Howard County Council Approves County Executive Ball’s Two Resolutions to Protect Ellicott City and Plumtree Watersheds

Announced via press release: Howard County Council Approves County Executive Ball’s Two Resolutions to Protect Ellicott City and Plumtree Watersheds Resolutions mandate highest standards ever in Howard County’s history for storm water management The Howard County Council has approved two resolutions proposed by County Executive Calvin Ball that will strengthen development regulations and fees to protect the Tiber Branch and Plumtree Branch...

New fiberglass bridge to replace Centennial Park steel bridge

Announced via press release: Centennial Park Steel Bridge Replacement Project to Begin New fiberglass bridge to require less upkeep, making it environmentally-friendly A Howard County Department of Recreation & Parks’ project to replace the red steel bridge located along the pathway loop below Centennial Park’s north pond in Ellicott City, is expected to begin on or about Monday, October 21. “I am committed...

Long Reach High School Principal Duct Taped To Oakland Mills High After Lost Wager

So for those that do not remember...Oakland Mills played Long Reach at the Oakland Mills homecoming game...and the two principals made an outstanding wager (Oakland Mills vs Long Reach – The Wager To Support Grassroots)...the loser gets duct taped to the other school and they would be selling strips of tape at $1.00 per piece to support Grassroots Crisis...

Morning fire on the 6300 block of Hanover Crossing Way in Hanover

Reported via Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services on Facebook on October 10, 2019: Shortly after 5:30 AM on October 10, 2019, firefighters and paramedics from HCDFRS were dispatched for a reported deck fire on the 6300 block of Hanover Crossing Way in Hanover. Upon arrival, fire department personnel saw active fire on the deck climbing up the...

Sixth Annual Maple Lawn Autumn Harvest Music Festival on October 12, 2019

The 2019 Maple Lawn Autumn Harvest Music Festival will be happening on October 12, 2019. Here is information from their website: Join us October 12, 2019 for the sixth annual Maple Lawn Autumn Harvest Music Festival, a celebration of music, food, beer and community! The event is free and open to the public, folks of all ages. Live bands will...

Torrey Smith Tweets About Redistricting In Howard County

Torrey Smith (a two-time Super Bowl champion, winning Super Bowl XLVII as a member of the Ravens and Super Bowl LII with the Eagles) took to Twitter and commented on the school redistricting happenings in Howard County. Here is what he tweeted: Dear people of Howard County Maryland. You aren’t the first or last school district that will he rezoned....

Howard County Police are asking for public’s help to ID suspect in Sept 24 residential burglary on Hesperus Drive in Columbia

Posted on Facebook: RECOGNIZE THIS SUSPECT? Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect in a Sept. 24 residential burglary in the 5200 block of Hesperus Drive in Columbia. The suspect entered the residence through a possibly unlocked rear door and was seen in the home on a security camera, which he stole. The suspect also stole...

Howard County Police make arrest in Monday’s double shooting in Columbia

NEWS RELEASE: Police make arrest in Monday’s double shooting in Columbia Howard County police have arrested a suspect in a double shooting Monday night in Columbia. Tyquan Leondre Carter, 20, of Early Spring Way in Columbia, was identified as the suspect and arrested Tuesday afternoon. He is charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder, assault, and related charges. He currently...

Liz Walsh discusses developer influence in Howard County with CB38-2019

I am far from an expert on council bills....I do not know if CB38-2019 was a great bill or not. Here is what I think from an outsider looking in...CB38-2019 was a bill that Howard County Councilmember Liz Walsh was passionate about...that bill got MANY amendments to fix things that people and groups testifying wanted...and it still failed to...

WJZ Discusses CR134-2019 – Howard County Councilman Opel Jones has a request for home buyers, sellers, realtors and developers

It is great to see other news agencies covering stories covered by the blog...like this one "CR134-2019 calls on those offering homes for sale in Howard County to omit references to schools and school zones in certain advertising". WJZ had this story on air last night: What is awesome about this story is that Rachel Menitoff reached out to this blog...