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Carroll County Government – Employment Opportunities – April 16th

The following is a listing of employment opportunities shared by Carroll County Government on April 16th (via email): Grounds Maintenance Worker I or II – Bureau of Facilities $13.05 – 14.20 hourly (Grade C05 or C06), 40 hours per week Hours are typically Monday through Thursday from 6:00 am – 4:30 pm Apply by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 30, 2021  Comprehensive Planner I...

Howard County Unveils Two Innovative Nonverbal Communication Boards at Blandair Park Playground

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball joined the Department of Recreation & Parks on April 16th to unveil two innovative nonverbal communication boards at Blandair Regional Park’s new “Play for All” playground. The boards, which were partially funded by the Howard County Autism Society (HCAS), allow nonverbal children to easily communicate without the use of personal augmentative and alternative communication...

Howard County Girls Soccer: Glenelg tops Marriotts Ridge on penalty kicks on April 15th – photos from the game

Article updated - score and outcome corrected. I was looking at the wrong box score with the previous post. Sorry about that readers - Scott E Michele Fuhrman attended the game between Glenelg and Marriotts Ridge on April 15th (final score 0 to 0 then 4-3 to Glenelg in penalty kicks) and took these photos for the community: See the full...

Howard County Varsity Field Hockey: Mt. Hebron Vikings win 1-0 against the Howard Lions on April 15th

Mt. Hebron’s varsity field hockey team (4-6) defeated the Howard Lions (3-6) at the varsity field hockey game yesterday. Although only one goal was scored - by Paige Leitzel in the second quarter - both teams played hard, and Hebron managed to keep the ball down at Howard’s goal for the majority of the game. After the game, Mt....

Howard County Field Hockey: Atholton tops Hammond 2 to 0 on April 15th – photos from the game

Kate Haber attended the game between Atholton and Hammond on April 15th (final score 2 to 0 in favor of Atholton) and took these photos for the community: See the full photo set here:

Howard County school system releases schedule for in-person graduations at Merriweather Post Pavilion

2021 graduation schedule: Cedar Lane School — 10 a.m. May 28 Wilde Lake — 3 p.m. May 28 Mt. Hebron — 11 a.m. June 1 Oakland Mills — 3 p.m. June 1 Atholton — 7 p.m. June 1 Marriotts Ridge — 11 a.m. June 2 Centennial — 3 p.m. June 2 Howard — 7 p.m. June 2 Reservoir — 11 a.m. June 3 Glenelg — 3 p.m. June 3 Long...

The VA Maryland Health Care System will host a COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the Baltimore VA Medical Center on April 17th

The VA Maryland Health Care System will host a COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the Baltimore VA Medical Center on Saturday, April 17, 2021, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. This clinic is open to adults 18 and older who are: Veterans enrolled with the VA Maryland Health Care System Veterans not enrolled for VA health care Veterans not eligible...

Howard County Field Hockey: Marriotts Ridge tops Glenelg 2 to 1 on April 15th

Tim Phillips attended the game between Glenelg and Marriotts Ridge on April 15th (final score 2 to 1 in favor of Marriotts Ridge) and took these photos for the community: See the full photo set here:

Carroll County Announces Maryland Relief Act of 2021 funding for Carroll Food and Beverage Providers

Today, the Carroll County Board of Commissioners voted to approve guidelines for the Maryland Relief Act of 2021 funding which will award $612,281.26 to Carroll County food and beverage providers. The Restaurant and Caterers COVID RELIEF Grant Program will support Carroll County food and beverage providers facing continued financial impacts from COVID-19. All application information, including terms, eligibility, and qualification...

WordPress 5.7.1 is now available – Security and Maintenance Release

Announced by Wordpress on April 15th: WordPress 5.7.1 is now available! This security and maintenance release features 26 bug fixes in addition to two security fixes. Because this is a security release, it is recommended that you update your sites immediately. All versions since WordPress 4.7 have also been updated. WordPress 5.7.1 is a short-cycle security and maintenance release. The next major release will be...