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Searching for answers in child care

  Since the pandemic shutdown in mid-May, the loss of jobs, furloughs, tightened household budgets and the closings of child care centers and capacity decreases...

4,000 Free Meals

The nonprofit Feed Howard County, born during the COVID-19 pandemic, has delivered more than 4,000 meals and has worked with more than a dozen...

Laurel honors businesses that feed the hungry

The City of Laurel is supplementing the funds that local organizations used to feed hungry people during the pandemic. Mayor Craig Moe and the...

Pittman launches food service grant program

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman announced a new program to provide grants of up to $10,000 to restaurants and food service businesses in...

University retools to help business survive and prosper

Six months ago, business was, in most arenas, as usual. But six months was a long time ago. Today, it’s clear that companies that...

Pittman expands COVID-19 safety net

Amid worsening mental health and financial distress among county residents, as well as growing anxiety concerning when a vaccine will become available, Anne Arundel...

Arundel and Arts Council to provide $1M for artists

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman and Arts Council Executive Director April Nyman jointly announced a new grant program to provide $1 million of...

COVID corners food trucks, breweries

As bars and restaurants switched to takeout operations in the early days of the COVID-19 quarantine, food trucks and breweries found it more difficult...

Hogan taps Rainy Day Fund for $250M business relief package

Governor Larry Hogan has announced a new $250 million relief package to provide assistance to businesses throughout Maryland that have been negatively impacted by...

Ball disburses $1.3M in CARES Act funding

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball announced $1.3 million in CARES Act Funding to support children and families through the county’s HoCo STRIVES (Strategies To Reach an...

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