Howard County Police report a shooting in the …

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   2 HOURS AGO
Reported on social media from Howard County Police Department on December 4th:
At approximately 10:23 p.m., officers respo…

Gingerbread

• ANNIERIE UNPLUGGED   7:33 PM ON FRI DEC 4 2020
Do you sometimes crave those simple desserts from your childhood? Like real gingerbread. Not the cookies, but the cakey moi…

Howard County Reports 25 Beds In Use Due To CO…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   4:28 PM ON FRI DEC 4 2020
I am always looking for a positive story and this seems like a good one today…the Howard County Health Department CO…

151 new cases of COVID-19 reported for Howard …

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   10:21 AM ON FRI DEC 4 2020
The Maryland Department of Health is reporting 151 new cases of COVID-19 in Howard County on December 4th. This is the sec…

Talking About Trees

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:36 AM ON FRI DEC 4 2020
Tweet of the day, for me at least, is this one: Why counting trees is important for environmental justice. Posted…

The Baltimore Ravens schedule provides hope fo…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   6:09 AM ON FRI DEC 4 2020
Things have not been great recently for the Baltimore Ravens. Three consecutive loses all by 6 points or less (17-23 at Ne…

County Executive Ball Announces Howard Countyâ…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   4:02 PM ON THU DEC 3 2020
Today, County Executive Calvin Ball announced Howard County’s comprehensive strategy to better understand the scope of C…

Single-vehicle collision (overturned trash tru…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   3:40 PM ON THU DEC 3 2020
UPDATE (4:25 p.m.): Cedar Lane has reopened.

The Howard County Police Department reported the following on Twitter at 12:…


Stabilizing the Streams in Columbia

• HCCA   11:57 AM ON THU DEC 3 2020
Stream restoration projects are an important part of keeping this community a sustainable place to live and grow. You may h…

Virtual instruction has changed the way the Ho…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   11:55 AM ON THU DEC 3 2020
Announced by HCPSS (see announcement):
HCPSS 2020-2021 Inclement Weather Protocols
The implementation of virtual instructi…

Seasonal

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:09 AM ON THU DEC 3 2020
 I stumbled across an old “Christmas-themed” post while on the hunt for something else the other day. Entitled “…

County Executive Ball to Announce Howard Count…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   7:20 PM ON WED DEC 2 2020
County Executive Calvin Ball will announce Howard County’s strategy to better understand the scope of COVID-19 spread am…

Handgun displayed during robbery at Shell Gas …

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   6:46 PM ON WED DEC 2 2020
Noted in the Howard County Police Daily Crime Bulletin, Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Robbery
Woodstock, 21163: Shell gas st…

Howard County Public School System enrollment …

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   5:17 PM ON WED DEC 2 2020
The official 2020 Howard County Public School System Enrollment report is online and it shows a total enrollment of 57,293…

Digitized!

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   6:33 AM ON WED DEC 2 2020
Probably the coolest thing that has shown up in my inbox recently is this announcement from the Columbia Association:Our ve…

Opening Doors for the Arts

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:21 AM ON TUE DEC 1 2020
 Welcome to Giving Tuesday. You will see many, many worthy requests for your funds today.Mine is a reminder of a young…

Little Food Pantry in Harper’s Choice

• HCCA   9:29 AM ON MON NOV 30 2020
Take what you need and leave what you can.
We are delighted to announce the installation of a new Little Food Pantry in the…

Window Dressing

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   6:49 AM ON MON NOV 30 2020
 Food for thought:This tweet brought into sharp focus for me the motivation of our local Re Open Howard folks: comfort…

Turkey Day

• ANNIERIE UNPLUGGED   8:11 PM ON SUN NOV 29 2020
The end of a quiet holiday weekend. Watching the Packers. After spending time cleaning up the cars for winter. Certainly no…

Let Go of the Lap

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   6:55 AM ON SUN NOV 29 2020
  I can’t remember exactly when it was, but, I was definitely well into adulthood when the creepiness of this s…

Face Value

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:15 AM ON SAT NOV 28 2020
Today’s post may not at first appear to be local. Bear with me. I want to share with you a short video, around three minu…

Santa Claus At The Mall In Columbia, Reservati…

• HCCA   11:40 AM ON FRI NOV 27 2020

COLUMBIA, MD — Santa Claus will be at The Mall in Columbia this holiday season now through Dec. 24. Santa can be found …


Staying Alive

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   8:11 AM ON FRI NOV 27 2020
 Your local story of the day comes from right over the county line in Laurel.For owner of Venus Theatre in Laurel, eve…

Community Thanks

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   6:21 AM ON THU NOV 26 2020
 Like almost everything in American History, the story we have been told about the First Thanksgiving is a lie. It’s…

Still Not the News

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:14 AM ON WED NOV 25 2020
 In the continuing saga of “Not the News”, I turn your attention to this post from the summer:Not the NewsAgain, o…

Going Around in Circles

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:46 AM ON TUE NOV 24 2020
 Yet another mention of my beloved Buy Nothing group for you this morning. I’ve been finding new homes for a stack o…

Tears and Thanksgiving

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   8:02 AM ON MON NOV 23 2020
I’m not a big crier these days. I was, in my youth, but, in recent years I’ve lost the facility. Yesterday I cried thre…

Remembering Bob Moon

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:20 AM ON SUN NOV 22 2020
I wrote the other day about the loss of two important Columbians. Today I want to touch on a story about one of them: Bob M…

Congratulations, Kudos, and Thanks

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   8:11 AM ON SAT NOV 21 2020
 First order of business: congratulations to our friends whose long-anticipated baby arrived safe and sound yesterday….

Columbia, Next Gen.

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:03 AM ON FRI NOV 20 2020
 According to local photographer Charles Jackson, the well-known Poinstettia Tree is up and ready for your visits at t…