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The Carroll County Health Department is planning a COVID-19 vaccination clinic for adolescents ages 12-17 on May 19th at the TownMall in Westminster

COVID-19 vaccinations are safe and effective at preventing COVID-19. People who are fully vaccinated can safely start doing more activities, and don’t have to quarantine after travel or an exposure if they don’t have symptoms. Currently, COVID-19 vaccinations are available for people age 16 and older. The Pfizer vaccine was recently authorized by the FDA for emergency use in adolescents...

Governor Hogan Lifts Capacity Limits on Indoor and Outdoor Venues, All Remaining Restrictions on Indoor and Outdoor Dining As of May 15

Statewide Indoor Mask Mandate To Be Lifted After 70% of Adults Receive Vaccine Following CDC Approval, Vaccinations for Adolescents to Begin Tomorrow Maryland Department of Labor to Begin Process of Reinstating Work Search Requirements As a result of the state’s rapid pace of COVID-19 vaccinations and subsequent declines in key health metrics, Governor Larry Hogan today announced the lifting of all capacity...

The Board of Directors of the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland has approved pursuing the sale of Camp Ilchester in Ellicott City

Message from the GSCM Board of Directors May 12, 2021 After careful consideration and discussion during Board meetings held on May 4 and May 10, 2021, the Board of Directors of the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland, Inc. has approved pursuing the sale of Camp Ilchester, subject to the Board’s final approval of price, terms, and conditions of a potential sale. As a...

Howard County Boys Lacrosse: Glenelg tops Mt. Hebron 11 to 10 on May 10th – Photos from the game

Madeleine Phillips attended Mt. Hebron hosting Glenelg Boys Lacrosse game on May 10th (Final score: Glenelg 11, Mt Hebron 10) and took the following photos: See the full photo set here (157 photos): Here is the final score via County Sports Zone: Scott E

Governor Hogan will provide a COVID-19 update on May 12th at 4:30pm

Public Schedule for Governor Larry Hogan for Wednesday, May 12, 2021 The public schedule for Governor Larry Hogan for Wednesday, May 12, 2021 includes the following: Wednesday, May 12, 2021: 4:30 PM: Governor Hogan will provide a COVID-19 update. Government House, Front Lawn 110 State Circle Annapolis, MD 21401 The Governor also has another public event earlier in the day but this is the one I...

HCPSS and Howard County Partners Announce Expanded Participation at Upcoming High School Commencements; increasing the number of guest tickets for each graduate to four

The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) and several Howard County partners are pleased to announce expanded opportunities for 2021 high school graduates and their families at the upcoming commencement ceremonies being held at Merriweather Post Pavilion. Originally, two guests were permitted to accompany each graduate with seating on the lawn. Following updated state guidance on outdoor gatherings, Merriweather Post...

Howard County Baseball: Mt. Hebron 5, Long Reach 1 on May 10th – Photos from the game

Jenise Dunn attended the Mt. Hebron Senior Day game vs Long Reach on May 10th (final score Mt. Hebron 5, Long Reach 1) and took the following photos: Here is the final score via County Sports Zone: ### Scott E

Howard County has the lowest COVID-19 Positive Rate ever reported – 1.76% on May 10th

According to the Maryland Department of Health COVID-19 dashboard on May 11th: Howard County has the lowest COVID-19 positivity rate (7 day rolling average) reported to date (1.76% on May 10th). The previous low COVID-19 positivity rates (7 day rolling average) reported for Howard County were the following: You can view all positivity rate data by jurisdiction in Maryland here in this...

Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services report three townhomes affected by a fire on Hawthorne Court in Ellicott City on May 10th

The following was posted on social media by Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services on May 10th: At 6:20 PM this evening fire fighters were dispatched to a townhouse fire in the 8800 block of Hawthorne Court in Ellicott City. The first arriving engine reported heavy smoke showing and found fire involving three townhomes in the rear of...

Howard County Police report robbery victim in Columbia was shot with a pellet gun on May 8th

Noted in the Howard County Police Department Daily Crime Bulletin, Monday, May 10, 2021 Robbery Columbia, 21044: 6700 block of Green Mill Way, May 8 12:30 p.m. An adult male victim reported he met up with an acquaintance when another male suspect with his face partially covered stole his cash and shot him with a pellet gun before fleeing. The victim self-transported...