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HCAR gets affordable housing grant

The Howard County Association of REALTORS (HCAR) was awarded a $10,000 grant from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) Housing Opportunity Program to provide...

Mall in Columbia celebrates 50 years

The Mall in Columbia, one of the most beloved institutions in the community, is celebrating its 50th birthday with a month-long series of events...

TEDCO elects first African American board chair

TEDCO, Maryland’s economic engine for technology companies, announced that its board of directors elected four new executive officers at its annual election and welcomed...

Anne Arundel Economic Development Corp. awards first VOLT growth fund loan

The Anne Arundel Economic Development Corp. (AAEDC) has awarded a loan of $100,000 to the first small business to benefit from its VOLT Growth Fund Crownsville-based Plus Up. “It’s...

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman and Arundel Community Development Services announce changes to...

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman and Arundel Community Development Services (ACDS) announced adjustments in the county’s eviction protection process designed to help tenants...

Council on American-Islamic Relations condemns racially-motivated vandalism at Tubman School  

The Maryland office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) condemned a break-in and apparently racially-motivated vandalism at a historic school in Columbia. The Harriet...

Laurel to get American Rescue Plan Act Funds

The City of Laurel is anticipating a $21.4 million allocation from the U.S. Treasury as part of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The first installment of...

Hiring shortage expected to improve

Signs. Signs. Signs. Signs are everywhere with the same message: Help Wanted. Given the tight labor market, those two words are often accompanied by two more:...

Maryland libraries work with publishers to set ‘reasonable terms’

The Public Libraries – Electronic Literary Product Licenses – Access Law (HB518/SB432) will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2022 and is designed to help...

Howard County first Maryland jurisdiction with 80 percent of eligible residents fully vaccinated

Howard County announced that 80 percent of eligible Howard County residents are fully vaccinated according to the Maryland Department of Health (MDH), becoming the first county...

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