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12/9/13  The Baltimore Sun  HCEDA initiative brings 3D printing to Howard County entrepreneurs
12/9/13  The Baltimore Sun  With new leadership positions, Ball and Watson come full circle
12/9/13 ABC2NEWS The changing face of Ellicott City
12/3/13 The Baltimore Sun  Ellicott City church becomes first to sign stormwater fee waiver agreement 
11/25/13 The Columbia Patch 10 Howard County Bills Proposed for 2014 State Legislative Session 
11/25/13 The Baltimore Sun  Howard delegation hears support, little critique at local bill hearing 
11/18/13 The Baltimore Sun 5K supports Autism in Howard County 
11/18/13 The Baltimore Sun  From table scraps to garden soil 
11/18/13 The Baltimore Sun  Howard County expands composting collection to Clarksville 
11/18/13 The Baltimore Sun  BGE representatives highlight Howard County work 
11/12/13  The Baltimore Sun  Howard County, veterans' group partner to expand fishing access 
10/29/13 The Baltimore Sun Howard volunteer firefighter benefits bill goes up in smoke, for now 
10/29/13 The Baltimore Sun Ulman, Foose launch community-wide anti-bullying 
10/29/13 The Baltimore Sun Garden Center not a 'bait and switch' for Howard Council 
10/22/13 Columbia Patch Developers Plan to Attract Business in Cresent 
10/22/13 The Baltimore Sun Kittleman proposes repeal of stormwater fee 
10/22/13 The Baltimore Sun Howard firefighters, chief testify on proposed volunteer benefits package 
10/22/13 Glen Burnie Patch Kittleman to Submit Legislation to Repeal State 'Rain Tax' 
10/22/13 The Baltimore Sun Howard Co. proposes increased benefits for volunteer firefighters 
10/22/13 Columbia Patch Bridge Study Delay Frustrates Columbia Group 
10/17/13 The Baltimore Sun Oakland Mills residents kept in dark about Verona purchase [Letter] 
10/17/13 The Baltimore Sun County's purchase of apartments concerns Oakland Mills residents 
10/10/13 The Baltimore Sun Howard County Council withdraws Elkridge development request 
10/10/13 The Baltimore Sun Ellicott City Show House offers unique views of historic mansion 
10/4/13 Columbia Patch Group Mounting Referendum Challenge to Comprehensive Zoning 
10/4/13 ABC2News Howard County launches programs to help non-profits, religious groups with 'rain tax' 
10/4/13 The Baltimore Sun Ulman announces program to provide stormwater fee credits for nonprofits 
10/1/13 The Baltimore Sun Howard citizens petition for referendum of comprehensive zoning bill 
10/1/13 The Baltimore Sun Howard school board asking for $6,000 raise for members 
9/26/13 The Baltimore Sun      Bridge Columbia advocates expand plan for Route 29 bridge 
9/11/13 The Baltimore Sun Howard council seeks Board of Appeals applicants 
9/11/13 The Baltimore Sun Workshops invite public to comment on downtown improvements 
9/5/13 The Baltimore Sun Students head back to class in Howard County 
8/21/13 The Baltimore Sun Howard Police add portable speed cameras in school zones 
8/13/13 BizJournals.com Jailbreak Brewing Co. readies to become Howard County's first brewery 
8/7/13 The Baltimore Sun Dispute between neighbors, River Hill Garden Center widens 
8/7/13 The Baltimore Sun Speaker, picnic on agenda for North Laurel Civic Association [North Laurel/Savage] 
8/6/13 The Baltimore Sun Salary process starts for Howard County executive, council members 
8/6/13 The Baltimore Sun Howard County council needs to consider history of Rosa Bonheur [Letter] 
8/6/13 The Baltimore Sun Howard Council ready for final comprehensive zoning vote 
8/6/13 The Baltimore Sun Savage residents fear development will jostle community calm 
8/6/13 Columbia Patch Cluck, Cluck! County Approves Chicken Keeping Measure 
7/31/13 The Baltimore Sun Howard County Council should shed Liquor, Zoning board roles [Commentary] 
7/31/13 The Baltimore Sun      Howard council members look for balance 
7/31/13 The Baltimore Sun Groups want Howard council to delay comprehensive zoning vote 
7/31/13 The Baltimore Sun River Hill Garden Center owner pulls rezoning bait-and-switch [Letter] 
7/31/13 The Baltimore Sun County officials back off controversial new livestock, farm rules 
7/26/13 The Baltimore Sun Howard council approves revisions to stormwater fees 
7/26/13 The Baltimore Sun      Howard council passes comprehensive zoning package 
7/15/13 The Baltimore Sun Vets Commission serves those who serve their country 
7/15/13 The Baltimore Sun North Laurel Civic Association wants to hear from you [North Laurel/Savage] 
7/15/13 The Baltimore Sun New paint, recognition for Ellicott City's Main Street 
7/15/13 The Baltimore Sun  Merchants, officials celebrate Ellicott City Benjamin Moore win 
7/15/13 The Baltimore Sun Howard Council to consider comprehensive zoning amendments 
6/28/13 The Baltimore Sun Ulman proposes new stormwater fee structure 
6/20/13 The Baltimore Sun      Council hears testimony on future of Maple Lawn development 
6/20/13 The Baltimore Sun New community center opens in Ellicott City 
6/20/13 The Baltimore Sun Howard County to open new Roger Carter Center 
6/20/13 The Baltimore Sun Columbia mall redevelopment begins to 'come to life' 
6/20/13 The Baltimore Sun Make your voice heard as the county considers comprehensive rezoning 
6/20/13 The Baltimore Sun Centennial Park 'is being loved to death' 
5/30/13 The Baltimore Sun Howard school board adopts $725.5 million budget 
5/30/13 Columbia Patch County Examining $30 Million Courthouse Expansion 
5/30/13 The Baltimore Sun Howard County Council approves budget higher than Ulman's request 
5/23/13  The Baltimore Sun Howard County schools' healthcare fund at center of budget debate 
5/21/13 The Baltimore Sun Howard residents, council demand action on power failures 
5/21/13 The Baltimore Sun Frustration grows with Howard County schools budget 
5/21/13 Columbia Patch Wilde Lake Village Center to Begin Redevelopment 
5/14/13 The Baltimore Sun Daughter, boyfriend charged in stabbing death of Ellicott City blogger 
5/8/13 The Baltimore Sun Food for Tomorrow hosts food collection at Wegmans 
5/8/13 Columbia Patch Food Bank Asks for Community's Help to Fill Fords 
5/8/13 The Baltimore Sun Howard selects alternative site for homeless shelter 
5/3/13 The Baltimore Sun Hammond High hosts law and politics seminar 
5/1/13 Ellicott City Patch Work on Route 40 Improvements to Begin This Week 
5/1/13 The Baltimore Sun Howard legislators predict a revisit of stormwater fee issue 
4/25/13 Columbia Patch Howard County Police to Recognize Officers, Civilians 
4/18/13 Columbia Patch Sen. Robey to Retire, Served as Howard County Executive and Police Chief 
4/18/13 The Baltimore Sun Ball celebrates seven years on council 
4/16/13 The Baltimore Sun Howard County courthouse up for a makeover 
4/15/13 The Baltimore Sun Cardin tells Howard officials sequestration is hurting small business 
4/8/13 The Daily Record Calvin Ball: Sequestration crippling for education 
4/2/13 Savage-Guilford Patch Proposed Zoning Changes Could Open County to Beer Manufacturers 
4/2/13 The Baltimore Sun Howard council approves new stormwater fee 
4/2/13 The Baltimore Sun Council members pleased schools are focus of Ulman budget 
4/2/13 The Baltimore Sun Time has come for vote on stormwater fee 
3/27/13 Gazette.net Hearing Wednesday on rezoning request by Lu & Joe's restaurant/bar in Mount Airy 
3/20/13 The Baltimore Sun Route 1 a focus in comprehensive zoning 
3/19/13 The Baltimore Sun Howard County Council debates details of stormwater fee 
3/19/13 The Baltimore Sun Immediacy and safety in Howard schools at center of report 
3/14/13 The Baltimore Sun Columbia Saloon making most of its 'second chance' 
3/12/13 The Baltimore Sun Columbia Academy student crowned new spelling champ 
3/12/13 The Baltimore Sun Howard County anti-bullying forums have a student focus 
3/8/13 The Baltimore Sun Howard County maintains AAA bond rating 
3/8/13 The Baltimore Sun Ulman voices support for intiatives to criminalize cyberbullying 
3/8/13 The Baltiimore Sun Howard Council to focus on stormwater fee in March 
3/8/13 Savage-Guilford Patch Columbia Mall Faces $35,000 Annual Stormwater Fee 
3/5/13 The Baltimore Sun Council approves amended zoning for Normandy 
2/26/13 Howard County Times Howard Council collecting information before stormwater vote 
2/25/13 The Baltimore Sun Howard County leaders praise Arundel's selection of Neuman 
2/22/13 The Baltimore Sun Howard Board of Education approves $734.9 million budget request 
2/21/13 The Baltimore Sun Howard library system goes HiTech but vision remains timeless 
2/20/13 The Baltimore Sun Howard County looking for another site to build apartments for homeless 
2/19/13 The Baltimore Sun Plowing old ground 
2/19/13 Ellicott City Patch Savage MARC Station Development Moves Ahead 
2/14/13 The Baltimore Sun Md. must nurture minority leadership 
2/12/13 Columbia Patch Metropolitan Downtown Columbia Begins Construction 
2/12/13 The Baltimore Sun Developers break ground on $100 million apartments in downtown Columbia 
2/8/13 Howard County Times Aspects of Foose's proposed budget get public support 
2/8/13 Howard County Times Howard council approves county proposed growth tiers map 
2/1/13 The Baltimore Sun Ulman describes Howard County as a 'model for Maryland' 
2/1/13 The Baltimore Sun Ulman, council nearing compromise on growth tiers 
2/1/13 Ellicott City Patch Changes Proposed for Ellicott City Historic District 
1/25/13 The Baltimore Sun Columbia residents split on concept for Symphony Woods Park 
1/25/13 The Baltimore Sun Ulman announces stormwater fee to begin next year 
1/22/13 Columbia Patch CA Dramatically Alters Plans for Symphony Woods 
1/22/13 The Baltimore Sun Celebration of King's life punctuated by commitment to create a 'beloved community' 
1/17/13 The Baltimore Sun Howard residents testify against BGE rate increase 
1/16/13 The Baltimore Sun Groups addressing cyberbullying meet with Howard council 
1/16/13 Columbia Patch Mall Groundbreaking Signals Beginning of Columbia's Downtown Construction 
1/16/13 Howard County Times Did Howard council violate its own unwritten rule? 
1/15/13 The Daily Record Scornaienchi re-elected chairwoman of Howard Co. Alcohol and Drug Abuse Advisory Board 
1/15/13 The Baltimore Sun HCC officially opens Health Sciences Building 
1/14/13 The Baltimore Sun Council approves bills on bullying, funding for homeless project 
1/14/13 Ellicott City Patch Hearing on BGE Rate Hike This Week 
1/14/13 Columbia Patch New $50 Million Health Sciences Building Opens at HCC 
1/13/13 The Baltimore Sun New proposal added to mix as council again considers land-use map 
1/10/13 Ellicott City Patch Council to Ulman: Veto on Land Use is 'Opportunity' 
1/10/13 The Baltimore Sun Md. schools aren't doing enough about bullying 
1/9/13 Ellicott City Patch Council Lets Ulman's Land-Use Veto Stand 
1/8/13 Howard County Times Ulman's veto on growth tiers stands as council takes no action 
1/4/13 The Baltimore Sun New proposal added to mix as council again considers land-use map 
1/4/13 The Baltimore Sun Foose unveils $721 million proposal for Howard schools  
1/4/13 ABC2News Residents criticize plan to build homeless facility in Laurel 
1/4/13 The Baltimore Sun Cyberbullying requires a stronger response 
1/4/13 Ellicott City Patch Teenager Critical After Collision Outside Ellicott City High School 
1/3/13 The Daily Record Getting in the solar zone 
1/2/13 Howard County Times North Laurel/Savage: Homeless shelter eyed for Beech Crest Mobile Home Park 
1/2/13 Ellicott City Patch A Look Ahead: Ellicott City in 2013 
12/21/12 The Baltimore Sun Ulman seeks post-veto compromise on land rights 
12/19/12 The Baltimore Sun Residents claim new zoning district could be illegal 
12/18/12 WBAL.COM A First For An Area County Executive 
12/14/12 The Baltimore Sun Ulman vetoes controversial land preservation bill; council weighs options 
12/11/12 The Baltimore Sun County Farm Bureau now supports council's growth tiers 
12/7/12 The Baltimore Sun Experiencing deja vu in Howard County farmland fight 
12/7/12 Howard County Times Editorial: Turn down the noise at Blandair Park fields 
12/5/12 Ellicott City Patch Terrasa Elected County Council Chair 
12/5/12 The Baltimore Sun Growth tiers draw frustration, praise, threat of veto 
12/4/12 The Baltimore Sun Ulman weighs veto of County Council's growth tiers bill 
12/4/12 The Baltimore Sun Aquino elected school board chairman 
12/4/12 The Baltimore Sun County Council to vote on controversial new zone, solar farm, growth tiers 
12/3/12 The Baltimore Sun Howard farm board recommends against bid to end preservation 
11/29/12 The Baltimore Sun Neighbors want to dial down the noise at Columbia's Blandair Park 
11/29/12 The Baltimore Sun Letter: Howard County growth tears are far from 'tiers' of joy 
11/29/12 The Baltimore Sun County Council scheduled to vote on growth tiers bill 
11/29/12 The Washington Blade PFLAG testifies against bullying 
11/27/12 Howard County Times Giant solar farm proposed for Nixon's Farm 
11/21/12 The Baltimore Sun Opposition to Howard County Islamic center strong at meeting 
11/20/12 Columbia Patch Bill to Establish Floating Zones Generates Controversy Before Going to Council 
11/20/12 Howard County Times Proposed western Howard County Islamic center to be discussed 
11/20/12 The Baltimore Sun County farmers decry growth tiers legislation 
11/16/12 The Baltimore Sun Letter: Proposed zoning district would undermine orderly planning 
11/16/12 The Baltimore Sun Some Howard farmers up in arms over development rights 
11/15/12 The Baltimore Sun Proposed zoning district worries county residents 
11/13/12 The Baltimore Sun Howard voters raised bar for petitions, but did they know it? 
11/13/12 The Baltimore Sun Siddiqui, De Lacy and Giles win school board race 
11/13/12 The Baltimore Sun Proposed zoning rules raise community hackles 
11/7/12 The Baltimore Sun Howard Co. charter changes pass by landslide 
11/5/12 The Baltimore Sun Ball proposal would give hiring preference to disabled 
11/2/12 The Baltimore Sun Howard County Planning Board approves new zoning district 
11/2/12 The Timefree Press Building collapses on M.L. King Blvd: Tower Construction had plans to renovate structure 
11/2/12 Ellicott City Patch $30 Million Grant Application Fails to Receive Union Signature 
11/1/12 Ellicott City Patch UPDATE: Millions of Gallons of Raw Sewage Overflows into Little Patuxent 
10/25/12 The Baltimore Sun Letter: DREAM Act a nightmare for U.S. students, workers 
10/23/12 Howard County Times Mikulski, Watson tour Main Street Ellicot City 
10/23/12 Ellicott City Patch Watson, Mikulski Tour Main Street Businesses 
10/23/12 The Baltimore Sun Letter: Maryland Dream Act runs counter to federal law 
10/17/12 Howard County Times Residents speak out against CA homeowners legislation 
10/10/12 The Baltimore Sun County revenues on target for fiscal year 
10/9/12 Howard County Times Column: Dream Act is answer to prayers for many immigrant children 
10/3/12 Ellicott City Patch Council Asks for Expanded Investigation into BGE Service 
10/3/12 Howard County Times Council passes legislation on power reliability, tax credit, parking meters 
9/24/12 Ellicott City Patch What Do You Say About Parking? 
9/24/12 Savage-Guilford Patch Wegmans Comment: 'Younger Folks Want Walkability' 
9/20/12 The Baltimore Sun Universal design tax credit bill gains support at hearing 
9/20/12 Ellicott City Patch Main Street Parking, 'Always... A Hot Topic' 
9/20/12 Columbia Patch Terrasa: 'There's Not a Safe Way to Walk to Wegmans' 
9/19/12 The Baltimore Sun Number of Howard residents claiming BGE unreliable still growing 
9/19/12 Elkridge Patch Elkridge Woman Named Preservationist of the Year 
9/19/12 The Baltimore Sun Study concludes transit bridge over Route 29 too costly 
9/19/12 Elkridge Patch Testify Abour BGE's Reliability Tuesday 
9/13/12 The Daily Record Word on the street: a new name 
9/11/12 Howard County Times     County taking steps to improve bus service 
9/10/12 Howard County Times          Partners for proposed liquor store at Wegmans will not appeal license denial 
9/7/12 Howard County Times Planning Board approves renaming Coon Hunt Court 
9/4/12 Howard County Times Ellicott City: Friends of Ellicott City pour out for Appreciation Weekend 
9/4/12 The Baltimore Sun Challenge to Howard government goes to Maryland's high court 
8/31/12 The Daily Record         Glendenning named Howard County auditor 
8/28/12 Howard County Times Terrasa's bill would authorize tax credit for homeowners using universal design 
8/28/12 Baltimore Business Journal Howard lawmakers aim for tax breaks for handicapped-accessible homes 
8/28/12 Ellicott City Patch Watson Wants Second Investigation into BGE 
8/27/12 Howard County Times Watson wants PSC to investigate chronic power outages 
8/27/12 Howard County Times Howard council hires new county auditor 
8/27/12 The Washington Post For some teens in Ellicott City, area near train tracks has served as a hidden refuge 
8/27/12 Ellicott City Patch   Danger on the Tracks: Ellicott City Debates a Longtime Practice 
8/24/12 The Baltimore Sun Two lives lost as train derails in Ellicott City 
8/24/12 Howard County Times Derailment victims recalled as 'great students, great people' 
8/22/12 Howard County Times Parking changes in store for downtown Ellicott City 
8/22/12 The Baltimore Sun Derailed train buries Ellicott City in coal, crushing two teen girls 
8/22/12 Ellicott City Patch 'We Mourn With You': Howard County, Region Reacts to Train Derailment 
8/20/12 Howard County Times County to hold town hall meeting on future of historic Ellicott City 
8/20/12 Howard County Times Ball, MACo officials hold planning lunch for statewide minority caucus 
8/16/12 The Baltimore Sun     Howard takes steps to boost historic Ellicott City 
8/7/12 Howard County Times Councilman Ball to start statewide minority caucus 
8/7/12 Ellicott City Patch A New Vision for Downtown Ellicott City: Parking, Housing and More 
8/7/12 Laurel Patch Ball to Launch Minority Howard County Elected Officials Caucus 
8/3/12 Howard County Times Political Notebook: Ballot questions for 2014? 
7/30/12 Howard County Times Council passes farmers market license regulations and fees, other bills 
7/30/12 Howard County Times Council OKs altered referendum requirement, other charter amendments 
7/27/12 Howard County Times Council unanimously passes General Plan update 
7/27/12 Columbia Patch Whole Foods Entry into Downtown a 'Home Run' 
7/25/12 Howard County Times Political Notebook: Council considers ballot questions, General Plan changes 
7/24/12 Howard County Times Agreement is reached to develop former Gateway school site in Clarksville 
7/20/12 The Baltimore Sun Howard County Council faces busy legislative meeting 
7/18/12 Howard County Times Whole Foods still a possibility for Howard Hughes building 
7/18/12 Baltimore Business Journal Howard County aims to change 'offensive' Columbia street name 
7/12/12 Howard County Times Law meant to curb rural development might encourage it 
7/6/12 Howard County Times         Letter: Kudos to Columbia, Howard County for storm response 
7/5/12 Columbia Patch Downtown Parternship Approved with Amendments 
7/5/12 Howard County Times Political Notebook: Good news, bad news of Supreme Court's decision on health care 
7/3/12 Ellicott City Patch Howard County Hotels with Power, Vacancy 
7/3/12 Howard County Times Council approves comprehensive rezoning process changes 
7/3/12 Howard County Times Council passes Downtown Columbia Partnership bill - with amendments 
7/3/12 Howard County Times Compromise adds advisory committeee to provide input to board of directors 
6/29/12 The Baltimore Sun Tensions ease over downtown Columbia partnership 
6/29/12 Howard County Times Amendments prefiled for Downtown Columbia Partnership bill 
6/29/12 Columbia Patch Coale Raises $2,500 in Three Days for Homeless 
6/28/12 Savage-Guilford Patch Supreme Court Will Determine Fate of Howard County Health Program 
6/27/12 Howard County Times Political Notebook: What does Howard Hughes, County Council spat say about partnership? 
6/27/12 Columbia Patch Downtown Partnership Board May Be Amended 
6/26/12 Howard County Times         Howard Hughes, County Council moving on after disagreement 
6/21/12 Howard County Times Zoning Board approves Wilde Lake Village Center plans 
6/21/12 The Baltimore Sun Elkridge residents flex muscles in advocating for local causes 
6/21/12 Columbia Patch Housing Advocates Pan Downtown Partnership Bill 
6/21/12 Howard County Times Residents request County Council make General Plan revisions 
6/21/12 The Daily Record Calvin Ball and Peter Beilenson: Health reform could be boon for higher ed 
6/20/12 Howard County Times Downtown Columbia bill criticized at council hearing 
6/20/12 Howard County Times Political Notebook: Opinions on council term limits varied 
6/20/12 Savage-Guilford Patch Term Limits for Council Members Under Fire 
6/20/12 Howard County Times Some see conflict in appointing Spann to Housing Commission 
6/15/12 Howard County Times Columbia Festival mines its silver anniversary 
6/15/12 The Baltimore Sun Wine on the way?  Two men look to open wineries in Howard County 
6/13/12 Howard County Times Board considers revamped Wilde Lake Village Center plans 
6/13/12 Howard County Times Haunted by Comp Lite 'havoc,' Ulman proposes changes to rezoning process 
6/13/12 The Baltimore Sun Howard weighs downtown Columbia business district 
6/13/12 Ellicott City Patch Watson Uses Two Hands For Life at CPR Training 
6/12/12 The INN Daily County program enrolls more than 7,000 in health insurance 
6/11/12 Howard County Times         Letter: Uneducated electorate makes term limits necessary evil 
6/8/12 Howard County Times Annual Men's Health Fair slated for June 9 
6/8/12 Columbia Patch Fourth Annual Men's Health Fair Saturday 
6/7/12 The Baltimore Sun To quell bullying, Howard County schools seek social media advice 
6/6/12 Howard County Times Council members focus on Columbia, housing, jobs in General Plan 
6/6/12 Howard County Times CSX ends agreement to buy land in Elkridge for rail facility 
6/5/12 Howard County Times Political Notebook: Budget vote highlights partisan divide on County Council 
6/5/12 Howard County Times Letter: Keeping HCC affordable is county, state, federal issue 
6/5/12 The Baltimore Sun Howard County general plan stresses revitalization of U.S. 1 corridor 
6/4/12 Ellicott City Patch State Investigates BGE Reliability in Ellicot City 
6/4/12 Elkridge Patch LETTER: CSX Not Renewing Options on Hanover Properties 
6/1/12 Baltimore Business Journal Howard County fire tax rate to rise under approved budget 
6/1/12 Elkridge Patch Council Passes Budget, Keeps Fire Tax Hike 
6/1/12 Ellicott City Patch Belmont to Become Nature Park 
5/31/12 Howard County Times Editorial: Longer term limits next best thing to no limits at all 
5/30/12 Howard County Times Fox proposes smaller increase to fire tax 
5/30/12 Columbia Patch Bill Would Establish Partnership to Oversee Development 
5/30/12 Ellicott City Patch Councilman Fox: Limit Fire Tax Increase 
5/29/12 Howard County Times Bill would create independent authority to manage downtown Columbia 
5/29/12 Elkridge Patch Ball Proposes Lengthening Council Term Limits 
5/29/12 Howard County Times Political Notebook: Longer term limits proposed for County Council 
5/29/12 Elkridge Patch Ducketts Lane School Funding Called Secure 
5/25/12 Elkridge Patch CSX Likely to Steer Freight Facility Away from Elkridge, Says Senator 
5/24/12 Howard County Times School board passes APFO chart on second try 
5/23/12 Howard County Times Editorial: HCC's record number of graduates attests to its value 
5/23/12 Howard County Times Political Notebook: Unanimous vote on county budget possible for first time in years 
5/23/12 Columbia Patch Developers Provide Comprehensive Look at Metropolitan Downtown Columbia 
5/21/12 Howard County Times     Howard County Council delays approval of Ulman's budget 
5/18/12 Howard County Times Local officials excited, encouraged by first new downtown Columbia building 
5/18/12 The Baltimore Sun Howard school board set to vote again on adequate facilities measure 
5/17/12 Howard County Times Bumps in the road: County to start funding speed humps again 
5/16/12 Howard County Times Center for autistic students to get new school building 
5/16/12 Howard County Times County funding for James Rouse Entrepreneurial Fund in question 
5/15/12 Howard County Times Column: We all need to stand up and help in fight against bullying 
5/11/12 The Baltimore Sun Transportation department head, council discuss budget 
5/11/12 Columbia Patch Ball Receives 'Schaefer Helping People' Award 
5/10/12 Howard County Times Police grapple with overtime costs for special events 
5/8/12 Howard County Times Council passes bill aimed at helping condo buyers 
5/7/12 The Baltimore Sun Court officials ask council for new courthouse 
5/7/12 The Washington Post For condo associations, help collecting dues under a novel idea from Howard 
5/4/12 The Carroll Eagle Trio of commissioners join appeal of legislative redistricting plan 
5/4/12 Elkridge Patch Lawmakers Plan Return Trip to Annapolis 
5/3/12 Howard County Times Fire chief says proposed fire tax increase could have been larger 
5/2/12 Howard County Times Struggling swim clubs still seeking county aid to stay afloat 
5/2/12 Howard County Times Fire tax increase attracts sparse response at hearing 
5/2/12 Ellicott City Patch Howard County Chamber: No Special Session 
5/1/12 Howard County Times Howard officials support Baltimore site for CSX intermodal facility 
4/30/12 Elkridge Patch Howard County Proposed Budget: Fire Tax Increase, Pension Shift Included 
4/27/12 The Baltimore Sun Mayor urges CSX to find site in city for freight yard 
4/27/12 Howard County Times It's official: Foose is the new superintendent 
4/27/12 The Baltimore Sun Howard Co. considers spending more to end homelessness 
4/26/12 Howard County Times 'Doomsday' budget would cut funds for Howard schools, community college 
4/25/12 Ellicott City Patch Howard County Proposed Budget, Taxes, Teacher Pensions 
4/24/12 The Baltimore Sun Bridge to unite Columbia villages seen as crucial for town 
4/23/12 Howard County Times Fire tax hike, homeless initiative part of Ulman's $899 million budget 
4/23/12 The Baltimore Sun Fire Department, schools, homeless focus of Howard budget 
4/23/12 Elkridge Patch Is It 'Doomsday' for Howard County? 
4/23/12 Elkridge Patch Budget Proposal: Increasded Funding, Increased Tax, Homeless Initiative 
4/19/12 Elkridge Patch Timbers at Troy Golf Course Looking to Refinance 
4/18/12 Elkridge Patch County Executive's Operating Budget Proposal Coming Soon 
4/18/12 Columbia Patch County's Operating Budget Proposal on Horizon 
4/18/12 The Baltimore Sun Teen's suicide raises long-standing concerns about cyber-bullying 
4/18/12 Howard County Times Bill to reduce condo delinquency rates suppported at hearing  
4/17/12 The Baltimore Sun Amid uncertainty, county officials attempt to plan budget 
4/16/12 Gazette.Net North Laurel community battles plan for more houses 
4/13/12 Arbutus Patch Friends of the Patapsco: Name Changes and Honors 
4/13/12 Columbia Patch WATCH: No Hunger Game, But a Hunger Statement 
4/3/12 Columbia Patch Ulman Proposes $600,000 for Route 29 Bridge 
4/3/12 Howard County Times Ulman's $175 million capital budget focuses on schools, roadways 
4/2/12 The Baltimore Sun Council moves to resolve Peralynna Inn zoning dispute 
4/2/12 Howard County Times County looks for balance in new general plan 
3/30/12 The Baltimore Sun Howard County eliminates two-tier fire tax 
3/30/12 Howard County Times Council votes 4-1 to eliminate separate fire tax districts, rates 
3/27/12 The Baltimore Sun Council members indicate support for eliminating two-tiered fire tax 
3/26/12 Howard County Times Council bill aims to reduce delinquency rates on condo dues 
3/26/12 The Baltimore Sun Howard County Executive Ulman's redistricting maneuver upsets voters 
3/26/12 The Baltimore Sun Columbia's population poised to pass the 100,000 mark 
3/23/12 The Baltimore Sun         Bill would help Howard homeowners groups collect fees 
3/22/12 Howard County Times Md. Firefighters Oppose Fire District Consolidation 
3/16/12 The Baltimore Sun Ulman goes against council's redistricting plan 
3/16/12 Howard County Times Ulman does not sign council redistricting bill, commission plan to become law 
3/16/12 Columbia Patch Ellicott City Neighborhoods Move to District 2 
3/16/12 The Baltimore Sun Fire tax bill could raise $1.8 million, Howard officials say 
3/16/12 Elkridge Patch Redistricting Map Becomes Law 
3/15/12 Howard County Times After 14 years, first portion of Blandair Park set to open 
3/15/12 Savage-Guilford Patch Ulman to Determine if Ellicott City, Elkridge Stay in District 1 
3/12/12 The Baltimore Sun Cuts to school programs, jobs likely under pension shift 
3/8/12 The Baltimore Sun Neighborhoods wait for Ulman's call on Howard redistricting 
3/7/12 Howard County Times Council approves zoning changes to aid swim clubs, pick-your-own produce farms 
3/7/12 Ellicott City Patch Wheatfield, Brampton Hills Remain in District 1 
3/7/12 Elkridge Patch Elkridge Neighborhoods Divided by County Council 
3/6/12 Howard County Times Divided council passes altered redistricting plan 
3/6/12 Ellicott City Patch Ellicott City Residents to Council: 'Furious,' 'Disappointed' 
3/5/12 Elkridge Patch Elkridge Resident: 'This is Taxation without Representation' 
3/2/12 The Baltimore Sun Howard, other counties hold 'Stop the Shift' campaign events 
3/2/12 Columbia Patch Ulman Heads Rally Against Pension Shift 
3/2/12 The Baltimore Sun Ulman: Proposed teacher pension shift puts Howard police officers, fireworks at risk 
3/1/12 Gazette.Net School funding takes center stage in Annapolis budget debates 
3/1/12 Ellicott City Patch Howard County Officials Gather to Criticize Pension Shift Plan 
2/29/12 Howard County Times Proposed elimination of fire tax districts could mean tax hike 
2/29/12 Howard County Times Coming soon to Howard County: a digital school system 
2/29/12 Howard County Times Coon Hunt Court street name change looks likely 
2/28/12 Columbia Patch Transgender Discrimination Policy Weighed in Howard County Schools 
2/28/12 The Baltimore Sun Consolidation of Howard fire tax districts proposed-again 
2/28/12 Howard County Times Council hears from neighbors on both sides of Peralynna zoning issues 
2/16/12 Howard County Times    Columbia resident's fight to overturn 2010 New Town zoning law may be over 
2/14/12 Howard County Times Teacher pension shift could force county to cut staff 
2/14/12 Elkridge Patch     County Council Opens Route 1 for Development 
2/14/12 ABC2NEWS.COM Street sign offends homeowners in Columbia 
2/14/12 Howard County Times New grocery store with international flavor opens in Long Reach 
2/10/12 Howard County Times Council to take up dispute regarding The Columbia Inn at Peralynna 
2/10/12 The Business Monthly Howard Council Weighs Tweaking of Redistricting Map 
2/8/12 Howard County Times Council delay votes on redistricting plan, zoning amendments 
2/8/12 Ellicott City Patch Howard County Council To Address Questions About Working Poor 
2/8/12 Howard County Times    Petition effort begins to change Coon Hunt Court street name 
2/3/12 Howard County Times Ulman's state of the county: 'We must seize this moment' 
2/2/12 Elkridge Patch School System Purchases Ducketts Lane Property 
1/31/12 Savage-Guilford Patch Councilwoman Anticipates 'Good News' on School Sites 
1/31/12 Savage-Guilford Patch Savage-Guilford Road Project Nearing Completion 
1/30/12 The Baltimore Sun Howard council undecided over redistricting map 
1/30/12 Savage-Guilford Patch School Board and Council Hope to Streamline Communication of Emergencies 
1/25/12 Howard County Times Council fails to reach consensus on redistricting at work session 
1/25/12 Howard County Times Investigation continues into animal deaths 
1/25/12 Transportation Nation     Maryland County Explores Bikeshare in the 'Burbs 
1/25/12 Howard County Times County Council, Board of Education discuss redistricting, turf fields 
1/25/12 The Baltimore Sun Howard school board outlines possible redistricting plans 
1/20/12 Gazette Pension shift could hurt teachers, critics say 
1/20/12 Howard County Times Residents of Thunder Hill cul-de-sac want 'offensive' street name changed 
1/19/12 Howard County Times Farmers disagree over proposal to relax zoning rules for pick-your-own operations 
1/19/12 Howard County Times On Route 40, Latin Market's liquor application gives hope, draws critics 
1/17/12 Howard County Times King celebration promotes action to keep 'the dream' alive 
1/17/12 Elkridge Patch Mayfield Woods Part of police Pilot Program 
1/12/12 Howard County Times     Turf Valley liquor license change allows earlier alcohol sales 
1/11/12 Howard County Times Council might offer paid summer internships 
1/11/12 Howard County Times Revenue forecast has county calling for 'status quo' budgets 
1/9/12 Howard County Times     Howard officials push BGE on power reliability 
1/9/12 The Baltimore Sun Council to discuss swimming pool taxes, zoning measures 
1/9/12 Howard County Times Board of Appeals hearing on Clarksville funeral plans postponed 
1/6/12     The Baltimore Sun     Howard council delays approval of home building allocations 
1/4/12 Howard County Times     Council to tackle zoning issues in January 
12/22/11 Howard County Times Council will table redistricting plan to hold January work session 
12/22/11 Savage-Guilford Patch Ellicott City Neighbors to Council: 'Wheatfield Wants to Stay in District 1' 
12/14/11 The Baltimore Sun Howard blogger looks at history of redistricting 
12/14/11 Howard County Times     Blogger turns redistricting series into e-book 
12/14/11 Ellicott City Patch Solar Panels Shine a Light on Ellicott City School 
12/13/11 Ellicott City Patch The New Miller Branch Library and Historical Center 
12/12/11 The Baltimore Sun Howard County protects transgender residents from discrimination; now state lawmakers must do the same for all Maryland citizens 
12/9/11 Howard County Times New Miller library is 'a multi-purpose experience' 
12/7/11 Howard County Times Advocates hope passing of Howard transgender bill will spur statewide movement 
12/6/11 The Baltimore Sun Howard council passes gender identity law 
12/6/11 Ellicott City Patch County Council Approves 'Historic' Bill Protecting Transgendered from Discrimination  
12/6/11 Howard County Times     County Council passes tax credit for green residences, among other bills 
12/5/11     Elkridge Patch     County Council to Act on Transgender Protection Bill Tonight 
12/5/11 The Baltimore Sun Council to vote on gender identity bill, LEED tax credits 
12/5/11 The Baltimore Sun     Howard lawmakers consider strengthening massage rules 
11/29/11 Howard County Times     Council to consider redistricting commission's plan, despite objections 
11/29/11 The Baltimore Sun Transgender citizens, families testify for Howard Co. anti-discrimination bill 
11/28/11 Howard County Times Font Hill residents upset with BGE over chronic power issues 
11/28/11     The Baltimore Sun     Ulman, Howard council members to accept annual pay raises 
11/28/11 The Baltimore Sun     2nd hearing set on Howard redistricting plan 
11/22/11 Howard County Times Green homes tax credit lauded at hearing 
11/22/11     Howard County Times Gender identity bill poised for council approval 
11/21/11     The Baltimore Sun     Howard weighs gender identity bill after statewide law fails 
11/14/11 The Baltimore Sun County Council likely to make changes to redistricting plan 
11/14/11 Howard County Times Panel says no to suggested eminent domain charter amendment 
11/14/11 The Baltimore Sun Howard County Council approves revised public ethics laws 
11/9/11 Howard County Times Debate over Ellicott City neighborhoods heats up at council redistricting hearing 
11/8/11 Columbia Patch Concerned About Howard County School Redistricting? Speak Up Tonight 
11/8/11 Ellicott City Patch Council Holds Off on Bill to Impound Cars, Votes to Streamline Appeals Process 
11/8/11 Howard County Times Council tables bill to streamline zoning appeals process 
11/8/11 Baltimore Sun     New school sites will allow developments to move forward 
11/4/11 Baltimore Sun Watson to pursue measure to lower taxes for swim clubs 
11/4/11 Howard County Times Give local cast an 'A' for this 'Bee' musical 
11/2/11 ABC2News One unpaid parking ticket in Howard County could get your vehicle towed 
11/2/11 Howard County Times Political Notebook: Fox creates alternative council redistricting plan 
11/1/11 Baltimore Sun     Appeals court won't revive Howard petition drive over grocer 
11/1/11 Howard County Times     Council to withdraw bill on cemetery board, preserving group 
10/31/11 Baltimore Sun Howard bill wuld let police tow vehicle after 1 citation 
10/31/11 Howard County Times Ball proposes property tax credit for green residences 
10/28/11 Howard County Times County Council aims to make gender identity a protected class 
10/28/11 Howard County Times Charter Review panel suggests change to referendum rules 
10/27/11 Howard County Times To bee or not to bee? 
10//27/11 Howard County Times Advocates make the practical case for eradicating homelessness in county 
10/26/11 Howard County Times Liquor board weighs changes to county alcohol regulations 
10/25/11 Howard County Times     Plans to be unveiled Thursday for new residences, retail in dowtown Columbia 
10/25/11 Howard County Times New congressional redistricting plan brings another district to Howard 
10/25/11 Howard County Times Student representatives make their voices heard 
10/20/11 Howard County Times Healthy Howard takes lead in county approach to federal health-care reform 
10/20/11     Elkridge Patch Howard County School Construction Budget is Tight 
10/19/11     Howard County Times     Proposed Board of Appeals changes highlights need for efficiencies 
10/18/11 Howard County Times     Frisky's monkeys can stay at Woodstock animal sanctuary 
10/14/11 Baltimore Sun Howard council weighs move to speed up county appeals 
10/14/11 Howard County Times Council expansion dropped form charter review 
10/14/11 Baltimore Sun     Howard lawmaker seeks to toughen law on towing for tickets 
10/13/11 Howard County Times     Turner will not introduce bill for a hybrid school board 
10/13/11     Howard County Times     Speed cameras to go up in school zones Monday 
10/7/11     Howard County Times Commission recommends changes for all council distrists 
10/6/11 Howard County Times     Panel's recommendation to create diversity unites angry school board 
10/3/11 Howard County Times County Council approves funding for Clarksville traffic study 
10/3/11     Baltimore Sun Eminent domain, ethics bills tabled by Howard Council 
9/27/11         Howard County Times     Speed camera program launch delayed until Oct. 17 
9/27/11 Howard County Times     Howard drafting bill to alter school board 
9/27/11 Howard County Times     Hybrid school board proposal could impact 2012 election 
9/27/11 Ellicott City Patch Big Changes On Table for Selection of Howard County Board of Education 
9/27/11 Howard County Times Howard County Council to table eminent domain and ethics legislation 
9/21/11 Howard County Times County, businesses look for solutions to access former Gateway School site 
9/15/11 Howard County Times Liquor law creates obstacles for Howard golf courses 
9/15/11 Howard County Times Council expansion discussed at charter review hearing 
9/14/11 Howard County Times  Redistricting Commission proposes changes to County Council boundaries  
9/13/11 Baltimore Sun  Development prohibited on more than 1,000 acres of Howard farms 
8/30/11 Howard County Times Fate of Frisky's 22 monkeys at stake in Board of Appeals case  
8/30/11 Howard County Times  Fox wants limits on Howard County's ability to condemn land for public use  
8/10/11 Howard County Times  Howard County Seeks Input on Speed Cameras, School Zones 
8/1/11         Howard County Times It's not every day Howard County Council rejects a bill 
7/28/11 Howard County Times Council's Columbia Democrats vote down swim club tax credit 
7/12/11     Howard County Times River Hill Garden Center property rezoned for business 
6/28/11     Baltimore Sun     Howard swim club tax credit bill could be in trouble 
6/27/11 Howard County Times Howard County Council discusses equity of swim club tax break 
6/18/11         Baltimore Sun Howard's population has grown, but County Council has not 
6./15/11     Baltimore Sun     School redistricting returning to Howard after four-year lull 
6/14/11 Baltimore Sun    Elkridge residents want redistsricting to preserve their clout  
6/11/11 Baltimore Sun Is Howard's three-term limit for council members right?  
5//27/11 Baltimore Sun    Harried Howard County Council approves budget, with humor 
5/25/11 Columbia Flier Council approves budget on party-line vote 
5/24/11    Columbia Flier County Council redistricting panel urged not to split communities 
5/17/11 Baltimore Sun      Howard council seeks own review of proposed rail facility 
5/5/11 Baltimore Sun    Cameras approved 4-1; wineries 5-0 
4/26/11 Columbia Flier Camera debate speeds to conclusion 
4/21/11 Baltimore Sun Speed cameras near schools stir stong debate in Howard 
4/20/11 Howard County Times General Plan Task force to help map county growth 
4/14/11 Columbia Flier Need to control speeders debated at Howard County Council budget meeting 
3/22/11 Baltimore Sun

Wineries, housing issues split Howard County residents 

3/17/11 Columbia Flier New veterans commission is looking for members 
3/10/11 Baltimore Sun Political Notebook: Census reveals Howard redistricting task 
3/10/11 Columbia Flier    County Council OKs plan for transportation office 
3/8/11 Columbia Flier Council approves easing sign restrictions for Columbia's redevelopment 
3/8/11 Columbia Flier Cameras coulc face speed bump from council members 
3/7/11     Baltimore Sun    Howard Co. Council approves new sign rules for Columbia 
3/1/11 Baltimore Sun Wineries, housing on Howard council agenda for March 
2/24/11 Baltimore Sun Howard buys bus maintenance facility in Savage for $5 million 
2/17/11 Baltimore Sun Healthy Howard needs another $500,000 from county 
2/16/11 Baltimore Sun Columbia, a challenge to navigate, struggles with strict sign rules 
2/8/11 Baltimore Sun Howard Council approves relaxed rules on backyard beekeeping 


Baltimore Sun Council ponders creative, unusual video signs for Columbia 
1/27/11 Howard County Times Howard County Council redistricting panel nominated 
1/19/11 Howard County Times    Howard County Council suggests changes to zoning for beehives 
1/19/11 Baltimore Sun Growing interest in home beekeeping sets off Howard zoning dispute