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Suspect arrested on charges of indecent exposure and disorderly conduct in Columbia

Howard County Police Daily Crime Bulletin, Friday, August 7, 2020 Indecent exposure Columbia, 21045: 8800 block of Centre Park Drive, Aug. 6 9:23 a.m. Police responded for a report of a male suspect exposing himself in his vehicle while in the parking lot of shopping center. Police located the suspect and arrested him. ARRESTED: Luis Guillermo Carmona, 57, of Orchard Drive in Ellicott...

Maryland Department of Health reports 3,779 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Howard County and 93,806 cases in Maryland on August 7th

Maryland Department of Health reports 3,779 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Howard County and 93,806 cases in Maryland on August 7th. Maryland added 801 new cases and Howard County added 50 new cases of COVID-19 in the past day. The statewide COVID-19 testing positivity rate is now 3.90% and Howard County is at 3.15%. COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland Number of confirmed cases...

Jaxon Edwin posts they will be ceasing operations in Ellicott City

This is a post from Jaxon Edwin on Facebook yesterday: It gives me great pain to let everyone know that we will sadly be ceasing operations for Jaxon Edwin. This company started as kickstarter and ended with a Gordon Ramsay remodel. After filming, we were on fire-standing room only each weekend. My chef Brenden says we were on our way...

Interview with I’m The Chef Too Maryland from Howard County

Yesterday I had the pleasure to interview Lisa Wallace from I'm The Chef Too Maryland. I'm The Chef Too Maryland is a business in Howard County that blends food, STEM, and the Arts into educational fun. I love supporting local businesses and when I heard what this business was doing I just had to have Lisa on my podcast...

Community Foundation of Howard County awards 61 scholarships

The Community Foundation of Howard County, which raises, manages and distributes funds to support Howard County nonprofits, awarded 56 Howard County students with 61 scholarships totaling $68,110. The awards come after a thorough review of applications and scholarship committee recommendations. “These scholarships are another example of the many donors in our caring community and the value they place on education,”...

Baby of pregnant woman shot in Columbia dies

Police increase reward to up to $10,000 The baby girl of a pregnant woman shot and killed in Columbia on July 31 has died. Rabiah Ahmad, 30, was 28 weeks pregnant when she was shot while inside a residence in the 6600 block of Dovecote Drive. She was transported to University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center where she later died. Doctors...

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball Launches Food Distribution Map

County Executive Calvin Ball launched a new food distribution map for Howard County residents seeking food pantries or access to free meals. The innovative map currently lists 31 locations offering groceries, produce, non-perishables, fresh and frozen meals for students, residents, and older adults in need.    “No one should have to choose between paying rent or purchasing food for themselves or their family,...

Student attendance in the 2020 HCPSS Draft Reopening Plan

The Howard County Board of Education is scheduled to meet today at 4:30pm for a work session on the "Fall Reopening Report". There is a document outlining the 2020 HCPSS Draft Reopening Plan that has been shared around social media. The 139 page PDF has a great many details...the one item I was initially interested in seeing was the...

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich’s Amended Executive Order forbids the sale of alcohol by bars and restaurants after 10 pm

Montgomery County Executive Elrich’s Amended Executive Order to Allow More Businesses to Reopen Under Phase 2 Guidelines Unanimously Approved by County Council Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich’s plan to update his executive order regarding restrictions during the COVID-19 health crisis and allow more types of businesses to reopen was unanimously approved on Aug. 4 by the Montgomery County Council. Amended...

Maryland Department of Health reports 3,717 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Howard County and 92,426 cases in Maryland on August 5th

Maryland Department of Health reports 3,717 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Howard County and 92,426 cases in Maryland on August 5th. Maryland added 572 new cases and Howard County added 27 new cases of COVID-19 in the past day. The statewide COVID-19 testing positivity rate is now 4.05% and Howard County is at 2.99%. COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland Number of confirmed cases...