Howard County Councilmanic Redistricting Commission releases four map proposals for comment and consideration

The Howard County Councilmanic Redistricting Commission has released four map proposals for comment and consideration. Here are the maps: Plan A Plan B Plan C Plan D While I am thrilled to see maps finally released in Howard County...I sure wish these include an address lookup similar to what is available in Carroll County. It is hard for citizens to comment if they are...

Carroll County Football: Week 7 scores and standings from October 15th plus updated power rankings

Week 7 of Carroll County High School Football is in the books. Here is a recap of the scores from the games on October 15th: Scores via County Sports Zone plus social media posts with scores and video highlights or full game video South Carroll 28 | Liberty 23 You can watch the full game online via Community Media Center of Carroll County here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NXsBtC9R4a0 This was an...

Governor Hogan Announces Proposal to Rename Maryland National Guard Readiness Center located in Carroll County In Honor of Major General Linda Singh

Makes Announcement at Official Portrait Unveiling for General Singh Governor Larry Hogan today announced that he will introduce a proposal at the next meeting of the Board of Public Works (BPW) to officially rename the Maryland National Guard’s Freedom Readiness Center in Sykesville as the Major General Linda L. Singh Readiness Center. Governor Hogan made the announcement at a portrait unveiling...

News for Carroll County and Howard County on October 15th – Bus driver hiring fair, Burglaries in Hampstead, Fire in Howard County, incidents at HCPSS sporting events and more

I am still having a good time with my live video updates / broadcasts for Howard County and Carroll County News. I expect most updates will happen around 7:00am most mornings. Here is a recap of what I talked about today in the video: Bus Driver Fair in Howard County 50th anniversary event for Long Reach Village Cop and...

The Hampstead Police Department is currently investigating a series of burglaries that took place during the overnight hours of October 12th into October 13th

The Hampstead Police Department is currently investigating a series of burglaries that took place during the overnight hours of Tuesday October 12 into Wednesday October 13, 2021. During this time, unknown individuals gained access to the following businesses: Genova's Restaurant- 721 Hanover Pike Ricky's Bistro- 841 S. Main Street Beijing Palace- 841 S. Main Street Bella Pizza- 4111 Lower...

Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services deal with a basement fire on October 14th

Reported by the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services (HCDFRS) on Twitter on October 14th: (note - photo credit to HCDFRS for all photos below) 5:56pm: Units are on scene 6500 block of Mare Ct in western Howard County with a basement fire. Units are operating in the offensive strategy. No injuries reported at this time. 6:24pm: All visible...

News for Carroll County and Howard County on October 14th – COVID updates from Schools, County Entities and the State

I am still in the process of experimenting with my live video updates / broadcasts for Howard County and Carroll County News. I expect most updates will happen around 7:00am most mornings. Here is a recap of what I talked about today in the video: COVID-19 data from Carroll County Public Schools (CCPS) COVID-19 data from Howard County Public...

Howard County reports 93.7 percent of eligible residents 12 and older having received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine

Reported by Howard County Government on October 13th: This week mark's 19 months since Howard County reported its first case of COVID-19. We continue to make great progress as a community, as we continue to see a decline in our cases and hospital utilization metrics. As of 9:00 a.m., yesterday, October 12th, our 7-day average positivity rate was 2.32 percent...

Carroll County Public Schools reports 173 active COVID-19 cases and 478 quarantined on October 13th

Continuing my school COVID-19 updates…Carroll County Public Schools (CCPS) is reporting 173 active cases of COVID-19 on October 13th. These numbers are updated every Wednesday of each week. Here is the breakdown of the numbers this week: 168 Students 5 Staff Note: Numbers reflect active confirmed positive cases for each week. As a result, these students and staff are in...

Howard County Public School System reports 845 students and 23 staff members in quarantine due to a positive COVID-19 test or as a close contact

The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) is providing quarantine numbers every Wednesday by 11 AM. Here is the latest information reported: As of Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021, there are 845 students and 23 staff members in quarantine due to a positive COVID-19 test or as a close contact. These numbers will be updated every Wednesday by 11 AM. Please note that...