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The web page Reg Avery doesn't want you to see!

• THE 53   8:20 AM ON SUN JUN 15 2014
Yesterday's post contained a link to a web page that somehow got onto Reg Avery's website for County Council.  I...

Campaign signs 2014: Maryland House of Delegat...

• FRANK HECKER   8:00 AM ON SUN JUN 15 2014
We now come to the first of my posts on signs in the races for the Maryland House of Delegates, starting with District 9A (...

Campaign signs 2014: Howard County Judge of th...

• FRANK HECKER   8:00 AM ON SAT JUN 14 2014
Sorry, I changed my plans and will not be doing the legislative races just yet, since I was able to find signs for all four...

Avery, Klein and Swatek: Enemies of Transparency

• THE 53   7:12 AM ON SAT JUN 14 2014
In running for Columbia Council/ CA Board this year, Alan Klein wrote that "openness and transparency are paramount&qu...

On July 8, Watch Meshkinmania DIE!!!!!

• THE 53   9:31 PM ON THU JUN 12 2014
Yes, you read it right: on July 8, Meshkinmania dies in Howard County.  For on that date, Howard County Board of Education...

Class of 2014: Kindergarten to Graduation Day

• UPLOADS BY HOWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL...   9:13 PM ON THU JUN 12 2014
Class of 2014: Kindergarten to Graduation Day From: Howard County Public School System Views: 1 0 ratings Time: 07...

Class of 2014: Kindergarten-Graduation Day

• UPLOADS BY HOWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL...   2:08 PM ON THU JUN 12 2014
Class of 2014: Kindergarten-Graduation Day From: Howard County Public School System Views: 12 0 ratings Time: 07:0...

There's bears!!!

• THE 53   6:11 AM ON THU JUN 12 2014
Now for something just a little more fun on this Thursday.  We all know there are deer in Howard County.  Heck, they'...

HoCoElections page offers voters insight and p...

• HOCOBLOGS IN THE COMMUNITY   12:28 AM ON THU JUN 12 2014
Check out the new HoCoBlogs’ Election 2014 page. Click the hashtags for race-specific Twitter streams. And definitely ...

Last Words on Gas, Crass, and Spass

• THE 53   9:57 PM ON TUE JUN 10 2014
I feel like after today, this topic will have been beaten to death, so let's just finish it off, OK? As to the environ...

EVerybody is talking about them…

• LIVE GREEN HOWARD   11:36 AM ON TUE JUN 10 2014
EV Charging Stations  John Pearson from County Fleet at the new charging station in Ellicott City Electric vehicle (EV) ch...

More on the Gas and Crass Connection!

• THE 53   9:09 PM ON MON JUN 9 2014
Well, well, well.  Looks like my post from yesterday created quite the hubbub.  Possibly so much so, that the Oakland Mil...

Siddiqui and OMVB Leaders to Bring Gas Station...

• THE 53   8:37 PM ON SUN JUN 8 2014
We all know that Nayab Siddiqui enjoys a great amount of political support, including financial support, from the members o...

Sunday Funday in the New City!

• THE 53   9:02 AM ON SUN JUN 8 2014
Howard County, if you're not out and about loving life today, it's your own damn fault!  Here's why: Capita...

Campaign signs 2014: Howard County State’s A...

• FRANK HECKER   8:00 AM ON SUN JUN 8 2014
My next “sign-off” is for the race for Howard County State’s Attorney, in which incumbent Dario Broccolino faces fell...

Taking the next steps

• THE 53   7:25 AM ON SAT JUN 7 2014
It's still late spring on the calendar, but summer has started in Columbia.  We've had the first weekend of conc...

Campaign signs 2014: Howard County Sheriff

• FRANK HECKER   8:00 AM ON FRI JUN 6 2014
OK, the preliminaries are over, and here’s my first campaign sign 2014 face-off. I’m starting with the courthouse races...

Month of cruelty, month of joy

• THE 53   11:31 PM ON THU JUN 5 2014
I've found it hard to feel totally settled this month still.  And hey, it's already the 6th of the month!  (And...

Campaign signs 2014: Judging criteria

• FRANK HECKER   8:00 AM ON WED JUN 4 2014
Thanks to those who sent in pictures of campaign signs for Eric Ebersole; I’m still looking for signs for other candidate...

2014 Centennial HS Graduation

• UPLOADS BY HOWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL...   11:30 AM ON TUE JUN 3 2014
2014 Centennial HS Graduation From: Howard County Public School System Views: 84 0 ratings Time: 01:40:32 More in ...

Campaign signs 2014: A call for submissions

• FRANK HECKER   8:00 AM ON MON JUN 2 2014
Pity the poor political candidates of Howard County. It’s hard enough running a campaign as it is, but they also have pes...

2014 Long Reach HS Graduation

• UPLOADS BY HOWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL...   2:21 AM ON MON JUN 2 2014
2014 Long Reach HS Graduation From: Howard County Public School System Views: 143 0 ratings Time: 01:27:18 More in...

2014 Hammond HS Graduation

• UPLOADS BY HOWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL...   6:03 AM ON SUN JUN 1 2014
2014 Hammond HS Graduation From: Howard County Public School System Views: 286 0 ratings Time: 01:36:03 More in Ed...

2014 Mt. Hebron HS Graduation

• UPLOADS BY HOWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL...   12:59 PM ON SAT MAY 31 2014
2014 Mt. Hebron HS Graduation From: Howard County Public School System Views: 369 0 ratings Time: 01:03:06 More in...

Promoting the Inner Arbor plan

• FRANK HECKER   10:00 AM ON SAT MAY 31 2014
How can we best promote the future of the Inner Arbor plan? I had a few thoughts following up from my previous post contain...

Renovating Merriweather Post Pavilion: The sch...

• FRANK HECKER   8:00 AM ON FRI MAY 30 2014
In this post I look into the current schedule for the proposed Merriweather Post Pavilion renovations. For background infor...

2014 Glenelg HS Graduation

• UPLOADS BY HOWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL...   9:28 PM ON THU MAY 29 2014
2014 Glenelg HS Graduation From: Howard County Public School System Views: 109 0 ratings Time: 01:25:39 More in Ed...

On the Inner Arbor plan, listen to the people,...

• FRANK HECKER   7:27 AM ON THU MAY 29 2014
Last night I went to Columbia Association headquarters for the CA board meeting that had been scheduled on very short notic...

2014 Oakland Mills HS Graduation

• UPLOADS BY HOWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL...   9:44 PM ON WED MAY 28 2014
2014 Oakland Mills HS Graduation From: Howard County Public School System Views: 77 0 ratings Time: 01:32:54 More ...

2014 Marriotts Ridge HS Graduation

• UPLOADS BY HOWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL...   9:24 PM ON WED MAY 28 2014
2014 Marriotts Ridge HS Graduation From: Howard County Public School System Views: 207 0 ratings Time: 01:37:42 Mo...