Featured, Lifeline

Howard County Launches its Own Bikeshare Program in Columbia

0 Written by: | Friday, Jul 07, 2017 11:14am

Bikes lined up at yesterday’s announcement in Columbia. Photo via Howard County Bikeshare/Facebook.

Nine months after Baltimore began offering rentable bikes at kiosks, Howard County has taken a page out of the city’s book.

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Featured, Lifeline

Pro-Islamic State Hackers Commandeer Howard County Government Website

0 Written by: | Monday, Jun 26, 2017 9:28am

Photo by Colin, via Wikimedia Commons

A digital hijacking has unfolded in Howard County.

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Featured, Lifeline

Howard Co. Prosecutors Won’t Charge Convict who Escaped for Five Days in Jessup

0 Written by: | Thursday, May 11, 2017 10:09am

David Watson, captured last Friday. Photo via Howard County Police Department.

David Watson, the escaped convict who hid out in the woods in Jessup for nearly a week before being found in a storm drain this month, won’t be charged for his antics in Howard County.

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Wednesday Morning Headlines: Delays for Port Covington Construction; Overdoses at Underground Hopkins Frat Party; and More

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 10, 2017 7:25am

Zach Britton’s Injury Is Bad for the Orioles and Worse for His Career – The Ringer

Recession took toll on Baltimore County bank branches – Baltimore Sun

Construction at Port Covington delayed at least nine months – Baltimore Brew

Puppy stolen from Howard County rescue – ABC2

JHU: 4 Students Suffer Drug Overdoses at Fraternity Party – WBAL-TV

Featured, Lifeline

U.S. Marshals Now Lead Hunt for Convict Who Escaped into Woods in Jessup on Friday

0 Written by: | Monday, May 01, 2017 9:39am

David Watson, via Howard County Police Department

Federal agents are now leading the search for a prisoner who escaped the custody of prison guards while being transported to a psychiatric evaluation in Jessup on Friday morning.

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Puppy Found Left for Dead in Columbia in March Now Healthy, Up for Adoption

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 5:04pm

Animal handler Taylor Hawkins with Eddy the dog. Still via Howard County Police Department/Twitter.

A puppy that was found dying in a plastic container in Columbia a month ago has made a resurgent comeback.

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Featured, Schools

U.S. News Says Maryland Has the Nation’s Best Public High Schools for 2017

1 Written by: | Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 12:57pm

George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Science in Towson, photo via the Carver Center Foundation

Rankings-maker U.S. News and World Report has determined that Maryland high schools are the best in the nation, based on a “medal count.”

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Baltimore’s Cone Sisters to be Subjects of a World Premiere Play

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 4:50pm

Director Joseph Ritsch. Photo by Dan Corey/via Rep Stage.

The Cone sisters are well-known to visitors of the Baltimore Museum of Art, which has a wing dedicated to the art they collected.

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Featured, Lifeline, Money & Power

Md. House Passes Bill Protecting Immigrants, Which Gov. Hogan Promptly Promises to Veto

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 9:53am

Photo via U.S. Department of Homeland Security/Wikimedia Commons

The Maryland House of Delegates yesterday passed a measure restricting law enforcement from stopping individuals due to suspicions about their immigration status. Gov. Larry Hogan promptly said he doesn’t plan to let that bill become law.

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Thursday Morning Headlines: The Rise of Nazism in Baltimore in the 1930s; Friends School Student Charged in Sex Assault Cases; and More

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 7:24am

Police Investigate White Supremacy Literature in a Md. Neighborhood – CBS Baltimore

15-year-old charged as juvenile in alleged sexual assaults at Friends School of Baltimore – Baltimore Sun

Leaders call wide city schools budget gap devastating – WYPR

Our Town: What the rise of Nazism looked like in Baltimore during the 1930s – City Paper

Howard County teacher submits resignation letter over health issues experienced in school buildings – ABC2

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