Howard County General Hospital offers community health worker training

Howard County General Hospital will offer community health worker training and certification beginning Aug. 30. Community health workers conduct outreach for medical personnel or health care organizations to implement programs in the community that promote, maintain and improve individual and community health. In addition, they encourage individuals to adopt healthy behaviors by increasing their health knowledge and self-sufficiency. Offered three...

Dine in or take out and support Bridges to Housing Stability in Howard County on July 29th

Dine in or take out & support Bridges! On Thursday, June 29, Cured/18th & 21st will donate 10% of your order to Bridges to Housing Stability! All you have to do is mention Bridges to your server or when placing a curbside pickup order. These two fantastic restaurants (under the same roof) are conveniently located in the Merriweather District. Invite...

Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration Improving Roadway Surface On Liberty Road in Carroll County Beginning Sunday July 25th

***TRAFFIC ALERT** MDOT SHA IMPROVING ROADWAY SURFACE ON MD 26 (LIBERTY ROAD) IN CARROLL COUNTY BEGINNING SUNDAY Overnight Work Includes New Driving Surface on Two Miles of Roadway The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will begin work next week to improve the roadway surface on MD 26 (Liberty Road) between Calvert Way and Monroe Avenue in the Eldersburg area...

Judge denies Motion for Reconsideration Based on Mistake of Fact in the Lisa Kim vs. Jennifer Solpietro defamation case in Howard County

Here are the latest updates in the “Defamation cases filed against a Howard County Podcaster, a Blogger, and an Elected Official”  (Tom Coale, Jennifer Solpietro and Byron Macfarlane) filed by Lisa Kim. Lisa Kim vs. Jennifer Solpietro: (Ongoing) A motion for reconsideration was filed on July 7th. This motion was denied on July 22nd. Apparently the judge referenced the wrong tweet...

Maryland reports 300+ new COVID-19 cases in a day for the first time since May 22nd

The number of new COVID-19 cases in Maryland is still on the rise. Yesterday I reported that Maryland had reported more than 200+ COVID-19 cases for the first time since May 30th. Then the new data came out after my article showing that Maryland went over 300 new COVID-19 cases (303) in a day for the first time since May...

The Howard County Councilmanic Redistricting Commission will be meeting on Tuesday, July 27 at 4:00pm

The Councilmanic Redistricting Commission will be meeting on Tuesday, July 27 at 4:00pm. This meeting will be conducted virtually on WebEx. For information regarding the Commission, please visit the webpage. To view the agenda for this meeting, click here To register to watch/participate in the WebEx, please click here COUNCILMANIC REDISTRICTING 2021 Population and Housing Census data are released every 10 years and...

Maryland reports 200+ new COVID-19 cases in a day for the first time since May 30th

The has been a lot of talk about the rising COVID-19 numbers recently on the news. Looking at the data reported by the Maryland Department of Health yesterday: There were 244 new COVID-19 cases across the state reported on July 21st. This is the highest number of new cases in a day since May 30th (249 reported new COVID-19...

Neighbor Ride has launched a Vehicle Donation Program that helps fund new and existing programs serving older adults in Howard County

Neighbor Ride Launches Vehicle Donation Program Donations Provide Funds that Give the Gift of Independence to Local Seniors Neighbor Ride, a Maryland nonprofit, has launched a Vehicle Donation Program that helps fund new and existing programs serving older adults in Howard County. These programs include volunteer-driven transportation for medical appointments, shopping, social outings, wellness activities and other needs, as well as...

Howard County Executive Files Emergency Legislation to Extend Outdoor Dining

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball today announced the introduction of emergency legislation to extend outdoor dining until November 15, 2021, for restaurants and bars that added or expanded that service during the COVID-19 pandemic. Pictures from today’s news conference can be found HERE. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcc6zjm3mPM “During the last few months, I have visited dozens of restaurants where the owners say they are...

Columbia Is 2021’s 6th Best City for Renters – WalletHub Study

From WalletHub: Homeownership isn’t for everyone. Roughly 44 million American households have opted to rent rather than buy their homes because of convenience, cost or both. But renting isn’t always a cheaper or better alternative to owning a property. The right road to take depends on a variety of factors, including an individual’s or family’s financial means and how well...