Clyde’s of Columbia and The Soundry to close after July 18th

Clyde's of Columbia posted the following message on social media today: We look forward to connecting with you more over the coming days & weeks, but we had to share that our last day will be July 18, 2020. Clyde's of Columbia opened in 1975 to give Maryland suburbanites a spot closer to home. In a serene natural setting, overlooking a...

Maryland Department of Health reports 2,436 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Howard County and 65,337 cases in Maryland on June 24th

The Maryland Department of Health reports 2,436 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Howard County (up 13 from yesterday) and 65,337 cases in Maryland (up 330 from yesterday) on June 24th. Here is the latest Percent Positive Testing in all Maryland Jurisdictions chart: COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland Number of confirmed cases : 65,337 Number of persons tested negative : 425,120 Total testing volume : 591,962 Number of confirmed deaths...

Severe Thunderstorms Trigger Ellicott City Safe and Sound Alarms and Debris Clean-Up

Via press release on June 23rd: County Executive Calvin Ball announced the Ellicott City Safe and Sound’s stream debris removal program was triggered by last night’s severe thunderstorms. The Ellicott City Outdoor Tone Alert system was also triggered, for the first time since installation, after the National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning. The tone alert system was set...

Educators Recommend Watts, Mosley, and Vaillancourt for Howard County Board of Education

Announced via press release: The Howard County Education Association (HCEA), Howard County’s largest union representing over 7,000 employees, is pleased to announce its recommendation of Antonia Watts, Jolene Mosley, and Cindy Vaillancourt for the Howard County Board of Education districts 2, 3 and 5 respectively. HCEA’s representative council overwhelmingly recommended these three candidates but declined to make recommendations for candidates in...

Maryland Department of Health decreases confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Howard County by 13 on June 23rd

The Maryland Department of Health reported 2,423 cases of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in Howard County on June 23rd. This is a decrease of 13 cases reported yesterday (2,436). This is the 3rd time the Maryland Department of Health has reported a decrease in the total number of cases for Howard County: Maryland Department of Health decreases confirmed cases of Coronavirus in...

Councilmembers Jones and Rigby Announce Racial Equity Actions in Howard County

Announced via press release: In response to the systemic injustices that have sparked community conversations in the United States, Councilmembers Opel Jones and Christiana Rigby are advocating for the following County Council actions: Within the Council office, Jones and Rigby are renewing their call for unconscious bias and racial equity training for Councilmembers and County Council staff. This training was requested...

Howard County Recreation & Parks Department Announces Additional Openings Beginning July 6

Including indoor summer camps, community centers, historic museums, and the Robinson Nature Center    Howard County’s Department of Recreation and Parks has  announced additional reopenings of its indoor facilities and amenities starting Monday, July 6th.  “As more residents are heading back to work and offices, we are aware of how challenging it is to find safe and accessible activities and child care,” said County Executive Calvin Ball. “Our...

Maryland State Police Seek Assistance In Locating Howard County Hit-And-Run Suspect

Maryland State Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating the person suspected of a hit-and-run pedestrian crash Sunday in Howard County. At approximately 9:25 p.m. on Sunday, troopers from the Maryland State Police Waterloo Barrack and Howard County Department of Fire Rescue Services responded to the area of Interstate 95 South and the rest area on a report of...

Adult victims robbed on Oakland Mills Road in Columbia on June 20th; car keys stolen and victim later discovered car missing

Howard County Police Daily Crime Bulletin, Monday, June 22, 2020 Robbery Columbia, 21046: 7000 block of Oakland Mills Road, June 20 12:53 a.m. Two adult victims reported that they were approached by a male suspect with his face partially covered who displayed a gun and demanded one victim’s car keys. The victim complied and the suspect fled. No one was injured. The...

Maryland Department of Health reports 2,436 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Howard County and 64,603 cases in Maryland on June 22nd

The Maryland Department of Health reports 2,436 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Howard County (up 13 from yesterday) and 64,603 cases in Maryland (up 297 from yesterday) on June 22nd. Here is the latest chart for ICU and Acute Hospital Beds for COVID-19, Currently in Use from the state: Here is the latest testing chart by county from the state of...