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Howard follows protocols for reopening

Howard County has continued to align with Gov. Larry Hogan’s reopening plan. Hogan announced the following reopenings beginning Friday, June 19, at 5 p.m.: ...

Anne Arundel Council passes budget

The Anne Arundel County Council passed County Executive Steuart Pittman’s proposed Fiscal Year 2021 budget. The county maintains a 2.81 percent local income tax...

DPW Director, Finance Director retire for Howard

Howard County Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Jim Irvin, and his wife, Janet Irvin, finance director, announced their respective retirements effective June 30,...

MEA awards $1M for Resilient Clean Energy projects

The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) has announced awardees of the first ever Resilient Maryland program. This highly-competitive pilot program was developed in fiscal 2020...

Testing data added to Howard’s virus dashboard

Howard County has updated its COVID-19 Dashboard to include testing data. The fifth section of the dashboard details the seven-day rolling average positivity rate, the number...

Maryland awards $1.6M to produce PPE

Gov. Larry Hogan announced that Maryland has awarded an additional $1.6 million in a second round of grants to 25 Maryland companies for pivoting...

Casino revenues drop significantly

With Maryland’s six casinos closed since mid-March due to the COVID-19 virus, total gaming revenues are down by nearly $372.5 million compared to last...

APL, NASA upgrade global search, rescue system

Staff members from the Air and Missile Defense Sector at The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) are working with NASA Goddard Space...

State to start contact tracing campaign

The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) has begun rolling out a statewide campaign to educate Marylanders about the importance of contact tracing and how...

Will Thurgood Marshall get a statue?

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen introduced legislation, Senate Bill 3863, to replace the statue of Roger Brooke Taney, author of the...

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