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Photos from Day 6 of Early Voting in Howard County at Long Reach High School and Reservoir High School

Today I made it out to vote. I think it is important to make our voices heard in every election and was happy to be able to do that today (was in and out in just a few minutes during early voting). I took just a little time to visit two early voting locations: Long Reach High School (where I...

Final Word with Julie Hotopp – Write-In candidate for Howard County Board of Education in District 4

Scott E's Blog final interview with Julie Hotopp (Write-In candidate for Howard County Board of Education in District 4) in the 2020 election cycle. Here is that interview on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D0PF6tTBr2U To learn more about this candidate check out these resources: https://hotopp4boe.wixsite.com/mysite https://www.facebook.com/hotopp4boe/ https://twitter.com/hotopp4boe Scott E

Weekly tracking charts of Coronavirus data in Howard County and Maryland – October 31st

Below are the weekly tracking charts in Howard County and Maryland I have been working on for some time now and some comments on the data this week. If interested in the data behind the charts I have this handy Google Sheet with the specifics of the data noted on the graphs in this article. I am going to mention in the beginning of...

Howard Magazine Best of Howard County 2020 Results Released

This morning Howard Magazine’s Best of Howard County 2020 results were released. The Baltimore Sun reports more than 53,000 votes were cast in this year’s readers’ poll. Here are some of the winners that caught my eye this morning: Best Blog: Scott E's Blog I really want to thank all of my friends, family and blog followers that voted for Scott E’s...

WordPress 5.5.3 is now available…one day after version 5.5.2 was released

Well...the next update for WordPress did not take long...version 5.5.3 was released just one day after WordPress released version 5.5.2. Here is information from WordPress.org: WordPress 5.5.3 is now available. This maintenance release fixes an issue introduced in WordPress 5.5.2 which makes it impossible to install WordPress on a brand new website that does not have a database connection configured. This...

46,860 votes cast through day 5 of early voting in Howard County

According to the Maryland State Board of Elections website 46,860 votes have been cast during early voting in Howard County. Day 1: 11,580 votes cast Day 2: 10,069 votes cast Day 3: 9,945 votes cast Day 4: 7,387 votes cast Day 5: 7,655 votes cast Here are photos from Day 5 of Early Voting in Howard County at Wilde Lake...

Photos from Day 5 of Early Voting in Howard County at Wilde Lake High School and Meadowbrook Athletic Complex

I have not had much time to make it out to the polling locations to visit with candidates and get good photos...so today I took just a little time to visit two early voting locations: Wilde Lake High School and Meadowbrook Athletic Complex. I was interested to see how many candidates I would see today...here are the ones I saw...

Howard Community College President Named as a 2020 Most Admired CEO

Dr. Kate Hetherington Selected for Prestigious Leadership Award by The Daily Record The Daily Record has named Dr. Kathleen Hetherington, president of Howard Community College, as one of Maryland’s 2020 Most Admired CEOs. The winners were selected based on professional accomplishments, community service, and letters of reference submitted by co-workers, board members, and community leaders showing the CEO's leadership and...

Howard Hospital Foundation names Tom McGuire to board

Howard Hospital Foundation, which provides philanthropic support to Howard County General Hospital, named Tom McGuire to the board of trustees. A researcher, computer security professional and educator, McGuire serves as co-founder and chief technology officer of the Howard County-based cyber security firm Bantam Technologies. McGuire has had a more than 20-year career in the computer security industry, including roles as...

WordPress 5.5.2 Security and Maintenance Release on October 29th

Information from WordPress.org on October 29th: WordPress 5.5.2 is now available! This security and maintenance release features 14 bug fixes in addition to 10 security fixes. Because this is a security release, it is recommended that you update your sites immediately. All versions since WordPress 3.7 have also been updated. WordPress 5.5.2 is a short-cycle security and maintenance release. The next major release will be...