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Howard County Council meetings are planned to return to in person for Councilmembers and public participation in September 2021

After seeing a number of photos posted online recently showing a significant number of elected officials at events around Howard County it got me wondering...when would the Howard County Council begin meeting in person again and when would those meetings be open to the public? Here are some of the photos I have seen on social media or press releases...

Howard County and Carroll County State Championship Games: Marriotts Ridge (3A) and Liberty (1A) win State Titles in Girls Lacrosse

Here are results in the 2021 MPSSAA State Championships tracked by Scott E's Blog for schools in Howard County and Carroll County: Girls Lacrosse Division 3A: Marriotts Ridge wins the state title over C. Milton Wright 15 to 11 Girls Lacrosse Division 1A: Liberty wins the state title over Fallston 10 to 9 Baseball Division 3A: Chopticon wins the state title over Atholton 4 to...

Soccer Stars William Vanzella and Rachel Campanaro Invite Youth Soccer Players to ‘Get a Shot to Take a Shot’ event in Howard County on June 23rd

Local soccer stars William Vanzella and Rachel Campanaro and the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) are inviting local youth soccer players to join them for an opportunity to get free COVID-19 vaccines and try their luck shooting a goal against a professional.  The event will take place on Wednesday, June 23, at Chapelgate Christian Academy, located at 2600 Marriottsville Road,...

Howard County and Carroll County Sports: State Championship Friday

Today is the big day for High School State Championship games. Howard County and Carroll County have a number of teams participating today. Here are the schedules for Baseball, Softball and Girls Lacrosse (the sports tracked by Scott E's Blog in 2021): Baseball State Championship Schedule The MPSSAA has released the schedule for the state championship game times at Regency Furniture...

Educational Opportunities Expanding with New Head Start Center in Long Reach Village Center in Columbia

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball hosted a ribbon cutting for the Bauder Education Center, a vital early education program of the Community Action Council of Howard County at Long Reach Village Center. The new location has approximately 5,332 square feet, allowing Head Start to increase its capacity from 38 to 79 children. Head Start provides free pre-school to eligible...

Carroll County Sheriff’s Office Attempt to ID: Hit and Run suspect vehicle in the area of Trevanion Road and Stonesifer Road in Taneytown on June 17th

Reported by Carroll County Sheriff's Office - Maryland on June 17th: Attempt to ID: Hit and Run suspect vehicle On 06/17/2021, between 8:00 AM and 8:10 AM in the area of Trevanion Road and Stonesifer Road, Taneytown, Maryland, a vehicle similar to the one shown was involved in a hit and run accident where a pedestrian was struck and injured (DR#...

2021 Best of Carroll County nominations are open

It is time to nominate your favorites for the 2021 Carroll’s Best (via Carroll County Times). Nominations are open through June 27th and voting begins on August 8th. Here are the various categories where you can nominate your favorite places and things around the county: Best Dinning Experience Best Restaurants/Food Best Services Best Shopping Best Home & Garden Best Things...

Howard County Executive Expands July 4th Celebration, Now Includes Live Entertainment and Food Trucks

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball announced and expanded the July 4th celebration hosted at Lake Kittamaqundi to include live entertainment, music, and food trucks, as Howard County leads the state among vaccination efforts. Last month, Ball announced Howard County would host its annual fireworks for the community. Photos of the event can be found here. Video can be found...

Howard Community College Breaks Ground on New Mathematics and Athletics Complex

Funded by the State of Maryland and Howard County, new facility will be 193,000 gross square feet Howard Community College held a groundbreaking celebration on June 16th for its planned Mathematics and Athletics Complex. The fused facility will be an innovative and creative approach to serving students and the community. Construction will begin later this summer with an estimated completion...

Howard County Boys Lacrosse: Marriotts Ridge (3A) and Glenelg (2A) eliminated from State Tournaments

Here is a breakdown of how the schools from Howard County County and Carroll County did in Round 5 (State Semifinals) in the 2021 MPSSAA Boys Lacrosse Championship Tournament on June 16th: 2021 MPSSAA Class 4A Boys Lacrosse State Championships: Note: All teams from Howard County and Carroll County are eliminated from the 4A tournament 2021 MPSSAA Class 3A Boys Lacrosse State...