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Businesses invest in English skills

Howard Community College offers customized programs Area businesses are investing in English language skills for their workers, giving them better on-the-job performance in the short-term...

REMAKING
 DOWNTOWN
 COLUMBIA–Gregg Fitchitt at the helm for redevelopment

Parents of philosophy majors, take heart: a philosophy major not only got a job, he got the top job. Greg Fitchitt, the newly appointed Regional...

Stronach breaks ground on Laurel Station

Officials from The Stronach Group were joined in early May by Maryland Senator Guy Guzzone and Howard County Council Chair Christiana Rigby for the...

Lidl to open at The Mall in Columbia

As part of its continuing expansion along the East Coast, Germany-based discount grocer Lidl will soon occupy more than 26,000 square feet in The...

Is Maryland ready for the sports betting game?

West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Delaware have voted sports gaming into law. Maryland, the District of Columbia and Virginia have not. Those last three facts will be...

Apax Partners Acquires Authority Brands

Funds advised by Apax Partners have announced the acquisition of Authority Brands, a Columbia-based North American franchisor of home services, from PNC Riverarch Capital....

Old Ellicott City Gets Ready to Change

Kittleman, Weinstein Champion Flood Mitigation Plan Legislation filed by Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman (R) and Ellicott City Councilman Jon Weinstein (D) aims to take...

DOG THRIVE EXPANDS– 24-7 care supports pet owners

A couple of years ago, four friends that happened to be two sets of brothers – Matthew and Mark Stewart, and Scott and Tyler...

Vohra Wound Physicians names a Center of Excellence

The Mt. Airy location of Lorien Health Services, a family-owned nursing home, rehabilitation and assisted living company, has been certified by Vohra Wound Physicians...

SEXUAL HARASSMENT–What will it cost your business this year?

Sexual harassment prevention in the workplace has been getting a lot of attention – both in the news and in business. After offering training on...

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