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Q&A with Tonya Kennon– New library leader plans for the future

Nearly six months ago Tonya (pronounced TONE-ya) Kennon took leadership of the Howard County Library System (HCLS). Kennon joined HCLS following a long career...

REMAKING
 DOWNTOWN
 COLUMBIA–Gregg Fitchitt at the helm for redevelopment

Parents of philosophy majors, take heart: a philosophy major not only got a job, he got the top job. Greg Fitchitt, the newly appointed Regional...

Demand rising for senior housing- New sites needed for growing population

“There’s not enough senior housing in Howard County,” said Kelly Cimino, director of the Howard County Department of Housing and Community Development. One solution may...

Howard Executive Taps Lisa Myers As New County Police Chief

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball named Lisa Myers, a retired Howard County Police Department Captain, as the department’s new chief, effective Feb. 1. She...

Clyde’s Restaurant Group CEO Dies

John Laytham, co-owner and CEO of Clyde’s Restaurant Group ― which has operated a restaurant at the Columbia Lakefront since the mid-70s ― died...

HCEDA board elects new chair, vice chair

The Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) Board of Directors unanimously voted to elect Steven Snelgrove, president of Johns Hopkins Medicine – Howard County...

Decoding Millennials

Millennials have spoken: they want food trucks and festivals; bars and restaurants that stay open late; adults-only nights with painting, skating and trivia. And...

Q & A with Brian Darmody–Growing a Maryland research business

What’s it like having two high-profile jobs at once? Ask Brian Darmody, who’s been serving the University of Maryland College Park (UMCP) since 1982...

Q&A With Jamie Brown – Mother Nature Can’t Stop This Farm

While it makes sense to think fall would be the busiest season at a farm that grows pumpkins, turkeys and Christmas trees, but that’s...

Howard Names New Rec and Parks Director

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball announced Raul Delerme will serve as the new Howard County Recreation & Parks director, taking over for John Byrd....

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