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Going back to the office? Check your pipes

As businesses begin to reopen, Howard County’s Department of Public Works’ Bureau of Utilities (PWBU) is advising commercial building operators to flush their plumbing...

Howard budget increases spending, recordation tax hike defeated

The Howard County Council approved the FY21 Capital and Operating Budget May 27, increasing spending 1.2 percent over the previous year. The amended budget included...

Realtors fight for affordable housing

The Howard County Council considered two measures directly affecting county residents May 27. County Resolution (CR) 84 and 85, would have increased both the...

Howard Bank’s ‘Keep It Local’ contest names Top 15

Howard Bank has released the list of Top 15 small businesses vying to win $10,000 in its Keep It Local contest. The contest seeks...

Unemployment spikes as businesses prepare to reopen

With unemployment nationally continuing to grow, Maryland is doing better than many states. According to WalletHub, a Washington, DC-based personal finance website, the Coronavirus pandemic...

NewWave launches Onyx

Elkridge-based NewWave Telecom and Technologies Inc., announced the launch of Onyx Technology, a subsidiary focused on providing health plans with the products and services...

‘Feeding the 5,000’ Campaign launched in Howard

Feed Howard County has launched the Feed the 5,000 campaign with the goal of providing 5,000 (or more) meals to families in need in...

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...

Howard school board postpones budget approval

The Howard County Board of Education has postponed adoption of the fiscal 21 Operating and Capital Budget and fiscal 22-26 Capital Improvement Program, previously...

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