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Howard County Police identify body found in Columbia

Detectives offer reward up to $5,000 for information Howard County police have identified a body recently found in a wooded area in Columbia as Nahun Odilio Delgado-Sanchez, 34, of Columbia. Detectives are investigating the circumstances of his death and believe there was foul play. They are offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information in the case. Police received information...

Howard County Board of Elections Receives Nearly $700,000 COVID-19 Response Grant from the Center for Tech and Civic Life For 2020 Elections

County Executive Calvin Ball and the Howard County Board of Elections announced that Howard County received a COVID-19 response grant of $688,226 from the Center for Tech and Civic Life to assist in the upcoming general election with increased costs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This grant from the Center for Tech and Civic Life comes from a $400 million donation from...

More than 55,000 Mail-in Ballots have been returned from Howard County by October 21st

More than 105,000 Howard County residents requested mail-in ballots for the 2020 General Election. As of October 21st more than 55,000 of those ballots have been returned to the Board of Elections. Here is a breakdown of the Howard County numbers and the Statewide numbers: Some notes: Democrats are outpacing Republicans and “Other” on returning ballots (by percentage returned). Howard...

Kimberly Klacik holds campaign event in Columbia on October 21st

Kimberly Klacik (candidate for Representative in Congress in District 7) held a campaign event at Union Jack's in Columbia on October 21st. Here is information from a post on the campaign Facebook page about the event: 130 people in enemy territory tonight. Thank you, Columbia, MD! The energy is there. The desire for safe neighborhoods, a better education system & higher paying...

Howard International Grocer Moving into Long Reach Village Center in Columbia

Howard International Grocer, a market specializing in international foods and halal meat, is moving into 1,733 square feet of the Long Reach Village Center, as part of the Long Reach Rising Revitalization project led by Howard County. Owner, Monzurul Islam, formerly lived in the Long Reach neighborhood, and has family still in the area. Mr. Islam has three other retail locations and a wholesale distribution business...

Howard County Announces Request for Proposals for Columbia Flier Building Property

Today, County Executive Calvin Ball announced the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the purchase and repurposing of the Former Columbia Flier Building and property, located at 10750 Little Patuxent Parkway, in Columbia, MD. The RFP can be found here. The Flier Building was constructed in 1978 and for 33 years was home to the Columbia Flier, Howard...

Howard County Police double reward up to $10,000 for information in Oct. 4 Columbia homicide

Howard County police have doubled the reward up to $10,000 for information about the fatal shooting of 23-year-old Juan Michael Ross on Oct. 4 in Columbia. Officers were called to the 9600 block of Basket Ring Road at approximately 2:37 p.m. for a report that a subject had been shot outside a residence. Ross, of Jessup, was pronounced dead at...

Data From Focus Groups Shows Support For SROs In Howard County Public Schools

An update on "School Resource Officers in Schools Focus Groups" will be presented at the Howard County Board of Education meeting on October 22nd. This presentation will provide data and information from the three focus groups held by Howard County Public School System (conducted on October 5, October 13, and October 15). In the document under "Quantitative Data Points" the...

Howard County Police locate body of adult in Columbia

Howard County police have located the body of an adult in a wooded area in Columbia and are investigating suspicious circumstances around the person’s death. Police received a tip that there may be a body in a wooded area adjacent to the 6100 block of Old Dobbin Lane. Police responded to that location Tuesday morning and located the body of...

Howard County Public Schools ranked #1 by Niche.com in 2021 Best School Districts in Maryland

Niche.com notes: The 2021 Best School Districts ranking is based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education. Ranking factors include state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, public school district ratings, and more. Read more on how this ranking was...