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Interview with William Santos running to represent Wilde Lake on the CA Board of Directors

On April 13th I had the pleasure of conducting an interview with Bill Santos – candidate running to represent Wilde Lake on the Columbia Association Board of Directors (Columbia Council). We talked about a number of things: His background Symphony of Lights CA Budget The Rouse Project Why he believes he is the best choice in his election Watch the interview...

Howard County Field Hockey: Hammond tops Oakland Mills 8 to 1 on April 12th

The Hammond Golden Bears earned an 8-1 victory over Oakland Mills on Monday night, with five separate players earning goals for the team: a hat trick for senior Lizzie Hughes, with one goal scored in each of the first three quarters, and one goal each for senior Sierra Shaffer, junior Izzy Stalnaker, sophomores Hannah Haber and Lauren Johnson, and...

Howard County JV Football: River Hill Hawks come out on top against the Mt. Hebron Vikings 32-20 on April 12th

River Hill and Mt. Hebron’s JV football teams finally met last night after their game was rescheduled due to thunderstorms last Friday the 9th. The Hawks started out strong with sophomore’s Nicholas Lancashire scoring a rushing touchdown mid-way through the first quarter, then Bergen Remick scoring the second about five minutes after that. With less than four minutes left...

The Maryland Department of Health directs all Maryland COVID-19 vaccine providers to pause the administration of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines until further federal guidance is issued

Media Advisory: Maryland Department of Health Statement on Administration of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine This morning, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued the statement below about recent reports of adverse reactions to the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine and its recommendation to pause administration of the Johnson...

Terps Helping Howard County: Event on April 18th from 1:00pm to 3:00pm in Ellicott City

April is Do Good Month for Terps, and the UMD Howard County Terp Alumni Network has partnered with Food on the 15th AND The Kindness Pantry. We invite you to help those in need in our community with our Drive Through Donation Drive where we will be collecting non-perishable food, new school supplies and eye glasses. We hope you...

Howard County Public School System now offers a voluntary K-12 COVID-19 Testing Program that will provide free tests for students and school-based staff

Parents/Guardians Can Now Provide Consent for Voluntary Student COVID-19 Testing Effective Monday, April 12, HCPSS will offer a voluntary K-12 COVID-19 Testing Program that will provide free tests for students and school-based staff who develop COVID-like symptoms or are identified as close contacts while they are in a school building. Parents/guardians should not send their children to school, and staff should not...

Columbia listed in the Howard Hughes Corporation 4th Quarter 2020 Investor Presentation

I was unsure what direction I wanted to go with this post about the Howard Howard Hughes Corporation (HHC) as it related to their 4th Quarter 2020 Investor Presentation (dated February 2021) and so I just decided to go with share a few slides that caught my attention, link to the full presentation on the HHC website and provide...

Howard County Public School System sees an increase in enrollment numbers in March 2021

Enrollment numbers for Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) are kind of a big deal…as those numbers drive some funding for our school system. The March 2021 report showed an increase of 87 students from the previous month. This brings the total of 1,583 students lower than what was reported in September 2019 for HCPSS (1,575 is what the...

COVID-19 update from Howard County Executive Calvin Ball on April 12th

Our key COVID-19 metrics are steady. However, our daily case rates remain high, and we’re seeing increasing cases throughout our region. Despite the warmer weather and many of our residents getting vaccinated, a majority of our residents are not protected from this virus. COVID-19 variants are present in Maryland, and I encourage our residents to continue to StayCOVIDSafe by...

Carroll County COVID-19 Vaccine Resources – April 11, 2021

Shared by Carroll County Health Department on Facebook on April 11th: Want to get vaccinated? Sign up on the Health Department interest list for your group at http://cchd.maryland.gov or call 410-876-4848. We will contact you when we can vaccinate you. Vaccines are also available at pharmacies and mass vaccination sites across the state. Call 1-855-MDGOVAX (1-855-634-6829) or visit http://coronavirus.maryland.gov/pages/vaccine#locator Keep slowing the...