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Detectives arrest three men in prostitution operation in Howard County

NEWS RELEASE: Detectives arrest three men in prostitution operation In an effort to deter prostitution and human trafficking in Howard County, police conducted an undercover operation yesterday resulting in the arrest of three men for solicitation of prostitution and related charges. Officers arrested the would-be johns for soliciting prostitution at a hotel in the 6700 block of Dorsey Road in Elkridge....

Howard County Police Department still looking to fill two crossing guard positions for the upcoming school year

The following information and the photo above was posted by Howard County Police Department on Facebook: We are still looking to fill two crossing guard positions for the upcoming school year! Crossing guards are needed at Jeffers Hill Elementary and Stevens Forest Elementary in Columbia. This PAID part-time position requires 10-20 hours of work per week during the school year and...

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball will sign a MOU for Project SEARCH on August 21st

Noted via press release: County Executive Ball To Sign MOU For Project SEARCH ELLICOTT CITY – On Wednesday, Howard County Executive Calvin Ball will sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for Project SEARCH, a one-year program for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities in their last year of high school. The program helps students gain employment and marketable work skills through...

Power outage causes a delay in the presentation of the HCPSS Superintendent’s Attendance Area Adjustment Plan

I had hoped to be writing about the redistricting plan presented by the Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) Superintendent this morning...but the storms that came through Howard County yesterday afternoon caused a power outage and the video feed for the board meeting could not be established for the 7pm meeting. Here is information via Twitter yesterday afternoon: As noted...

Howard County Council announces that Diane Schwartz Jones will serve as the new Council Administrator

Noted via press release: Council Announces New Council Administrator Ellicott City, MD – Today the County Council announced that Diane Schwartz Jones will serve as the new Council Administrator, taking over for Jessica Feldmark. Before taking this position, Jones served as the Director of the Department of Permitting Services for Montgomery County. In her new position Jones will direct the legislative...

HCPSS MPIA Related To The Redistricting Process

Today is kind of a big day...the day we all hear what the recommendations are from Superintendent Martirano for redistricting (School Boundary Review Process) of Howard County Public Schools. Now as our community has gone through this process over the last couple of months...the shocking announcement recently from some Howard County Council Members may throw a monkey wrench in the...

Photos From Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services Merriweather Station 14 Opening

If you were not able to make it out to the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services Merriweather Station 14 Opening today...I did my best to take enough photos so that you felt like you were there...you can view them on Facebook (104 photos): Click the image below to view all of the images. It was a big...

Tiki Bar Crab Feast at Nottingham’s Taven in Columbia on August 24th

One of my favorite places (Nottingham's Tavern in Columbia, MD) is having a Tike Bar Crab Feast Event on August 24th. Here is information from their Event page on Facebook: Doors open at 12:00pm Crab Feast 1:00pm - 5:00pm All you can eat crabs and corn $60 per person Sounds by DJ Gates Drink specials Here is a copy of the flyer for the event: Here is...

Two juvenile males from Ellicott City charged with theft from auto

Noted in the HCPD Crime log on August 16th: Theft from vehicle/vehicle break-in Ellicott City, 21043: 3100 block of Normandy Woods Drive, Aug. 16 12:51 a.m. Police responded for a report of two male suspects entering vehicles. Police located the suspects with stolen items and arrested them. ARRESTED: two juvenile males, 16 and 14, of Ellicott City, charged with theft from auto ### Anyone else...

Important Information From HCPSS For The 2019-2020 School Year

The following information can be found on the Howard County Public School System website here. August 14th, 2019 The first day of school is fast approaching! Here’s what you need to know for the 2019-2020 school year. Before Day One School Calendar Make sure you know when schools are closed or have scheduled early dismissals! There will be no printed 2019-2020 calendars. Staff, students and...