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Ravens Logo Painted at Mall of Columbia


Howard County Executive Ken Ulman will join Baltimore Ravens ground crews today at noon at the Mall in Columbia to assist with the painting of the Ravens logo along the grassy slope between Little Patuxent Parkway and the Lord and Taylor/Macy’s parking garage in an effort to further Howard County’s support for the Ravens as [...]

Blacksmith Day

Watch blacksmiths ply their trade on the B&O Plaza. $6 Adults, $5. Seniors, $4 Children

Lance Armstrong to Race in Howard County Oct. 7

bike race

Armstrong will compete in a half full triathlon amongst fellow cancer survivors.  The event is being put on by the Ullman Cancer Fund for Young Adults.  The Half Full Triathlon begins with a .9 mile swim in Centennial Lake, continues with a 53-mile bike ride around parts of western Howard County and concludes with a 13.1 mile run west of Ellicott [...]

Construction to Begin on Talbots Landing Water and Sewer Main


A Howard County construction project to extend public water and sewer service to five homes in the vicinity of Talbots Landing and Ambrosia Drive in Ellicott City has begun. The project will include construction of  250 feet of sewer main and 400 feet of water main. The project should be finished by late October. For [...]

Ann’s House of Nuts in Columbia Closes


Located at 9212 Berger Road, the outlet store will close Sept. 14.  Ann’s has been the nation’s leading producer of trail mix.  The company recently merged with Amports foods, a Minnesota-based producer of dried fruits. Read More >>

Pooches’ Pool Party


Wrap up the “Dog Daze” of summer with this annual canine-only swim event. Pooches and their pals (the human kind) are invited to paddle and play befor the pool is closed for the summer. The County’s dog park/off-leash area rules apply and all dog handlers must be at least 18 years old. Children under 12 [...]

Literary Pub Crawl

Beer Glass

Join us on a pub crawl as we stop at one or more of the following establishments: The Diamondback Tavern, Portalli’s Italian Restaurant, The Rumor Mill and Tersiguel’s French Country Restaurant in the Ellicott City Historic District while enjoying your libation of choice (not included in the price of the tour). Participants will listen to [...]

Lawyers and School System to Expose Bullying


A partnership of lawyers and school officials will seek to educate residents on bullying with community showings of “BULLY,” a documentary highlighting the bullying crisis in U.S. Schools. Showings will take place in the Columbia Mall AMC Theater at 11:00 a.m. on September 29 and October 6, 2012. The cost to attend is $4 per [...]

Speed Camera Vandal Pleads Guilty


Bruce L. May of Ellicott City plead guilty to shooting marbles with a slingshot at a speed camera operator and his van. May was sentenced to 40 hours of community service and forced to pay $458. Read More>>

Senior Safety Awareness Day


Presented by the Ellicott City Senior Center, those interested are invited to come on out and learn the latest safety initiatives from the County’s Police Department, Department of Fire & Rescue Services and Office of Consumer Affairas, as well as the Mid-Atlantic AAA and Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration. Participants can also take a tour of [...]

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