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Howard County Public Schools graduation rate continues to rise

The percentage of HCPSS students who receive high school diplomas continues to rise and to outpace statewide results, according to data recently released by...

Maryland Energy Administration announces plan for electric grid of the future

Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) has marked the conclusion of a two-year initiative hosted by the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) and the National...

MPT tackles COVID’s impact on Ag

Maryland Public Television’s (MPT) original series Maryland Farm & Harvest, now in its eighth season, takes a look at impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on...

Howard takes ownership of Savage property

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball announced the closing on the Savage remainder property, a five-acre parcel located to the west of Savage Mill, for $1.725...

Hannon Armstrong invests in renewable energy

Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, an investor in climate solutions, announced a preferred equity investment in an approximately 1.6 gigawatt (GW) onshore wind and...

Ball pre-files Forest Conservation Manual

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball pre-filed legislation to improve the Forest Conservation Manual, which would implement the outdated Forest Conservation Act and be the...

MPT visits Anne Arundel County

Maryland Public Television’s (MPT) popular original series Maryland Farm & Harvest will feature farms and locations in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Harford and Washington counties as...

Pittman aims to reduce sediment pollution

Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman announced new guidance aimed at reducing sediment pollution from construction sites. The guidance, released by the county’s Department of...

Ball to review Forest Conservation Manual 

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball announced the launch of a 21-day public comment period on the Howard County Forest Conservation Manual draft. The Forest Conservation...

Howard plastic bag fee starts Oct. 1

All stores in Howard County who provide customers a disposable plastic bag at the point of sale are required to charge 5 cents per...

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