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Merriweather, on pause, looks to the future

“We wake up every day wanting to put on shows.” That’s how Merriweather Post Pavilion spokesperson Audrey Fix Schaefer describes her life right now. She...

UMBC grad leads fight against virus

Keith Harmon, director of the Meyerhoff Scholars Program at UMBC, remembers the day in 2004 when he met a high school senior named Kizzmekia...

Columbia Film Fest to go ‘virtual’

Columbia Festival of the Arts has joined its community partners by suspending the free LakeFest weekend, as well as all June indoor ticketed events. Columbia...

PPE store opens in The Mall in Columbia

Shield Pals, a retail store offering Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), opened June 26, near the Apple store and Banana Republic, just days after The Mall in Columbia reopened...

Gardens Ice House becomes temporary morgue

The Gardens Ice House, a five-rink sports facility in West Laurel that is located a short distance from the Laurel Medical Center, is being...

Jimmy John’s and other eateries fuel Howard hospital

Local restaurants have cooked more than 13,000 meals for staff at Howard County General Hospital (HCGH), an effort that supports the hospital and, at...

Howard County designated as virus hot spot

Howard County has been designated by Gov. Larry Hogan as a Hot Spot within Maryland, allowing the region to be a priority for federal...

Community colleges adapt to enrollment changes

Local community colleges reported a jump in summer enrollment, even amid challenges caused by COVID-19. College presidents expressed appreciation for both staff and students...

What went RIGHT in 2020?

If you tried to make a fortune in cruise ship stocks, 2020 really wasn’t your year, economically speaking. In fact, in every way – economically,...

SBA expands eligibility for Economic Injury Disaster loans

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, small business owners can apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan advance of up to $10,000. This...

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