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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...

Positively Howard County! and OM School Board...

• THE 53   10:14 PM ON MON SEP 15 2014
For those of you who are still trying to figure out who to vote for in the Howard County Board of Education election, and t...

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...

Ball and Fox for County Council

• THE 53   8:17 PM ON SUN SEP 14 2014
Earlier in this election season, I offered my endorsement in Council District 1, as I endorsed Jon Weinstein.  Council Dis...

It's a Weinstein Wednesday With Watson!!!! Wo...

• THE 53   8:15 PM ON SAT SEP 13 2014
Wednesday night, there's going to be a whole lot of W's in one place.  Several weeks later, will these candidate...

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 ...

The Most Negative Campaign Tactic of All

• THE 53   6:54 AM ON FRI SEP 12 2014
Running late this morning so only time for a quick Friday thought. I appreciate the commentary to my post from yesterday. ...

Slates to the left, slates to the right

• THE 53   9:14 PM ON WED SEP 10 2014
Apologies to the great Jimmy Buffet for the title of this post. A lot has been said in this 2014 election cycle, especially...

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...

Jon's new website, Blog Party Tuesday, and Ray...

• THE 53   9:53 PM ON MON SEP 8 2014
Democratic candidate for Howard County Council in the first district, and endorsee Jon Weinstein has a new website.  Stop ...

Watson for Howard County Executive

• THE 53   10:15 PM ON SUN SEP 7 2014
I appreciate all the good words people have been giving me about my recent conversation with Republican County Executive ca...

MM's Peerless Pigskin Prognostications, 2014!

• THE 53   6:37 AM ON SUN SEP 7 2014
Yes, I know the NFL regular season started Thursday night, and while I figured the Seahawks would beat the Packers, nothing...

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...

HoCo Life 03: Observe The Moon

• HOCO LIFE PODCAST   4:58 PM ON WED SEP 3 2014
http://traffic.libsyn.com/hocolife/HoCo_Life_Ep_03.m4a Observe the moon! International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN) is a...

The end of eMusic and me

• FRANK HECKER   7:26 PM ON SUN AUG 31 2014
Last week I cancelled my subscription to the eMusic digital music service, a subscription I paid for faithfully for over te...

HoCo Life 02: Back To School, Back To School

• HOCO LIFE PODCAST   12:12 PM ON THU AUG 28 2014
  http://traffic.libsyn.com/hocolife/HoCo_Life_Ep_02.m4a BACK TO SCHOOL! It is that beautiful time of the year yet aga...

HoCo Life 01: Whole Foods and Downtown Revital...

• HOCO LIFE PODCAST   9:23 PM ON WED AUG 20 2014
http://traffic.libsyn.com/hocolife/HoCo_Life_Ep_1.m4a HoCo Life Podcast | Everything you need to know about life in Howard ...

Hello Howard County!

• HOCO LIFE PODCAST   4:33 PM ON WED AUG 20 2014
Welcome to the HoCo Life Podcast website! This is a one stop shop for everything you need to know about life in Howard Cou...

The Roving Radish

• LIVE GREEN HOWARD   1:33 PM ON WED AUG 20 2014
What exactly is a Roving Radish you ask? Well, for Howard County, it’s the name of a brand new, very exciting pilot proje...

HoCoBlogs Party at Nottingham’s – Sept 9th

• HOCOBLOGS IN THE COMMUNITY   12:06 AM ON SAT AUG 16 2014
Come join us at Nottingham’s, one of Columbia’s most well-known and oft-visited taverns. We’ll be gatheri...

Welcome, new bloggers

• HOCOBLOGS IN THE COMMUNITY   12:36 PM ON FRI AUG 15 2014
Welcome, new bloggers. August is bursting with chrysanthemums, and our blogger list is bursting with new additions! Still ...

Backyard Art

• LIVE GREEN HOWARD   1:31 PM ON FRI AUG 1 2014
A few weeks back I had the good fortune to visit Ireland for the first time.  What I heard was true, the scenery was spect...

Coffees, Calls & Conversations Create Comm...

• HOCO BE YOU   12:35 PM ON WED JUL 30 2014
HoCo BeYou is working with these amazing #HoCoMD community organizations to proactively address the importance of buildi...

HoCoBlogs Party and Tour at Jailbreak Brewing ...

• HOCOBLOGS IN THE COMMUNITY   7:56 PM ON THU JUL 24 2014
Join us for a summertime evening at Jailbreak Brewing Company. Mingle with Hoco bloggers and blog readers … and get a...

Wastewater Treatment: A Dirty Little Secret

• LIVE GREEN HOWARD   12:07 PM ON THU JUL 24 2014
“Would you jump in this tank to save your friend if she fell in?” This was one of the questions my tour guide asked me ...