Howard Magazine Best of Howard County 2019 Res…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   4 HOURS AGO
This morning Howard Magazine’s Best of Howard County 2019 results were released.
The Baltimore Sun accepted nominati…

Who is Safe?

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   4 HOURS AGO
The Columbia Association recently shared an article from Patch which begins:COLUMBIA, MD — For the second year in a row, …

Class of 2019 SAT & ACT Participation, Per…

• DR. CHAO WU   6:47 PM ON WED DEC 4 2019
Class of 2019 SAT & ACT Participation, Performance, and Three-Year Trends Here is the document:

2020-21 School Placements and Redistricting Ex…

• DR. CHAO WU   6:46 PM ON WED DEC 4 2019
2020-21 School Placements and Redistricting Exemptions Parents of students who are eligible for an exemption must…

Thursday morning 10:00 a.m. at Lake Elkhorn

• EVENTS – COLUMBIA DOGS-ON-THE-GO   3:26 PM ON WED DEC 4 2019
Columbia Dogs-on-the-Go Let’s take the pups out for an Autumn morning walk. *** Please bring water for your dogs.*** Rememb…

December 13th is the deadline for parents to …

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   2:33 PM ON WED DEC 4 2019
Shared by the Howard County Public School System (see image below):

2020-21 School Placements and Redistricting Exempti…


Letter from County Executive Ball shows full s…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   10:45 AM ON WED DEC 4 2019
As a follow up to my earlier article “Will the renovations and additions to Hammond HS and Talbott Springs ES be on …

Will the renovations and additions to Hammond …

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   8:25 AM ON WED DEC 4 2019
Howard County Board of Education Member Vicky Cutroneo shared an upcoming agenda item that is planned to be discussed on D…

Howard County Board of Education responds to l…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   7:35 AM ON WED DEC 4 2019
Back on November 21st I wrote “Letter from County Executive Ball To The Board of Education Concerning Emergency Legi…

Howard County Executive Ball Highlights Accomp…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   6:46 AM ON WED DEC 4 2019
Howard County Executive Calvin Ball celebrates the completion of his first year in office this week while highlighting the…

Colored Lights and Chocolate

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   5:59 AM ON WED DEC 4 2019
I know they use up electricity, but I do love Christmas lights. I’m not talking about fancy public displays, although tho…

Howard County Council Elects New Officers on D…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   3:09 PM ON TUE DEC 3 2019
Announced via press release:
At its legislative session on December 2, 2019, the Howard
County Council elected new officer…

Proposed Fire Station in Harper’s Choice

• HCCA   2:14 PM ON TUE DEC 3 2019
The County was planning on submitting an update regarding the proposed fire station in Harper’s Choice to the Village…

Howard Police investigating fatal collision in…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   10:49 AM ON TUE DEC 3 2019
NEWS RELEASE: Police investigating fatal collision in Columbia
One person was killed and another was injured in a collisio…

Howard County Council Passes The Plastic Bag F…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   6:09 AM ON TUE DEC 3 2019
Very late in the evening of December 2nd the Howard County Council passed CB64-2019 (the plastic bag fee legislation). The…

A Circle of Giving

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   5:59 AM ON TUE DEC 3 2019
On Giving Tuesday, here’s a shoutout to the Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County, and their new Executive Director, B…

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball to Host Tr…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   8:23 AM ON MON DEC 2 2019
This evening, December 2nd, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m., at the Elkridge Fire Station, located at 5700 Rowanberry Drive in Elkr…

Doing the Homework

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   5:50 AM ON MON DEC 2 2019
The County Council is set to vote on proposed legislation about single-use plastic bags tonight. There has been some discus…

Adventures in the Dark

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   8:16 AM ON SUN DEC 1 2019
I had so much fun visiting Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods last night that I was inspired to have a little fun with the…

Assistance

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:04 AM ON SAT NOV 30 2019
One of the truly head-smacking responses to recent local conversations about concentrated poverty in our schools has been t…

Incomplete

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:58 AM ON FRI NOV 29 2019
Here’s a little game for you. How far could you get from where you live if you could walk only on sidewalks? If I turned …

Seven Reasons

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   6:16 AM ON THU NOV 28 2019
They say that practicing gratitude can rewire your brain. I can’t vouch for this personally because I haven’t been prac…

HCCA Thanksgiving Holiday Office Schedule

• HCCA   1:33 PM ON WED NOV 27 2019
The Harper’s Choice Community Association offices will be closed beginning at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, November 27.  We…

Tasty

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   6:10 AM ON WED NOV 27 2019
Columbia/HoCo podcaster Tom Coale of Elevate Maryland is looking for a a place that does a good “Gobbler-like sandwich”…

Purple Prose

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   5:58 AM ON TUE NOV 26 2019
Just when you thought Howard County couldn’t get any crazier, now the eggplants have started talking.Of course I am refer…

Fear

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   5:57 AM ON MON NOV 25 2019
A thought for your Monday, from a piece on last week’s Morning Edition:NEARY: In addition to the nominated authors, there…

All Hail Kale

• ANNIERIE UNPLUGGED   8:07 PM ON SUN NOV 24 2019
What is it about kale? You either love it or hate it. It isn’t a lukewarm response vegetable. Lately we have been get…

Get on the Bus

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:39 AM ON SUN NOV 24 2019
We in Columbia/HoCo are good at many things but there is one glaring example where we fall short. Folks, we need to learn h…

Not Perfect

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   8:01 AM ON SAT NOV 23 2019
I’m headed towards the two week mark of this relentless chest cold and it’s taking its toll on everything, including my…

Closing Remark for 2019-2020 HCPSS redistricting

• DR. CHAO WU   6:23 PM ON FRI NOV 22 2019
Closing remarks for 2019 redistricting Revised a little bit. This redistricting process has been a soul-searching process f…