Suspect arrested on charges of indecent exposu…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   1 HOUR AGO
Howard County Police Daily Crime Bulletin, Friday, August 7, 2020
Indecent exposure
Columbia, 21045: 8800 block of Centre …

Maryland Department of Health reports 3,779 co…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   10:35 AM ON FRI AUG 7 2020
Maryland Department of Health reports 3,779 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Howard County and 93,806 cases in Maryland o…

Errands

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:43 AM ON FRI AUG 7 2020
I left the house yesterday. (Alert the media.)  At long last I have returned my library books to the Columbia East Bra…

Jaxon Edwin posts they will be ceasing operati…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   7:04 AM ON FRI AUG 7 2020
This is a post from Jaxon Edwin on Facebook yesterday:
It gives me great pain to let everyone know that we will sadly be c…

Interview with I’m The Chef Too Maryland fro…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   5:32 AM ON FRI AUG 7 2020
Yesterday I had the pleasure to interview Lisa Wallace from I’m The Chef Too Maryland. I’m The Chef Too Maryla…

Community Foundation of Howard County awards 6…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   4:36 PM ON THU AUG 6 2020
The Community Foundation of Howard County, which raises, manages and distributes funds to support Howard County nonprofits…

Baby of pregnant woman shot in Columbia dies

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   2:42 PM ON THU AUG 6 2020
Police increase reward to up to ,000

The baby girl of a pregnant woman shot and killed in Columbia on July 31 has di…


Howard County Executive Calvin Ball Launches F…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   12:18 PM ON THU AUG 6 2020
County Executive Calvin Ball launched a new food distribution map for Howard County residents seeking food pantries or a…

The Doldrums

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   8:37 AM ON THU AUG 6 2020
Every once in a while I hit a wall when it comes to writing a blog seven days a week. Apparently right now is one of those …

Student attendance in the 2020 HCPSS Draft Reo…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   5:07 AM ON THU AUG 6 2020
The Howard County Board of Education is scheduled to meet today at 4:30pm for a work session on the “Fall Reopening …

Latest Update on HCPSS Fall Reopen Plan

• DR. CHAO WU   5:00 PM ON WED AUG 5 2020
This will be discussed on August 6 2020 in a BOE board work session. Presentation and Detailed Plan (two files)

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich’s Am…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   11:27 AM ON WED AUG 5 2020

Montgomery County Executive Elrich’s Amended Executive Order to Allow More Businesses to Reopen Under Phase 2 Guideline…


Maryland Department of Health reports 3,717 co…

• SCOTT E’S BLOG   10:26 AM ON WED AUG 5 2020
Maryland Department of Health reports 3,717 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Howard County and 92,426 cases in Maryland o…

A New Focus

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:55 AM ON TUE AUG 4 2020
It’s one of those days where one cup of coffee is not enough. Perhaps it’s the gray skies and all the rain. It feels as…

(6) 2020 Interview with Allison Alston, Reserv…

• DR. CHAO WU   10:35 PM ON MON AUG 3 2020
(6) 2020 Interview with Allison Alston, Reservoir High School We are interviewing Ms. Allison Alston, who graduated from Re…

(5) 2020 Interview With Tess Yu, Howard High S…

• DR. CHAO WU   10:34 PM ON MON AUG 3 2020
(5) 2020 Interview With Tess Yu, Howard High School This is our fifth episode, a small milestone in this series. Ms. Tess Y…

(4) 2020 Interview with Hunter Craig, Reservoi…

• DR. CHAO WU   10:31 PM ON MON AUG 3 2020
(4) 2020 Interview with Hunter Craig, Reservoir High School Mr. Hunter Craig graduated from Reservoir High School and will …

(3) 2020 Interview with Judy Zhou, Centennial …

• DR. CHAO WU   8:40 PM ON MON AUG 3 2020
(3) 2020 Interview with Judy Zhou, Centennial High School In this episode, I am interviewing Judy Zhou, who graduated from …

Fast-Casual vegan PLNT Burger now open inside …

• THE MERRIWEATHER POST   11:35 AM ON MON AUG 3 2020
With little fanfare, new vegan PLNT Burger opened inside the Whole Foods in Columbia in late July. PLNT Burger is a fast-c…

Our Annual Rite of Recognition

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:24 AM ON MON AUG 3 2020
It’s that time again. It’s time to submit your nominations in Howard Magazine’s 2020 Best of Howard Readers’ Choice…

Turning Away

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:57 AM ON SUN AUG 2 2020
The story that dominated the local news yesterday might have been this piece from John Blake of CNN:How ‘good white peopl…

Removing a Stumbling Block

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   8:17 AM ON SAT AUG 1 2020
In March I packed up anything from my classroom that belonged to me and loaded it into my car. It joined the other teacher …

Same Old Song

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:49 AM ON FRI JUL 31 2020
Maybe you’d be happier in Columbia.It’s a paraphrase. Those aren’t the exact words. But the intent was clear.Someone …

The Journey in the Time of Covid

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:40 AM ON THU JUL 30 2020
It’s just a hop, skip, and a jump over the Howard County line to Montgomery County where:Hundreds Of Muslims Attend Drive…

HCPSS Postpones Fall High School Athletic Season

• DR. CHAO WU   7:39 PM ON WED JUL 29 2020
HCPSS Postpones Fall High School Athletic Season In accordance with the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Associat…

Giving Thanks: Gabriel Zaldivar and Columbia C…

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:43 AM ON WED JUL 29 2020
Columbia Community Care continues to serve our neighbors who are struggling due to the pandemic. The demand for food assist…

On My Mind

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   8:03 AM ON TUE JUL 28 2020
My apologies, as yesterday’s post seems to have been the kiss of death for the baseball season.  I’m almost reluct…

Howard County General Hospital Testimony sheds…

• THE MERRIWEATHER POST   8:34 AM ON MON JUL 27 2020
Howard County General Hospital President Steve Snelgrove testified about the Symphony of Lights legal action during the Col…

Rooting for the Home Team

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:31 AM ON MON JUL 27 2020
Orioles baseball is back. You know the drill. When they lose, you’re sad. When they win, you’re … startled. In a good…

Guest Post: We Are Responsible – – James Cecil…

• VILLAGE GREEN/TOWN²   7:46 AM ON SAT JUL 25 2020
Today’s post comes from James Cecil, most recently a candidate for the Board of Education in District 2, and a continuing…