Wednesday, August 31, 2016

In This Issue:

New Plan Could Revive Laurel Regional Hospital »

Laurel Regional Hospital (LRH) will remain open through 2017 and likely beyond.

Local Author Expands With New Novel, Award-Winning Screenplays »

Debbi Mack’s first novel, Identity Crisis, hit the New York Times e-book bestseller list in 2011 and is the first in the Sam McRae Mystery series.

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Latest News

BizWeekly 8/30/2016

Kittleman: Noteworthy Progress Made Along Ellicott City’s Main Street in Last Week
Nearly a month since a flash flood significantly damaged Ellicott City’s Main Street, Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman applauded another week of “noteworthy” recovery progress.

Last week saw the end of a five-day window for residents, merchants and building owners to complete cleanup and move out, and the return of commerce along a section of Main Street that reopened Wednesday to pedestrian traffic. Building owners also used this time to bring in contractors to do emergency remediation or develop a recovery plan.

Up and down Main Street all week, county and private crews paved streets and a parking lot, reinforced retaining walls, continued to clean and repair storm drains and installed new traffic signals.

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Guest Article

Historic Savage Mill Celebrating 200 Years

By Susan Kim, Staff Writer

Savage Mill is marking its bicentennial on Sept. 17 with free historic tours, live music, demonstrations, a sidewalk sale and a live broadcast from radio station Mix 106.5.

“Stop by the welcome tables that day,” urged Aimee Troglio,the mill’s marketing and operations manager. “The first 100 guests will get a special gift.”

Specifically, the mill will celebrate the 200th birthday of the Carding Building. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974, the mill has since been renovated and is now home to many shops, restaurants, studios, services and historic sites.

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