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I was thinking of writing about something totally banal that eveyone would love, but... haven't done that for some tim...

Let's do the Green and the Red Trail in Savag...

• EVENTS - COLUMBIA DOGS-ON-THE-GO   1:27 PM ON WED OCT 1 2014
Columbia Dogs-on-the-Go Sunday is supposed to have a high of 62 degrees, and  Mostly Sunny with a CHANCE OF RAIN:0%  Gr...

HoCo Life 07: Do Some Good

• HOCO LIFE PODCAST   1:21 PM ON WED OCT 1 2014
Um, how are we already in October, people? We don’t understand how this has happened. We do, however, understand t...

Get to Know..... Me! And Blog Party Wednesday...

• THE 53   8:55 PM ON TUE SEP 30 2014
The fine folks at HoCoBlogs have begun an intermittent series of video profiles of local bloggers.  And they decided to ma...

The Vaillancourt Affair

• HOCO MARYLAND   7:32 PM ON TUE SEP 30 2014
As most everyone that follows county events knows by now, last Tuesday, September 23rd, Board of Education member Cindy Vai...

Let's spend a Fall Day at Centennial Lake!

• EVENTS - COLUMBIA DOGS-ON-THE-GO   4:26 PM ON TUE SEP 30 2014
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   11:07 AM ON TUE SEP 30 2014
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.  ...

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...

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...