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Life Insurance Can Serve as a Family’s Safety Net


Life insurance, for those who qualify, is a powerful tool to help meet a wide range of personal and financial objectives. Most people are familiar with life insurance as a way of providing funds to replace lost income in the event the family “breadwinner” passes away. It can also be used to pay off existing liabilities such as mortgages, and can provide funds for future expenses such as college costs for children or grandchildren.

On the Road Together: Expect & Respect


With increasing bicycle-related crashes across the state and warmer weather, the State Highway Administration (SHA) has reminded drivers that bicycles belong on Maryland roadways. With the educational campaign “We’re on this Road Together: Expect and Respect,” the SHA urges bicyclists and drivers to look out for each other and follow the rules of the road.

People In Business


CRTC Tabs Elstner as Interim Director

The Chesapeake Regional Tech Council (CRTC) Board of Directors has announced Board Member and Treasurer John Elstner as its interim executive director. The appointment follows the departure of Kris Valerio Shock for a position in the private sector.

From Desk Of CA President Milton Matthews


Howard County and the Columbia community are fortunate to have a thriving business community and a top-notch school system. I believe those two entities go hand-in-hand and are a result of the high standard of living envisioned for our region, plus the work it takes to achieve and maintain that standard.

Business Briefs


Plans Revealed for New Hotel at Maryland Live!

The Capital has reported that the Cordish Companies, the developers of Maryland Live! Casino, want to build an 18-story hotel at the Hanover casino, and that plans for the project are before the county Office of Planning and Zoning.

Nonprofit News & Charitable Giving


Providence Center, MRA, AACC Partner for Healthier Rivers

Providence Center is teaming up with the Magothy River Association (MRA) and Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) to make local rivers healthier by producing a floating garden at Providence Center’s greenhouses that will provide a natural filtration process, as well as create a habitat for wildlife.

Letter To The Editor


Dear Editor,

On July 22, I received a telephone call from an organization that was conducting a research study about Howard County. After verifying that I was a county resident and had never run for political office, the surveyor asked two questions to obtain my opinion about how well Allan Kittleman and the [Howard] County Council are performing.

Check Your Head: Early Concussion Detection Key


It’s not hard to stumble across a story about concussions these days. They seem to be everywhere. Regardless of your media of choice, whenever the talk turns to sports or head injuries, that topic pops up, sooner rather than later.

Concept Plans Introduced: Long Reach Development


Public input sessions focused on the redevelopment of Columbia’s Long Reach Village Center continued in May and June, with separate meetings targeting case studies on other redevelopment projects and the introduction of four preliminary concept plans.

Sen. Cardin Conducts Route 1 Business Roundtable


U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) met with approximately 40 Howard County government officials and local business leaders in June to discuss opportunity tied to the Route 1 Corridor.

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