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County Executive Ball Announces “Ellicott City Safe and Sound – Phase 1”

I wrote earlier this morning about the announcement happening today for Ellicott City “Safe and Sound” Flood Mitigation and Public Safety Plan...in case you...

Nearly 1 Billion Dollars Requested In The HCPSS Superintendent’s Proposed FY 2020 Operating Budget

I had heard about the Howard County Public School System Superintendent's 2020 budget request yesterday and was in shock a bit...so I made sure...

Howard County Candidates endorsed by the Sierra Club Maryland Chapter

The Sierra Club has release endorsements for candidates in Howard County...here is the list: Howard County County Executive: Ball, Calvin; Democratic County Council District 1 Weinstein, Jon; Democratic County Council District...

Calvin Ball’s Old Constant Contact Account Was Compromised

Did you get this email tonight? Apparently some of us did. It is an email from Constant Contact associated to the old email address...

Howard County Board of Education Cluster Assignments 2018-2019

I saw a post on social media from one of the new Howard County Board of Education members (Vicky Cutroneo) and thought this would...

Howard County Executive Ball sends letter urging an end the current federal government shutdown...

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball sent a letter to President Trump, Senate Leaders McConnell and Schumer, Speaker of the House Ryan, and House Leader Pelosi,...

Howard County Budget Adopted With Record School Funding, Public Safety Enhancements, and Transportation Improvements

Announced via Press Release: Howard County Council approves final version of County Executive Ball’s operating and capital budgets, 58 cents out of every dollar will...

Hate Speech Flyers with KKK logo found in Howard County and Carroll County

One of the most disturbing stories of the week has to do with the hate speech flyers found around Ellicott City a couple of...

Governor Larry Hogan has declared that Maryland state government agencies and offices will be...

Governor Hogan will close Maryland State Government agencies and offices on December 5th...here is a statement he made via a Facebook note a little...

Howard County Board Of Education To Begin Discussions On Redistricting In January 2019

At the Howard County Board of Education (HoCoBOE) meeting on January 10th, Jen Mallo made a motion to bring discussions on redistricting to the...