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Howard County Executive Calvin Ball Gives His State Of Business Address Before The Howard County Chamber of Commerce on February 25th

Did you miss the Howard County Executive speech before the Chamber of Commerce yesterday (I did)...but fortunate for us they live streamed it here: (click image below to view the video on Facebook) I also got sent the text of his speech (it is good to know people in high places). Here it is: Good Afternoon and thank you for joining...

Video And Photos From The HoCoBOE Candidate Forum On February 24th

The People's Voice - Ethics Ballot and Howard County Citizens Association - HCCA hosted a Howard County Board of Education Candidate Forum on February 24th for candidates running in Districts 4 and 5. Here is a listing of candidates that did or did not attend: District 4 Kirsten Coombs - yes Matt Levine - yes Sezin Palmer - yes Mike Sheer...

Bridges to Housing Stability 10th Annual “Hotter than Thou” Chili Cook-Off on March 29th

Information about the event emailed to me: If you enjoy eating chili and making a difference, then Bridges’ 10th Annual “Hotter than Thou” Chili Cook-Off is for you! On Sunday, March 29th, Bridges to Housing Stability will bring together 15 local congregations in a friendly, philanthropic competition to determine who has the best chili in Howard County! We welcome all community...

Goucher College Poll Shows Bernie Sanders Leading In Maryland

Goucher College Poll: Sanders, Biden, Bloomberg leading Maryland Democratic primary; all Democratic candidates beat President Donald Trump in head-to-head matchups; Trump remains unpopular The Goucher College Poll asked Maryland Democratic likely voters about their presidential primary, how they viewed each Democratic presidential candidate, and their preferences toward candidate ideology and electability versus closeness of position on issues. The poll also asked...

What will you be so rich with that you will be willing to share it with the entire world?

This is not Howard County "news" or local information related at all. Sometimes we just need some positivity in our world. Hang out on social media for a few minutes and you know what I am talking about with that statement. I felt the need for a positive or uplifting post on the blog. This is a video is from 2017....

Targeted Punitive Tax on Digital Advertising Services In Maryland

The following notice was put out by the Maryland Chamber of Commerce: ACTION ALERT: Targeted Punitive Tax on Digital Advertising Services The debate over legislation that would establish a new digital advertising gross revenue tax of up to 10% on annual gross revenues derived from digital advertising services in the state continues. If it enacts Senate Bill 2, Maryland would become...

XFL Week 3 Recap – Scores, Standings and Power Rankings

One big upset in week 3 will shake up the power rankings this week. Here is a recap of the scores, standings and Scott E’s Blog Power Rankings after 3 weeks: Scores and Highlights: Hou Roughnecks 34 - TB Vipers 27 (stats) Houston is now the only undefeated team in the XFL. Tampa Bay's offense finally found the end zone scoring three TDs...

Goucher College Poll Results: Maryland residents view state taxes as too high, Governor Hogan remains popular and much more

Goucher College Poll Results: Marylanders recognize need for improvements in public schools but still largely unaware of Kirwan Commission; Residents view state taxes as too high, support progressive income tax structure, divided on the legalization of sports betting; Gov. Hogan remains popular The Goucher College Poll asked Maryland residents their views on various statewide issues, including the direction of and...

Howard County Neighbors United Posts Videos Of Board Of Education Candidates

Howard County Neighbors United (HCNU) dropped a lot of videos from the candidate forum from the Howard County Board of Education candidates that attended the forum on February 16th. Now I am not going to share every video they share..but will give you links here to some videos and a link to view all of the videos shared by HCNU....

Elkridge Man Sentenced to 42 Years in Prison for Drug Possession and Human Trafficking

Ronald Willis Cheek, age 49, was sentenced to a total of 42 years today by Howard County Circuit Court Judge Timothy J. McCrone for two separate cases that occurred in Elkridge, MD in 2019. On January 21, 2020, Cheek pleaded guilty to two counts of drug possession (one count of fentanyl, one count of cocaine). Then on January 29, 2020,...