Treasurer for Gian Alfeo resigns position from Board of Education campaign plus other related news

The following statement was sent to Scott E's Blog from Ashley Alfeo: I am the sole owner of my business and Gian is not an owner. The most he has ever provided was installing a security system in 2017 and looking over mechanic bills. I has previously asked him to remove that information from his website and Facebook page because...

County Executive Calvin Ball led a hospital appreciation caravan through Howard County General Hospital’s campus on May 12th

County Executive Calvin Ball led a hospital appreciation caravan through Howard County General Hospital’s campus on May 12th. Staff from the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services, Police, Recreation & Parks, Office of Emergency Management, the Sheriff’s Office, and hospital volunteers joined the caravan. Video of the event can be found here. Photos can be found here. “This...

Howard County Muslim Council statement about past online posts from a candidate for the Howard County Board of Education

The Howard County Muslim Council (HCMC) published the following statement on Facebook: Anti-Muslim rhetoric should not be tolerated anywhere in our community, whether workplaces, public areas, or our schools. The Muslim community has been targeted in the past at a national level, and we are saddened to have to inform our friends and neighbors that we have been targeted at...

Howard County Council Member David Yungmann Comments on Proposed FY21 Tax Increases

David Yungmann District 5 County Council posted the following information on Facebook on May 11th: I am both disappointed and frustrated that the County Council is being forced to consider two tax increases, growth in operational spending and new long term bond debt that far exceeds the pre-COVID recommendations. None of these components of the County Executive’s proposed fiscal year...

Pre-Show Event Livestream: “24 Hours to Hell and Back” Hosted by Ellicott City Partnership and Visit Howard County

Here is information from a Facebook event Hosted by Ellicott City Partnership and Visit Howard County: Pre-Show Event Livestream: GORDON RAMSAY’S 24 HOURS TO HELL AND BACK: SAVE OUR TOWN. Join us on Tuesday, May 12 for a special pre-show event before the airing of the Ellicott City episode of GORDON RAMSAY’S 24 HOURS TO HELL AND BACK: SAVE OUR TOWN. We’ll be live...

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball launches HoCoCounts 2020 Census dashboard

County Executive Calvin Ball launched the HoCoCounts 2020 Census dashboard, an innovative online tool providing real-time statistics on census completion within Howard County. The dashboard provides the current response rate for Howard County, other Maryland Counties, and Maryland overall. The deadline for completing the census has been extended to October 31, 2020.  “As of May 10, we’ve seen 72.4% of Howard County...

Howard County Police have made an arrest in a series of “Peeping Tom” incidents in Columbia

Police Daily Crime Bulletin, Monday, May 11, 2020 ARREST: Peeping Tom Police have made an arrest in a series of “Peeping Tom” incidents in Columbia. An adult female victim reported that on April 18 she observed a male suspect outside of her residence in the 10300 block of College Square exposing himself. The suspect fled when observed. The victim reported that...

Maryland Department of Health reports 1,223 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Howard County and 33,373 cases in Maryland on May 11th.

Maryland Department of Health is reporting 1,223 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Howard County (up 18 from yesterday) and 30,485 cases in Maryland (up 786 from yesterday) on May 11th. Howard County Health Department is reporting 1,208 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Howard County per their dashboard this morning In Howard County zip code 21045 has the most total...

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball to host a Virtual Town Hall to answer questions and concerns about COVID-19 on May 13th

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball will host a Virtual Town Hall to answer questions and concerns about COVID-19 on May 13th. Here is information via the Facebook Event: I invite residents to join us for second Virtual Town Hall on Wednesday, May 13th at 6:30 pm to answer questions and concerns from Howard County residents about COVID-19 and the local...

Maryland General Assembly Senate Committees To Hold Public Hearing On Unemployment Insurance Issues

The following information was shared by Maryland State Delegate Eric Ebersole on May 9th: The Maryland General Assembly is taking the additional step of holding a virtual public hearing on the unemployment insurance issues facing the public. Here is more information that was released yesterday: "SENATE COMMITTEES TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE ISSUES Annapolis, MD – The Senate Finance Committee,...