larry Hogan today issued the following statement after a meeting of the Board of Revenue Estimates:
“The COVID-…

The Red Cross Needs Your Donations!

• HCCA   12:44 PM ON TUE SEP 29 2020
Click the link below to schedule your life saving donation:
http://www.redcrossblood.org/give/driv/driveSearchList.jsp?zipS…

Howard County police were called at approximat…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   11:19 AM ON TUE SEP 29 2020
Update at 2:42pm on September 29th:

Police investigating fatal pedestrian collision involving MARC train
Howard County …


Hush

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   8:49 AM ON TUE SEP 29 2020
News from the Howard County schools files: there continues to be a vocal chunk of residents who believe that mask wearing a…

Findings of State-Led Audit of Howard County P…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   4:47 AM ON TUE SEP 29 2020
Release culminates year-long effort to demonstrate joint commitment to transparency 
The certified public accounting and …

One Too Many

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   8:18 AM ON MON SEP 28 2020
 Goal for the day: getting dressed and going for a walk, even if a short one. Does anyone know if Dunkin’ still has …

HCCA National Night Out Harvest Festival – O…

• HCCA   12:23 PM ON SUN SEP 27 2020
Join us in the courtyard on Joseph Square at the Harper’s Choice Village Center for our Annual National Night Out Fes…

Who Loves You?

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   8:19 AM ON SUN SEP 27 2020
 I saw an advert for a greeting card the other day.And it brought to mind how I’ve been trying to reorganize that ol…

Diversity and Noversity

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   8:36 AM ON SAT SEP 26 2020
Rain makes for great oversleeping. Today’s post is some food for thought from the Rev’d Lura Groen, the pastor of …

(20) 2020 Interview with Ethan Fan, Atholton H…

• DR. CHAO WU   7:05 PM ON FRI SEP 25 2020
(20) 2020 Interview with Ethan Fan, Atholton High School, Georgetown University Mr. Ethan Fan graduated from Atholton High …

Public Information Act Compliance Board Upheld…

• HOCO COMMON SENSE   11:00 AM ON FRI SEP 25 2020
In June 2020, the Maryland Public Information Act Compliance Board issued its first published opinion arising from Howard …

Down by the Stream

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   9:00 AM ON FRI SEP 25 2020
I’ve been awake since seven am trying to come into focus. It’s not happening. So this will be stream of consciousness o…

For every person who does not complete the Cen…

• HCCA   10:14 AM ON THU SEP 24 2020
You have until October 31!
The Census will inform the distribution of more than 5 billion in federal funds to states and…

TIF, LIHTC, and GO: Notes from the 9/14 Counci…

• THE MERRIWEATHER POST   9:55 AM ON THU SEP 24 2020
The New Cultural Center was an agenda item on the September 14th Howard County Council Monthly meeting. Below are my notes …

Love it or Leave It

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   8:06 AM ON THU SEP 24 2020
 You probably saw it.Columbia has been named number 5 in Money Magazine’s Best Places to Live in the United States in …

HCPSS School Resource Officers (SRO) Discussion

• DR. CHAO WU   7:09 PM ON WED SEP 23 2020
Here is the report from Dr. Martirano and his proposed timeline for community engagement and possible BOE decision on the p…

(19) 2020 Interview with Caio Goolsby, Centenn…

• DR. CHAO WU   7:01 PM ON WED SEP 23 2020
(19) 2020 Interview with Caio Goolsby, Centennial High School, UMCP Mr. Caio Goolsby graduated from Centennial High School …

Disappearing Chances

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:41 AM ON WED SEP 23 2020
 Many thanks for all the good words yesterday. All went well and hopefully the recuperation will be the stuff of dream…

(18) 2020 Interview with Wyatt Currie, Mt. Heb…

• DR. CHAO WU   6:56 PM ON TUE SEP 22 2020
(18) 2020 Interview with Wyatt Currie, Mt. Hebron High School, University of Pennsylvania Mr. Wyatt Currie graduated from M…