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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.

Setting Up the Defense: The Opioid Addiction Fight


By the time Steve Schuh took office late last year as the new Anne Arundel County Executive, he was well aware of the horrors of the local opioid market.

Startup Maryland Announces Entrepreneur Bootcamp


Startup Maryland has been well received during its early years. That doesn’t mean Mike Binko wasn’t up for prompt consideration of some updates that will make it better.

Biz Roundup


Kittleman Reports Progress on Transition Team Recommendations

Three months after receiving recommendations from the 133-member Transition Team, Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman highlighted projects in progress and what the next steps will be, based on the team’s input.

Verizon Partners With Responders for Emergency Management Assurance


Members from a cross section of Verizon’s crisis management teams met with regional first responders at the company’s Howard County Network Operations Center in June to discuss ways in which the telecommunications company can support local emergency operations.

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