Columbia Association files legal action to shu…

• THE MERRIWEATHER POST   4 HOURS AGO
Updated 11:15 AM: 7/2/2020 with a statement from the Columbia Association. See bottom of article. Added “vehicle parade” …

I Was Wrong

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7 HOURS AGO
At some point last week I stopped dead in my tracks and said, “Corey Andrews was right.”  I was reading this artic…

Maryland State Police Investigate Early Mornin…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   5:35 AM ON THU JUL 2 2020
Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal crash that claimed the life of a highway worker and injured two others ear…

Robbery at the Red Roof Inn located in Jessup …

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   4:29 PM ON WED JUL 1 2020
Noted in the Howard County Police Daily Crime Bulletin, Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Robbery
Jessup, 20794: Red Roof Inn, 8000 …

Recreation & Parks Opens New Pedestrian Br…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   3:22 PM ON WED JUL 1 2020
Photo via HoCoGov Flickr page
Howard County Recreation & Parks (HCRP) has completed construction of a replacement ped…

Howard County Public School System is introduc…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   2:44 PM ON WED JUL 1 2020
Noted on the HCPSS website:
Electric School Bus Pilot Program Supports HCPSS Environmental Commitment
HCPSS is introducing…

Maryland Department of Health reports 2,568 co…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   10:28 AM ON WED JUL 1 2020
The Maryland Department of Health reports 2,568 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Howard County (up 30 from yesterday) and…

Not the News

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:16 AM ON WED JUL 1 2020
What happens in the absence of local news? Current events don’t stop happening because there is no one to report on …

The People’s Voice – Ethics Ballot Updates…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   5:48 AM ON WED JUL 1 2020
The People’s Voice – Ethics Ballot posted the following on social media yesterday:
The People’s Voice is…

The Loan Closet of Howard County to Begin Acce…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   5:15 AM ON WED JUL 1 2020
The Loan Closet of Howard County will open for non-contact donations and returns at two locations beginning on Monday, J…

Howard County Police arrest suspect for burgla…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   4:31 PM ON TUE JUN 30 2020
Howard County Police Daily Crime Bulletin, Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Commercial burglary
Elkridge, 21075: Taco Bell, 6200 blo…

Police offer reward up to ,500 in non-fatal …

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   12:22 PM ON TUE JUN 30 2020

Howard County police are offering a reward of up to ,500 for information about a non-fatal shooting June 29 in Columb…


News Day

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:14 AM ON TUE JUN 30 2020
Yesterday was a busy day for local news. The County held its first teleconference for Older Adults and caregivers, to “pr…

Police investigating non-fatal shooting in Col…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   7:50 PM ON MON JUN 29 2020
NEWS RELEASE: Police investigating non-fatal shooting in Columbia
Howard County police are investigating a non-fatal shoot…

Columbia Association President Resigns Effecti…

• HCCA   7:17 PM ON MON JUN 29 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                          
Contact: Paul Glei…

The New Normal

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   8:26 AM ON MON JUN 29 2020
Easing into Monday with some thoughts about young children.Those of us who work in early childhood often joke about how we …

He Came From Out of Town

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   8:55 AM ON SUN JUN 28 2020
It’s eight twenty three on a Sunday morning as I type this, which means that I overslept and have missed my time window f…

Staying Sane

• ANNIERIE UNPLUGGED   8:27 AM ON SUN JUN 28 2020
It’s been over a hundred days since we’ve been anywhere. Except for curbside pickups and a few quick trips to g…

Summer Daze

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   8:13 AM ON SAT JUN 27 2020
I overslept. It was lovely. Last night we celebrated the end of the teacher school year with food from Maiwand. HCPSS …

Some Retrospect and Prospect after HCPSS FY 20…

• DR. CHAO WU   8:01 PM ON FRI JUN 26 2020
Some Retrospect and Prospect after HCPSS FY 2020-2021 Budget Vote By Dr. Chao Wu, Board Member, Howard County Board of Educ…

Urban Hot Pot at the Mall in Columbia opens to…

• THE MERRIWEATHER POST   11:14 AM ON FRI JUN 26 2020
Urban Hot Pot

Urban Hot Pot offers an all-you-can eat selection of meats, seafood, noodles, vegetables, and sauces all ser…


Rare Sighting

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:36 AM ON FRI JUN 26 2020
What a joy it was to see social media light up with rainbow photographs yesterday evening. As much as we lament how bad new…

2020-6-25 Board Member Report

• DR. CHAO WU   6:45 PM ON THU JUN 25 2020
2020-6-25 Board Member Report Revised for publication. First I would like to thanks our student board member Allison Alston…

Why Clyde’s is closing and what comes next for…

• THE MERRIWEATHER POST   1:47 PM ON THU JUN 25 2020
All of us have our stories and memories from Clyde’s. After all, it’s been there for 45 years.
It’s almost as old as Col…

The Way We Were

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:24 AM ON THU JUN 25 2020
So: Clyde’s. I’ve been going through old blog posts and sifting through my memories since yesterday, when the anno…

Clyde’s of Columbia and The Soundry to close o…

• THE MERRIWEATHER POST   7:14 PM ON WED JUN 24 2020
After 45 years, Clyde’s of Columbia will permanently close on July 19th. Clyde’s Restaurant Group will also be closing mus…

2019 HCPSS Per Student Spending By School

• DR. CHAO WU   6:30 PM ON WED JUN 24 2020
The federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requires states to report the per pupil expenditures of federal, state, and l…

50th annual Longfellow Friends of the Traditio…

• HCCA   1:59 PM ON WED JUN 24 2020
The 50th annual Longfellow Friends of the Traditional 4th Parade will take place on Saturday, July 4, rain or shine, at 10:…

Nothing New

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:28 AM ON WED JUN 24 2020
News story for the day, from the Washington Post:Maryland House speaker wants to repeal Civil War-era state song , Ove…

Good Development or Bad?: Cedar Creek along Gr…

• THE MERRIWEATHER POST   7:51 AM ON TUE JUN 23 2020
New Series: Everybody has an opinion on new development in Howard County. And if you didn’t already have enough opportuni…