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Mobile COVID-19 Testing Sites in Howard County expanding hours of operation

Announced by Howard County Executive Calvin Ball on April 18th: New Hours! Our Mobile Testing sites are now open from noon through 7:00 p.m. These mobile sites are more accessible to our community, provide quick test results, and improve our ability to contain COVID-19. 15-minute rapid testing and 24-hour PCR testing is available to residents at no cost at each of...

Weekly COVID-19 tracking charts for Maryland, Howard County and Carroll County – April 17th

Here are my weekly COVID-19 charts that will provide you a look at the trends in 2021 to date: Here is the weekly look at the number of COVID-19 cases: Weekly look at the number of deaths due to COVID-19 in Maryland: Weekly look at the number of people “hospitalized” in Maryland: Number of people currently hospitalized in Maryland: Positivity rate for Maryland, Howard...

Howard County Football: Howard Wins 20-10 over Wilde Lake on April 16th

The Howard Lions defeated the Wildecats Friday night in highly charged closing match to the 2021 football season that saw a stunning 46-yard field from Howard’s Camren Kovach.  The Wildecats struck first with an early touchdown with 2:09 left in the first quarter giving them a 7-0 lead after converting the extra point. But the Lions responded early in...

Marriotts Ridge Mustangs 2021 Howard County Boys Varsity Soccer Champion

The Mustangs defeated the Centennial Eagles Friday, April 16th to claim the Howard County championship in a 1-0 victory. It was a high stress game – with three of game’s four yellow cards issued in the first 15 minutes of play. Although the match remained scoreless at the half, the Mustangs struck goal with 26:48 left in the second...

The Sykesville Police Department is seeking information about a possible hit and run accident involving a pedestrian earlier today

The Sykesville Police Department posted the following on social media on April 17th: The Sykesville Police Department is seeking information about a white BMW SUV that was involved in a possible hit and run accident involving a pedestrian earlier today at 12:30 pm on Second Avenue. The vehicle may have damage to the passenger side rear view mirror and was...

Carroll County Government – Employment Opportunities – April 16th

The following is a listing of employment opportunities shared by Carroll County Government on April 16th (via email): Grounds Maintenance Worker I or II – Bureau of Facilities $13.05 – 14.20 hourly (Grade C05 or C06), 40 hours per week Hours are typically Monday through Thursday from 6:00 am – 4:30 pm Apply by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 30, 2021  Comprehensive Planner I...

Howard County Unveils Two Innovative Nonverbal Communication Boards at Blandair Park Playground

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball joined the Department of Recreation & Parks on April 16th to unveil two innovative nonverbal communication boards at Blandair Regional Park’s new “Play for All” playground. The boards, which were partially funded by the Howard County Autism Society (HCAS), allow nonverbal children to easily communicate without the use of personal augmentative and alternative communication...

Howard County Girls Soccer: Glenelg tops Marriotts Ridge on penalty kicks on April 15th – photos from the game

Article updated - score and outcome corrected. I was looking at the wrong box score with the previous post. Sorry about that readers - Scott E Michele Fuhrman attended the game between Glenelg and Marriotts Ridge on April 15th (final score 0 to 0 then 4-3 to Glenelg in penalty kicks) and took these photos for the community: See the full...

Howard County Varsity Field Hockey: Mt. Hebron Vikings win 1-0 against the Howard Lions on April 15th

Mt. Hebron’s varsity field hockey team (4-6) defeated the Howard Lions (3-6) at the varsity field hockey game yesterday. Although only one goal was scored - by Paige Leitzel in the second quarter - both teams played hard, and Hebron managed to keep the ball down at Howard’s goal for the majority of the game. After the game, Mt....

Howard County Field Hockey: Atholton tops Hammond 2 to 0 on April 15th – photos from the game

Kate Haber attended the game between Atholton and Hammond on April 15th (final score 2 to 0 in favor of Atholton) and took these photos for the community: See the full photo set here: