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Let's have a First of October Walk at King's C...

• EVENTS - COLUMBIA DOGS-ON-THE-GO   2 HOURS AGO
Columbia Dogs-on-the-Go Wednesday is supposed to be 66 degrees at 10:30 am. With the rains behind us, let's gather...

Let's spend a Fall Day at Centennial Lake!

• EVENTS - COLUMBIA DOGS-ON-THE-GO   3 HOURS AGO
Columbia Dogs-on-the-Go Please read this entire description as there are some changes:  Thursday at 10:30 will be  65...

Choo Choo See You Green Central Station

• LIVE GREEN HOWARD   8 HOURS AGO
Maybe it’s because I have a toddler boy, but I’m kind of burnt out on trains.  We can only assume you are too, so we d...

Guinness' 5th Birthday party

• EVENTS - COLUMBIA DOGS-ON-THE-GO   11:11 PM ON MON SEP 29 2014
Columbia Dogs-on-the-Go   Guinness is turning 5 at the end of September so let's celebrate this weekend. Cupcakes for us ...

About Schmidt

• THE 53   8:28 PM ON MON SEP 29 2014
Oooohhhhh!  Kevin Forrest Schmidt couldn't hold his darling Nikki back (hey, isn't that a song?) who wrote this ...

Video: Getting to know blogger Bill Woodcock o...

• HOCOBLOGS IN THE COMMUNITY   9:32 PM ON SUN SEP 28 2014
Robin (the cofounder of HoCoBlogs) and I have been wanting to have videos highlighting local bloggers in Howard County for...

Monday Morning Political Whiparound

• THE 53   8:24 PM ON SUN SEP 28 2014
I hope the start of the week is finding everyone happy, or at least content.  Given from conversations I've had over ...

Online competency-based education

• FRANK HECKER   8:00 AM ON SUN SEP 28 2014
Following up from my previous post on my experience with Coursera, here are a few links of interest (mostly) relating to o...

Troy Hill Park Open

• HOCO MARYLAND   8:19 PM ON SAT SEP 27 2014
Early this morning, the ribbon-cutting for the new Troy Hill Park in Elkridge took place. Luke Lavoie of the Howard County ...

Launch and Endorsements

• HOCO MARYLAND   3:27 PM ON SAT SEP 27 2014
Welcome to the launch of the HoCo Maryland blog. This blog will be dedicated to covering various happenings in Howard Count...

Let's Call it a Summer Sabbatical (Watch this ...

• COLUMBIA COMPASS - BLOG   4:26 PM ON FRI SEP 26 2014
Have you stopped by here lately?  Me neither.  A combination of summer swim team obligations (we had a great seas...

Where the Rubber Hits the Road

• THE 53   8:32 PM ON THU SEP 25 2014
I guess a few people didn't read the paragraph I wrote in yesterday's post where I said "I'm going to a...

Just Take the Damn Training, Cindy

• THE 53   10:31 PM ON WED SEP 24 2014
Consider me among the many Howard Countians flabbergasted by this story.  In case you missed it, HoCo School Board member ...

HoCoLife 06: Go Outside and FALL!

• HOCO LIFE PODCAST   1:22 PM ON WED SEP 24 2014
Even though the Summer’s come and gone, there are still TONS of things to do around Howard County, Maryland! This is ...

Decade of Pleasantness

• THE 53   10:38 PM ON TUE SEP 23 2014
Howard County doesn't get it's reputation as the land of milk and honey where unicorns dance on cotton candy clou...

Want to be a part of the #HoCoInstagramSquad?

• HOCOBLOGS IN THE COMMUNITY   4:24 PM ON TUE SEP 23 2014
“What’s this?” you might ask. A #HoCoInstagramSquad? “Never heard of such a thing,” you migh...

Fear And Self Loathing in Howard County, Part 2

• THE 53   9:23 PM ON MON SEP 22 2014
Here's the second half of my analysis of the HCCA proposal to revamp New Town Zoning, in which they offer a recommenda...

Fear And Self Loathing in Howard County, Part 1

• THE 53   8:39 PM ON SUN SEP 21 2014
No organization in Howard County vexes me like the Howard County Citizens Association.  Because the HCCA contains within i...

Building A Community of Caring and Conscious C...

• HOCO BE YOU   9:05 AM ON SAT SEP 20 2014
HoCo BeYou is empowering individuals, families, schools and organizations to embrace a Community of Caring. We envision a ...

This Weekend: School Board Open Forum!

• THE 53   9:31 PM ON FRI SEP 19 2014
There have been a few Board of Education candidates' forums lately, and some blog posts written about those forums.  ...

Pants on Fire

• THE 53   9:23 PM ON THU SEP 18 2014
So, there's this election being contested in Howard County, where the executive's position is being vacated by th...

HoCo Life 05: So FALL

• HOCO LIFE PODCAST   3:02 PM ON WED SEP 17 2014
As the weather begins to cool off and the leaves leaves begin to change color, there are few places better than Howard Coun...

Stars + Bars = Gun

• THE 53   9:01 PM ON TUE SEP 16 2014
I have yet to opine upon the controversy that came up last week and this over the displaying of the Confederate "Stars...

Shine and Get Solar

• LIVE GREEN HOWARD   11:01 AM ON TUE SEP 16 2014
Earlier this summer, Howard County completed a 217 kW DC Solar PV system at the Little Patuxent Water Reclamation Plant. Th...

Welcome, new bloggers

• HOCOBLOGS IN THE COMMUNITY   12:33 PM ON MON SEP 15 2014
Welcome, new bloggers. September is back to school time, where learning is a number one priority, just like our bloggers ar...

HoCoBlogs’ #HoCoCivil Party at Seasons 52

• HOCOBLOGS IN THE COMMUNITY   4:24 PM ON FRI SEP 12 2014
Join us! As Howard County’s Library System gears up for its annual Choose Civility Week and symposium, they’re ...

Social capital for local businesses

• HOCOBLOGS IN THE COMMUNITY   2:47 PM ON WED SEP 10 2014
Thank you, one and all, for your generosity of time, spirit, intelligence and can-do-ness in appreciating the venue of last...

HoCo Life 04: Art & Food

• HOCO LIFE PODCAST   1:57 PM ON WED SEP 10 2014
http://traffic.libsyn.com/hocolife/HoCo_Life_Ep_04_-_Art__Food.m4a This week we provide some great resources for activities...

Adventures in online education

• FRANK HECKER   8:00 AM ON TUE SEP 9 2014
The last three months or so I’ve been in school (which is why I haven’t been posting as much lately). Not a real bricks...

Parties, Podcasts and Potholes

• HOCOBLOGS IN THE COMMUNITY   9:36 PM ON SAT SEP 6 2014
Parties, Podcasts and Potholes …   First, the parties. Come join us at Nottingham’s this Tuesday, 5:30-7:30 pm...