Ulman encourages return to normalcy through shopping
Two days after the shooting deaths of two people at the Mall in Columbia, County Executive encouraged a return to normalcy through shopping.
Suit challenges elections board opinion
A lawsuit filed on behalf of one resident from Baltimore and another from Baltimore County is seeking an injunction that would prevent Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown and his running mate, Howard County Executive Ken Ulman, from continuing to raise campaign funds during the upcoming General Assembly session.
Board of Elections issues guidance on fundraising
ANNAPOLIS — Candidates who are allowed to raise money during the legislative session can continue to do so, even if they are on a ticket with someone who is barred from fundraising during the 90-day session, the Maryland State Board of Elections said Thursday. The guidance is relevant in the governor’s race because Lt. Gov. […]
Ellicott City gets more free parking
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman announced changes in parking in Ellicott City’s historic area, including the conversion of nearly 10 percent of the spaces in the downtown area from metered to free.
Ulman announces ‘Conscious Venture Lab’ in Howard Co.
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman announced that the county is creating a “Conscious Venture Lab” at the Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship.
Rawlings-Blake endorses Brown for governor
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has formally endorsed Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown for governor, a vote of confidence that was billed by Brown's campaign as a "major endorsement."
George ready to formally enter governor’s race
Del. Ronald A. George is poised to join the field of contenders for Maryland governor Wednesday evening with a formal announcement in Annapolis.
Brown formally to announce run for governor
ANNAPOLIS — No Maryland lieutenant governor has ever been elected governor of the state, but Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, who will formally announce his gubernatorial bid Friday, is hoping to make history by becoming the first. Brown, a Democrat, said he is running to build on the current administration’s successes in reducing crime, improving education […]
Sugary drink ban could sour sales
Soda sales may be going flat in Howard County public facilities, thanks to a new policy restricting the sale or distribution of the bubbly beverage on county property and at county-sponsored events.
Beilenson leaves Howard County health post
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman on Tuesday announced that Dr. Peter Beilenson is stepping down as the county’s health officer. Beilenson, who was Baltimore City Health Commissioner for 13 years, has served as Howard County Health Officer for the past 5½ years. He is leaving the post to become CEO of the Evergreen Health Cooperative. […]
Politicians hurried to praise Ravens’ Modell
It didn't take long Thursday for Maryland politicians -- both current and former -- to express their sadness and appreciation on the occasion of original Ravens owner Art Modell death at age 87.
Fence in place at site of train derailment
ELLICOTT CITY — Authorities have installed a fence and police have increased patrols near the site of a fatal train derailment. A fence is at the top of the stairs leading to the elevated tracks over Main Street. Two young women were sitting on the edge of a downtown train bridge when 21 cars derailed, […]