Howard County councilman Jon Weinstein’s presentation to county council regarding the recently announced 5-year Ellicott City Flood Mitigation Plan included a brief history lesson on combination of factors that have made Main Street so susceptible to flooding.
A plan to tear down nearly 20 buildings in Ellicott City to reduce flood severity is not sitting well with the nonprofit group Preservation Maryland.
Liz Walsh beat out incumbent Democrat Jon Weinstein for the District 1 seat after the provisional and absentee ballots were counted Friday.
In the wake of the second devastating flood to hit Ellicott City in less than two years, one Howard County councilman is calling for a temporary freeze to development in the city’s historic district.
A bill that would make Howard County, Maryland, a “sanctuary” county for people who have entered the country illegally was approved Monday night by county council. But for supporters, it’s likely a short-lived victory.
The Howard County Council plans to vote on whether to label the county a “sanctuary” jurisdiction that promises to shield and protect undocumented immigrants from federal law.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.