Howard County to Host Public Meeting on Ellicott City Safe and Sound Progress; the public meeting will be August 2nd

Howard County Government will be hosting a public meeting on Ellicott City flood mitigation projects on Monday, August 2nd from 6:00-7:30 p.m. County officials will provide a progress update on the Ellicott City Safe and Sound plan, as well as other projects taking place in Ellicott City. The meeting will be held in-person in the Banneker Room at the...

Howard County Leaders Will Announce Site for Future Elementary School on July 27th

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball will be joined by Howard County Public School, state, and local officials to announce the site of the County’s 44th elementary school on Tuesday, July 27th at 11:30 a.m. WHAT: 44th Elementary School Announcement WHEN: Tuesday, July 27th at 11:30 a.m. WHERE: Resort Rd. Near 10929 Atwood Lane, Ellicott City, MD 21042 (curb cut on Resort Rd. north of Fairmont...

Howard County nears 80% of eligible residents fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Posted by Howard County Executive Calvin Ball today: Howard County continues to lead the state with our vaccination progress, but we will continue to reach out to those who have not yet received a vaccine. Howard County leads the State with 84.7% of eligible residents 12+ who have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 79.7% are...

Carroll County Sheriff Jim DeWees confirms that he will be running for Sheriff again in 2022

Sheriff Jim DeWees posted the following on July 24th: Over the past few weeks I've heard some crazy rumors about my future. I've enjoyed being Carroll County Sheriff over the past 7 years and plan to run again in 2022. I still have a lot of work to do and don't plan to leave office anytime soon. My wife has also...

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...