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Terrapin Adventures reopens May 30

Terrapin Adventures, in conjunction with Savage Mill and approval from Howard County, will reopen to the public, in a limited capacity, starting on Saturday,...

Ball announces Phase One reopening updates  

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball announced the lifting of additional restrictions for retail, barbers and hair salons, as well as religious institutions. According to Ball’s Executive Order, effective Friday, May 29 at 7 a.m., retail, barber...

AAEDC offers small business protection grants

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman announced the Small Business Customer and Employee Protection Grant Program, which is designed to assist local businesses purchase...

Howard County COVID-19 restrictions eased

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball issued an executive order on May 26 further relaxing COVID-19 restrictions within the county. Effective at 7 a.m. May 29,...

U.S. Chamber releases guide on PPP loan forgiveness 

Under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) created by the CARES Act, loans may be forgiven if borrowers use the proceeds to maintain their payrolls...

Howard Council passes Rental Protection Act

The Howard County Council passed Howard County's Rental Protection & Stability Act (CB-33) as amended, prohibiting an increase of commercial and residential rent during the State...

HCEDA aims to reduce unemployment

Howard County saw an additional 2,206 residents file for unemployment insurance or pandemic unemployment assistance. This brings the total unemployment claims since March 7...

ICE asked COVID-19 plans

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (Both D-Md.) are calling on the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to answer critical questions...

Unemployed may get tax credits

The COVID-19 pandemic has damaged our economy and caused skyrocketing unemployment. Self-employed business owners, independent contractors, members of the gig economy and employees in...

HCEDA to help reopen businesses

The Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) has added reopening guidance and resources to its online business portal at www.hceda.org/coronavirus/reopening. The portal includes Executive Orders...

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