Long Reach High School Principal provides information about a student’s alleged post on social media containing inappropriate racial content

The following information was shared on social media via Long Reach High School Booster Club: Important Message from the Principal Dear LRHS Community: Today we were made aware of a student’s alleged post on social media containing inappropriate racial content. I want you to know that I am taking this matter seriously and will continue to challenge any messages or actions that...

Larry Pretlow Rolls Out New Campaign T-Shirts In Howard County Board Of Education Race

Larry Pretlow remains the only candidate (that has officially filed or announced) for Howard County Board of Education in 2020 at this moment. Larry Pretlow is seeking the seat in District 2. Larry Pretlow has some new t-shirts that he posted on twitter about today...here is that tweet: #HoCoBOE #Larry4BOE pic.twitter.com/qaLXghYZai — Larry Pretlow II (LaPret) (@LPret2) August 14, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js --- Wait...did Larry steal...

Howard County Police are offering a reward of up to $500 for information on the location of Joseph Edward Fletcher

Noted via Howard County Police Department on Facebook: REWARD OFFERED: Have you seen Joseph Edward Fletcher? Police have been attempting to locate Fletcher as he currently has multiple outstanding warrants for burglary, assault and other charges, and a protective order. His reported address is on Rollright Court in Columbia; officers have been unable to locate him but believe he is...

Howard County Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two suspects in a rim and tire theft in Ellicott City

Posted by Howard County Police Department on Facebook: RECOGNIZE THESE SUSPECTS? Police are continuing to investigate a rim and tire theft in the 3100 block of Wheaton Way in Ellicott City on June 22 and are asking for the public’s help in identifying the two suspects. Police believe the suspects also may be responsible for other recent rim and tire...

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball Holds MOU Signing For New ‘Live Where You Work’ Affordable Housing Program

So I wrote up "Howard County Executive Calvin Ball To Hold MOU Signing For New ‘Live Where You Work’ Affordable Housing Program" and had some questions in advance of the announcement...and hey...got some answers in the follow up press release...how cool is that? Here is the press release from August 13th: County Executive Ball Holds MOU Signing For New ‘Live...

Councilmembers Rigby, Jones and Jung call on HCPSS to develop a plan to desegregate its schools

Councilwoman Christiana Mercer Rigby released the following press release yesterday afternoon: (Note - I took the original image of the release and ran it through an OCR program...hopefully it got every character correct): FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Felix Facchine, 410-313-2001 flacchine@howardcountymd.gov Councilmembers Mercer Rigby, Jones, and Jung Call on Howard County Public School System to Develop Integration Plan Ellicott City, MD (August 13, 2019) -...

The Department of Public Works will begin repairs to sidewalks located on the North side of Main Street in the coming weeks.

Announced on the EC Safe and Sounds Facebook page: The Department of Public Works (DPW) will begin repairs to sidewalks located on the North side of Main Street in the coming weeks. The repairs will be made between Church Road and Court Avenue. Portions of the sidewalk were damaged during utility repairs and upgrades made after the floods. These portions were...

“Bike with a Cop” is back on August 28th

Information obtained from Howard County Government Facebook page: Mark your calendars, Howard County Police Department's (HCPD) "Bike with a Cop" is back! Kids, ages five to 12 years old, and parents, come bike around the Columbia with HCPD on Wednesday, August 28th. Meet up at the Oakland Mills Village Center satellite office at 5:00 p.m. for a bike safety lesson before...

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball To Hold MOU Signing For New ‘Live Where You Work’ Affordable Housing Program

On Tuesday, Howard County Executive Calvin Ball will hold a press conference and MOU signing to announce the new Downtown Columbia “Live Where You Work” Program, with the Columbia Downtown Housing Corporation. The public-private partnership will provide rental subsidies for low- and moderate-income families to live near their workplace in Downtown Columbia. The flagship employer in the program will...

Netflix Recommendation – Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj – Why Your Internet Sucks

One of the shows on Netflix I really like is Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj. This is a show that is not only funny but also informative. The episode I am sharing here is titled "Why Your Internet Sucks". Here is this episode description via YouTube: On the latest episode of Patriot Act, Hasan discusses Internet inequality in the U.S....